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Libyan Newswire

Gordon Lubold

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.

Friday, January 8, 2016 – 06:44

An inert U.S. Hellfire missile sent to Europe for training purposes was wrongly shipped from there to Cuba in 2014, said people familiar with the matter, a loss of sensitive military technology that ranks among the worst-known incidents of its kind.

Monday, November 16, 2015 – 07:36

The delivery had been scheduled before the series of attacks in Paris.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 – 06:50

Advanced radar systems being shipped to Ukraine to counter artillery strikes by pro-Russia separatists have been modified to prevent them from peering into Russia, according to U.S. officials.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 – 06:36

Turkey and the U.S. have completed an agreement allowing Turkey to begin striking at Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria, the Pentagon said Tuesday, but officials said they don’t expect the airstrikes to begin immediately.

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.

Monday, July 20, 2015 – 07:59

Critics of the nuclear deal with Iran have expanded their attacks to provisions they say could allow Tehran to vastly improve its abilities to provide conventional weapons to its allies.

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, June 23, 2015 – 06:20

The U.S. is sending tanks, heavy artillery and other equipment to six eastern European nations in an effort to bolster their security and deter Russia from any sort of attack, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 – 06:32

President Barack Obama is poised to send hundreds more American military advisers to a new base in a strategic Iraqi region to help devise a counterattack against marauding Islamic State militants, U.S. officials said Tuesday, a shift that underscores American concern over recent battlefield losses.

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