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Libya’s UN-backed gov’t accuses eastern-based army of attacking its forces in Sirte

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The UN-backed Libyan government on Thursday accused the rival eastern-based army of attacking its forces in Sirte city. Spokesman of the...
Israeli soldiers gather on November 20, 2019 near the settlement Merom Golan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, seized from Syrian in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. - The Israeli army carried out a "wide-scale" attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria early on November 20, killing at least 11 fighters, the Israeli army and a monitoring group said. In a rare confirmation of their operations in Syria, the Israeli army said they carried out dozens on strikes against the Iranian elite Quds Force and the Syrian military, in response to four rockets fired at Israel a day before. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP)

Libya’s UN-backed Government accuses eastern-based army of killing, arresting civilians in Sirte

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The UN-backed government of Libya on Wednesday accused the rival eastern-based army of killing and arresting civilians in the city of Sirte, some 450...
A fighter of the UN-recognized Libyan government gestures on a pickup truck in the Abu Qurain area about 300 kilometers east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, July 20, 2020.

Libya humanitarian situation could turn into disaster over Sirte – UN

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The humanitarian situation in Libya, which is already dire, could turn into a humanitarian disaster if hostilities erupt over the coastal city of...
Smoke rises from Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 28, 2020. The forces of the UN-backed Libyan government said on Friday that the rival east-based army attacked the Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli with heavy shelling. (Photo by Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua)

Sirte fight crucial for both rival parties – Khalid Al-Montaser

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by Mahmoud Darwesh Libya's UN-backed government and the rival eastern-based army are mobilizing forces in preparation for the fight to control...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Mass grave found in Libya’s Sirte

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Security service of Libya's east-based government on Wednesday found a mass grave containing five bodies in the city of Sirte, which used to be...
Some Libya Dawn fighters go into the combat zone on their armed vehicles near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Libyan government forms new force to secure Sirte

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Libya's UN-backed government of national accord formed a security force of 3,000 fighters on Friday to secure the city of Sirte, according to an...

Libya War Escalates Migrant Crisis

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Fighting for control of the western coastal city of Sirte, Libya has resulted in the fleeing of more people from this embattled North African...
Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Oct. 29 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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TRIPOLI -- Unidentified warplanes on Thursday attacked some strongholds of the Islamic State (IS) in Libyan city of Sirte, according to local eyewitness. ...