Libyan Islamic Fighting Group

Type: Organization
Name: Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG)
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

US, NATO and the destruction of Libya: The Western front of a widening war

US, NATO and the destruction of Libya: The Western front of a widening warHorace G. Campbellcc GPM NATO claimed that its intervention in Libya was a historic success. But three years later, Libya is in complete chaos. Some 1700 militias have a combined ... [Published Pambazuka News - Aug 14 2014]
Entities: Libya, Libyan Militia, NATO
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

“I’m still in charge” claims Abu Sahmain in TV interview

By Ajnadin Mustafa.Tripoli, 14 August 2014:In an interview with Misrata TV last night, Nuri Abu Sahmain refused to accept that the General National Congress was no longer in existence or that he, as its president, no longer had any power in the count ... [Published Libya Herald - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Western foreign policy as a protection racket

When former US president George W Bush set up AFRICOM - the US army’s "African command" centre - in 2006, he was unable to find a single African country willing to host the organisation’s HQ. In the end, the nearest he could get was Stuttgart, Germany, ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Benghazi Select Committee Begins Investigation

The Select Committee to Investigate Benghazi met this week with family members of the four Americans who were killed U.S. mission and CIA annex in Benghazi nearly two years ago.According to a spokesman for committee chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC), "Members ... [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Nick Turse: China, America, and a new Cold War in Africa?

the Pentagon and the latest U.S. global command,. Short of a major conflict, you name it and it's probably happening. Washington's move into Africa seems connected as well to the destabilization of parts of that continent and the rise of various terror ... [Published Sott.net - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Living Under Siege: One Mile from the Gaza Border

:58 AM PDT post a commentOne Mile From the Gaza Border, ISRAEL-- Shai Hermesh lives on a Kubutz in Israel a mile away from the Gaza border. He has lived on the Kubutz for over 50 years, the Kubutz was founded in 1956. Sitting in the dining room, he ... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tribal Divisions In Libya Could Mean A Repeat Of A 1936 Civil War

See Also The escalation in and around Tripoli holds troubling parallels with the tribal divisions that precipitated Libya's bloody 1936 civil war.Libya is a fractured country whose long-simmering violence is threatening to boil over. Internecine fighting ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Libya: Britons urged to leave as diplomats come under fire

The Foreign Office has urged all Britons to leave Libya after fighting in the country intensified and British diplomats came under fire. A British embassy convoy was fired at during an attempted carjacking en route to the Tunisian border over the weekend, ... [Published The Week UK - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

9/11 Commission authors outline never ending war on terror

Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton have released a ten year anniversary follow-up to the 9/11 Commission Report, “Today’s Rising Terrorist Threat and the Danger to the United States: Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the 9/11 Commission Report.”Obama ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Benghazi Terrorist Attack Suspect Found Dead in Eastern Libya

On July 14, the body of Benghazi terrorist attack suspect Faraj al-Shibli was discovered in Marj, Libya.  According to CNN , al-Shibli "was a member of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group." That group "tried to overthrow the government of late Libyan ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, July 14, 2014

In modern-day Libya, the phrase "airportsecurity" has a somewhat different connotation than it does in the West.Heavy fighting broke outin the Libyan capital Tripoli on Sunday, leaving at least six dead and morethan 30 injured, according to officials. ... [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 3 reports

Analysis: Blowback from the Syrian jihad has begun

As the Obama administration seeks to invest more heavily in training and arming 'vetted, moderate' rebels in Syria's three-year civil war, a conflict that has already claimed over 150,000 lives and drawn the largest-ever concentration of foreign jihadists, ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 04 2014]

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...One of the pictures was posted by Ansar al Sharia on its official Twitter feed on July 22. The accompanying text reads, "The mujahid Sheikh Mohammed al Zahawi accompanied by the battlefield commander Wissam Bin Hamid - May Allah protect them both - during the course of their leadership of the invasion."
...and into African nations, but when pressed about actual transnational dangers on that continent, he admitted that even hardcore Somali militants "really have not engaged in acts of terrorism outside Somalia."

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“I’m still in charge” claims Abu Sahmain in TV ... [Published Libya Herald - Aug 14 2014]
US, NATO and the destruction of Libya: The Wes... [Published Pambazuka News - Aug 14 2014]
Western foreign policy as a protection racket [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]
Debacle of a “Great Game”: The Islamic State (I... [Published Global Research - Aug 10 2014]
Benghazi Select Committee Begins Investigation [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - Aug 03 2014]
Law Center Calls for Immediate Impeachment [Published Intellictual Conservative - Aug 02 2014]
Who is winning in Libya? [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Aug 02 2014]
Nick Turse: China, America, and a new Cold War ... [Published Sott.net - Aug 01 2014]
Living Under Siege: One Mile from the Gaza Border [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 31 2014]
Living Under Siege: One Mile from the Gaza Border [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 31 2014]
Tomgram: Nick Turse, An East-West Showdown in t... [Published Tom Dispatch - Jul 31 2014]
Tribal Divisions In Libya Could Mean A Repeat O... [Published Business Insider - Jul 28 2014]
Libya: Britons urged to leave as diplomats come... [Published The Week UK - Jul 28 2014]
9/11 Commission authors outline never ending wa... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 25 2014]
Belhaj’s rendition battle continues in UK courts [Published Libya Herald - Jul 21 2014]
Lawyer: UK Officials 'Dodging' Accountability o... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 21 2014]
Al-Qaida / Al-Qaeda (The Base) [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Jul 19 2014]
Middle East through the Looking Glass [Published Global Politician - Jul 17 2014]
Benghazi Terrorist Attack Suspect Found Dead in... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 15 2014]
Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, July 14, 2014 [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - Jul 14 2014]
Iranian Mayhem in Benghazi [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 08 2014]
Libyan fighter Abu Khattala, suspected in 2012 ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 21 2014]
“The Quiet American”: the death of J. Christoph... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Jun 19 2014]
Hillary’s Operation Fast and Furious: al Qaeda ... [Published RedState Blog - Jun 09 2014]
Trojan Horse 'links to terror’ [Published Telegraph - Jun 08 2014]
Analysis: Blowback from the Syrian jihad has begun [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 04 2014]
Analysis: Blowback from the Syrian jihad has begun [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jun 04 2014]
Analysis: Blowback from the Syrian jihad has begun [Published The Long War Journal - Jun 04 2014]
Daniel Greenfield's article: Will a Rogue Gener... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - May 25 2014]
Britain's Two Set of Books [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - May 14 2014]
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Living Under Siege: One Mile from the Gaza Border [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 31 2014]
One Mile From the Gaza Border, ISRAEL-- Shai Hermesh lives on a Kubutz in Israel a mile away from the Gaza border. He has lived on the Kubutz for over 50 years, the Kubutz was founded in 1956. Sitting in the dining room, he spoke about the fear that ...
Benghazi Terrorist Attack Suspect Found Dead in... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 15 2014]
On July 14, the body of Benghazi terrorist attack suspect Faraj al-Shibli was discovered in Marj, Libya.  According to CNN , al-Shibli "was a member of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group." That group "tried to overthrow the government of late Libyan ...
Iranian Mayhem in Benghazi [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 08 2014]
"Iran wants chaos," a former Iranian intelligence chief for Western Europe told Ken Timmerman, author of the new book Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened In Benghazi . "They want to generate anti-American anger, radicalize the rebels, and ...
Libyan fighter Abu Khattala, suspected in 2012 ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 21 2014]
CAIRO, Egypt — A strange silence has met the U.S. capture of a Libyan militant accused in the 2012 attack that killed the American ambassador and three others. In his hometown of Benghazi in eastern Libya, there have been few threats of revenge, only ...
Hillary’s Operation Fast and Furious: al Qaeda ... [Published RedState Blog - Jun 09 2014]
Most everyone is familiar with the infamous Operation Fast and Furious wherein the boneheaded Obama Justice Department decided along with the equally boneheaded Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives that letting people buy weapons ...
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