Libyan Islamic Fighting Group

By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Nov 26th, 2012
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Igor IGNATCHENKO This September the British Times published an article saying the largest shipload of arms destined for Free Syrian Army came to Turkey from Libya. It stated there were 400 tons of weapons, including an unspecified number of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, grenade launchers and...
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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by Frank Gaffney, Jr. President Obama’s once-seemingly-unstoppable march towards reelection hit what he might call “bumps in the road” in Benghazi, Libya late on September 11, 2012.  It might be more accurate to describe the effect of the well-planned and -executed, military-style a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2012
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By Ibrahim A. Ibrahim The eleventh commemoration anniversary of 9/11 brings to the forefront the issue of “War on Terrorism”. This war had lasted more than a decade and claimed more than the victims’ count of September 11 attacks. Both George Bush and Barak Obama claimed that radical Muslims and thei...
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Sep 10th, 2012
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On the eve of Barack Obama’s acceptance of the Democratic Party nomination for reelection as president, a new report detailing the waterboarding and other forms of CIA torture meted out to Libyan detainees served to demolish the Democrats’ image, endlessly promoted at their convention in Charlotte, a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2012
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MI5 betrayed enemies of Colonel Gaddafi given refuge in Britain in a covert joint operation with Libyan spies working on UK soil, documents obtained by The Mail on Sunday reveal. Gaddafi’s secret agents were supplied by MI5 with intelligence, secure mobile phones and a luxurious safe house in the hea...
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Jan 18th, 2012
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According to Western counter-terrorism officials, al-Qaeda terrorists have established a 200-strong fighting force near the Egyptian border in eastern Libya. The creation of the al-Qaeda unit comes at the same time as the Libyan interim government is threatened by a growing internecine conflict among...
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Jan 8th, 2012
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It appears, from interviews and discussions with a wide range of Libyans including students, lawyers, judges at the Ministry of Justice, shopkeepers and casual acquaintances that the Muslim Brotherhood currently has very little popular support among this pious conservative, Sunni Muslim society. Wide...
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Jan 7th, 2012
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London – Lawyers for a prominent ex-Libyan rebel who is suing Britain over its alleged role in his 2004 rendition said on Friday he has withdrawn his co-operation for a UK government commissioned inquiry into abuses during its pursuit of terrorism suspects. Tripoli’s military council comm...
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Jan 6th, 2012
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Anyone interested in seeing the future of Afghanistan need only take a short plane trip from Italy across Libya and Sudan to what is the most dysfunctional territory in Africa. Somalia can’t be properly called a state, more of a prolonged clumsy civil war fought between rival gangs of Islamists, some...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 19th, 2011
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London – A Libyan commander who fought Muammar Gaddafi’s forces is taking legal action against Britain, alleging it was complicit in his ill-treatment and illegal rendition to Libya in 2004, his lawyers said on Monday. Abdelhakim Belhaj, who became head of the military council in Tripoli ...