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Fajr Libya militia
Participant in Libyan Crisis
Active 2014-2016
Leaders Saleh Omran al Burki (deceased)[1]
Headquarters Libya
Strength 20,000[2]
Part of Libya Dawn
Allies Libya Revolutionaries Operations Room
Libya Shield Force[3]
Opponents ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant)

The Fajr Libya militia or Fajr Libya battalion, is a war faction that participated in the Libyan Crisis which overthrew Muammar Gaddafi. Presently, the Fajr Libya militia is an opponent of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and has been associated with the "Libya Dawn" movement in Libya.

As of February 2016, Fajr Libya holds the capital Tripoli, Sabrata, and the Western region of Libya.[4]

Fajr Libya militia was dissolved in 2016 when the national salvation government pleads loyalty to the Government of National Accord.[5]

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