Libya forces in 'liberated' Benghazi continue to fight jihadis

Jul 10, 2017

Libya forces in 'liberated' Benghazi continue to fight jihadis

Jihadis are still battling Libyan forces in Benghazi days after strongman Khalifa Haftar and his self-styled army declared victory in the eastern city, his forces said Sunday. Col. Miloud Zwei, spokesman for Haftar's Libyan National Army, said the fighting persisted in the district of Soug ...

Sudan flies Islamic State fighters' kids from Libya to Khartoum

/ Jun 21, 2017

Sudan flies Islamic State fighters' kids from Libya to Khartoum

Sudanese authorities on Tuesday brought home from Libya eight children, including a 1-year-old, whose parents are allegedly members of the Islamic State group. The children were flown into Khartoum from the Libyan capital Tripoli, an AFP correspondent said. "Thanks be to Allah, today eight children," were ...

Gadhafi's son Seif al-Islam 'set free' in Libya

Jun 11, 2017

Gadhafi's son Seif al-Islam 'set free' in Libya

Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, the second son and heir apparent of the late deposed Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, is said to have been freed in Libya after more than five years in captivity. The Abu Bakr al-Sadiq Brigade, a militia that controls the town of Zintan ...