Libyan forces seize main Sirte mosque, Islamic State-run jail

Aug 22, 2016

Libyan forces seize main Sirte mosque, Islamic State-run jail

Libyan forces renewed their push to oust Islamic State from its former North African stronghold of Sirte on Sunday, saying they had seized the city’s main mosque and a jail run by the militants’ morality police. The forces, mainly brigades from the city of ...

Strife-torn Libya struggles to ramp up oil exports

Aug 14, 2016

Strife-torn Libya struggles to ramp up oil exports

Jihadi attacks and political struggles are thwarting attempts by Libya’s unity government to revive an oil industry seen as vital for the economy of the impoverished North African country. Five years since the fall of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, Libya’s rival governments and militias are ...