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  • Several Jews Injured on Tunisian Island of Djerba

    Several Jews were injured on the Tunisian Island of Djerba earlier this week when pro-Palestinian demonstrators attacked people going to the synagogue to attend special Succoth services. According to unconfirmed reports, one man had his ear cut off in a scuffle while on his way to the Um Suk Synagogue on the island Two cars… More ▸

  • Some 1,600 Terrorists Leave Beirut for South Yemen, Tunisia

    Some 1,600 PLO terrorists left Beirut today for South Yemen and Tunisia.South Yemen, the most Communist-oriented of the Arab countries has in the past provided training facilities for leftwing terrorist groups from around the world. Tunisia has promised to allow the PLO a continue diplomatic activities but not military nor terrorist activities. Most of today’s… More ▸

  • Anti-semitism in Tunisia

    Anti-Semitic manifestations have occurred in Tunisia since the head offices of the Arab League were transferred there from Cairo several months ago, following the Israel-Egypt peace treaty. Israel Radio reported today, citing travelers from Tunis, that the notorious Protocols of the Elders of Zion had recently been issued by a publishing house in the capital… More ▸

  • Tunisia Synagogue Fire Probed

    The French daily “Le Matin Dimanche” quotes today an unidentified Jewish woman who says she saw three men enter the Djerba synagogue just before a fire broke out last May 9. The 24-year-old woman says she saw the three men approach the synagogue at 10:30 p.m. and “forced their way in.” A few minutes later,… More ▸

  • Tunisia Criticizes Sadat’s Moves

    Tunisia criticized today Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s “unilateral decisions” which “endanger the interests of the Arab people and the legitimate interests of the Palestinian people.” The Tunisian comment, the first voiced by the moderate North African country, was voiced by its Foreign Minister, Habib Chatty, at a meeting in Tunis. Chatty, who said he was… More ▸

  • Sportsmanship over Politics in Israeli-tunisian Match

    For the first time, a match was held between an Israeli team and that of an Arab country, according to a spokesman for the Ben Gurion University of the Negev. He said that at an inter-university handball tournament held last month in West Germany, a team from Ben Gurion University competed against a Tunisian group… More ▸

  • Eec-arab Dialogue Begins in Tunis

    Richard Faber, Assistant Undersecretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will lead the European team at the European Economic Community (EEC)-Arab dialogue committee meeting which opens tomorrow in Tunis. As reported last week, the EEC will not welcome Arab calls that it should speak out on the need for convening the Geneva conference and for… More ▸