Friday , 19 July 2019

Recent News

Pentagon sees Islamic State resurgence in Libya amid Tripoli fighting

The Donald Trump administration is seeing a “small” resurgence in the Islamic State’s numbers in Libya since strongman Khalifa Hifter began a bloody march on the capital Tripoli more than two months ago, the Pentagon’s second-ranking military official said.

Washington Post: Haftar releases American pilot who was calimed to be Portuguese mercenary for GNA

The Washington Post said a US Air Force veteran Jamie Sponaugle was released from captivity in Libya this week where he has been held since early May by Khalifa Haftar’s forces on accusations of being a mercenary, according to US government officials and a source familiar with the matter.