Tripoli International Airport

Libya's internationally-recognized government ratifies security deal with Turkey

Libya's internationally recognized government said on Thursday it has ratified a security and military cooperation deal it agreed with Turkey last month, opening the way for potential military help from Ankara as it fights a months-long offensive by rival forces.

Andromeda crew members to face prosecutor on Monday

The detonators seized from the Tanzania-flagged freighter Andromeda in the Cretan port of Iraklio are seen in this handout photo made available Saturday by the Hellenic Coast Guard. Authorities said the vessel was sailing from Turkey to Libya with 29 crates of explosives and other materials that could be used to construct bombs. The eight crew members are to face a prosecutor in Piraeus today.