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Libyan Forces Face Deadly Daesh Defence in Sirte Holdout

SIRTE, Libya, Nov 26 – Libyan forces faced fierce resistance on Saturday from Daesh militants defending a final strip of land in their former stronghold of Sirte, losing at least five men, officials said. Forces led by fighters from the city of Misrata and backed by U.S. air strikes have taken all but a few

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Libya Car Bomb Targets Security Forces in Benghazi, Kills 22

By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI, Libya, Aug 2 – A car bomb targeting security forces in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed at least 22 people and wounded 20 on Tuesday, a commander of the forces and medical officials said. The blast occurred in a residential area in the Guwarsha district, the scene of fighting

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Daesh Forces on Retreat Around East Libyan City: Military

BENGHAZI, Libya, April 20 – Military forces in eastern Libya said Daesh fighters had retreated from long-held positions around the city of Derna on Wednesday, and were engaged in clashes with troops to the south. Security forces allied to Libya’s eastern government have carried out occasional strikes against Daesh in the area over recent months. The

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