122mm D-30 (2A18)

Libya’s Anti-Islamist Offensive Suffers Setback

The anti-Islamist campaign led by the renegade general Khalifa Haftar appeared to suffer a significant setback on 21 July when the radical group Ansar al-Sharia overrun two neighbouring bases in Benghazi. The Camp 319 and 36th Battalion bases in the city’s Bu Atni neighbourhood were defended by the Al-Saiqa special forces unit the latter announced […]