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UK Asks Libya to Extradite Brother of Manchester Bomber

ISIS IN ACTION On 4 November, a Libyan National Army (LNA) security post on the road between Jufra and Brak al-Shatti in south-west Libya was attacked by unknown assailants. Two LNA fighters were killed and four others were injured. The attack has not been attributed to ISIS nor claimed by the group. It has been […]

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US Forces Capture Man in Libya Allegedly Connected to Benghazi Attack

ISIS IN ACTION An attack on the ‘Tisan’ checkpoint 60km south of Ajdabiya on 25 October killed at least 3 Libyan National Army (LNA) fighters and left another two injured. The ISIS Amaq news agency released a statement taking responsibility for the attack. Survivors report that the assailants arrived in 7 vehicles and set the […]

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Libya: Agreement Reached on Families of Daesh (ISIS) Fighters

ISIS IN ACTION On 14 October, Ahmed Ben Salem, the spokesman for RADA Special Deterrence Force based in Tripoli, stated that the group has come to an agreement with Tunisian authorities regarding the extradition of woman and children Tunisian prisoners held in Mitiga Prison. The Tunisian newspaper, Al-Sabah, reported that Ben Salem said the agreement […]

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Libya’s Al-Sour: Many Wanted Terror Suspects Living in Turkey, Iraq, Syria

ISIS IN ACTION On 28 September, the head of Investigations at the Attorney General’s (AG) Office, Sadeq al-Sour, held a press conference in Tripoli in which he gave the names and affiliations of several ISIS and Ansar al-Sharia connected individuals in Libya. He also provided details and photographs of accused, organizational charts, links and routes […]

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U.S. Conducts First Airstrike in Libya Under Trump Administration

ISIS IN ACTION On 22 September, the US conducted an airstrike on an ISIS camp in the desert valleys about 150 miles south-east of Sirte, reportedly killing 17 ISIS fighters and destroying 3 vehicles. US Africa Command (Africom) said the strikes were carried out by armed Reaper drones flying from a base in Sicily. Reda […]

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Libyan National Army and Other Forces Mobilize Against ISIS Resurgence

ISIS IN ACTION The re-emergence of Islamic State (ISIS) cells in central and southern Libya last month has led both the Libyan National Army (LNA) and the Government of National Accord’s (GNA) al-Bunyan al- Marsus to deploy large forces to the region. The LNA, which currently controls most Oil Crescent territory, mobilised units from its […]

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Mossad Agent Who Infiltrated Daesh, Arrested in Libya

Benghazi (MEMO) – Libyan security forces have arrested a Mossad agent who held a leading position in Daesh in the north-eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, the Israeli website Inian Merkazi reported. The Hebrew website whose name translates to “Central Issues”, added that Ephraim Benjamin is a Jewish spy and that he mingled with Libyans following the 2011 revolution that resulted […]