Algeria, Tunisia discuss border security

2018/08/05 – Tunisian Defence Minister Abdelkarim Zbidi met with Algerian Ambassador to Tunisia, Abdelkader Hajjar to discuss security issues especially along their shared border.
The pair have established close military exchanges to counter the threat of terrorist groups in the region. Continuer à lire … « Algeria, Tunisia discuss border security »

Libya closes Ras Ajdir border with Tunisia

2018/07/12 – Libyan officer in charge of Ras Ajdir border crossing with Tunisia, Najmi Muammar, confirmed that the border has been shut to traffic by the Libyan side since Tuesday evening. Continuer à lire … « Libya closes Ras Ajdir border with Tunisia »

Canada / Tunisia – Double agent won’t be in danger if deported to Tunisia, court told #Israel

2018/07/12 – A former double agent for Israel and Iraq won’t be in danger if he’s deported to Tunisia because no one would remember his “distant past” and the current regime has made efforts to address the use of torture against detainees, the Federal Court has heard.
“I’m not here to say things in Tunisia are wonderful. I’m not going to convince the court otherwise,” government lawyer Judy Michaely said Wednesday at a Toronto appeal hearing of Ottawa’s decision that Hussein Ali Sumaida’s life is not at risk if returned to Tunisia. Continuer à lire … « Canada / Tunisia – Double agent won’t be in danger if deported to Tunisia, court told #Israel »

Algeria conducts security sweep in three border provinces with Tunisia

2018707/12 – The Algerian army launched a military operation in three border provinces with Tunisia in order to “prevent the infiltration of terrorists during their pursuit by the Tunisian security forces”. This comes in response to an attack on the members of the National Guard two days ago, according to a security source. Continuer à lire … « Algeria conducts security sweep in three border provinces with Tunisia »

Libya threatens to close border with Tunisia amid unrest in Ben Gardane

2018/06/24 – The Deputy Chairman of Presidential Council Ahmed Mietieq has ordered the Libyan Foreign Ministry to take all necessary measures to ensure the safety of Libyan nationals in Tunisia following mistreatment of several Libyans driving back home through the Tunisian border town of Ben Gardane. Continuer à lire … « Libya threatens to close border with Tunisia amid unrest in Ben Gardane »

Libya – Tobruk-based Parliament Denies French Initiative to Resolve Libyan Crisis

2018/05/21 – Libya’s Tobruk-based parliament denied on Sunday the existence of a new French initiative aimed at resolving the country’s crisis. Official parliamentary spokesman Abdullah Balihak described as baseless reports that said that the parliament had received such an initiative. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Tobruk-based Parliament Denies French Initiative to Resolve Libyan Crisis »

Canada /Senegal : Money was meant for return to Canada, not to join Daesh, terror trial in Senegal hears

2018/03/16 – Former Université de Sherbrooke economics student Assane Kamara tells Senegalese terrorism trial that unlike Quebec friends who fled to fight in Syria he did not aspire to ‘violent jihad.’
Continuer à lire … « Canada /Senegal : Money was meant for return to Canada, not to join Daesh, terror trial in Senegal hears »