At least six people have been killed, and a further 10 wounded, following a series of car bomb attacks in the Libyan city of Derna.
Islamic State militants have threatened to capture the Gaza Strip, turning it into another of its territories, accusing Hamas of insufficient stringency about religious enforcement.
Over 3,700 migrants have been rescued from overcrowded and unsafe vessels in the Mediterranean Sea, in the last two days.
At least four soldiers were killed, and a further 20 injured, following the detonation of a car bomb in Libya, just west of the city of Benghazi, as part of an Islamist militant assault.
Armed forces, representing the self-declared government in control of the Libyan capital Tripoli, have launched airstrikes against Islamic State militants in the city of Sirte.
At least five Libyan troops have been killed by a mortar strike in Benghazi, where government troops have been battling a mix of Islamist militias.
Niger government officials have announced that a total of 33 migrants have died in the Sahara Desert in Niger this year, following the discovery of 18 deceased, dehydrated migrants on route to Algeria.
Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a security checkpoint in Tunisia, which killed three policemen.
At least seventeen people have been killed in clashes, between Iraqi government forces and Islamic State militants, near Iraq’s Baiji oil refinery.
A veteran Islamist militant, described as ‘The Uncatchable’ by French military forces, has reportedly been killed in a US airstrike inside Libya, the Libyan government has said.