The group released the medics after discovering they were Muslim, but on one condition.
An anticipated stream of ISIS fighters returning home has Tunisian authorities on high alert.
Pro-government fighters rescued two Turks, two Indians and one Bangladeshi.
At least 34 Libyan fighters killed and more than 180 wounded as forces close in on ISIS militants.
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.
Rival brigades fighting for Sirte are unlikely to compromise or remain unified even if ISIS are ousted.
The Libyan city is ISIS's most important stronghold in the country.
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.
The young American speaks of seeing severed heads on spikes and suicide bombs in Syria.
As many as 70 Dutch children are believed to be inside the extremist group's caliphate.
Local residents who fled the city say the group are seizing farms to help their financial accounts.
The group is increasingly imposing its brutal brand of Sharia law in the city.
Top Libyan commander says that the group "exploited a security vacuum."
Sameh Shoukry says stability in the country "primarily will have to be dealt with by Libyans."
The official release by the militant group's Tripoli wing shows the execution of three spies.
Washington is "watching the situation very carefully" but no decisions have been made.
The U.N. has been negotiating for a year to get Libya's two rival governments and armed factions to end their war.
A slow pragmatic approach will be more effective than bombings
Fighting between IS and Libya Dawn has forced civilians to flee to Misrata.