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Hundreds of bodies of Islamic State militants lie unclaimed in Libya as countries refuse to acknowledge them
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Hundreds of bodies of Islamic State militants lie unclaimed in Libya as countries refuse to acknowledge them

Months after Libyan forces defeated IS, hundreds of bodies of foreign militants still lie stored in freezers as authorities negotiate with other governments

Plane crashes on takeoff at Malta airport, five aboard killed
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Plane crashes on takeoff at Malta airport, five aboard killed

A light plane crashed Monday after takeoff from Malta International Airport en route to Libya, killing all five crew members on board, airport authorities said.

Libyan forces capture symbolic base of Islamic State in Sirte
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Libyan forces capture symbolic base of Islamic State in Sirte

Libyan 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.

Fight rages against IS in Libya's Sirte: Five things you need to know
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Fight rages against IS in Libya's Sirte: Five things you need to know

A coalition of western Libyan militias led by the powerful Libya Dawn battled rival forces in August 2014, forcing the government to flee Tripoli.

Chaos in Libya as Supreme court rejects elected parliament
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Chaos in Libya as Supreme court rejects elected parliament

Libya's Supreme Court on Thursday declared the internationally recognised parliament as unconstitutional, in a ruling likely to fuel further chaos in the north African oil producing nation.

Libya: Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught
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Libya: Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught

Libya is descending into anarchy as former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 have turned their guns on each other as they seek to set the country's political agenda and control its vast oil reserves.

Tripoli airport terminal destroyed after war planes strike Libya
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Tripoli airport terminal destroyed after war planes strike Libya

Tripoli residents heard jets followed by explosions at dawn but more details on the latest fighting in Libya were not immediately available.

Gaddafi and son: From freezer to six feet under
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Gaddafi and son: From freezer to six feet under

Muammar Gaddafi and his son Mo'tassim were buried at dawn on Tuesday in an unknown location, ending a wrangle over the rotting bodies.

Gaddafi caught like 'rat' in a drain, humiliated and shot
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Gaddafi caught like 'rat' in a drain, humiliated and shot

Muammar Gaddafi made his final dash for freedom shortly before dawn prayers.