Eye On Jihadis in Libya Weekly Update: November 20

On 19 November, IS members established a checkpoint along the Sirte-Benghazi coastal road in the Wadi al-Hunaywah area near Sirte. Locals reported that two cars bearing IS banners and masked men blocked the road and undertook identity checks.

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