Message for U.S. Citizens:  Updated Libya Travel Advisory

Message for U.S. Citizens:  Updated Libya Travel Advisory August 10, 2020 U.S. citizens living in and visiting Libya are advised that the Department of State has updated its Travel Advisory for Libya to Level Four Do Not Travel to Libya due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict. The new travel advisory …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  De-escalation of Conflict in Libya and COVID-19 Travel Update

Fighting in Tripoli and around Mitiga International Airport (MIA) has significantly diminished.  While specific concerns with respect to commercial air travel to and from MIA are lower, the overall security environment in Libya remains fluid, and violence across the country can occur with little warning. U.S. citizens are reminded to review the U.S. Department of …

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A Message to U.S. Citizens and LPRs Currently in Libya

March 29, 2020 The U.S. Embassy has received inquiries regarding the possibility of repatriation assistance from Libya to the United States. The ongoing civil conflict in Libya; suspension of most commercial aviation service to Tripoli, Misrata, and Benghazi; and lack of regular U.S. diplomatic presence in Libya continue to significantly limit the ability of the …

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Department of State’s Global Effort to Bring Americans Home

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON MARCH 24, 2020 The Department of State is rising to meet the historic challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, every day, all over the world. We have no higher duty than to protect American citizens, and have launched an unprecedented global effort to bring home our citizens from every …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel and Repatriation Assistance

Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel and Repatriation Assistance March 22, 2020   The U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia, understands that U.S. citizen travelers have been affected by the suspension of international flights and the closure of Tunisian commercial airspace.    If you are interested in being contacted in the event that additional flights or repatriation …

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Libya Travel Warning

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to Libya and recommends that U.S. citizens currently in Libya depart immediately. On July 26, 2014, the U.S. Embassy suspended all embassy operations in Libya and relocated staff outside of the country because of violence between Libyan militias.  The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli remains closed, …

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Travel Warning – Libya

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to Libya and recommends that U.S. citizens currently in Libya depart immediately. On July 26, 2014, the U.S. Embassy suspended all embassy operations in Libya and relocated staff outside of the country because of ongoing violence between Libyan militias in the immediate vicinity of the …

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Travel Warning: Libya

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to Libya and recommends that U.S. citizens currently in Libya depart immediately. On July 26, the U.S. Embassy suspended all embassy operations in Libya and relocated staff, due to ongoing violence between Libyan militias in the immediate vicinity of the Embassy. This Travel Warning supersedes …

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