At least 34 Libyan fighters killed and more than 180 wounded as forces close in on ISIS militants.
More patrols only deal with the symptoms, and not the root cause, of radical extremism, writes Kyle Orton.
The group has held the city since June 2015, implementing its brutal brand of Sharia law.
The air strikes in Muammar Qaddafi's home town come at the request of the U.N.-backed government.
A Libyan militia has claimed it shot down a helicopter carrying French special forces on Sunday.
Rival brigades fighting for Sirte are unlikely to compromise or remain unified even if ISIS are ousted.
Saif Al-Islam was sentenced to death by a Libyan court in 2015 and is wanted by the ICC.
The cell planned to strike the Park Mall in the eastern city of Setif, according to a government newspaper.
The Libyan city is ISIS's most important stronghold in the country.
Few predicted that stable autocratic governments around the Middle East and North Africa would have been toppled in a matter of months in 2011.
The coastal city is the last ISIS stronghold in Libya.
The radical Islamists have lost a town east of Sirte as pro-government forces advance from the west.
At least three boats sunk attempting the treacherous passage from Libya to Italy.
The large fishing boat rocks violently before capsizing, sending migrants tumbling into the sea.
The young American speaks of seeing severed heads on spikes and suicide bombs in Syria.
The group is inflicting severe hardship on the city's local population, Human Rights Watch said.
Countries including the U.S. and Russia say they will support exemptions to a U.N. arms embargo.
About 154,000 refugees crossed the Mediterranean from Libya into Europe in 2015.
Amid the celebrations in Derna, schools are reopening and people are returning to work.