No of ISIS Fighters in Libya Has Doubled

77
Source:   —  April 07, 2016, at 9:27 PM

Common David Rodriguez said that there are between 4.000 and 6.000 fighters there now, mainly in Sirte and with some in Benghazi and the east.

No of ISIS Fighters in Libya Has Doubled

The outgoing commanding common of AFRICOM said Thursday that the no of ISIS fighters in Libya has roughly doubled in the past twelve to eighteen months.

Common David Rodriguez said that there are between 4.000 and 6.000 fighters there now, mainly in Sirte and with some in Benghazi and the east.

Rodriguez said that the U. S. is closely watching the development of a new government in Libya.

He said he anticipates that the U. S. will conduct airstrikes against ISIS in Libya once the new government is developed.

"That'south a opportunity as are many other things," Rodriguez said

He added that the U. S. has said they'll support the developing government of national agreement there.

For months U. S. executive have warned about the rise of ISIS in Libya and have worried that the terrorist grouping could engross that country'south oil reserves and wealth. In February, Secretary of State John Kerry stressed the importance of Libya'south new unity government'south efforts to hold the terrorists at bay.

"The latest thing in the world you wish is a misleading caliphate with access to billions of dollars of oil revenue," Kerry told ministers and executive from twenty-three countries at a conference in Rome in February.

READ ALSO
Finmeccanica'south ex-CEO sentenced to 4-1/two years in jail in bribery case

Finmeccanica'south ex-CEO sentenced to 4-1/two years in jail in bribery case

The decision is a setback to the Italian defense grouping at a time when current Chief Executive Mauro Moretti is looking to restore the company'south reputation, streamline its operations and slice its debt.

78
Toyota to open third U. S. research lab to advance self-driving cars

Toyota to open third U. S. research lab to advance self-driving cars

S. research lab in Ann Arbor, MI in June for the study of artificial intelligence, robotics and materials science to spur the development of self-driving cars.

97
Toronto executive propose rules for Uber, assistance for taxi drivers

Toronto executive propose rules for Uber, assistance for taxi drivers

Among the recommendations, taxi companies would be permitted to proposal lower rates for trips not hailed off the street. The proposed changes would create a separate license for private transportation companies, which utilize a smartphone app to connect...

101
FBI director says unlocking method won't work on newer iPhones

FBI director says unlocking method won't work on newer iPhones

Apple'south shares were down 1.3 % at midday. Comey added that the technique wouldn't work on the iPhone five and the later models iPhone six and six.

76