After years of being subjected to ISIS’ strict rule, the Libyan city of Sirte opened the Mustafa Tarrouq Cultural library. The library was named in memory of the founder of the city’s first Cultural library, which he established in the 1960s.
A hygiene campaign was launched in Sirte, Libya by Sirte’s General Company for Cleaning Services. The campaign includes the removal of rubbish and dust on the sides of roads and the trimming of trees in order to beautify the city
The Islamic State (IS) used its al-Bayan radio channel to brainwash the city's youth in Sirte, Libya. Now radio is a means to deradicalise the population and provide education. The Amwaj Youth Radio and Sirte Culture Radio stations are amongst these new radio stations.
After the liberation of Sirte, the electricity networks were all damaged or stolen. However, with the help of the citizens, the General Electricity Company of Sirte was able to repair 80% of the damage.