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  • 05:22 ISIL Strengthens Hold Over Sitre In Libya, Beheads 12 People

    ISIL Strengthens Hold Over Sitre In Libya, Beheads 12 People

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    Reports coming out of Libya’s Sirte say ISIL Takfiri terrorists are consolidating their grip over the port city. The street fighting has reportedly stopped for the moment. The Takfiris surrounded small areas where people still resist the terror group. Wit

  • 00:32 Egypt Approves New Tough Anti-terrorism Laws

    Egypt Approves New Tough Anti-terrorism Laws

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    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has approved stringent new counter-terrorism laws in the country - to fight a growing Islamist insurgency. ISIL affiliated militants have been a growing threat in Egypt in recent months. The laws establish special c

  • 02:02 Two Ghanaian Men  Confirmed To Have Left The Country To Join ISIL

    Two Ghanaian Men Confirmed To Have Left The Country To Join ISIL

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    Ghana's government says several universities are being investigated as potential sites for recruitment by the militant group, Islamic State. Ghana's national security chief said ISIL was potentially using campuses to recruit students. The news comes after

  • 02:16 ISIL Influence Spreading Across North Africa.

    ISIL Influence Spreading Across North Africa.

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    Security forces in Tunisia have intercepted two car bombs on the country's border with Libya. The vehicles also were carrying documents bearing ISIL's symbol. From the capital Tunis, CCTV's Youssef Gaigi filed this report

  • 02:12 ISIL Insurgency Greatly Affecting Egyptian Economy

    ISIL Insurgency Greatly Affecting Egyptian Economy

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    Terrorist acts by ISIL and other militant groups have in one way or the other had an effect on millions in Egypt. Despite security forces achievements against the militants, many Egyptians live in constant fear of attack, driving investors and tourists aw

  • 01:40 Egypt Crash: ISIL Claims Responsibility For A Second Time

    Egypt Crash: ISIL Claims Responsibility For A Second Time

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    ISIL militants have once again claimed responsibility for the Russian plane crash in Egypt - this time in an online video. The Egyptian government has, meanwhile, held a press conference on the latest findings of the ongoing investigation. But for some -

  • 02:17 Concerns Grow Over ISIL Strength In North Africa

    Concerns Grow Over ISIL Strength In North Africa

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    Militant group ISIL is perhaps the biggest threat to global security - and it looks like the group is set to become even more active in Africa. With almost daily bombardments from foreign armies in Syria, it appears as if ISIL may move its operations to L

  • 00:51 10 People Arrested In Raids Against ISIL Across Morocco

    10 People Arrested In Raids Against ISIL Across Morocco

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    In Morocco, counter-extremist investigators said on Friday they have succeeded in disrupting an extremist plot, following a series of raids across the country.Ten people were arrested during the raids on Thursday, including a French national. Weapons and

  • 02:59 Libya's Unity Government Forces Trying To Retake Sirte

    Libya's Unity Government Forces Trying To Retake Sirte

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    Forces loyal to Libya's unity government have been pushing against ISIL militants outside the city of Sirte. Armed forces have for days now been trying to retake the city. And Libya says it's forces are making progress. That's despite a report by the Unit

  • 00:46 Libyan Troops Cite Further Advances Against ISIL In Key City

    Libyan Troops Cite Further Advances Against ISIL In Key City

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    Libyan forces say they've made further advances into Sirte, as part of efforts to recapture the city from ISIL militants. After a lull in fighting last week, government-backed troops have launched a fresh assault, pounding ISIL targets with artillery shel

  • 05:14 Libyan Forces Claim Capture Of District In Sirte From ISIL

    Libyan Forces Claim Capture Of District In Sirte From ISIL

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    Libyan forces say they have taken control of one of the last districts in central Sirte occupied by Islamic State fighters. After the Forces secured key sites south of central Sirte last week, fighting moved into neighbourhood Number 2, which the brigades

  • 01:17 U.S. Air Strikes Continue Against ISIL Bases In Libya

    U.S. Air Strikes Continue Against ISIL Bases In Libya

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    American forces are continuing to launch airstrikes on ISIL positions in the Libya city of Sirte. The strikes are in support of a military campaign by Libya's Government of National Accord to re-take the militant stronghold.

  • 06:05 Libyan Forces Make Further Advances Against ISIL

    Libyan Forces Make Further Advances Against ISIL

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    After significant success in their push to liberate Sirte last week, Libyan forces have continued their onslaught against ISIL. They've seized the city's main mosque and a jail previously run by the militants. Susan Mwongeli reports.

  • 01:28 Libyan Forces Continue Push To Oust ISIL From Sirte

    Libyan Forces Continue Push To Oust ISIL From Sirte

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    Forces loyal to Libya's unity government are in a final push against ISIL militants in the city of Sirte. The Libyan troops have been making a series of discoveries in the city. That includes a hoard of stolen jewellery, suitcases stuffed with cash, and a

  • 03:51 Libyan Forces In Final Push To Oust ISIL From City

    Libyan Forces In Final Push To Oust ISIL From City

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    Forces loyal to Libya's government are close to liberating Sirte city from ISIL fighters. The militants are holed up in two tiny areas in the centre of the city. But the battles have been fierce. 18 pro-government fighters have been killed in the latest c

  • 00:53 Libyan Forces Advance On Final ISIL Strongholds In Coastal City

    Libyan Forces Advance On Final ISIL Strongholds In Coastal City

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    An offensive on the ISIL stronghold of Sirte, Libya on Sunday has left dozens of fighters killed. At least 34 soldiers are dead and more than 180 wounded. Leslie Mirungu has more on that story.

  • 01:08 Pro-government Forces Closer To Retaking Libyan City From ISIL

    Pro-government Forces Closer To Retaking Libyan City From ISIL

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    Libyan pro-government forces have advanced into another area in the coastal city of Sirte, in their battle to liberate it from ISIL militants. On Thursday, they advanced into Sirte's neighborhood 650, reclaiming several buildings from the militants' contr

  • 01:10 ISIL's Territory In Sirte Reduced To Size Of A Football Field

    ISIL's Territory In Sirte Reduced To Size Of A Football Field

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    In Libya, ISIL's territory in the port city of Sirte has been reduced to an area the size of a football field. That's according to the United States' envoy, Brett McGurk. He's optimistic about the operation, saying coalition forces won't stop until Libya

  • 01:17 Pro-Libyan Government Forces Still Face Resistance From ISIL Militants

    Pro-Libyan Government Forces Still Face Resistance From ISIL Militants

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    Forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Accord are reportedly closing in on the last group of ISIL fighters in the coastal city of Sirte. They have managed to drive the militants out of a fortified school in a district ISIL has fiercely defended fo

  • 05:11 Libyan Forces Claim Control Of Former ISIL Stronghold

    Libyan Forces Claim Control Of Former ISIL Stronghold

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    After months of fighting, Libyan forces say they've seized the port city of Sirte from ISIL. The last remaining fighters reportedly surrendered and fled their former stronghold on Monday. CCTV's Clementine Logan has more

  • 05:29 Over 50 Children And 7 Women Freed From ISIL Captivity

    Over 50 Children And 7 Women Freed From ISIL Captivity

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    In earlier signs that Sirte could be rid of ISIL, over 50 children and seven women were freed from the Islamist group’s captivity, over the weekend. Forces led by brigades from Misrata and backed by U.S. air strikes took control of Sirte's Ghiza Bahriya n

  • 03:58 Hamas Drone Expert Killed In Tunisia, Group Vows To Retaliate

    Hamas Drone Expert Killed In Tunisia, Group Vows To Retaliate

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    The Palestinian Hamas group in Gaza has blamed Israel and and threatened retaliation, for the killing of a Tunisian national it claims was was one of its drone experts . Mohammed Zawari was gunned down near the city of Sfax. Zawari had been a member of th

  • 05:38 U.S. Ends Military Operation To Retake Sirte From ISIL

    U.S. Ends Military Operation To Retake Sirte From ISIL

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    The US has ended a military operation to support Libya's fledgling government in its efforts to retake the former ISIL stronghold of Sirte. The United States in August launched Operation Odyssey Lightning to help government-aligned forces push IS from Sir

  • 00:42 ISIL Driven Out Of Its North African Stronghold In Libya

    ISIL Driven Out Of Its North African Stronghold In Libya

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    The presence of ISIL has been felt most in North Africa. Militant groups are aligned to ISIL in Egypt's Sinai region. The Egyptian army has been battling them there. But the group's strongest presence was in Libya. ISIL seized the city of Sirte there. For

  • 02:49 Suicide Attackers Target Camps For Displaced People In Maiduguri

    Suicide Attackers Target Camps For Displaced People In Maiduguri

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    Multiple blasts have rocked camps for internally displaced people in the North-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. Two blasts took place at camps for Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram's insurgency. That's according to Borno State Police Commander Damian Chukwu

  • 02:00 Fighting ISIL In Tunisia: Opposition MPs Call For Stronger Anti-terrorism Measures

    Fighting ISIL In Tunisia: Opposition MPs Call For Stronger Anti-terrorism Measures

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    Extremists in Tunisia have sparked mass dissent. Some members of Tunisia's opposition are calling for mass demonstration to protest the weekend killing of Khalifa Soltani by militant group ISIL. Soltani's brother, a shepherd, was beheaded last year, alleg