This week ISIL lost Sirte, the group’s only foothold in Libya.
Libyan forces are said to have suffered heavy losses in the battle to retake the coastal city of Sirte from ISIL militants.
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.
Libyan forces battling to oust ISIL from Sirte have seized a key symbol of the militant group's authority in the city.
A deal to lift an armed blockade of Libyan oil ports and restart exports could be possible within two weeks, after talks with the government advanced