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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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Libya Accused Russian Sailors of Smuggling Oil

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed the release of three of its sailors on Tuesday who were detained in Libya. Andrei Krynin, Stanislav Sirotkin and Valery Savitsky were permitted to return to Russia after legal proceedings in Tripoli for an investigation concluded that accused the sailors …

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Five Foreigners Freed From ISIS Captivity

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) After an intense battle between Libyan forces and ISIS fighters on Thursday, five foreigners who were held by ISIS in Sirte were freed, said an official. “Each round of fighting has its own circumstances … and it’s difficult to predict when the battle will be …

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US Launched 270 Airstrikes Against ISIS in Libya

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Tuesday, the US airstrike campaign called Operation Odyssey Lightning launched nine air strikes on ISIS targets in Sirte raising the total number of airstrikes since the beginning of the campaign to 270. On Friday, US military jets launched 10 airstrikes in addition to 41 …

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