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GNA Will Soon Announce Liberation of Sirte

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) will soon be announcing the end of the battle against ISIS in Sirte, said Presidential Council (PC) spokesperson Ashraf Tulty on Monday. Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous forces have achieved major objectives in their fight “against what (is) so called the …

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Libyan Forces Find 266 Bodies in Sirte

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) 266 bodies have been discovered in Sirte on Tuesday after the Libyan forces took over the Libyan coastal city from ISIS. 230 of the dead were ISIS fighters and 36 others among them were women and children, according to the Libyan Red Crescent who worked …

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Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos Declare Sirte is Clear Of ISIS

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On December 6, 2016, Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos forces declared the victory and liberation of Sirte from ISIS. Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos ground fighters stated that only three building remained in which ISIS had used as a barracks after the attacks took place early Tuesday morning. “During the relentless …

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ISIS Loses Control of Final Holdout in Sirte

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous forces were able to secure central Sirte, an area that ISIS fighters have been holding on to for months as the final remnants of its former North African base, said a spokesperson for the Libyan forces. Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous now “control all of Sirte’s …

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US Warns of Potential ISIS Regrouping in Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The US Department of State is “watching very carefully” for any regrouping of ISIS militants outside of Sirte. The terrorist group moved into Sirte, which had a population of 80,000, in 2015 and managed to establish a stronghold in the coastal city. ISIS had aims …

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Schools Reopen in Sirte as Families Begin to Return Home

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The Libyan forces loyal to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) shared photos on their media centre of a school reopening in the Sawawa district in northern Sirte. The photos showed students in their classrooms and also showed students holding up two fingers representing …

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