Troops loyal to Libya's new unity government have retaken the Mediterranean city of Sirte from the so-called Islamic State. IS fighters took the port city in the summer of 2015, but failed to expand far beyond it. Will they return to take it again?
A Libyan group accused of being behind the 2012 Benghazi attack on the US consulate in Benghazi has declared its "dissolution." Ansar al-Sharia claimed that its decision followed defections and various setbacks.
The US has ended a military operation to support Libya's fledgling government in its efforts to retake the former IS stronghold of Sirte. The militant group still retains a presence in the country.
Dutch photojournalist Jeroen Oerlemans has died after being shot during an ambush in the Libyan city of Sirte. At least eight soldiers allied with Libya's unity government were also reportedly killed.
Libyan forces have recaptured all of the coastal city of Sirte from the so-called "Islamic State," a spokesman says. If confirmed, the retaking of the city represents a major blow to the terror organization.
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