Security Alert – U.S. Libya External Office – January 7, 2020 – Heightened Middle East Tensions

Event: In light of heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, the U.S. Libya External Office reminds U.S. citizens of the April 2019 Department of State Travel Advisory warning U.S. citizens against all travel to Libya and recommending that U.S. citizens currently in Libya depart immediately.  The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency or …

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Security Alert: Heightened Risk to Civil Aviation in Libyan Airspace

Location:  Libya Event:  Continued fighting around Tripoli and the increased involvement of foreign forces and mercenaries has heightened the risk to civil aviation in Libyan airspace.  On October 23, 2019, the Federal Aviation Administration prohibited U.S. civil flight operations at all altitudes in the territory and airspace of Libya, noting an unacceptable risk to civil aviation …

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 Security Alert – U.S. Libya External Office in Tunis – April 6, 2019

Location:  Disparate locations in Libya Event:  There are reports of heavy fighting between Libyan National Army (LNA)-aligned and Government of National Accord (GNA)-aligned forces. Fighting is expected to intensify and may affect the entire country. The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency or routine assistance to U.S. citizens in Libya, as the U.S. Embassy …

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Security Alert – Libya Exterior Office in Tunis

Location: Tripoli, Libya Event: Warning of an imminent attack on a vital national institution in Tripoli on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  Open source reports have indicated that the area of theCentral Post Office on Zawiyah Street was cordoned off after possible improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were discovered. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas around government buildings and other national institutions, …

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