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Libya Oil Chief Fears 'Financial Collapse' unless Exports Rise

Conflict-hit Libya could run out of money next year without a swift resumption of oil exports, the head of the country's National Oil Corporation (NOC) warned on Thursday.

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'13 Dead' in Clashes with IS in Libya's Sirte

Ten jihadists and three pro-government fighters died in clashes Thursday around the last positions of the Islamic State group in the Libyan coastal city of Sirte, medical and military sources said.

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Two Car Bombs Hit Libya's Tripoli, No Casualties

Two car bombs went off in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Thursday morning, damaging nearby vehicles but causing no casualties, said a security official. 

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Libya Unity Forces Prepare 'Decisive' Assault in IS bastion

Libya pro-government forces backed by U.S. air strikes said Sunday they would soon launch a final assault to retake the coastal city of Sirte from the Islamic State jihadist group.

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Will U.S. Strikes on IS Deepen Libya Divisions?

The United States has opened a new front in its campaign against the Islamic State group, launching air strikes to support Libyan forces battling to oust the jihadists from Sirte.

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The IS in Libya: Key Dates

Key dates since the Islamic State group (IS) moved into Libya in 2014 amid the chaos that followed the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011.

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France Mends Fences with Libya Govt. over Troop Presence

France on Tuesday reaffirmed its "full support" for Libya's unity government, seeking to mend fences after the interim leader demanded an explanation for the presence of French troops in the east of the conflict-ridden country.

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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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