Libya conflict

Egypt rallies Arab League to counter Turkey's regional policies

Egypt called on Arab countries to adopt a unified policy to deter the Turkish interference in the Arab region, especially in Libya, Syria and Iraq.

Hagar Hosny | Turkey-Gulf relations | sept. 16, 2020
al-monitor Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry attends a meeting at Arab League headquarters in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on March 4, 2020. Photo by MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP via Getty Images.

Libya’s eastern-based government resigns amid Benghazi protests

Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani submitted the government's resignation on Sunday, a spokesperson for the eastern-based parliament said.

Al-Monitor Staff | Libya conflict | sept. 14, 2020

Wagner has already crashed two Russian fighter jets in Libya, AFRICOM says

Russian regular forces are likely present in Libya, AFRICOM's intelligence director said

Jared Szuba | Libya conflict | sept. 11, 2020

EU stops Libya-bound ship suspected of violating arms embargo

European Union naval authorities inspected the merchant vessel after it departed from an Emirati port carrying suspected military fuel.

Al-Monitor Staff | United Nations | sept. 10, 2020

US B-52 bombers train with Morocco, Tunisia aircraft over Mediterranean

The destroyer USS Roosevelt simulated a hostile ship in a US show of force alongside the North African countries.

Jared Szuba | Defense/Security cooperation | sept. 10, 2020