• World in Focus
  • Fighters ride a pickup truck as smoke rises during a battle with Islamic State fighters in neighborhood Number Two in Sirte, Libya
  • Tarek Al-Ahmad
  • Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron addresses the gathering from a podium decked with the National Transitional Council's (NTC) adopted flag in Benghazi on September 15, 2011.
  • Libyan oil field
  • US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to the cheers of the crowd at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, US, April 19, 2016.
  • A view shows damage at the scene after an airstrike by U.S. warplanes against Islamic State in Sabratha, Libya in this February 19, 2016 handout picture
  • Libyan security forces stands guard in Benghazi, Libya (File)
  • Libyan security forces stands guard in Benghazi, Libya (File)
  • In this photo released on March 23, 2015, by a militant website, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, an Islamic State militant fires a mortar against Kurdish fighters, at the frontline near Tel Abyad town, northeast Syria
  • US President Barack Obama speaks during a surprise visit with US troops at Bagram Air Field, north of Kabul, in Afghanistan, May 25, 2014, prior to the Memorial Day holiday
  • Rather than getting sucked into Libya’s militia warfare, it would be more productive in the long run for Egypt to lead international efforts to help train and arm the Libyan army under the authority of the elected government, which lacks the necessary hardware and expertise to fight terrorism inside Libya.