In a statement released on Monday, March 14, the Ministry of the Interior announced the breakup of 66 smuggling operations and the arrests of 943 people for various, mostly unspecified, arrests in a six [...]
Eighteen of the victims of the March 7, 2016 attack on Ben Guerdane (Medenine) were buried today in funerals in the Governorates of Gabes, Gafsa, Sidi Bouzid, Tataouine and in Medenine where a special [...]
The Tunisian National Guard released images yesterday of the weapons, munitions and explosives it seized during operation Ben Guerdane on Monday, March 8, 2016 when the first three caches were discovered.
Security forces in Ben Guerdane exchanged gunfire with several militants, who were discovered around midday in a residential home near the military barracks in Ben Guerdane, two of the militants were killed and another [...]
Prime Minister Habib Essid held a Council of Ministers meeting a day after unprecedented heavy fighting in the city of Ben Guerdane near the Libyan border. Essid said Tunisia faced a "total war [...]
According to a joint statement from the Ministries of Defense and Interior 4 civilians had been killed, 21 militants have been killed and 6 have been wounded and taken into custody.
A joint statement on Saturday, March 5, from the Interior and Defense Ministries said that in addition to artillery bombardments of paths and 'hideouts' believed to be used by the militants, National Guard and [...]
A civilian and five presumed militants are dead after clashes on Wednesday, March 2, near Ben Guerdane (Medenine Governorate) after three SUV's containing ten militants entered Tunisia from Libya, passing over the security barrier [...]