13 May 2023
On 12 May 2023, Tunisian Minister of Interior, K amel Fekih, revealed the identity of the Gunman as Wissam KHAZRI, a member of the Tunisian National Guard affiliated with the naval centre in the island port town of Aghir. [...] The El Ghriba Synagogue is considered the oldest and one of the most significant synagogues in the world. [...] The May 9 attack is the second attack on the synagogue in the last two decades. [...] The attack further underscores the level of radicalization within the country, through the consumption of ISIS and Al-Qaeda propaganda information on social media. [...] However, with the continuous attack on Muslims in Gaza territory by Israel security forces even during prayers and the Holy Security Presence at the Synagogue after the Incident Month of Ramadan which have been largely condemned, and the current deleterious security situation prevailing there due to Israel security forces interventions, may have occasioned the attack as a revenge attack on Jews, J.