Tag Archives | smuggling

Tunisia Closes Libyan Border Post

A Tunisian soldier was killed on Sunday night during a clash with armed smugglers near the border crossing between Dahiba [Dehiba, Dhiba] and Wazin [Wazen, Wazn, Wazzen, Wazzin] (pictured), and Tunisia has closed the boarder crossing with Libya as a result of the incident. According to Reuters, two Tunisians and a Libyan - all civilians […]

Libya Signs UN Treaty on Illegal Tobacco

Libya, along with eleven other countries, has signed a new United Nations treaty that aims to counter the illegal tobacco trade, which undermines regulation policies and represents a burden for health care systems. Representatives from China, France, Gabon, Libya, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Panama, the Republic of Korea, South Africa, Syria, Turkey and Uruguay signed the UN […]

Tobruk's Commercial Prospects "on the Rise"

The Naples-based shipping giant Grimaldi Lines reportedly routed one of its container vessels to Tobruk on Sunday, in what Libya Herald describes as a promising sign of increased commercial interest in the eastern town. Tobruk is not on the company's list of regular routes, but it is reported to have received sufficient orders from the […]