Turkish twist

It would be naïve for the region and the wider world, however, to ascribe any other motive than the purely utilitarian to this change in tack by President Erdogan.

Warlike Libya

On closer reflection, Libya has plunged into chaos ever since a Nato-backed uprising toppled and killed the longtime dictator, Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

Libya arrests 541 illegal migrants

Libya has been suffering insecurity and chaos since the fall of the late leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, making the North African country a preferred point of departure for illegal migrants who want to cross the Mediterranean Sea to European shores.