Profiles Archive


Mohammed al-Drissi
Nov 24, 2017

Still on the Loose: Libya’s Most Dangerous Jihadists Part II

Mohammed Saeed Ghaith al-Drissi (aka al-Niss) The current leader of the so-called ‘Benghazi Revolutionaries’ Shura Council’ began his jihadi career with a part in a daring al-Qaeda plot to blow up Jordan’s main airport for which he was sentenced to life in prison.

Aug 6, 2017

Still on the Loose: Libya’s Most Dangerous Jihadists

Part One: Abrayek Maziq Younis Al-Masriya (aka Abu Maryam Al-Libi) Abrayek Al-Masriya, 39, is believed to be the military commander of Ansar Al-Sharia branch in the eastern city of Ajdabiya. He made the news in late 2015 when a small group of jihadists led by him delayed the city’s takeover by the Libyan National Army (LNA) for more than 70 days.

Aug 6, 2017

Mustafa Sanalla: The Man Who is Trying to Save Libya’s Oil

The latest report on Libya by the World Bank said the country’s economy was “near collapse”.  And with that economy being 95 percent oil-reliant, the man in charge of Libya’s National Oil Corporation knew he had a huge task on his hands.

Agila Saleh
Aug 5, 2017

Agila Saleh: The Man Who ‘Will Do Anything to stay in Power’

The Speaker of Libya’s House of Representatives is obsessed with power.

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