While Tunisia’s outgoing prime minister described chaotic Libya as threatening to his country’s stability, Niger’s president urged for an international intervention to stave off any spillover coming from the conflict-torn state into its neighboring countries.
French deny troops cross border
French diplomats have denied reports that a French military detachment crossed the southern border from Chad. It was “just rumours” one told the Libya Herald.
Tunisian and Egyptian borders reopen
Libya was given something to celebrate today, the 63rd anniversary of independence, by its neighbours: both the Tunisian and Egyptian borders have reopened.
Algeria goes after militants along borders with Libya, Niger
A large scale military operation was launched Sunday by the Algerian forces to track down extremist groups along the country’s borders with Libya and Niger, a security source said.
Tunisia closes largest border point with Libya
Tunisia closed its largest border point with Libya at Ras Gdair on Sunday following heavy clashes between the forces of retired Libyan General Khalifa Haftar and the Dawn of Libya rebel forces.
Tackling Human Security Challenges in North-Western Tunisia
This report summarizes the outcomes of a conference on security challenges in Northwestern Tunisia, which was held in April 2014 in Tabarka in the Jendouba governorate. The publication focuses on the following four main topics: Political security and the decentralization that followed the revolution in Tunisia; Economic security and development …
Sisi: No Egyptian forces in Libya, we protect borders from within
Excerpts from an interview of Egyptian Abdel Fattah El Sisi with France 24
Deadly Ghosts on Libya’s Border
Benghazi, Asharq Al-Awsat—The border between Libya and Egypt has become highly porous and dangerous Asharq Al-Awsathas found, in its first installment in a series on the conflict currently raging between forces loyal to renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar and extremist militias.
Egyptian Defence minister calls for combat readiness on Egypt-Libya border
Minister of Defence Sedki Sobhi announced on Monday that all troops in the western region must be ready to counter possible terrorist threats on the Egyptian border with Libya.
Tunisia closes Libya border for election
Tunisia, fearing possible terrorist attacks, will close its border with politically unstable Libya for three days to coincide with this weekend’s parliamentary election, the government said Thursday.