Libyan Civil War (2011-2014)

What happened to Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Terror Coalition?

What happened to Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Terror Coalition?

Back in March, I wrote an article which analysed how the well (or not so well) Saudi Arabia’s newly formed “Coalition against Terrorism” was performing.

Marines Test Super-Cobra in Libya

Marines Test Super-Cobra in Libya

  Under new commander Marine Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, AFRICOM has deployed the lethal helicopter in the Libyan theater to deplete and degrade violent extremists. © AFP 2016/ Vano Shlamov Abrams Tank’s Major Upgrades to Give US Marines a ‘Hunter-Killer’ Edge The US Marines have unveiled their new secret weapon in the air offensive against Daesh (known locally […]

Libya warns Italy about Milan-based ISIL cell

Libya warns Italy about Milan-based ISIL cell

There is a sense of inevitability to the notion that IS terrorist activities are going to spread to Europe. How the governments of Europe deal with this threat could be one of the defining factors of the coming years, not least due to the parallel issue of millions of disenfranchised and disgruntled Muslims living in Europe that represent something of a powder keg under threat of ignition by the sparks of IS terrorism.

Libya: Battle for Sirte

Libya: Battle for Sirte

…from SouthFront The Government of National Accord-aligned forces from Misrata have been conducting a military operation in the ISIS Libyan stronghold of Sirte. Misrata Brigades have pushed ISIS militants from the city’s nearby areas, however, they have faced complexities after entering the city. The ISIS terrorist group set fortifications in the populated areas and mined […]

UK set to send Royal Navy warship to Libya

UK set to send Royal Navy warship to Libya

One wonders what is going unsaid in this situation – perhaps that the weapons smuggling that Cameron says is concerning is connected to the establishment of cells throughout Europe by Turkey and there is a potentially nasty scenario involving the large numbers of young male ‘migrants’ getting their hands on weaponry. __________ World Bulletin UK […]

Islamic State expanding its activities into Libya, Afghanistan, Europe – Russian UN envoy

Islamic State expanding its activities into Libya, Afghanistan, Europe – Russian UN envoy

UNITED NATIONS, May 7. /TASS/. Islamic State, a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia, is uncontrollably expanding its zone of activity into Libya, Afghanistan and Europe, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitally Churkin said on Friday at a United Nations Security Council meeting on the situation in Iraq. According to the Russian diplomat, increased […]

Breaking, Busted: CIA’s New “bin Laden” Setting Up Libya Terror State

Breaking, Busted:  CIA’s New “bin Laden” Setting Up Libya Terror State

…from SouthFront The ongoing crisis in Libya pushes the West to make attempts to consolidate powerful political leaders over the “unity government” project. The main criteria of such involvement is the ability of these leaders to provide military assistance to the Western-backed government. The leaders’ biographies’ or even involvement in terrorist actions are ignored. By […]

In Libya, the ‘Unity Government’ Struggles to Gain some Power

In Libya, the ‘Unity Government’ Struggles to Gain some Power

…from SouthFront On April 19, the US imposed sanctions on Khalifa al-Ghweil, the leader of a self-declared government in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. On April 1, the similar sanctions was imposed by the EU. Western officials believe that this is an important effort to force Libya’s warring factions to accept the authority of a unity […]

British Foreign Secretary criticised over plans to deploy troops to Libya

British Foreign Secretary criticised over plans to deploy troops to Libya

by  Ian Greenhalgh The Syrians are winning against the head choppers, that is clear. Since Russia stepped in to assist Assad’s forces we have seen a string of successful offensives that have retaken large areas including key locations such as Palmyra. However, the conflict in Syria isn’t the entire war, it is merely one theatre […]

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