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Libya, Tunisia reach initial agreement to reopen borders and resume flights

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Accord (GNA), on Wednesday, said it had reached an agreement in principle with its Tunisian counterpart to map out an urgent, unified health protocol between both countries, to be followed shortly afterwards by the reopening of air space between the …

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The Volatile Tunisia-Libya Border: Between Tunisia’s Security Policy and Libya’s Militia Factions

The 2010–2011 uprisings disrupted a long-standing informal arrangement governing border trade between Tunisia and Libya. Over the following decade, as Libya disintegrated into mutually hostile fiefdoms, Tunisia maintained its unity, transitioned from authoritarian to democratic rule, and increasingly shunned official dealings with competing Libyan power centers. As such, grassroots cross-border …

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