Tag: Tunisia

  • Four Firearms Seized From Yacht and French National Arrested in Bizerte, Tunisia

    October 29: Customs authorities detained a French national after uncovering four firearms [three pistols and a revolver] and their ammunition, during a routine search of his yacht in waters off […]

  • Tunisian Authorities Seize 2,300 Narcotic Pills in La Goulette

    August 01: Authorities in La Goulette port in Tunis arrested two Algerian nationals and seized 2,300 smuggled pills of various narcotics, reported national media. The two were reportedly involved in […]

  • Over 100 Migrants Detained For Attempted Illegal Migration Through La Goulette Port, Tunisia

    March 24: Tunisian security forces arrested dozens of people who tried to sneak into Port La Goulette on the outskirts of the capital with the intention of illegal immigration to […]

  • Operation Neptune underway

    Four suspects detained in the first week of operation. Morocco Joins Interpol-Led Counter-Terrorism Operation ‘Neptune’ By Tarek Bazza Interpol announced Friday it has deployed agents in Mediterranean seaports in eight […]

  • More Med deaths

    Recent weather conditions have seen thousands attempt crossing. Tunisia boat capsizes killing dozens of migrants At least 48 migrants died after their boat capsized off the eastern coast of Tunisia, […]

  • Evolving threats in the Med

    ISIS presence in Libya focuses military minds. Opinion: ISIS, Russia and NATO’s Evolving Threat in the Mediterranean By: Henrik Paulsson At the Surface Warship Summit in Bucharest, Romania, from Jan. […]

  • Tunisia’s Naval Forces

    Tunisia was the first country in the Arab world to develop a shipbuilding industry of its own. Tuning into Tunisia: An Assessment of Tunisia’s Naval Forces While much international attention […]

  • Phoenix Express 2015 Kicks Off

    Multi-nation exercise begins. Phoenix Express 2015 Kicks Off by Joseph R. Fonseca Maritime forces from North Africa, Europe, and the United States kicked off Exercise Phoenix Express 2015 with opening […]