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Islamic State in Libya

By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 30th, 2016
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Sirte, Libya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Libyan forces made a fresh push on Friday to capture ground from Islamic State militants besieged in the center of their former North African stronghold of Sirte. Nearly three months into a campaign to recapture the city, brigades mainly composed of fight...
By Tajuddin
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Mar 11th, 2016
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State has greatly expanded its control over territory in Libya and the militants are claiming to be the key defense for the North African state against foreign military intervention, United Nations sanctions monitors said. In their annual report to th...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 22nd, 2016
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Tripoli,Libya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State (IS) militants on Thursday attacked Libya’s oil storage tanks in eastern Ras Lanuf oil field, media reports said. IS militants used dozens of vehicles in the attack, in which two army soldiers were killed by a car bomb, reports said, ad...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 19th, 2016
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Tripoli, Libya (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Libya took another step on Tuesday toward cobbling together a functioning central government, but still faced significant hurdles in uniting the fractured country. The country’s U.N.-backed presidential council nominated a 32-member cabinet, the latest ...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 12th, 2016
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Sirte, Libya ( Dailymail + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State fighters in Libya have released a new video showing two fighters calling for al-Shabaab fighters to join ISIS’s new franchise in Somalia. Speaking fluently in English, one of the fighters, most likely of Somali origin, urges people i...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 2nd, 2016
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Tripoli, Libya ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.N.’s envoy for Libya held talks in Tripoli Friday, seeking to encourage the administration there to commit to a national unity government that would end years of bloodshed. Martin Kobler, on a desperate diplomatic push to get Libya’s two separate admi...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Nov 25th, 2015
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This article by: Fadi Elhusseini is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Sunderland, UK, is an Associate Research Fellow (ESRC) at IMESC, Canada and also works as a Counselor at the Embassy of Palestine in Egypt. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the offici...