Sirte

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...

Italian report: US has increased airstrikes on Libya

The United States has dramatically increased airstrikes on the stronghold of the Islamic State terrorist organization in the Libyan city of Sirte, Rome-based La Repubblica newspaper reported...

Libyan government forces advance into former Islamic State stronghold

Forces aligned with Libya’s UN-backed government have made territorial gains in the last district held by the Islamic State in the group's former stronghold of Sirte, an official said on Saturday...

Islamic State suicide bombings kill 10 Libyan fighters in Sirte

Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed government said that 10 of its fighters were on Thursday killed in suicide car bombings carried out by Islamic State in the extremist militia’s former stronghold...

Reports: Islamic State members named in papers found in Libya

Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government found documents containing the names of some leaders and members of Islamic State when they liberated the city of Sirte, reports in the Libyan and...

Libyan forces claim control of Islamic State command centre in Sirte

Libyan forces aligned to a UN-backed unity government Wednesday said they had captured Islamic State's command centre in the city of Sirte, its last stronghold in the North African country.

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.