Friday, May 22, 2015

Gaddafi’s home town falls to Islamic State in anarchic Libya

IS show of strength in Libya (Image source)

Under the rule of strongman dictator Muammar Gaddafi Libya was the most prosperous nation on the African continent and its nationals had the highest standard of living. Since the western Coalition, the FUKUS Axis led by Barack Hussein Obama (nee Barry Dunham) supported a rag tag army of dissidents, malcontents and religious fanatics by bombing the Gaddafi regime (along with much of Libya's infrastructure to oblivion, the nation has descended into near anarchy.

It is now the third major stronghold for the Sunni Islamist rebel army known as ISIS or ISIL, which declared a Caliphate to rule over all Muslims from territory it holds in Syria and Iraq.

Standing guard at a checkpoint near the front line between 'government' controlled territory and land held by the rebels, Libyan soldier Mohammed Abu Shager can see where IS militants are dug in with their heavy weaponry less than a kilometer away. The militants have taken over former dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s home city of Sirte as they exploit a civil war between two rival governments to expand the caliphate into North Africa.

“Every night they open fire on us,” said Abu Shebar, whose company holds the last position on Sirte’s western outskirts of troops loyal to one of the two warring Libyan governments, the General National Congress, which controls the capital Tripoli and most of the west of the country.

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