The Islamic State (IS) of Abu Bakr Baghdadi in Iraq and Syria is still winning over supporters in Derna. A second forum was held in the town this week at which local militants belonging to the Shura Council of the Youth of Islam in Derna pledged their allegiance to Baghdadi and his Islamic State.

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As ISIS has firmly established itself in Derna and announced that presences to the world, the West made no response and HoR PM Thinni, resolutely refused to deal with those he dismisses as “terrorists”.

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Despite Haftar’s exaggerations, the Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council is clearly feeling the heat. It has lost many of its fighters and it was reported this week that hundreds of families of shura council members had fled the city and were seeking refuge in the west of Libya.

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