Islamist ‘militia’ seizes U.S. embassy compound in Tripoli

Islamist ‘militia’ seizes U.S. embassy compound in Tripoli

[Ed. – U.S. personnel evacuated the embassy completely at the end of July.  But don’t worry.  None of this is jeopardizing a policy change that would allow Libyans to attend flight school and learn nuclear technology in the United States.]

An Islamist-allied militia group says it has “secured” a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya’s capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting.

An Associated Press journalist walked through the compound Sunday after the Dawn of Libya, an umbrella group for Islamist militias, invited onlookers inside. Windows at the compound had been broken, but it appeared most of the equipment there remained untouched. …

A video posted online showed men playing in a pool at the compound. In a message on Twitter, U.S. Ambassador to Libya Safira Deborah said the video appeared to have been shot in at the embassy’s residential annex.

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