August 11, 2016

Libyan forces recapture ISIL headquarters in Sirte

In Libya, UN-backed government forces say they have taken complete control of ISIL's headquarters in the city.

Meanwhile, ISIL has claimed responsibility for the downing of a pro-government fighter jet. The city has been a stronghold of the armed group for over a year.

Al Jazeera's Ahmed Khalifa reports from Sirte. Read more.

Al Jazeera

Sirte’s Ouagadougou Centre and Ibn Sina Hospital reported liberated by Bunyan Marsous troops but Libyan air force jet lost; Serraj says no foreign ground forces needed - Libya Herald

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