Interpol issues global alert over al-Qaida-linked prison breakouts

Saturday 3 August 2013

Police agency urges countries to show increased vigilance after hundreds of terrorists escaped over past nine months

Interpol has issued a global security alert following a series of al-Qaida-linked prison breakouts in which hundreds of terrorists escaped.

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Attaque terroriste contre une patrouille miliaire à Châambi: un bilan provisoire fait état de 9 morts

Publié par Mhamed Ben Sassi le 29 juillet 2013 à 19:31

Une patrouille militaire a été attaquée, cet après-midi, par des tirs de feu à Jebel Châambi. Selon Mosaïque FM qui a rapporté l’information, cette attaque aurait fait des victimes. Un hélicoptère est en train de survoler la zone. La situation est encore confuse. Selon un premier bilan, 9 mort et 3 blessés, dont trois ont été égorgés, précise la même source.

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New developments in the Jabel Chaami

Tunisia: New arrests in campaign against militants

Published: May 31, 2013

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian police arrested six new militants this week in their battle against al-Qaida-linked extremists, including one man believed to be connected to the assassination of a leftist politician in February, the Interior Ministry announced Friday.

The arrests bring to 45 the number of militants detained on the mountainous border with Algeria since December, spokesman Mohammed Ali Aroui told reporters. Tunisia has been trying to push back a feared surge of al-Qaida-linked militants who are believed to have fled the French operation to root out extremists in northern Mali.

Progress against terrorism in Tunisia

Tunisia making progress against terror – PM

2013-05-23 14:10

Tunis – Prime Minister Ali Larayedh said on Thursday that Tunisia is making progress in its bid to dismantle “terrorist” cells despite the presence in the country of armed groups and recent clashes with Islamists.


Militancy in the Tunisien maghreb

Tunisia teeters as it grapples with jihadists

21 May, 2013

TUNIS, Tunisia, May 21 (UPI) — Tunisia, cradle of the Arab Reawakening in January 2011, has finally got tough with its hard-line Islamists as, like other North African states that overthrew longtime dictators, it finds itself struggling with the fallout of its groundbreaking pro-democracy uprising.