Eye On Jihadis in Libya Weekly Update: March 20

Other Jihadi Actors

On 18 March, the LNA released details of the arrest of 16 alleged “terrorists” in the Kufra region of southern Libya carrying Syrian and Sudanese passports. The LNA claim they are “Jabhat Nusra” veterans of Syria that reached Libya through Sudan via Turkey in order to join al-Qaeda elements in the Sirte area.

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