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UN: Islamic State in Libya Hampered by Lack of Fighters

A bid by the Islamic State to expand its territory in Libya has been hampered by a lack of fighters, and the militant group is struggling to win local support because it is viewed as an "outsider," according to a report by U.N. experts. The Islamic State in Libya has between 2,000 and 3,000 fighters and is the only affiliate known to have received support and guidance from the extremist group's stronghold in Syria and Iraq, said the U.N. experts, who monitor the Islamic...

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