Libya

Islamists Aim Anti-Aircraft Fire at U.S. Drones Over Benghazi

Insurgent like actions, not violent demonstrations, in Libya

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Libya closed its air space over Benghazi airport temporarily because of heavy anti-aircraft fire by Islamists aiming at U.S. reconnaissance drones flying over the city, days after the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans were killed in an attack.

The closure of the airport prompted speculation that the United States was deploying special forces in preparation for an attack against the militants who were involved in the attack.