Tunisia has taken back more than 1,000 terror suspects since 2011

2019/21/02 – More than 1,000 “terrorists” have returned from conflict zones to Tunisia, according to one of the country’s top security officials.

Mokhtar Ben Nasr, head the national counterterrorism commission, said the figure accounts for the number of jihadi suspects who have come back since 2011, according to Mosaique FM radio. Continuer à lire … « Tunisia has taken back more than 1,000 terror suspects since 2011 »

AMU revamps Maghreb railway project

2018/19/02 – The Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) has received a grant from the African Development Bank to modernise an integrated regional railway network between Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, a step analysts said was crucial to strengthening ties in North Africa.“The idea of a railway linking Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco is very old,” said Yacine Bendjaballah, CEO of the National Company for Rail Transport. “Transport officials from the AMU have discussed it many times when they’ve met.” Continuer à lire … « AMU revamps Maghreb railway project »

AMU Wants to Connect Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia by High Speed Rail

2019/04/02 – The secretariat general of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) announced an international campaign to attract international investors to renovate railways linking Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Continuer à lire … « AMU Wants to Connect Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia by High Speed Rail »

Russia and Tunisia boost cooperation on anti-terrorism efforts, says Lavrov

2019/03/02 – Russia and Tunisia have agreed to bolster cooperation on counter-terrorism efforts, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following the talks with his Tunisian counterpart Khemaies Jhinaoui.

The participants of the meeting particularly focused on the developments in Libya, « where many problems remain, including the terrorism concern that Tunisia is also struggling from, » he said. Continuer à lire … « Russia and Tunisia boost cooperation on anti-terrorism efforts, says Lavrov »

Qatar, Tunisia discuss bilateral relations

2019/01/11 – Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani met on January the 7th with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia, Khemaies Jhinaoui, currently visiting the country. Talks during the meeting covered the bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them, as well as issues of mutual concern. The Deputy Prime Minister also tweeted on Palestine issues.

The Peninsula – Qatar


Tunisia Raises Security Alert Level on Borders following US Warning

2019/01/11 – The Tunisian army and security forces have increased security alert level to the maximum on borders with Libya and Algeria, days after the US Department of State warned US citizens to avoid travel to Tunisia due to increased risk of terrorist attacks against foreign and domestic targets in the country. Continuer à lire … « Tunisia Raises Security Alert Level on Borders following US Warning »

EU to establish new HQ in Libya and Tunisia for border governance and security reform

2019/09/01 – The European Union (EU) have chosen Tripoli and Tunisia as the HQ of the governing board for borders and reform of security services in Libya.

Tunisie-telegraph website reported Monday that the EU will launch the operation in January with a budget of more than 61 million euros, to continue until January 2020.

The operation aims to train 38 Libyan security elements with the participation of 15 countries under the supervision of Italy, according to the Tunisian site.

Libya Observer