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News and updates about Sirte

ISIS's silent Libyan crucifixion campaign revealed

HRW exposes underreported atrocities of ISIS rule in Sirte, including beheading 'sorcerers' and flogging music listeners.

ISIS's silent Libyan crucifixion campaign revealed

ISIS starts building an air force in Libya

Officials reveal ISIS using flight simulators to train pilots in Libya; UN report lists up to 3,000 ISIS jihadists in the strategic state.

ISIS starts building an air force in Libya

Deputy Libyan Minister Assassinated

Hassan al-Droui, Libya's deputy minister of industry, shot dead during a visit to his hometown of Sirte, east of Tripoli.

Deputy Libyan Minister Assassinated

Libya: Two Dead in Blast Near Islamist Camp

At least two people were killed as a large blast was heard near a Libyan Islamist stronghold in Sirte.

Libya: Two Dead in Blast Near Islamist Camp

Qaddafi is Dead!

Fugitive dictator Muammar Qaddafi was killed as his home town of Sirte fell, marking an end to his despotic and eccentric 42-year rule.

Qaddafi is Dead!player

Anti-Qaddafi Fighters in Sirte Regroup, Again

For the third time in a week, anti-Qaddafi forces have been driven back and forced to regroup in their push into Sirte.

Anti-Qaddafi Fighters in Sirte Regroup, Again

Libya: Rebels Pound Qaddafi Compound in Sirte

After over a month of intense fighting and numerous set backs, rebel fighters have reached the center of Qaddafi's home town.

Libya: Rebels Pound Qaddafi Compound in Sirte

Libya's NTC Says 'Final Assault' on Sirte

Libyan rebels say they are launching their "final assault" on Sirte, hometown of former dictator Muammar Qaddafi. But it's not over yet.

Libyan Rebels Launch 'Final Assault' on Qaddafi's Hometown

Qaddafi Taunts Rebels Amid Failed Sirte Offensive

Fugitive strongman Muammar Qaddafi called for massive civil disobedience as Libya's rebels fail to take Sirte.

Qaddafi Taunts Rebels Amid Failed Sirte Offensive

Qaddafi Strongholds Turn Back Rebels

Rebel forces in Libya have met fierce resistance in Bani Walid and Sirte, raising the specter of prolonged fighting.

Qaddafi Strongholds Turn Back Rebels

Libya: Rebels Struggling in Sirte Offensive

Rebels are struggling against stiff resistance in Qaddafi's home town of Sirte as a second rebel offensive on nearby Bani Walid fails.

Libya: Rebels Struggling in Sirte Offensive

Qaddafi Denies He Fled to Niger in New Audio

Former Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi denied fleeing and vowed "never to leave the land of his ancestors" in a new audiotape Thursday.

Qaddafi Denies He Fled to Niger in New Audioplayer

Libyan Rebels Extend Sirte Offensive Deadline

Libya's caretaker rebel government has extended the deadline for Qaddafi loyalists in Sirte to negotiate a surrender.

Libyan Rebels Extend Sirte Offensive Deadline

Libya's Rebels Raise Algerian Tensions

Libya's rebels have upped regional tensions demanding Algeria hand over Qaddafi's family; Saturday deadline for Sirte; 50,000 Dead

Libya's Rebels Raise Algerian Tensions