The battle to drive Daesh out of Sirte city was long and bloody. It also orphaned hundreds of children, their parents believed to have been killed fighting for Daesh.
Nine months after Daesh was driven out of Sirte, residents restart their lives and try to keep their devastated city safe and secure.
Dead Daesh fighters remain unclaimed as the countries that they belong to are reluctant to take them back, Libyan officials say.
More than 80 Daesh fighters were killed when US B-2 stealth bombers and drones struck two Daesh camps southwest of Libya's Sirte.
In the rubble of what remains of Sirte, Libyan soldiers hunt down any Daesh militants still alive. They have toppled the so-called Caliphate, and now they want to eliminate the group once and for all. Nancy Porsia has this exclusive report.
Celebrations erupt after pro-government forces gain full control over a final patch of ground in Sirte's Ghiza Bahriya district after hours of clashes.
The capture of Sirte is a major boost for the UN-backed unity government which was formed in Tripoli last year.
Why has it been so difficult for the North African nation to stabilise itself following the death of its long time leader Muammar Gaddafi?
Libya's UN-backed government forces have faced heavy resistance after they began their campaign to capture Sirte three months ago. DAESH has been using Sirte as its most important base outside Syria and Iraq since it seized the city in June 2015.
Even though Libyan pro-government forces have cornered DAESH in a few pockets of Sirte, analysts say defeat there will be far from the end of the terrorist group in Libya.
Bombing the positions of DAESH comes in response to the UN backed unity government's calls to repulse the terrorists from its former stronghold of Sirte.
Fighting continues as forces aligned with the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) prepare for a final assault on the stronghold of Sirte.
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