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More than 6,000 migrants and refugees, mostly from Eritrea, were rescued on Monday from the Mediterranean Sea by members of two NGOs and the Italian navy.
An estimated 6,500 migrants are rescued at sea, some 20km off the Libyan town of Sabratha. Forty operations took place in 24 hours.
Forces loyal to the UN-backed government in Libya say they have re-taken a residential neighbourhood from ISIL in Sirte.
In Libya, militia groups aligned to the UN-brokered unity government are preparing for what they hope will be the final push to oust ISIL from Sirte.
It has been the most significant stronghold for ISIL outside Syria and Iraq.
Rescued migrants have arrived at the Sicilian port of Augusta on board a navy vessel.
More than 300 people have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea after migrant boats capsized off the coast of Libya.
Libyan forces trying to oust ISIL militants from their stronghold of Sirte have made further advances into the city.
The US is launching precision air strikes against ISIL targets in the coastal city.
Libyan forces with support from US air strikes are continuing to fight against Islamic State in the coastal city of Sirte.