Libyan forces claim control of last Islamic State stronghold

Forces aligned to Libya's UN-backed national unity government Monday gained full control of Sirte, the Islamic State group's last stronghold in the country, a spokesman and sources on the ground said.

Libyan forces closing in on Islamic State hub in Sirte

Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed government said on Friday they were coming closer to the headquarters of Islamic State in the extremist militia’s stronghold in the central city of Sirte.