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Libya Revolutionaries Joint Operations Room (LROR)

8 years ago

The Libya Revolutionaries Operations Room (LROR) was established by the Libyan General National Congress (GNC) in 2013 and is an umbrella group of primarily Islamist militias that is deployed to provide law and order functions. Following the kidnapping of the former Prime Minister A Zeidan by LROR militias, they were relieved from the task of protecting Tripoli. Nuri Abu-Sahmayn, who created the LROR as GNC chairman, was also dismissed. The LROR returned to Tripoli on 12 November 2013 to provide law and order functions, but would report to the General Chief of Staff.  The LROR is involved in similar operations…

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