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Libyan Newswire

Adam Entous

Thursday, September 29, 2016 – 08:05

The Obama administration has ruled out providing so-called man-portable air-defense systems, known as Manpads, to the rebels, but officials said they are considering arming them with antiaircraft systems that are less mobile and would pose less of a proliferation risk.

Monday, June 13, 2016 – 06:11

The U.S. military bombed a Syrian rebel unit it had trained and equipped in a friendly-fire incident in late May, prompting an internal investigation and raising questions about renewed Pentagon efforts to build local forces to battle Islamic State.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – 06:22

The Central Intelligence Agency and its regional partners have drawn up plans to supply more-powerful weapons to moderate rebels in Syria fighting the Russia-backed regime in the event the country’s six-week-old truce collapses, according to U.S. and other officials.

Thursday, November 5, 2015 – 06:12

The U.S. and its regional allies agreed to increase shipments of weapons and other supplies to help moderate Syrian rebels hold their ground and challenge the intervention of Russia and Iran on behalf of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, U.S. officials and their counterparts in the region said.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 – 06:15

Russia has targeted Syrian rebel groups backed by the Central Intelligence Agency in a string of airstrikes running for days, leading the U.S. to conclude that it is an intentional effort by Moscow, American officials said.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 – 07:01

The U.S. is in talks with North African countries about positioning drones at a base on their soil to ramp up surveillance of Islamic State in Libya in what would be the most significant expansion of the campaign against the extremist group in the region.

Friday, August 7, 2015 – 06:54

The Pentagon can’t account for some of the Syrian fighters who went through its training program, defense officials said Thursday, nearly a week after the group’s compound came under attack in northern Syria.

Monday, July 13, 2015 – 06:49

The U.S. is in talks with North African countries about positioning drones at a base on their soil to ramp up surveillance of Islamic State in Libya in what would be the most significant expansion of the campaign against the extremist group in the region.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 – 07:08

White House looks to address regional conflicts and ease tensions around nuclear negotiations.

Monday, June 29, 2015 – 07:01

U.S. officials see strong possibility of chemical attacks if rebels threaten Syrian regime strongholds.

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