7 – 13 Mar: Saudi Arabia extradites alleged al-Qaeda members to Libya

Mar 13, 2018 | Other Jihadi Actors

On 11 March, it was reported that Saudi Arabia had extradited to the Libyan National Army (LNA) two alleged al-Qaeda members accused of abducting five Egyptian diplomats in Tripoli in 2014. The two suspects, Mahmoud bin Rajab and Muhammad al-Khadraoui, were arrested in June 2017 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The LNA has said they will be investigated and put on trial.