Tunisia Security Briefing

Friday, December 25th Every Friday, @DavidSecurity reviews the week’s security news & developments in Tunisia to provide you with a practical security briefing. Stay Safe! Tunisia Security Briefings are released every Friday. Get the latest Security UPDATES on Tunisia? No junk emails, only actionable security INSIGHTS! Security & Stability 20 migrants dead off Tunisia afterContinue reading “Tunisia Security Briefing”

Hilton signs deal for resort in Tunisia

Article Highlights: Global hotel operator Hilton has announced plans to open a 332-key beachfront resort in Monastir in Tunisia.  The agreement with Societe Marhaba Beach is slated to open in two years. Investment may signal as a vote of confidence in Tunisian Security Forces. Want to receive the latest Security UPDATES on Tunisia? Then SUBSCRIBE.Continue reading “Hilton signs deal for resort in Tunisia”

Ten Years later, Social Media Still Matters in Tunisia

Was Social Media responsible for the Arab Spring? Did a single YouTube Video spark the Jasmine Revolution? And what is the state of social media in Tunisia today? LET’S TALK SECURITY! Article Highlights: Social Media’s IMPACT on the Arab Spring.  Social Media’s Role in the Jasmine Revolution (Tunisia). State of Social Media in Tunisia (2020).Continue reading “Ten Years later, Social Media Still Matters in Tunisia”

France looks to work with Tunisia on returning extremists

November 9, 2020 Article Highlights: Tunisian nationals constitute a significant portion of foreign jihadists in Syria, Iraq and Libya. Tunisia is willing on certain conditions to take back its nationals expelled from France. Public opinion in Tunisia is hostile towards the return of suspected jihadists. Little Tunisia has a BIG jihadist problem In 2015, theContinue reading “France looks to work with Tunisia on returning extremists”

Tunisia bans travel within country as cases INCREASE…

Source:[Reuters News] October 29, 2020 Tunisia on Thursday banned travel between the country’s regions, suspended schools and public gatherings and extended a curfew, as it tried to contain a rapid surge of COVID-19 cases with hospitals nearly full. “Tunisia cannot afford a second lockdown with the government already fighting the central bank over a projectedContinue reading “Tunisia bans travel within country as cases INCREASE…”

Tunisia sees rise of “Criminal Violence”

Tunisia: According to the September report of @FT_DES released on Wednesday, October 28th: “Criminal violence topped the list of forms of violence over the past three months, with a rate of 75.6%, followed by institutional violence, violence in public spaces and then economic violence.” Tunisia is ranked significantly lower than the UK, France and GermanyContinue reading “Tunisia sees rise of “Criminal Violence””

Tunisia: Over 400,000 tourism jobs eliminated after Pandemic Shutdown

Highlights: Tourism revenue has declined 61 per cent in Tunisia as a result of coronavirus, the Central Bank of Tunisia reported on Friday. tourism industry in the country, which includes more than 1,300 travel agencies and provides 20,000 direct and indirect jobs. 28 per cent of the sector’s workforce were sacked following the imposition ofContinue reading “Tunisia: Over 400,000 tourism jobs eliminated after Pandemic Shutdown”

How Tunisia went from Pandemic Success to Regional Curfews…

Article Highlights: Tunisia chooses regional curfews instead of a country wide shutdown. Tunisia’s Prime Minister on Monday ordered a curfew starting from Tuesday in all regions of the country. Coronavirus cases are surging in Tunisia, which had managed to contain the virus earlier in the year. Tunisia Pandemic Success Wednesday, October 21, 2020 On Monday,Continue reading “How Tunisia went from Pandemic Success to Regional Curfews…”