Libya

Libya:men flogged by pro-Isis jihadists for drinking alcohol

ANSA med 26 October 2014

Libyan militias belonging to the Derna "caliphate", which has sworn allegiance to Isis, flogged youths suspected of drinking alcohol, Libyan media reported Thursday. The youths

 

Why Islamic rebel states always fail

National Post 29 September 2014
By David Motadel, The New York Times

In the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise of a seemingly new type of polity: the Islamic rebel state. Boko Haram in West Africa, the Shabab in East Africa, the

 

How Qatar is Funding the Rise of Radical Islam

Breitbart 22 September 2014

Few outsiders have noticed, but radical Islamists now control Libya's capital. These militias stormed Tripoli last month, forcing the official government to flee and hastening the country's

 

ISIS IN ACTION: Photos of Islamic State savagery the media will not show you (WARNING: Very Graphic)

BareNakedIslam 11 September 2014

You’ve seen a lot of these photos already at BNI. Here are some more. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…

 

The Awful Truth: The World is at War

American Thinker 8 September 2014
By James Lewis

American Thinker and other commentary sites have been covering the Jihad War in great detail. But a coherent overview only came together for me after visiting the Long War

 

"Libya: Tougher UN Sanctions A Welcome Move, Yet More To Be Done To Curb Muslim Brotherhood ”

Sasha Toperich, a Senior Fellow at the John Hopkins Center for Transatlantic Relations has published a look at what he calls "the intent of the [Libyan] Muslim Brotherhood and

 

Islamist militants seize control of Libyan capital

THE IRISH TIMES 26 August 2014

Libya lurched closer to fragmentation and civil war at the weekend after Islamist-led militias seized the airport in the capital, proclaimed their own government and presented

 

The Arab Empire

National Review Online 25 August 2014
By Josh Gelernter

A map has circulated showing the Islamic State’s five-year plan: a caliphate that stretches from the Iberian peninsula to western China, including all of India, north Africa,

 

Islamist militants seize control of Libyan capital

THE IRISH TIMES 25 August 2014

Libya lurched closer to fragmentation and civil war at the weekend after Islamist-led militias seized the airport in the capital, proclaimed their own government and presented

 

Haftar: Turks, Qataris have '48 hours to leave Libya'

World Bulletin 25 June 2014

An aide to renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar said that Turkish and Qatari nationals have 48 hours to leave eastern Libya, threatening "measures" against those from both

 

The Role of Islam in African Slavery

iqbal latif 17 June 2014

Hugh Thomas’s “The Slave Trade” and Robin Blackburn's “The Making Of New World Slavery” sheds new light on centuries of slave trading. Piero Scaruffi in “The Origins of the African Slave Trade” writes that the civil rights movement of the 1960's have left many people with the belief that the slave trade was exclusively a European/USA phenomenon and only evil white people were to blame for it. This is a simplistic scenario that hardly reflects the facts.

 

Qaddafi’s Long Shadow

Project Syndicate 11 June 2014
By Barak Barfi

The recent coup attempt in Libya, led by General Khalifa Hiftar, has finally pierced the illusion that the country’s dysfunctional central government, whose power is limited to

 

Libyan General: Muslim Brotherhood is the Driving Force Behind Extremists Arriving in Libya.”

FrontPage Magazine 9 June 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

General Khalifa Hifter, a Libyan general formerly aligned with the US, has taken control of much of Libya’s military and is fighting Islamic militias, including Ansar Al-Sharia

 

Swiss Red Cross worker killed in Libya

Channel NewsAsia 8 June 2014

TRIPOLI: Gunmen killed a senior Swiss staffer of the Red Cross in Libya on Wednesday, hours after a rogue ex-general who has taken on the country's jihadists was lightly

 

Anti-Jihad Journalist Gunned down in Libya’s Benghazi by Jihadists

Atlas Shrugs 28 May 2014

Without strategy, statecraft, forethought and judgement, Obama backed the ouster and coldblooded of Qaddafi, and backed the jihadists that have brutally taken over Libya. The

 

Student Challenges Jihadists, His Head Found in Mosque

Atlas Shrugs 28 May 2014

Thanks to Obama, Libya has descended into savage chaos. He destroys, walks away, and never looks back. "Severed head found dumped in Derna mosque,” Libya Herald, via HPS

 

Qaradawi Calls On Libyans To Resist General Vowing To Wipe Out Muslim Brotherhood

A Turkish news portal is reporting that Global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi has called on the Libyan people to resist a Libyan General who has vowed to wipe out

 

Benghazi Airport Closed As At Least 75 Die In Libyan Fighting

Pamela Geller 19 May 2014

Civilians were told to leave Benghazi by the renegade leader of the self-declared Libyan National Army before it launched a fresh attack on Islamist militants. The warning

 

Wall to segregate male and female students in Libya

France24 2 May 2014

Under Libya’s monarchy and Muammar Gaddafi’s regime, schools and universities in Libya had always been co-ed. However, in Derna, located in eastern Libya, male and female students

 

Brotherhood leaders leave Qatar for Libya: report

gulfnews.com 29 April 2014

Dubai: Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood leaders reportedly deported by Qatar have arrived in Libya, a London-based daily said. The leaders have landed at Maeetiqiya

 
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