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3 Days and 61 US Airstrikes In Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The US military shot 14 airstrikes on ISIS targets in Sirte on Wednesday and another 20 on Thursday, said a statement report released on Friday. Moreover, 27 ISIS positions were targeted with US airstrikes on Tuesday, which original reports mistakenly mentioned 29. On August 1, the …

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US Airstrike Continue’s Into Third Month

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The United States is extending its airstrikes campaign against ISIS targets in Sirte for a third month. AFRICOM, the US Africa command, launched the airstrike campaign on August 1st, and was only expected to go on for a number of weeks. A total of 175 …

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Libya Resumes Oil Production at Major Oil Terminals

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The National Oil Corporation (NOC), Libya’s state oil company, announced on Thursday that force majeure has been lifted on Libya’s biggest oil terminals and exporting will begin shortly. “Exports will resume immediately from Zueitina and Ras Lanuf, and will continue at Brega … exports will …

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Second Month Begins for US Airstrikes to Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The United States’ airstrike campaign in Libya has begun its second month, which was only supposed to last for “weeks not months,” according to the Pentagon. In the first month, close to 110 airstrikes were fired in Libya by drones, helicopter gunships and bombers targeting …

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US Airstrikes Lead Libyan Forces to Last ISIS Holdout

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Libyan brigades backed by US airstrikes are nearing their final day in their battle against ISIS whose fighters are attempting to hold onto the last districts that they control in central Sirte, said US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday. According to Carter, Libyan fighters …

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US Deploys Gunships In Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) U.S. Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra Helicopter   The US military has dispatched helicopter gunships to assist in targeting ISIS militants hiding out in the centre of Sirte. Over the weekend, Marine AH-1W SuperCobra helicopters set out to strike at ISIS targets, according to a …

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