Monthly Archives: June 2018

Noor Wali Mehsud heads TTP after Fazlullah killed by drone

The banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced it had appointed a new leader on June 23: Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud. He hails from Gorgoray area of Sararogha tehsil and belongs to Mechikhel, a sub-clan of the Mehsud tribe. He also remained … Continue reading

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Syria: U.S. has shut down aid to FSA

  The United States has supported the moderate mainstream FSA faction with millions of dollars worth of arms and paid monthly salaries to thousands of rebels in the course of the seven-year war under a military aid program run by … Continue reading

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Libyan elections by December 10; Jadhran attacks Ras Lanuf

  A militia, led by Ibrahim Jadhran who opposes the army commanded by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, attacked the oil ports of Ras Lanuf. The attack by Jadhran’s militia caused “significant” damage to at least two storage tanks, He lost … Continue reading

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U.S. air strike near Sirte, Libya

  In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike near Bani Walid, Libya, on June 6, killing four (4) ISIS-Libya militants. http://www.africom.mil/media-room/press-releases [ March 22  U.S. drone strike in southern Libya from … Continue reading

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