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The '''Libyan Islamic Fighting Group''' (LIFG) is a terror organization in [[Libya]] founded in 1995 and is connected with the [[al-Qaeda]]. The goal of this organization is the practising of the [[Sharia]] law and killing non-muslims. The biggest enemy of the LIFG was the libyan leader [[Muammar al-Gaddafi]]. The LIFG was designated a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) by the [[United States government]] in 2005.<ref>Terrorist Organization Profile: [http://www.start.umd.edu/start/data_collections/tops/terrorist_organization_profile.asp?id=4400 National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START}]. start.umd.edu </ref> In 2011, [[Barack Hussein Obama]] provided support to the Islamist rebels to overthrow Gaddafi.
 
The '''Libyan Islamic Fighting Group''' (LIFG) is a terror organization in [[Libya]] founded in 1995 and is connected with the [[al-Qaeda]]. The goal of this organization is the practising of the [[Sharia]] law and killing non-muslims. The biggest enemy of the LIFG was the libyan leader [[Muammar al-Gaddafi]]. The LIFG was designated a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) by the [[United States government]] in 2005.<ref>Terrorist Organization Profile: [http://www.start.umd.edu/start/data_collections/tops/terrorist_organization_profile.asp?id=4400 National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START}]. start.umd.edu </ref> In 2011, [[Barack Hussein Obama]] provided support to the Islamist rebels to overthrow Gaddafi.
  
LIFG was originally compromised of Libyans who fought in the [[Soviet-Afghan war]] (1980-88). LIFG is suspected as one of the terrorist entities to provide materials for the May 2003 [[suicide bombings in Casablanca]]. In November 2007, al-Qaeda leaders released an audio recording officially declaring LIFG had joined with the al-Qaeda organization. The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group has ties to extremist groups in [[Egypt]] and [[Algeria]].
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LIFG was originally compromised of Libyans who fought in the [[Soviet-Afghan war]] (1980-88). LIFG is suspected as one of the terrorist entities to provide materials for the May 2003 [[suicide bombing]]s in Casablanca. In November 2007, al-Qaeda leaders released an audio recording officially declaring LIFG had joined with the al-Qaeda organization. The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group has ties to extremist groups in [[Egypt]] and [[Algeria]].
  
 
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Revision as of 21:05, 30 March 2013

The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) is a terror organization in Libya founded in 1995 and is connected with the al-Qaeda. The goal of this organization is the practising of the Sharia law and killing non-muslims. The biggest enemy of the LIFG was the libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi. The LIFG was designated a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) by the United States government in 2005.[1] In 2011, Barack Hussein Obama provided support to the Islamist rebels to overthrow Gaddafi.

LIFG was originally compromised of Libyans who fought in the Soviet-Afghan war (1980-88). LIFG is suspected as one of the terrorist entities to provide materials for the May 2003 suicide bombings in Casablanca. In November 2007, al-Qaeda leaders released an audio recording officially declaring LIFG had joined with the al-Qaeda organization. The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group has ties to extremist groups in Egypt and Algeria.

References

  1. Terrorist Organization Profile: National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START}. start.umd.edu

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