In recent months, Turkey has deployed an array of air defense missile systems in both Syria and Libya to deter and defend against air and drone attacks mounted by its rivals in these war zones.
Egypt has obliquely threatened some form of military action regarding the Ethiopian dam, but it is clear that Cairo is facing two crises that the government views as existential.
Russia has deployed MiG-29 fighters to Libya to support Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army.
Rival factions in Libya’s civil war both claim that Russia has transferred six MiG-29 fighters and two Su-24 attack jets to Al Jufra airbase in central Libya.
Turkish-backed Libyan government forces have captured a Russian advanced Pantsir-S1 air-defense system at al-Watiyah airbase.
A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general said.
The U.S. State Department recently released a list of countries with the highest risk for kidnapping, adding to its travel advisories for every country around the world on crime, terrorism, civil unrest, and other potential dangers.
AMU recently spoke with Ambassador Jones about her time as U.S. Ambassador to Libya and the aftermath of the 2012 Benghazi attack.
Italy's interior minister threatened to return to Libya 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days.
A Libyan militia leader convicted in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed a U.S. ambassador faces sentencing Wednesday in the District of Columbia, with prosecutors urging life in prison and defense lawyers seeking 15 years or less.