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 in Tripoli suspended its operations in July 2014.

Actions to take:

  • Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Leave immediately if possible.
  • Monitor local news for updates.
  • Take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.
  • Maintain a high-level of vigilance.


  • U.S. Embassy Tunis, Tunisia

Address:  Berges du Lac, 1053 Tunis