Tunisia’s defense minister says the country has received a second C-130 military transport from the U.S. to help defend its frontiers and fight terrorism.

During a ceremony Thursday at the Aouina airbase near the capital Tunis, Minister Ghazi Jribi welcomed U.S. assistance in facing the country’s security challenges.

Tunisia is sandwiched between Algeria, home of North Africa’s al-Qaida branch and Libya, which is awash in battling militias and sophisticated weapons.[…]