BEIRUT/WASHINGTON: The U.S.-led coalition carried out airstrikes Thursday against ISIS in northeastern Syria as fierce fighting raged between local militiamen and the jihadis, who now hold more than 200 Assyrian hostages, activists said.
The U.S. and partner nations launched 14 airstrikes against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria since Wednesday morning, the Combined Joint Task Force said. Five airstrikes were conducted in Syria and targeted ISIS tactical units in Hassakeh province, where the hostages are being held, and the jihadis’...
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