On 27 January, Brookings released a commentary piece by Stephanie T. Williams, Nonresident Senior Fellow and former Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General (SASG), entitled ‘Libya’s hybrid armed groups dilemma’.
After years of fighting alongside Haftar, Chadian armed faction withdraws from southern Libya
After years of fighting alongside Khalifa Haftar in southern Libya, an armed faction of the Chadian rebels, known as the Union of Forces for Democracy and Development , announced its readiness to depart from Libya.
ISIS admits faltering activities in Libya
ISIS has acknowledged the weakness of its terrorist activity Libya in 2022 after it had published the results of its criminal operations in the world, nearly half of which took place in Africa.
Libyan authorities find mass grave in ex-ISIL stronghold
Libyan authorities say they have discovered 18 bodies buried in a mass grave in the coastal city of Sirte, a former stronghold of the ISIL (ISIS) armed group in central Libya.
Libya sentences 17 ‘IS members’ to death
A Libyan court on Monday sentenced 17 people to death after finding them guilty of joining the Islamic State group and carrying out atrocities in its name, the prosecution said.
Haftar-led Libya forces kill seven, capture two IS militants
Forces from the self-styled “Libyan National Army” (LNA) announced on Wednesday they had killed seven Islamic State group [IS] militants and captured two others in a security operation near the Chad border.
Small Arms Survey reports on violent extremism in southern Libya
The Small Arms Survey’s Security Assessment in North Africa (SANA) project released a report entitled ‘Perceptions, Vulnerabilities, and Prevention: Violent Extremism Threat Assessment in Selected Regions of the Southern Libyan Borderlands and North-Western Nigeria’ in collaboration with the United National Development Programme (UNDP).
Libyan authorities: 42 bodies discovered in mass grave
Libya’s Missing Persons Authority announced Sunday the discovery of 42 bodies buried in a mass grave in the central coastal city of Sirte, a former stronghold of the ousted Islamic State group.
Policeman injured in an attack on a patrol in Tripoli
A policeman was injured after an unidentified armed group attacked a security patrol near Furousiya Bridge on the Airport Road, the Interior Ministry confirmed on Monday.
Sudanese mercenaries attack a police station in Zillah and release a prisoner
An armed group affiliated with the Sudan Liberation Movement stormed the Zillah police station and forcibly released one of its member, who was imprisoned for molesting a girl, according to a security source from Zillah.