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…”

Tunisian town included in “10 most dangerous tourist attractions” in Africa!??

Small town in friendly Tunisia made the “10 Most Dangerous Tourist Attractions” in Africa list?? Let’s talk SECURITY!  @DavidSecurity here once again keeping you up to date on the latest Travel Security Updates on everything from travel warnings to personal security awareness.  I recently came across an article with the catchy headline Top 10 mostContinue reading “Tunisian town included in “10 most dangerous tourist attractions” in Africa!??”

Did Tunisia reopen too soon?

Key Points:-Tunisia declared VICTORY over the pandemic on June 15th. -Since then Tunisia recorded 983 COVID-19 cases, 424 out of them imported and 559 locally transmitted. On June 15th 2020 Tunisia’s prime minster held a press conference to declare victory over the pandemic. The former prime minster stated that his country had achieved a victoryContinue reading “Did Tunisia reopen too soon?”

Traveling to Tunisia from the UK in 2020

Posted on July 8, 2020 Edited & Updated on July 9, 2020 Important UPDATE: During the evening of July 8, 2020 the Tunisian authorities changed the UK status from Orange to Green. Since Tunisia officially reopened its borders on June 27, 2020 I’ve received so many questions from my followers at the Tunisia Security Update.Continue reading “Traveling to Tunisia from the UK in 2020”

Tunisia targeted lockdown measures are proving effective

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE:  Tunisia targeted lockdown measures are proving effective as it marked 3 consective days without any new confirmed COVID-19 cases. Source: NFA, May 12, 2020 Key INSIGHT:  Director General of the National Observatory of New and Emerging Diseases Nissaf Ben Alaya said: “It wouldContinue reading “Tunisia targeted lockdown measures are proving effective”

Traveling family ‘stuck’ on a Mediterranean island due to Covid-19

Tunisia Security Update Your #1 Source for Travel & Security News IMPACTING Tunisia. UPDATE: As the novel coronavirus stops globetrotters and other adventure travelers in their tracks, one French family of nomads is waiting out the lockdown on a Tunisian island in the Mediterranean. Source: AFP, May 8th 2020 Key Article INSIGHT:  Tunisia has officially declared overContinue reading “Traveling family ‘stuck’ on a Mediterranean island due to Covid-19”