Tuesday, 23 February 2016

USAF drones to take off from Sicily for bombing Daesh in Libya

Italy has agreed to allow American drones to be armed and take off from an air base in Sicily but only to defend U.S. forces while they target Islamic State group extremists in Libya, Italian officials said Monday. An Italian defense ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity as the government hasn't announced the deal, said Rome and Washington reached agreement last month. 
USAF's MQ-9 Reaper armed drones will now be able to take off from Sicily to perform airstrikes in Libya against Daesh
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