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Libyan crisis (2011-present)

Spokesman: Libya's parliament passes 'no confidence' vote in UN-backed government in blow to efforts to unite country - AP

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European migrant crisis

Survivors of shipwreck carrying mostly Syrians off coast of Libya say 7 are dead in incident, UN's refugee agency reports - AP

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Libyan crisis (2011-present)

Suicide bombers hit Libyan troops in Sirte, kill at least 8 - AP

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Libya

Libya's UN-backed government appoints caretaker committee to run $67 billion sovereign wealth fund - Reuters

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terrorism

Libyan authorities warn Italian officials about Islamic State-linked cell in Milan area - AFP

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Libyan crisis (2011-present)

Libyan forces take control of Sirte convention center during advances against Islamic State - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Libya's pro-government forces kill 20 during seizure of Sirte university campus from Islamic State - AFP

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Libyan crisis (2011-present)

Western countries including Britain, France, US concerned by mounting tension around the Zueitina oil terminal in Libya - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Defense minister: Italy will allow air base and airspace use for US airstrikes against Islamic State in Libya if requested - AP

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Libyan crisis (2011-present)

Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries claims responsibility for deadly Libya car bomb blast - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Russian ambassador to Libya says US airstrikes on Islamic State positions in Libya are illegal - Interfax

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Pentagon spokesman says there are under 1,000 Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook says US airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Libya authorized by President Obama following recommendation from US defense secretary and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff - @relucasz

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Fight against Islamic State militants

More: Officials say air strikes will target Islamic State in and around Sirte, city halfway between Tripoli and Benghazi that has become an Islamic State stronghold in Libya - NBC News

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Libya's UN-brokered PM says US airstrikes targeted Islamic State positions after government asked for US help - AP

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Libyan crisis (2011-present)

Photo: Protesters storm into naval base, government headquarters and foreign ministry demanding fall of Libya's Government of National Accord - @NadiaR_LY

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Libya

Proposed UN Security Council resolution calls on international community to help destroy Libya's cache of chemical weapons, citing security fears - AP

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Libyan crisis (2011-present)

UN envoy to Libya urges investigation after bodies of 14 found killed in Benghazi; French authorities deny it conducted bombing in retaliation for soldiers' deaths - AP

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Italy

Photo: Coffins for bodies of 22 migrants that died at sea off Libyan coast wait for disembarkation in Trapani, south Italy - @MSF_Sea

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European migrant crisis

Bodies of 21 female, 1 male migrants found dead off Libyan coast brought to port of Trapani, Sicily, Italy, by Médecins Sans Frontières - Reuters

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