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Oct 04, 2017
British foreign minister Boris Johnson under fire for 'dead bodies' Libya gaffeBritish foreign minister Boris Johnson came under fire for saying Libya could become a magnet for tourists and investors: If it can "clear the dead bodies away" first.
Sep 25, 2017
US forces carry out air strikes against Islamic State in Libya; 17 militants killedUS forces carried out six "precision air strikes" against an Islamic State camp in Libya, killing 17 people, the US Africa Command said on Sunday.
Jul 23, 2017
Hundreds of bodies of Islamic State militants lie unclaimed in Libya as countries refuse to acknowledge themMonths after Libyan forces defeated IS, hundreds of bodies of foreign militants still lie stored in freezers as authorities negotiate with other governments
Sep 26, 2016
Captives of Islamic State for 414 days, two Telugu professors return to tell the taleTwo Indian teachers, who were rescued last week after over a year-long captivity by the Islamic State (IS) in Libya, returned home to Hyderabad on Saturday.
Aug 11, 2016
Libyan forces capture symbolic base of Islamic State in SirteLibyan forces battling to oust Islamic State from Sirte on Wednesday captured a large convention hall complex in the city centre, seizing a symbolic base where militants once held meetings and flew their black jihadist flag.
Aug 01, 2016
Of gunfire and bombs: Libyan forces battle Islamic State in SirteForces loyal to Libya's unity government said Sunday they had seized a building used by the Islamic State group to manufacture explosives in Sirte.
Jun 16, 2016
Libya: Islamic State steps up suicide bombings, leaves 10 deadAnalysts have warned that Sirte's fall would not spell the end of the jihadists in Libya.
Jun 11, 2016
Fight rages against IS in Libya's Sirte: Five things you need to knowA coalition of western Libyan militias led by the powerful Libya Dawn battled rival forces in August 2014, forcing the government to flee Tripoli.
Jun 11, 2016
Fall of Sirte port: Libyan forces recapture Islamic State bastionForces allied with Libya's unity government said on Friday they had recaptured the port in the jihadist stronghold of Sirte from Islamic State group fighters who are now surrounded inside the city.
Jun 11, 2016
Libyan forces drive Islamic State out of North African stronghold SirteForces aligned with Libya's unity government have taken control of the port of Sirte, making further gains in Islamic State's North African stronghold.