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Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government on August 28, 2016 in Sirte during a military operation to clear IS group jihadists from the city. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 30, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The forces said that they “completely liberated” neighborhood Number One residential area in central Sirte on Monday.
Thousands of Africans have been rescued from sinking vessels in the Mediterranean Sea in 2016. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Forty rescue missions over the course of 24 hours saved the lives of over 6,500 African migrants off the coast of Libya.
A fighter from the Government of National Unity (GNA) stands in a severely damaged state regulation prison after taking control of the area from the Daesh group in Sirte, east of the capital on August 26, 2016.
August 28, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The forces claim the Sirte recapture is imminent as they have managed to bring most of the city under their control.
Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj addresses the UN-backed unity government (GNA). (AFP/File)
August 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj presented a new cabinet lineup days after parliament issued a no-confidence vote in the UN-backed government.
Members of Libyan pro-government forces hold a position as they fight to clear DAesh from its main Libyan stronghold of Sirte on August 13, 2016 in Sirte. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Airstrikes continue to pound Sirte in the battle to oust Daesh from their Libyan stronghold.
A member of the forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) runs on a street on August 21, 2016 in the coastal city of Sirte, east of the capital Tripoli. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 23, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The country's House of Representatives issued a no-confidence vote in the unity government.
Migrants attempting to reach Italy are rescued by the Libyan coast guard during a previous operation after their boat capsized. (File photo)
August 22, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Italian and Libyan operations over the weekend picked up 576 people in the Mediterranean Sea.
Smoke from rocket fire rises in Sirte, Libya. (AFP/File)
August 21, 2016 - 08:10 GMT
GNA forces have carried out a series of airstrikes on Daesh in Sirte, as they attempt to sweep the city of the militant presence.
Fighters from the pro-government forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) look at some of their vehicles burning after a Daesh bomber detonated his explosives close to a group of soldiers in an area of central Sirte on August 16, 2016. (AFP/File)
August 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The United Nations has voiced concern about the alarming conditions of well over two million Libyans, who need humanitarian aid due to the militancy in the north African country.
Pro government forces fire towards Daesh militants' positions in residential district two on August 14, 2016 in Sirte. (AFP/File)
August 15, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Pro-government forces continue to push the militants out of their Libyan stronghold in Sirte.
The Egyptians have been held for over three months. (Shutterstock)
August 14, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Seven Egyptian hostages still held by Libyan forces are not seeing support from the government, so their families are taking more direct steps.
A Libyan protestor waves his national flag during a demonstration in Benghazi in support of General Khalifa al-Haftar, who is aligned with the elected House of Representatives in the eastern city of Tobruk and against the rival UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) based in the capital Tripoli and foreign intervention in Libya on August 5, 2016. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
August 12, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Egyptians working and living in Libya have been caught up in the conflict, with several kidnapping incidents occurring.
Fighters from the pro-government forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Unity (GNA) walk on August 3, 2016 in Sirte during an operation against Daesh. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 12, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Libyan forces are working to push Daesh out of the only city it had full control over.
Government of National Accord forces walk through Sirte, Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
August 11, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
French forces have withdrawn from Libya to Malta, after extensive backlash from Libyans.
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton told a town hall meeting in Derry, New Hampshire. (AFP/File)
August 10, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Patricia Smith and Charles Woods, parents of Sean Smith and Tyrone Woods, claim the former secretary of state's use of a private email server may have revealed their sons' location in Libya.
Fighters from the pro-government forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Unity (GNA) walk on August 3, 2016 in Sirte during an operation against Daesh. (AFP/File)
August 10, 2016 - 06:49 GMT
US forces are providing direct, on-the-ground support to forces loyal to Libya's unity government in a fight against Daesh.