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Coronavirus prisoner release in Tunisia

Tunisia’s President Kais Saied ordered the release of 1 420 prisoners in an amnesty to combat the spread of the coronavirus, a presidency statement...

Tunisia using unmanned robots to enforce lockdown

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Tunisia’s Ministry of Interior is using the locally developed P-Guard unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) to monitor the streets of the capital Tunis as part...

Tunisian army enforcing lockdown

Tunisia’s President Kais Saied ordered the army deployed in the streets to force people to respect a lockdown imposed to halt the spread of...

Tunisian Air Show develops aerospace and defence partnerships – Africom

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Military members from across US Africa Command attended the inaugural Tunisia International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (IADE) between 4 and 8 March, demonstrating what...

Tunisia orders Anka-S UAVs from Turkey

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Tunisia has ordered Anka-S unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) in the company’s first export order for the type. Last year Turkish...

Policeman killed in Tunisia suicide blast

The explosion was near the embassy’s main gate, where a Reuters journalist saw a scorched, damaged motorcycle and a damaged police vehicle as police...

Tunisian AT-6C aircraft purchase approved

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The United States has approved a possible military sale to Tunisia of four AT-6C Wolverine light attack aircraft worth an estimated $325 million including...

Early poll possible in Tunisia

Tunisian President Kais Saied would dissolve parliament and call an early election if the new government fails to win a parliamentary confidence vote amid...

ISS: Warning signs from Tunisia’s localised terrorist insurgency

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Tunisia has made significant progress against terrorism over the past four years. Security has been tightened throughout the country’s urban and tourist areas. Along...

Tunisia orders armoured vehicles from Turkey’s BMC, UAVs from Aerovironment

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Tunisia has ordered more armoured vehicles from Turkish defence company BMC, and is also due to receive eight unmanned aerial vehicles from Aerovironment in...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...