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By Ayman al-Warfalli

Libyan security forces pushing Islamic State back from vicinity of oil terminals

May 31 2016

BENGHAZI, Libya Libyan security forces captured a second town from in as many days from Islamic State, a spokesman said, pushing the militant group back toward its stronghold of Sirte and away from positions near major oil terminals.

Islamic State in retreat around east Libyan city: military

Apr 20 2016

BENGHAZI, Libya Islamic State fighters retreated from long-held positions around the port city of Derna on Wednesday, military forces in eastern Libya said, as troops loyal to the government in the region pressed on with an offensive in Benghazi.

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