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Libya Unity Govt. Demands Explanation over French Troops

The head of Libya's unity government has asked for an official explanation from Paris about the presence of French troops in the conflict-ridden country, a statement said on Tuesday.

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41 Migrant Bodies Wash Up on Libya Beach

Volunteers have recovered the bodies of 41 presumed migrants that washed up on a Libyan beach, an official from the coastal city of Sabratha said on Sunday.

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Bodies of 14 Executed in Libya's Benghazi Found

A hospital in Libya's second city Benghazi said Friday it had received the bodies of 14 people killed execution-style, in what the U.N. envoy said was a "war crime."

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Libya PM Says Only United Military Can Defeat IS

The head of Libya's unity government said Sunday that only a united military bringing together all the country's armed factions would be able to defeat the Islamic State group.

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Libya Pro-Govt. Forces Preparing 'Decisive' Sirte Assault

Libya's unity government forces said Tuesday they were preparing for a final assault on the Islamic State group's stronghold of Sirte, after repelling multiple counter-attacks from the surrounded jihadists.

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Libya Car Bombing Kills 10 Anti-IS Fighters

A suicide car bombing on Thursday killed 10 members of forces allied to Libya's unity government who are fighting the Islamic State jihadist group, hospital sources said.

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Pro-Govt. Forces Repel IS Counter-Attack in Libya's Sirte

Forces allied with Libya's unity government said Wednesday they had repelled a counter-attack by the Islamic State group in the jihadists' coastal stronghold of Sirte.

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U.N. to Authorize EU Operation to Enforce Libya Arms Embargo

The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday was set to authorize an EU naval force to enforce the arms embargo on Libya by intercepting ships suspected of carrying weapons to the Islamic State group and other militias.

The 15-member council was to vote on a resolution drafted by Britain and France that would expand the mission of Operation Sophia, which has been combating migrant-smuggling in the Mediterranean.

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Libya PM Calls for Unity behind Anti-IS Sirte Offensive

The head of Libya's unity government on Tuesday urged Libyans to rally behind forces battling to retake the city of Sirte from the Islamic State group.

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Libyan Pro-Govt. Advance Slows as IS Hits Back in Sirte

An intense fightback by the Islamic State group in Libya's Sirte slowed an advance by pro-government forces Monday into the jihadists' North African stronghold.

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