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Tunisia: preventative measures opening up

Message to U.S. Citizens:  Gradual Lifting of Government of Tunisia COVID -19 Confinement Measures [March 25 2020 173 confirmed cases ] Tunisia confirmed 59 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 173.

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Tunisia:  new cabinet to root out corruption? Revised list – Ennahda party onboard

The Ennahda party won seven portfolios in the new lineup and has given the green light to the cabinet, paving the way for a favourable vote in the assembly on February 26 2020. [ February 20 2020 ] Tunisia’s prime … Continue reading

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U.S. air strike near Sirte, Libya

In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike near Bani Walid, Libya, on June 6, killing four (4) ISIS-Libya militants. http://www.africom.mil/media-room/press-releases [ March 22  U.S. drone strike in southern Libya from Niger  … Continue reading

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Americans leave Tripoli, first time since Moammar Gadhafi

American embassy staff left Tripoli on July 26 and traveled overland to neighboring Tunisia. Embassy operations in Tripoli will be suspended until the security situation improves, it said. Tripoli has been embroiled for weeks in inter-militia violence that has killed … Continue reading

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Libya: Gaddafi not interested in negotiating

The junior Foreign Office minister, Alistair Burt, has said that the UN attempted again to negotiate with the Gaddafi regime, but without success. He told BBC news: It has been clear that Gaddafi does not have a firm grip on … Continue reading

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Musa Kusa, Libyan foreign minister, resigns, travels to London

Musa Kusa, Libyan foreign minister, has flown to Tunisia and thence to London. After the September 11 attacks in 2001, Kusa became the linchpin in negotiations with Tony Blair’s government that led to Gaddafi coming in from the international cold. … Continue reading

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