Tag: Ben Guerdane

Tunisia: Security Forces Thwarted ISIS Attempt to Seize Territory, Interior Ministry

August 16, 2017

The interior ministry announced Tuesday that security forces had foiled operations by some militants of the Islamic State group (ISIS) to seize the town of ... Read More

Tunisia: Terror cell planning attacks in Tunis dismantled

November 17, 2016

Tunisian security authorities announced Wednesday that they busted a terror cell planning terrorist attacks against political figures, media personalities as well security officials. The North ... Read More

Tunisia: Army Trades Shots with Smugglers near Libyan Border

July 5, 2016

Tunisian army personnel exchanged Monday fire with a convoy of smugglers in the town of Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, forcing the smugglers to ... Read More

Tunisia: Weapons, Ammunition Cache Found near Libyan Border

May 25, 2016

The Tunisian Interior Ministry Tuesday announced security forces found a cache of weapons and ammunition in the town of Ben Guerdane, lying at the border ... Read More

Libya: Serraj Talks Security & Economic Partnership with Tunisia

May 12, 2016

Libya’s Prime Minister-designate backed by the United Nations Wednesday in Tunis discussed anti-terrorism and economic partnership with Tunisian leaders, as the unity government is trying ... Read More

Tunisia Favorable for Military Targeted Operations in Libya

April 26, 2016

Tunisian President revealed that though he has been opposed to military action in Libya to help crash IS militants, he is for targeted air strikes ... Read More

Tunisia: €230 Million Allocated to Anti-Terrorism Fight

April 8, 2016

The Tunisian government has allocated €230 to the fight against terrorism and is determined to also tackle smuggling, become a major concern for the country’s ... Read More

Tunisia: Terrorists Planned to establish “IS Emirate”, Premier

March 8, 2016

Jihadists who launched twin and coordinated attacks against military and security forces in the town of Ben Guerdane, near Libyan border planned to establish an ... Read More

Tunisia: 13 Killed, 6 Arrested in Twin Terrorist Attacks

March 7, 2016

Tunisian security forces killed early Monday 13 terrorists and arrested 6 others after assailants launched twin attacks against a military barrack and security check points ... Read More

Tunisia: Unrest in the border towns enters third day

February 11, 2015

Residents of Tunisia's two main border crossings with Libya staged a general strike Tuesday to protest against what they say is excessive force by police ... Read More