{Image: Protestors in Derna burn a picture of Barack Obama}

In the months following the death of Muammar Gaddafi and the National Transitional Council's declaration of the end of the Libyan revolution in October 2011, militant Islamist factions emerged in Libya demanding Islamic Shariah as a form of governance and carrying out attacks on Western interests, for example, "Brigades of the Imprisoned Sheikh Omar Abdul Rahman" and "Ansar al-Shariah Brigade."


{Pakistani News Footage of Moeed Abdul Salam After His Death}

“Abd al-Moeed bin Abd al-Salam,” an American citizen killed during a raid by Pakistani security forces in Karachi in November 2011, was named by the Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) as one of the group's commanders.

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Countries: Pakistan,United States
Media Groups: Global Islamic Media Front