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American deaths in Iraq attributable to Iran

“During Operation Iraqi Freedom, DoD assessed that at least 603 U.S. personnel deaths in Iraq were the result of Iran-backed militants,” Navy Cmdr. Sean Robertson, a Pentagon spokesman, said in an email.   Officials previously said that Iran was linked to … Continue reading

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Algeria: Sonatrach oil price bargains due to troubles

Acting on judicial instruction, judicial police officers went yesterday to the general management of Sonatrach to demand files. Above all, they invested in the structure that manages the SH 2030 file. pic.twitter.com/Xep27nI5BK — Sofiane archeo (@MaalemSofiane) April 4, 2019 Algeria’s … Continue reading

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U.S. air strike near Sirte, Libya

  In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike near Bani Walid, Libya, on June 6, killing four (4) ISIS-Libya militants. http://www.africom.mil/media-room/press-releases [ March 22  U.S. drone strike in southern Libya from … Continue reading

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Niger Ambush: Old AUMF, new AUMF and such

As long as American military activity involves countering “radical Islamist fundamentalism and the spread of it,” Congress doesn’t need to give the Pentagon any special permission since, in the view of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the AUMF that passed in … Continue reading

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Zintan frees Saif al-Islam

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said: “I call on Libya and all other States, if in a position to do so, to immediately arrest and surrender Mr Gaddafi to the ICC.”   http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/06/saif-al-islam-gaddafi-freed-prison-zintan-170610190700610.html [June 11] The Abu Bakr al-Sadiq Brigade, a … Continue reading

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Egypt would not intervene in Libya?

    https://mobile.twitter.com/USAfricaCommand/status/845363500369281024   [March 8 ] Prasident Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed March 7 that Egypt would not intervene militarily in turmoil-stricken Libya, describing the neighbouring country as a “sovereign state.” “History won’t forget our stance if we decide to interfere … Continue reading

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French base in northern Niger on the border with Libya

It has also confirmed that France has set up an advance military base in northern Niger on the border with Libya. [October 1 2011 Gaddafi: south of Ubari? ] At the far side of Ubari sits a military base that … Continue reading

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