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Libya-Tunisia Border Post Re-Opens

The main border crossing between Libya and Tunisia has reopened on Monday. AFP reports that Tripoli decided to close the Ras Jedir crossing in early March, a decision thought to have been linked to the large number of vehicles loaded with cheap fuel arriving in Tunisia; Tripoli said the crossing had been closed by "mutual […]

Libya Agrees 3rd Border Crossing with Tunisia

Libya is to build a third border crossing into Tunisia, easing the intense pressure on congested crossing at Ras Jedir, according to Saudi Gazette. Delays at Ras Jedir had caused shippers to open a sea link between Tunis and Khoms. Trade between Libya and Tunisia is worth some $6 billion a year, with the balance […]