Sirte

Libya

Trump's first airstrikes in Libya kill 17 ISIS militants

Tim Hume
9.25.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Investigators believe 100 Democrats were hit in the Russian cyberattack, the Trump Tower climber reportedly wanted an audience with the candidate, the DEA will announce an expansion to marijuana research, and more.
VICE Staff
8.11.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump claims the presidential election will be "rigged," new Zika cases in Miami prompt a travel warning, Warren Buffett challenges Trump to a tax duel, and more.
Vice Beta
8.2.16
war and conflict

Libyan Forces Advance on Islamic State Fighters in Sirte

The brigades have advanced more swiftly than many expected on the Islamic State's stronghold in Libya, though their progress has been hampered by suicide bombers, mines and snipers.
Reuters News Agency
6.11.16
war and conflict

Libyan Fighters Are Driving the Islamic State Out of the Only Major City It Controls in the Country

If the advances are sustained, they could dislodge Islamic State from its most important base outside the Middle East and provide a boost to the UN-backed Government of National Accord.
Reuters News Agency
6.9.16
middle east

Five Years On, Revolution Leaves Libya in the Grip of Civil War and the Islamic State

Muammar Qaddafi is gone and his sons are either dead or in prison, but Libya is still convulsing as rival governments vie for control of the oil-rich nation.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
2.17.16
middle east

Libya's Peace Process Moves Forward — But So Does the Islamic State

Libya named a new national unity government on Tuesday — a small but important step toward ending the nation's bloody, multi-party civil war. Looming over the ordeal is the specter of the Islamic State, which is expanding a mini-state in Sirte.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
1.19.16
Islamic State

The Islamic State's Next Target: Libyan Oil

Experts say Libya’s oil holds the key to the Islamic State establishing control of the country and turning it into a base for future attacks in Africa and Europe.
John Dyer
1.6.16
africa

Anniversary of Muammar Qaddafi's Death Coincides with Failed Peace Talks in Libya

In the years since Qaddafi's fall, Libya has been torn apart by political instability, militia violence, and Islamist extremist groups.
Kayla Ruble
10.20.15
Islamic State

Islamic State Video Shows Man Being Dragged to Death in Gruesome Execution

The Islamic State released a video that appears to show a pair of executions in Libya, including one that involves a man being dragged to death behind a truck.
VICE News
10.18.15
Islamic State

Islamic State Tightens Grip on Qaddafi’s Hometown After Failed Uprising

Reports of beheadings and bodies strung up on poles have emerged following an attempted rebellion against Islamic State militants in the Libyan city of Sirte.
Rebecca Murray
8.16.15
africa

Ethiopians Call for Revenge on the Islamic State at Violent Protest Over Mass Killing Video

A massive, peaceful protest in Addis Ababa over the Islamic State’s murder of more than 20 Ethiopian Christians turned violent as demonstrators called for vengeance.
Johnny Magdaleno
4.22.15
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