10 June – 16 June: Werfalli calls for jihad

Jun 18, 2020 | Other Jihadi Actors

On 14 June, a video emerged on social media featuring Libya National Army (LNA) Special Forces (al-Saiqa) Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Mahmoud al-Werfalli calling on LNA forces to take their actions to Sirte and lead an assault towards Misrata. The address was directed at his fellow Werfalla tribe members. The speech by Werfalli utilized a narrative of jihad against Misrata.