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2 Women and 3 Children Escape from ISIS controlled Sirte

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Two females and three children fled ISIS’s control in Sirte and surrendered themselves to Libyan forces saying they did not want to become suicide bombers, according to Mohamed Ghasri, a spokesperson for the Libyan army. Libya’s military campaign against ISIS in Sirte began five months …

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GNA Forces Divide ISIS to Conquer Sirte

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Forces loyal to the Libyan unity government based in Tripoli (GNA) said they were able to intercept and prevent three attempted car bombings by ISIS fighers in Sirte on Thursday. The Libyan soldiers, most of whom are from Misrata, have been in the process of …

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9 Killed and 20 Injured in City of Houn

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Wednesday, forces loyal to the eastern parliament accused the Government of National Accord’s (GNA) air force of carrying out an airstrike which killed nine people and injured 20 in the coastal city of Houn. The GNA refuted the accusation, saying it did not send …

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GNA Resume Fight Against ISIS

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Sunday, forces loyal to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) launched an attack against ISIS fighters in Sirte, ending a two-week pause in fighting. The Libyan military’s media centre posted a statement on their Facebook page reporting that their fighters killed two ISIS …

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Citizens of Misrata Call on GNA to Complete Hospital Renovations

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Friday, citizens from Misrata, Libya’s third largest city, gathered for a demonstration calling for the Libyan unity Government in Tripoli (GNA) to follow through with the needed renovations for the Misrata Hospital. The demonstrators said they were demonstrating to save their city’s hospital, which …

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US Deploys Gunships In Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) U.S. Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra Helicopter   The US military has dispatched helicopter gunships to assist in targeting ISIS militants hiding out in the centre of Sirte. Over the weekend, Marine AH-1W SuperCobra helicopters set out to strike at ISIS targets, according to a …

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