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ISIS battles For Sirte

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Libyan forces continue to make advances against ISIS in Sirte despite being subject to constant terror attacks from the extremist group, and having limited resources. Knowing that their days in Libya are numbered, ISIS fighters have resorted to planting more lethal Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), …

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Gold, Money and Guns Found in Abandoned ISIS Building

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Forces loyal to the GNA took over a building known to ISIS as “The House of Muslim Funds” finding jewelry made of gold, stacks of bills and weapons in it. The valuables are believed to have been stolen by ISIS from the homes of locals …

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Over 200 Nigerians Deported from Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The Libyan unity government (GNA) along with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian embassy in Libya, have deported 220 Nigerians back to their country. A chartered airplane took the deported Nigerians, who were gathered from various locations in Libya, to the Murtala …

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America’s Own War Criminal In Libya

(Republished from the Huffington Post) by: Aly Abuzaakouk At the onset of the Libyan Revolution in February 2011, Colonel (General) Khalifa Haftar, who had been living comfortably in exile in suburban Virginia for two decades, returned to Libya with the blessing of the United States to finally get vengeance against Muammar …

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Sirte Could be Just the Beginning for ISIS in Africa

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Libyan forces have been making significant advancements against ISIS in Sirte as a result of support from the US who have led an airstrike campaign that began earlier this month. ISIS has since been desperate to establish a new base, and there are reports that …

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Egypt’s El-Sisi Shifts His Support To The UN-Backed GNA

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff)   Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj in Cairo on Saturday where he reaffirmed his faith in the UN-backed Government of National Accord’s (GNA) ability to achieve political resolve in Libya. Sisi stated that Egypt supported the GNA’s Presidential Council …

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Egypt’s FM Sameh Shoukry Meets with Libyan Deputy Head in Cairo

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with Moussa al-Kawni the Deputy Head of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) in Cairo on Thursday. Shoukry and al-Kawni discussed the latest developments in Libya and the importance of obtaining national reconciliation. The two sides discussed efforts on …

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