Translated from French-Zitouna FM is a Tunisian private radio station with a religious vocation in Arabic. Some programs are however broadcast in French. Launched on September 13, 2007 by Mohamed Sakhr El Materi, son-in-law of the then president, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, his offices are located in Carthage.
Carthage was the center or capital city of the ancient Carthaginian civilization, on the eastern side of the Lake of Tunis in what is now the Tunis Governorate in Tunisia. The city developed from a Phoenician colony into the capital of an empire dominating the Mediterranean during the first millennium BC.
Tunisia is a North African country bordering the Mediterranean Sea and Sahara Desert. In the capital, Tunis, the Bardo Museum has archaeological exhibits from Roman mosaics to Islamic art. The city?s medina quarter encompasses the massive Al-Zaytuna Mosque and a thriving souk. To the east, the site of ancient Carthage features the Antonine Baths and other ruins, plus artifacts at the Carthage National Museum.