Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Europe it could face new threats from terrorist organizations if Libya's UN-recognized government in Tripoli were to fall.
Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the country's Armed Forces are ready to give a strong response to any act of adventurism.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey is starting deployment of troops to Libya in support of the embattled United Nations-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) and in line with agreements relating to maritime border demarcation and enhanced security cooperation.
Nearly a dozen people have lost their lives when a powerful car bomb explosion ripped through a northern Syrian border town seized by Turkish military forces and their allied militants in the aftermath of a cross-border incursion against militants of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG).
Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says the Islamic Republic is not interested in escalation of tensions in the region, but is ready to give a crushing response to any act of aggression.
Turkey says it is not pessimistic about the prospect of a ceasefire in Libya, even after the collapse of peace talks in Moscow, but accuses renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar of seeking continued conflict.
Turkey summoned Egypt’s charge d'affaires on Wednesday over a raid on the office of the Turkish state news agency Anadolu in Cairo, where four staff members were arrested.
Libya’s internationally-recognized government and militia groups under the command of renegade General Khalifa Haftar have agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey.
Turkish coast guards rescue three people after a Turkish fishing boat and a Russian-flagged tanker collided off Istanbul's northern coast. Search and rescue efforts continued for three people still missing.
Libyan renegade general Khalifa Haftar has rejected calls for a ceasefire by Turkey and Russia, insisting that he would continue the offensive against forces of the internationally-recognized government in Tripoli.