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GNA in final phases of Freeing Sirte of ISIS

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Sunday, commanders of operation Al-Bunyan al-Marsous who are loyal to the UN-backed unity government (GNA), met to discuss “the final and the crucial battles” to wipe out ISIS in Sirte, according to a post on the force’s Facebook page. On Monday, the GNA loyal forces …

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President Barack Obama Authorizes Air Strikes in Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The Libyan unity government in Tripoli (GNA) announced on Monday that the United States launched its first airstrikes on ISIS fighters in Sirte. Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj said an aired speech, “the first American air strikes on precise positions of the Daesh (ISIS) organisation were …

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US warplanes target ISIL in Libya for first time

(Republished From: Al Jazeera) US warplanes have carried out air strikes on positions of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the Libyan city of Sirte for the first time, the country’s unity government head announced. “The first American air strikes on precise positions of the Daesh …

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GNA Forces Take Over Sirte’s Security Headquarters from ISIS

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) loyal forces announced on Monday that they have taken over the Sirte security headquarters from ISIS who has held it since February 2015. “We’re slowly tightening our grip on them,” said a Libyan senior official. GNA loyal forces have …

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