Tunisia

Tunisia: Armed militants attack security patrol in Kébili

On the night between Saturday and Sunday March 12 around 1h40 local time in the area of Janoura on the outskirts of Kébili in Tunisia's south, islamist militants armed with knives aboard two motorbikes equipped with improvised explosive devices (IED) attacked a security patrol numbering three...

Libya: Woman arrested in Mechili is not the wife of Mokhtar Belmokhtar

Last Saturday night reports emerged that the wife of AQIM's Al-Mourabitoune leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar had been arrested in Mechili, about 75km south of the Cyrenaican city of Derna, the announcement came from Beida's 'Anti-terrorism and subversion directorate'. According to reports did the counter-terrorist unit act...

Tunisia: Multiple arms caches discovered in Ben Guerdane

In the past days beginning on Saturday November 12, Tunisian security forces have found four arms and ammunition caches in Ben Guerdane and surroundings, the caches were found in Oued Rbaïa, Oglet Chareb El Radjel, Ourasnia and the Jalel district. Some of the caches were...

Tunisia: Army units discovered a terrorist encampment in El Kef

[caption id="attachment_1020" align="aligncenter" width="635"] Location of Zarzoura, Kef Governorate[/caption] Following combing and search operations in the highlands of the Kef Governorate on Wednesday October 26, army units managed to sieze a what is said to be a SVD-63 Dragunov sniper rifle, although in fact it is...

Tunisia: Clashes between the army and terrorists at Jebel Bou R’bah

In the afternoon of Wednesday July 27 clashes emerged between units of the Tunisian armed forces supported by units of the National Guard intelligence reports on suspicious mouvements in the area of Jebel Bou R'bah south of Oued Mliz, Jendouba. During the clashes two terrorists...

Tunisia: Clashes between the army and terrorists in the Kef mountains

An army unit clashed with terrorists around 19h30 on Saturday July 2 in the area of Zerzoura located in the Kef mountains of Jebel Ouergha. The incident occurred during ongoing combing and search operations to track down terrorists in the region close to the Tunisian-Algerian...