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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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US Airstrikes Lead Libyan Forces to Last ISIS Holdout

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Libyan brigades backed by US airstrikes are nearing their final day in their battle against ISIS whose fighters are attempting to hold onto the last districts that they control in central Sirte, said US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday. According to Carter, Libyan fighters …

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