Libya warlord Khalifa Haftar calls for raising “the flag of Jihad” against “the fascist colonial state of Italy”


More poison fruit from Obama’s support for the jihadist takeover of Libya. His feckless, traitorous foreign policy is directly responsible for the chaos in Libya and the threat to Italy, and to Europe in general, that it presents. There is no doubt that Muammar Gaddafi was a scoundrel and a tyrant. But when he was in power, Libya was not the hotbed of jihad that it is now. For that, you can thank Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. The American people dodged a bullet when she failed in her Presidential bid. How many more Benghazis would there have been by now if she were in the White House?

“Libya warlord Khalifa Haftar incites eastern tribes for Jihad against Italy,” Libya Observer, July 7, 2018:

An eastern tribe loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar has rejected what they called “Italy’s interference in Libya”, saying their sons are ready for “Jihad against the fascists.”

In a statement aired on Khalifa Haftar-owned TV channel “Libya Al-Hadat”, a group of tribesmen from Jawazi tribe said they are monitoring “Italy’s endeavors to set up a colonial base in Libya” and they are ready to raise “the flag of Jihad” against what they called “the fascist colonial state of Italy.”

“We are ready for Jihad alongside other honorable tribes against Allah’s enemies.” They claimed.

“We warn the Italian government that sons of Omar Mukhtar still love Jihad”, they said, vowing full support to Khalifa Haftar’s self-styled army.

Local observers say Haftar is using tribes and radical Salafist groups known as “Madkhalis” as cards for political gains. They said despite presence of an UAE base in eastern Libya and the military aid he receives from the UAE, Egypt and France, the warlord accuses his opponents with fake charges such as loyalty to Qatar, Turkey and Italy to stir up public opinion.

A military source said Haftar is seeking with the help of his foreign allies (UAE, Egypt and France) to control the Libyan army, oil resources and the Central Bank of Libya, but he has failed so far due to foreign refusal….

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