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News Libya » Sirte: Three militiamen killed in Libya car bomb attack

News channel or source: https://www.thestatesman.com/world/three-militiamen-killed-libya-car-bomb-attack-1502589520.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Jihadists from the Islamic State group remain active in central and southern Libya despite being forced out of their northern stronghold Sirte in 2016. Libya has been gripped by chaos since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed longtime dictator Moamer ...

News Libya » Sirte: How my hometown became major smuggling route in Libya

News channel or source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2018/02/libya-village-human-traffickers-smuggling-migrants.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Libya's interior has become a hub for human smugglers who utilize ... has transported migrants since 2014 in his eight-seat minibus from around Sirte and through Bani Walid on the way to Tripoli. “I usually take the migrants to a point near Tarhouna ...

News Libya » Sirte: A cathedral dedicated to the Egyptian martyrs beheaded in Libya

News channel or source: http://www.asianews.it/news-en/A-cathedral-dedicated-to-the-Egyptian-martyrs-beheaded-in-Libya-43131.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Meanwhile, the families of the dead still await the results of DNA tests by the Egyptian authorities, after the discovery of the remains of the martyrs in a cave in Sirte (Libya), to receive the relics of their children who are likely to be guarded in ...

News Libya » Sirte: Car bomb hits military checkpoint near Libya's Sirte

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/10/c_136965116.htm
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

TRIPOLI, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- A car bomb on Saturday hit a military checkpoint of the eastern-based army some 90 km east of the Libyan city of Sirte, destroying military vehicles and injuring a soldier, according to a statement by the army's Sirte Military ...

News Libya » Sirte: Libya mired in chaos 7 years since Kadhafi fall

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-5395893/Libya-mired-chaos-7-years-Kadhafi-fall.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

But Libya has remained riven by divisions between that government and a rival administration backed by military strongman Khalifa Haftar in the east. Forces allied with the unity government expelled the Islamic State group from the coastal city of Sirte in ...

News Libya » Sirte: UN experts say political settlement in Libya 'out of reach'

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/experts-political-settlement-libya-reach-article-1.3819149
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The experts said cells of the Islamic State extremist group continue to operate in central and southern Libya despite the militant group being routed from its stronghold in Sirte in 2016 by militias loyal to the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli.

News Libya » Sirte: 3 Libyan soldiers killed in suicide attack

News channel or source: https://www.newkerala.com/news/fullnews-331931.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Tripoli, Feb 21 : Three soldiers of Libya's eastern-based army were killed on Wednesday ... as their remnants are based between Jufra and Sirte, a city some 450 km east of Tripoli, according to the official. Mohamed Arabi, an officer of the emergency ...

News Libya » Sirte: Car bomb hits checkpoint in eastern Libya, 2nd attack in 24 hours

News channel or source: https://www.efe.com/efe/english/world/car-bomb-hits-checkpoint-in-eastern-libya-2nd-attack-24-hours/50000262-3520021
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

A car bomb on Saturday struck a checkpoint 90 kilometers east of the coastal Libyan city of Sirte, injuring at least four troops ... Khalifa Haftar in eastern Libya.

News Libya » Sirte: Libya: Residents Fear Return of ISIL as Sirte Lies in Ruins

News channel or source: http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13961127000695
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

TEHRAN (FNA)- Sirte in Libya, one of the last strongholds of the ISIL was reduced to a pile of rubble during US airstrikes during the 'Battle of Sirte'. More than a year on, footage shows the once-vibrant city still lies in ruins with its buildings ...