August 1, 2016

U.S. Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIS in Libya

WASHINGTON — The United States conducted a series of airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Surt, Libya, on Monday, the Pentagon said, as part of a new coordinated military campaign against the extremist Sunni terrorist group’s new stronghold in North Africa.

Peter Cook, the Pentagon press secretary, said that Libya’s government of national accord asked for help in its fight against the Islamic State,.. Read more.

NY Times

Related,
US warplanes target ISIL in Libya for first time - Al Jazeera
US launches air strikes on ISIS targets in Libya (video) - RT

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