U.S., allies conduct 27 strikes in Syria, Iraq against IS, U.S. military says

February 14, 2016 2:08 PM

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WASHINGTON The United States and its allies conducted 27 strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq on Saturday, the Combined Joint Task Force overseeing the operations said in a statement.

In Iraq, 25 attacks were carried out near nine cities, six of them near Ramadi, striking Islamic State tactical units and destroying Islamic State staging areas, fighting positions and assembly areas.

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