Tunisia president invites Armenia’s Sarkissian for official visit to his country

2018/16/11 – Armenia’s President Armen Sarkissian is meeting with the heads of the delegations of the countries that are attending the 17th Summit of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF), in capital city Yerevan.Sarkissian on Friday met with President Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia, the country that will host the next OIF summit, press office of the President of Armenia informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.

The two presidents highlighted the taking of joint steps toward making bilateral collaboration grow deeper.

Separately, the Tunisian president invited Armen Sarkissian for an official visit to his country.

Newsam / Sahel-Elite

Future Cooperation Between Bulgaria and Tunisia

2018/16/11- During a visit to Bulgaria, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia Khemaies Jhinaoui commented that there are great opportunities for cooperation between Bulgaria and Tunisia. He was in the country by the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva. This was stated by a press release of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Continuer à lire … « Future Cooperation Between Bulgaria and Tunisia »

Specter of jihadism continues to haunt Maghreb

2018/12/11 – The jihadist threat is not new to the Maghreb. However, the fallout of the 2011 Arab uprisings has fundamentally altered the political and security environment of North African countries. While states such as Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia witnessed an increase in deaths from jihadist attacks, others like Algeria and Morocco experienced a reduced impact. Despite differences, the threats are persistent and numerous, including local jihadi cells that range from the already settled to the residual to those burgeoning into external groups that operate in the Sahel, such as the well-established al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). The mutual lack of trust and cooperation in counterterrorism and security among Maghreb countries further complicates countering such threats. Put together, the region’s security could become even more precarious, and the fight against jihadism might be a long one. Continuer à lire … « Specter of jihadism continues to haunt Maghreb »

US secretly expanding military role in Tunisia: Report

2018/09/25 – A recent report suggests the United States is quietly expanding its role in Tunisia’s operations against militants near the western borders amid controversy inside the North African state over Washington’s military presence there. Continuer à lire … « US secretly expanding military role in Tunisia: Report »

UN chief pleased with anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria, Tunisia

2018/09/10 – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed satisfaction with the anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria and Tunisia. Guterres, in his remarks to the Security Council on ‘Corruption in Conflicts’, noted that the anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria and Tunisia had seen funds returned to the treasury. Continuer à lire … « UN chief pleased with anti-money laundering efforts in Nigeria, Tunisia »

Shadowy U.S. Drone War in Africa Set to Expand #Niger

2019/09/09 – The U.S. military will begin flying armed drones out of a remote base in Niger in the coming months, marking a significant escalation of the Defense Department’s little-noticed war against violent extremists in Africa.The MQ-9 Reapers will operate from new facilities the U.S. Air Force is building at an existing Nigerien base in Agadez for nearly $100 million. Until recently, the drones have been based in Niger’s capital and used solely to collect intelligence on militant groups operating in the region. Continuer à lire … « Shadowy U.S. Drone War in Africa Set to Expand #Niger »

Tunisia returns Russian military equipment seized en route to Libya’s Haftar

2018/09/02 – The Tunisian authorities have decided to return Russian military equipment which was seized en route to the renegade Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, Almesryoon.com reported on Friday. The goods were discovered when a Panamanian-registered ship called into the Tunisian port of Sfax for repairs. Continuer à lire … « Tunisia returns Russian military equipment seized en route to Libya’s Haftar »