New wave of air strikes launched against ISIS

27/09/2014 (Al Arabiya – UAE): The United States launched a new wave of airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants in Syria, marking a fifth consecutive day of aerial bombardment in the country, a defense official told Agence France Press Friday. “I can confirm U.S. air operations are ongoing in Syria,” a senior official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said. The mission is now similar to U.S.-led air raids undertaken in Iraq, with “near continuous” combat flight operations over Syria, the official said.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday’s air strikes targeted militants in the city of Homs, marking the first bombardment in an area under government control.Washington has been keen not to let Assad’s forces exploit the air campaign against ISIS to take the upper hand in the more than three-year-old civil war…

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2014/09/27/U-S-renews-air-strikes-against-ISIS.html

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