Major north-western militia leaders meet

Nov 17, 2022 | Libyan actors

On 17 November, a meeting between senior militia commanders from the Western region reportedly took place in Janzour. According to reports, the meeting was attended by Ayoub Abu Ras, Muhammed Bin Rajab, the Commander of the Warshefana 55 Battalion, Muammar al-Dawi, the Commander of the Sila Brigade Othman al-Lahab, Mohammed Bahroun (also known as ‘al-Far’, the ‘Mouse’), the Al-Qasab Brigade and the Janzour Knights, among others. Unverified claims suggest that the militia heads agreed to offer their support to the Head of the High State Council (HSC), Khaled Mishri.