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Battle for Sirte: fight for city enters final phase

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.

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.

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Libya: pro-government forces 'make gains' against ISIL

In Libya, forces loyal to the unity government say they have made significant gains in residential districts of Sirte, as they battle to oust ISIL fighters.

In Libya, forces loyal to the unity government say they have made significant gains in residential districts of Sirte, as they battle to oust ISIL fighters.

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Libyan pro-government brigades advance on ISIL stronghold of Sirte

In Libya the so-called Islamic State group is battling to hold on to its stronghold of Sirte after forces aligned with the new unity government advanced on the…

In Libya the so-called Islamic State group is battling to hold on to its stronghold of Sirte after forces aligned with the new unity government advanced on the…

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ISIL continues assault on Libyan oil ports

There has been a second day of fighting at Libya’s two main oil storage ports, with ISIL fighters from Sirte claiming they have entered El Sider and

There has been a second day of fighting at Libya’s two main oil storage ports, with ISIL fighters from Sirte claiming they have entered El Sider and

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Rival Libyan parliaments set sights on Dec 16 for unity deal

Libya’s rival factions have given themselves just five more days to reach a UN-backed national unity government agreement designed to end their

Libya’s rival factions have given themselves just five more days to reach a UN-backed national unity government agreement designed to end their

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"I'm not controlling an armed group, just protecting Libya's oil"

Libya has fallen into turmoil with its internationally recognised government and elected parliament on one side and a self-styled administration

Libya has fallen into turmoil with its internationally recognised government and elected parliament on one side and a self-styled administration

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UN proposes unity government in Libya

“Not an easy task,” said Bernardino Leon, the United Nations envoy to Libya, as he announced plans to form a national unity government in the

“Not an easy task,” said Bernardino Leon, the United Nations envoy to Libya, as he announced plans to form a national unity government in the

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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi: Libya's failed reformer

Saif al Islam Gaddafi was once widely seen as the future of reform in Libya. Muammar Gaddafi’s second son was once regarded as the man who would

Saif al Islam Gaddafi was once widely seen as the future of reform in Libya. Muammar Gaddafi’s second son was once regarded as the man who would

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Libya: Rights groups slam death sentence for Gaddafi son

The United Nations human rights office says it is ‘deeply disturbed’ by death sentences handed down by a Libyan court to a son of Colonel Gaddafi and

The United Nations human rights office says it is ‘deeply disturbed’ by death sentences handed down by a Libyan court to a son of Colonel Gaddafi and

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Libya: Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam sentenced to death

A court in Libya has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to death by firing squad in absentia. The second son of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi was on

A court in Libya has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to death by firing squad in absentia. The second son of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi was on

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ISIL may use Libya as doorstep to Europe, says analyst

Around 50 people are now known to have died in three suicide car bombings in Libya. Fighters loyal to the group calling itself Islamic State (ISIL)

Around 50 people are now known to have died in three suicide car bombings in Libya. Fighters loyal to the group calling itself Islamic State (ISIL)

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Rocket hits tank at Libyan oil port Es Sider

A rocket hit a storage tank at the eastern Libyan oil port of Es Sider as armed factions loyal to competing governments fought for control of the

A rocket hit a storage tank at the eastern Libyan oil port of Es Sider as armed factions loyal to competing governments fought for control of the

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Libya's neighbours meet to discuss way forward for country

As fighting and anarchy continue throughout Libya, a delegation from neighbouring countries has held its first meeting in the

As fighting and anarchy continue throughout Libya, a delegation from neighbouring countries has held its first meeting in the

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France pulls diplomatic staff out of Libya

France is the latest country to pull its embassy staff out of Libya after heavy fighting between armed groups in Tripoli. A battle to control

France is the latest country to pull its embassy staff out of Libya after heavy fighting between armed groups in Tripoli. A battle to control

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Tunisian sets himself on fire in Libya war compensation protest

German police say a young Tunisian man is critically ill after setting himself on fire outside the Libyan embassy in Berlin. His protest is not

German police say a young Tunisian man is critically ill after setting himself on fire outside the Libyan embassy in Berlin. His protest is not

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Swiss Red Cross worker killed in Libya

There have been a series of attacks across Libya on Wednesday. In the coastal city of Sirte, a Swiss national working for the Red Cross was killed

There have been a series of attacks across Libya on Wednesday. In the coastal city of Sirte, a Swiss national working for the Red Cross was killed

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Libya dismiss PM as rebel held oil tanker breaks naval blockade

The Libyan parliament has dismissed Prime Minister Ali Zeidan after a rebel held tanker with thousands of barrels of oil on board escaped a naval

The Libyan parliament has dismissed Prime Minister Ali Zeidan after a rebel held tanker with thousands of barrels of oil on board escaped a naval

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Libya: Suicide attacker kills six outside military base

Six people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at an army base outside Benghazi, in eastern Libya. Up to 15 people were also hurt in the

Six people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at an army base outside Benghazi, in eastern Libya. Up to 15 people were also hurt in the

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Libyans' patience with militias reaches breaking point

Saturday was another day of clashes between rival militias in Libya which left at least one dead and a dozen wounded on top of the more than 40

Saturday was another day of clashes between rival militias in Libya which left at least one dead and a dozen wounded on top of the more than 40

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Libya: dozens killed in clashes with militia

Libyan officials said 32 people had been killed and almost 400 wounded in clashes in Tripoli between militiamen and protesters. The violence

Libyan officials said 32 people had been killed and almost 400 wounded in clashes in Tripoli between militiamen and protesters. The violence

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Libya: Protests, coup attempt claims and chaos

Amid growing anarchy in Libya, Islamist demonstrators have denounced the capture of al Qaeda suspect Abu Anas al-Liby by US special forces. It is a

Amid growing anarchy in Libya, Islamist demonstrators have denounced the capture of al Qaeda suspect Abu Anas al-Liby by US special forces. It is a