Islamic World News Analysis Group: This is second anniversary of the brutal attack to Baqiyat Allah Husseiniya in Zaria, Nigeria and arrest of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky. After Nigeria army attacks Shi’ites and kill one thousand of them on 12 December 2015, Zakzaky is in prison under severe conditions.
A car bomb hit the Syedi Khalifa area in Libya’s Benghazi. Faraj Al-Gaem, deputy internal affairs minister of the current Tobruk-based government was a target of the attack. He survived the blast. However, several people were killed and wounded in the attack.
Clashes have continued between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and forces loyal to the Government of National Accord (based in Tripoli) in the Libyan coastal city of Sabratha.
The ISIS-linked media has released a propaganda video vowing announcing the resurgence of the terrorist group in Libya.