New border security operations by the Algerian army led to the arrest of Libyan smugglers and the seizure of illegal arms.
Madama, located in the northeast of Niger in the vast Teneré desert, is 10 days’ drive from the capital Niamey and doesn’t even feature on most maps. This is where Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister of Defence, spent the first day of 2015 visiting troops in a brand new military …
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 diplomats have denied reports that a French military detachment crossed the southern border from Chad. It was “just rumours” one told the Libya Herald.
Libya was given something to celebrate today, the 63rd anniversary of independence, by its neighbours: both the Tunisian and Egyptian borders have reopened.
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 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.
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 …
Excerpts from an interview of Egyptian Abdel Fattah El Sisi with France 24
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.