Military heats up battle in Libya as Islamic State militants seek refuge

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(Worthy News) - The U.S. military is ramping up operations and bombing raids against the Islamic State in Libya, where the terrorist group’s fighters have increasingly found refuge as their territorial base shrinks in Syria and Iraq.

U.S.-backed militias largely crushed the Islamic State’s Libya operation in late 2015, but signs that the group is gaining a new foothold in the North African nation began emerging last month. Images of Islamic State fighters moving through the vast deserts around their former stronghold in Libya’s northern coastal city of Sirte circulated through the terrorist group’s social media and online propaganda sites in mid-September.

Libya is seen as a promising base for the terrorist group because a deep factional split has prevented the creation of a functioning national government in Tripoli since the ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. [ Source (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “Military heats up battle in Libya as Islamic State militants seek refuge

  1. See what it takes to clean up the mess that The Witch Hillary made.
    Maybe a little lesson of Libya is in order:
    ? - What leader brought unemployment to less than 1%,
    and had NO taxes for the citizens of his country,
    and homelessness was near zero,
    and gave $50 to couples when were getting married, or when you wanted to start a business,
    and where education, even university, was free, even if you went to a university out of the country,
    and healthcare was free,
    and had NO national debt,
    hunger was non-existent,
    and was trying to an organization of African States like the United States!
    If you said Qaddafi, you'd be correct.......and the people of Libya LOVED Qaddafi.

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