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Libyan MPs arrive at Sirte to debate unity government

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Scores of Libyan parliament members from both sides of the divided country arrived in the frontline city of Sirte on Sunday for a session...

Libyan GNA fighters head for front as battle for Sirte looms

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Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) on Saturday moved fighters closer to Sirte, a gateway to Libya’s main oil terminals that the...

Rival Libyan forces clash near Sirte

East Libya-based forces carried out air strikes on a coastal road west of Sirte, a day after nine men were killed in a strike...

Tripoli-aligned forces quit Sirte to avoid bloodshed

Forces aligned with Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord said they withdrew from the strategic coastal city Sirte to avoid bloodshed, after their...

Haftar forces claim Sirte

Libyan forces loyal to eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar said they took control of the strategic coastal city Sirte in a rapid advance preceded by...

Air strike on Sirte

Eastern Libyan forces mounted an air strike on Sirte held by the internationally recognised government, an official and residents said, widening a conflict around...

U.S. carries out air strikes against Islamic State in Libya

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The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had conducted two air strikes against Islamic States militants in Libya in the past...

Militant threat hangs over Islamic State’s former Libyan stronghold

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Nearly a year after Islamic State was driven from its Libyan stronghold Sirte, residents surveying their wrecked homes feel neglected and vulnerable,...

Egyptian bodies found in Libya

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The bodies of 21 Egyptian Christians killed by Islamic State in its former Libyan stronghold of Sirte have been recovered, the attorney...

Apology demanded for Johnson’s “dead bodies” remark

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The foreign affairs committee of Libya's eastern-based parliament demands an apology from British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson over a remark about clearing...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...