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US military formally ends anti-IS operation in Libya's Sirte

The US military has officially ended operations in a former Islamic State bastion in Libya, officials have announced. The Pentagon had launched Operation Odyssey Lightning to help local forces push the jihadists from the coastal city of Sirte on ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
Libya officially proclaims liberation of Sirte from IS Business Standard, 2 months ago

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Scores of IS bodies found in former Libya bastion

The bodies of scores of Islamic State group fighters have been retrieved from the former jihadist bastion of Sirte, which Libyan pro-government fighters seized this week, loyalist forces said today. Three days after the fall of IS's last remaining ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Libyan forces seize full control of Srite from IS  News on Air2 months ago Libyan forces clear last Islamic State holdout in Sirte  Reuters2 months ago Libyan forces edge forward against Islamic State holdouts in Sirte  Reuters2 months ago

8 loyalist troops killed in Libya's Sirte: Medics

A hospital where pro-GNA forces are treated said today that it had received eight dead and 26 wounded fighters. The loyalist forces' press centre said on its Facebook page that IS had carried out two suicide attacks. It added that a woman had opened fire as ...
 Zee News2 months ago 8 loyalist troops killed in Libya's Sirte  News on Air2 months ago

U.S air strikes kill more than 80 Islamic State fighters in Libya

US air strikes have killed more than 80 Islamic State terrorists at Sirte in Libya.US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said, some of these IS terrorists were were plotting attacks in Europe.
 News on Air1 month ago US strikes in Libya kill more than 80 Islamic State fighters  News on Air1 month ago U.S. strikes in Libya kill more than 80 Islamic State fighters  Reuters1 month ago

Islamic State shifts to Libya's desert valleys after Sirte defeat

Islamic State militants have shifted to desert valleys and inland hills southeast of Tripoli as they seek to exploit Libya's political divisions after defeat in their former stronghold of Sirte, security officials say.
 DNA1 week ago
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IS making 'last stand' in Libyan city: Pentagon

Islamic State group jihadists are making a "last stand" in their former Libyan stronghold of Sirte, where they now control only around two blocks, the Pentagon has said. The IS group had held all of the Mediterranean port city as recently as early ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Islamic State looks to regroup in Libya after losing Sirte

Islamic State has lost senior figures in an unsuccessful seven-month battle to defend its coastal stronghold in Libya, but there are already signs it will try to fight back through sleeper cells and desert brigades. Libyan officials say hundreds of Islamic ...
 Reuters2 months ago

Libyan forces close to securing last Islamic State holdouts in Sirte - officials

By Ayman al-Sahli | MISRATA, Libya MISRATA, Libya Libyan forces said on Monday they were close to securing a final patch of land where Islamic State militants have been holding out in their former North African stronghold of Sirte. Islamic State took over ...
 Reuters2 months ago Eastern Libyan forces foil rival faction's advance on oil ports  First Post.com2 months ago

Women bombers emerge from Islamic State redoubt to attack Libyan forces

SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - Several women blew themselves up on Friday in suicide attacks that killed four Libyan soldiers who had granted them safe passage to leave buildings under the control of Islamic State militants, a spokesman for government forces said.
 Reuters2 months ago
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Libyan forces face deadly Islamic State defence in Sirte holdout

Libyan forces faced fierce resistance on Saturday from Islamic State militants defending a final strip of land in their former stronghold of Sirte, losing at least five men, officials said. Forces led by fighters from the city of Misrata and backed by U.S.
 Reuters2 months ago
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