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Libyan Newswire

Border Control

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 – 06:24

Britain is to send troops to Tunisia to help prevent Islamic State fighters from moving into the country from Libya, the British defence minister has said.

Monday, February 29, 2016 – 05:30

Donald Trump’s rhetoric about migrants and his promise to wall off the US’s southern border have prompted Joe Biden to apologize on behalf of a nation and driven former Mexican President Vicente Fox to swearing.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 – 05:07

For a city dominated by the Roman Catholic faith, Mexican culture and Mexican immigrants — those who are newly arrived and here illegally as well as those who are citizens and have lived here for generations — Pope Francis’ arrival just across the border amounted to its own sort of blessing.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 – 09:32

Anticipation is high for Pope Francis’ visit to the Rio Grande on Wednesday. Few are more excited than Mari Centeno and her three children, who, along with dozens of migrants here, await their fate in immigration court.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 – 06:34

With rising threats and political propositions, U.S. border security has again risen to the top of the public consciousness. There are calls for more border patrol officers and stronger fencing, for aerial and ground based vehicles and other technology. But the lifeblood of the border security apparatus is communication, and in some areas, communication is not possible.

Monday, February 1, 2016 – 06:06

Fearing that jihadist infiltration through Turkey’s notoriously porous border with Syria will keep exposing Western cities to the risk of terror attacks, the United States is pressuring Turkey to secure the least secure piece of its borderline, supporting the idea with provisions of U.S. gear.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 – 05:58

The official news agency SUNA reported that the Bashir has issued a presidential decree ordering to open the border with the South Sudan and “directed the concerned authorities to take all the necessary measures for the implementation of this decision on the ground”.

Friday, January 22, 2016 – 06:49

The United States is accelerating efforts to help Turkey clamp down on its border with Syria, senior U.S. officials said, and for the first time will offer technologies to Ankara to help it secure the frontier.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 – 06:22

The Pentagon is weighing a request from Turkish officials to help train and equip Sunni Arab fighters inside Syria as part of an effort to secure Turkey’s southern border, a long-sought goal of the Obama administration, according to U.S. officials.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 – 06:53

At least 20 people have been arrested for various offences related to border crime since the start of a police operation to curb hijackings in Mkhanyakude district in northern KwaZulu-Natal. The operation started in December last year to tackle cross-border crime, after numerous complaints that car hijackings have escalated with some vehicles ending up in Mozambique.