WASHINGTON The United States and its coalition partners have carried out an additional 15 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq, the Command Joint Task Force said in a statement on Friday.
Six of the strikes, which were conducted on Thursday, were in Syria near the cities of Al Hasaka, Aleppo, Ayn Isa and Dayr Az Zawr and hit tactical units, fighting positions and equipment. The task force statement said coalition strikes this week had helped the YPG Syrian Kurd forces establish great...
19:44 Shadow president or mere shadow? In Europe, Pence seeks to reassure allies unnerved by Trump13
07:31 Iraqi forces launch push to retake western half of Mosul from ISIS22
00:02 Omar Abdel Rahman, imprisoned ‘blind sheikh’ linked to terrorist efforts, dies at 7821
11:30 Pence and Merkel embrace NATO but differ on transatlantic partnership22