March 25, 2015

Sandcrawler PSA: There Are No Sandpeople in Mos Eisley

They make occasional raids on the outskirts, but then flee quickly into the desert.

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Tataouine is a small city in southeastern Tunisia, about 60 miles from the country's border with Libya, and according to a new report from CNN, it's becoming a kind of "way-station" for Jihadists hoping to cross the border into ISIS-controlled parts of Libya to receive training. Earlier this month, three men were arrested in Tataouine for planning to cross the border and join terrorist groups in Libya, and two arms caches have recently been uncovered, stocked with rocket-propelled grenade launchers and thousands of rounds of ammunition.

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Now, as terrorist activity in the region builds, the United State Embassy has issued a warning to avoid border areas in Tunisia like Tataouine, and the British government has asked its citizens not to visit the region except for "essential travel." So, if you're planning a visit, Star Wars-related or otherwise, you might want to think twice..

On the other hand there are Jawas freaking everywhere.


Whatever that is, its not Halal that's for sure. I'll pass.

Hat Tip: Adam.

By Howie at 06:19 PM | Comments |