October 26, 2016 / 6:02 PM / a year ago

U.S. now using Tunisia to conduct drone operations in Libya - U.S. sources

WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The United States is now using a Tunisian air base to conduct drone operations against Islamic State in Libya, U.S. government sources said on Wednesday.

The Washington Post reported earlier on Wednesday that U.S. Air Force Reaper drones began flying out of the Tunisian base in late June. (Reporting by Mark Hosenball)

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