Just 24 hours after seizing the coastal city of Bin Jawad from the Libyan pro-government forces, the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) has made a move towards the strategic oil rich city of Sidra, which sits only a few kilometers away from their positions along the Mediterranean shoreline.

For the most part, the pro-government forces were able to repel the ISIS assault near Sidra on Tuesday; however, the terrorist group did seize an oil warehouse that possessed a number of oil tankers and drilling supplies.

If ISIS were to seize these large oil fields outside the Libyan city of Sidra, they would control oil fields in three countries (Yemen is still unknown) and two continents; this would ultimately make obstructing their black market oil sales very difficult.

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Abdullah Al-Siqilli
Abdullah Al-Siqilli
2016-01-06 04:00

Maybe Algeria should interfere.

Greg Warrington
Greg Warrington
2016-01-06 04:18

fkrs

Tomislav Šipraga
Tomislav Šipraga
2016-01-06 04:56

Where’s NATO ?

Gib Smart
Gib Smart
2016-01-06 05:48

if yu don’t know isis are shadows of NATO

Tohidul Islam
Tohidul Islam
2016-01-06 17:04

good