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Libyan Newswire

Nahal Toosi

Friday, May 6, 2016 – 07:28

The Obama administration, locked in tough negotiations with Israel over a new U.S. defense aid package, has assured concerned lawmakers that it is closely tracking allegations of Israeli human rights violations and will restrict security assistance if the claims prove true.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 – 06:23

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and 10 House members have asked the Obama administration to investigate claims that the Israeli and Egyptian security forces have committed “gross violations of human rights” — allegations that if proven truei could affect U.S. military aid to the countries.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 – 06:46

The Obama administration is “on the verge of taking action” against the Islamic State in Libya, where the terrorist network has flourished in recent months, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told Politico on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 – 06:03

Saudi Arabia’s airstrikes in Yemen, conducted with U.S. assistance, are alleged to have killed at least 1,500 civilians, dividing members of the Obama administration over whether the U.S. risks being accused of abetting war crimes in a bombing campaign that could ultimately strengthen Islamist militants.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 – 06:17

As the United States and Turkey launch airstrikes to oust the Islamic State from a stretch of northern Syria, they appear at odds over the role of a critical fighting force on the ground: the Syrian Kurds.

Monday, May 18, 2015 – 11:25

Following a summit with Gulf Arabs the ended with no apparent breakthroughs, a buried line in a joint statement hinted at a potentially major development: possible American support for a new pan-Arab “rapid reaction” military force.