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Sept. 25, 2017

U.S. Precision Airstrikes Kill 17 ISIS Militants in Libya

U.S. forces, in coordination with Libya's government of national accord and aligned forces, conducted six precision airstrikes in Libya against an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria desert camp Sept. 22, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Rob Manning said.

Feb. 21, 2017

DoD to Deliver Counter-ISIS Review to White House

The review ordered by the president to come up with a new plan to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, is on track to be delivered on time, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Feb. 2, 2017

DoD Welcomes U.S. Decision to Allow Iraqis on Special Visas to Enter Country

A Pentagon spokesman said Defense Department officials have welcomed a decision from the U.S. government to allow Iraqi translators and interpreters with special documentation to travel to the United States.

Jan. 19, 2017

U.S. Airstrikes Kill 80 ISIL Fighters in Libya, Carter Says

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said U.S. precision airstrikes on two Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant training camps near Sirte, Libya, are estimated to have killed more than 80 enemy fighters.

Jan. 19, 2017

U.S. Strikes Target ISIL Camps in Libya

In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes in Libya, destroying two Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant camps 28 miles southwest of Sirte.

Dec. 19, 2016

Liberation of Libyan City Highlights Latest Counter-ISIL Efforts

A campaign by the Government of National Accord in Libya has liberated the city of Sirte, where the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant had sought to establish a stronghold in North Africa, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said.

Aug. 17, 2016

U.S. Airstrikes Hit ISIL Targets in Libya

U.S. Africa Command officials say the strikes are being conducted at the request of, and in coordination with, the Libyan Government of National Accord.

Aug. 2, 2016

U.S. Strikes Accelerate Gains Against ISIL in Libya

A Pentagon spokesman said U.S. precision airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Sirte, Libya, have allowed Libyan Government of National Accord-affiliated forces to accelerate the fight to expel ISIL from the Libyan city.

Aug. 1, 2016

U.S. Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL in Sirte, Libya

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Sirte, Libya, at the request of the Libyan Government of National Accord.

June 21, 2016

Africom Nominee Details Priorities at Confirmation Hearing

U.S. Africa Command will concentrate on building the capacity of nations to handle their own security and will continue to guard U.S. interests on the continent, the prospective Africom commander testified.

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