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Tunisian Centre of Research and Study on Terrorism shares the results of its first studies

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“About 40% of a sample of 1,000 Tunisian terrorists are university graduates or have a university degree while 33% have a high school diploma,” Imen Kochbati doctor in sociology and demography said, on Wednesday. Presenting the results of the first study by the Tunisian Centre of Research and Study on Terrorism entitled “terrorism in Tunisia through court records,” Imen Kochbati added that 13% of the sample studied, which involved 384 court cases submitted between 2011 and 2015, are graduates from vocational training centres and 4% are secondary school graduates. The same study indicates that the age groups 25-29 years (275), 30-34 (243) and 18-24 years (204 people) are the most targeted by terrorist networks in Tunisia. Of a total of 1,000 terrorists, 965 are men and 35 are women. More than half (536) are single and 239 married while divorced or widowed represent only about 1%.

UNIFIL Lebanon, Italy: water tank in school

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Italian peacekeepers based on Alpina Taurinense Brigade have completed the construction of a covered cistern for collecting rainwater in the school of Ayta Ash Sha’b, in South Lebanon, attended by disabled children.

The project, carried out by the joint task force within the civil military cooperation, pursues the objectives set by Resolution 1701 for the improvement of living conditions in Lebanese villages. It has been realized thanks to the Italian funds dedicated to the development of civil and military cooperation projects.

The work just inaugurated allows better operation and rationalization of institute water resources, devoided of water tanks, thus confirming the excellent relationships existing between local population and Italian peacekeepers.

Protagonist of the delivering, the Alpine Taurinense Brigade, maneuver unit of the Italian Army deployed in Lebanon since about a month in UNIFIL mission. For the first time, our soldiers operate in bi-national and non-permanent Italo-French conformation. The inaugural ceremony was attended by the commander of the Western Sector of UNIFIL and of Italian contingent, civil and religious authorities of the village including mayor Youssefi Srour, elders and school teachers of Ayta Ash Sha’b. All them expressed appreciation and gratitude for the work done.
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