Tag: Peter Cook

Libya: US Launches Airstrikes against ISIS in Sirte

August 2, 2016

At the request of UN-backed Libyan unity government in Tripoli, the US launched airstrikes against ISIS positions in the strategic port city of Sirte to ... Read More

Libya: Unity Government Awaiting Approval, US Considering Airstrikes

March 9, 2016

Several attempts by the Tobruk-based parliament to hold a vote of confidence of the national unity government proposed by Prime-Minister designate Fayz al-Serraj have failed. ... Read More

Libya: US mulling over intervention strategy against IS

January 28, 2016

The Pentagon is carefully studying military intervention options in Libya against self-style IS, a US official told reporters. “We’re looking at military options, a range ... Read More

Libya: report disclaims killing of IS leader, IS threatens to Strike USA

November 16, 2015

Libyan reports based on sources from Derna Sunday rejected the US claims that an American F-15 fighter jet killed the IS leader in Libya, Abu ... Read More

Egypt: U.S to increase forces in the Sinai

September 11, 2015

The Pentagon will increase the number of its troops present in the Sinai peninsula under the Multinational Force of Observers (MOF) to more than 700 ... Read More