Posts Tagged ‘Tunisia’

Tunis Air postpones resumption of flights to Libya

  • 16 September 2018 - 14:22
Tunis Air postpones resumption of flights to Libya

Tunis Air has delayed resumption of flights to and from Libyan airports till a further notice. The Tunisian airliner company said the recent clashes in Tripoli are behind the decision not to resume flights on the set date of this month. The first decision of the airliner was to resume flights...

Libyan-Tunisian border of Wazin-Dahiba reopens

  • 12 August 2018 - 13:27
Libyan-Tunisian border of Wazin-Dahiba reopens

The Libyan border crossing of Wazin-Dahiba with Tunisia has been reopened after over five days of closure, reported the director of the border security on the Libyan side. The border was reopened after an agreement was made between the two sides to secure the travelers, especially Libyans after...

Libya-Tunisia Ras Ajdair border closed for 10th day

  • 21 July 2018 - 19:40
Libya-Tunisia Ras Ajdair border closed for 10th day

A trade dispute between Libya and Tunisia has halted cross-border traffic for 10 days. Trucks have been unable to go through the border crossing for over a week, disrupting business and sowing confusion. Tunisians who work in Libya aren't sure they'll be able to re-enter after going home for...

Libya vows to close border with Tunisia over “harassment” against travelers

  • 24 June 2018 - 16:02
Libya vows to close border with Tunisia over “harassment” against travelers

Libya's Deputy Prime Minister, Ahmad Metig, on Saturday threatened to close the land border with Tunisia, if the "harassment" of Libyan travelers on the Tunisian side continues. According to a statement issued by the prime minister's media and communication office, Metig had instructed the...

Belgium finishes Tunisia’s World Cup Russia dreams with 5-2 win

  • 23 June 2018 - 16:51
Belgium finishes Tunisia’s World Cup Russia dreams with 5-2 win

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard both scored twice as Belgium strengthened their lead above England at the top of Group G by crushing Tunisia with a devastating attacking display. While Roberto Martinez's side are not through to the last 16 yet, a win for England over Panama in Nizhny Novgorod on...

Tunisia to resume flights to Libya “very soon”

  • 12 June 2018 - 14:09
Tunisia to resume flights to Libya “very soon”

Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis Al-Jahnawi confirmed Monday that Tunisia will resume flights to Libya "very soon." Jahnawi made his remarks during a meeting with the Libyan UN-backed Prime Minister, Fayez Serraj, in the Libyan capital Tripoli, where the two officials discussed means to...

Spain wins tough pre-World-Cup friendly 1-0 over Tunisia

  • 10 June 2018 - 17:29
Spain wins tough pre-World-Cup friendly 1-0 over Tunisia

Tunisia pushed Spain all the way in a warm-up friendly before losing to a late Iago Aspas goal in Krasnador. The Three Lions will be favourites to win their first Group G game in Russia but Tunisia showed they will be no pushover when the pair meet in Volvograd on June 18. Nabil Maaloul's...

Tunisian Interior Minister sacked after deadly migrant boat incident

  • 7 June 2018 - 20:54
Tunisian Interior Minister sacked after deadly migrant boat incident

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Wednedsay fired Interior Minister Lotfi Brahem, a government statement said, after one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years. The boat packed with some 180 migrants sank on Sunday off Tunisia's coast. The death toll has risen to at least 68,...

Tripartite meeting on Libya crisis to be held in Algeria

  • 20 May 2018 - 21:44
Tripartite meeting on Libya crisis to be held in Algeria

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry, along with his Tunisian and Algerian counterparts, will take part in a tripartite meeting on Libya on Monday in Algeria, according to spokesperson of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Abu Zeid. Abu Zeid said that the meeting comes...

Libyan writer accuses Tunisia of stealing Libyan Foreign Bank

  • 26 April 2018 - 18:16
Libyan writer accuses Tunisia of stealing Libyan Foreign Bank

Libyan writer Abdelrazzak Al-Dahesh published an article telling the Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, that the Libyan Foreign Bank money ($200 million) frozen by Tunisia is being used illicitly to boost Tunisia's economy. "The reason why the money is frozen is that a Tunisian crook...