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Mohamed Sobhi

February 12, 2020 Extremists

Born: Unknown;


Place of Birth: Egypt;


Gender: Male;


Nationality: Egyptian;


General Info:
Mohamed Sobhi is a Egyptian citizen and a former officer of the Islamic State (IS). Sobhi was an officer in a militia led by Islamic State terrorist leader Muhammad Salem Bahroun, also known as “al-Faar” (The Rat).

Sobhi confessed to crimes such as the abduction and rape of Libyan women, in addition to demanding ransoms from the families of kidnapped hostages. He was arrested in a checkpoint on the road to the Musaid border crossing between Libya and Egypt. He had been planning to travel from Benghazi to Cairo.

He entered Libya illegally and had previously worked as an electrician in Cairo. Sobhi detailed how Bahroun recruited hundreds of African immigrants from Chad and Sudan, and convinced fighters from the Boko Haram terrorist organization to fight alongside the Islamic State against the Libyan army.

Sobhi further confessed how his leader Bahroun kidnapped dozens of Libyan women from their families on Omar al-Mukhtar Street in al-Zawiya city – sometimes even slaughtering them with along with their entire families.

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