Libyan Islamic Fighting Group
Terrorist Profile: Libyan Islamic Fighting Group
Aliases: Listed in Terdman (2005)’s analysis of the group, the group is also known in the following names: the Al-Jama'a al-Islamiyyah al-
Muqatilah bi-libya, the Libyan Fighting Group, the Libyan Islamic Group or the Fighting Islamic Group. It is collectively known as the LIFG in the international community.
Founded: There is no particular date noted on when the group was founded but it is estimated to be somewhere around 1992-1995. Areas of Operation: Most of the group’s bases are found in Northeastern Libya and in the lesser ruled Eastern borders, ...