Author Topic: Dramatic first strike on Islamic State by American forces revealed as aid airdrops finally reach besieged Yazidis on mountainside  (Read 177 times)

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    Videos show three separate military strikes by the U.S. - the first since it withdrew troops from Iraq in 2011
    Troops dropped 500lb bombs on Islamic State vehicles to stop 'campaign of terror' with 'hallmarks of genocide'
    Obama says more strikes are likely around the Sinjar Mountains where thousands of refugees are besieged
    28,000 meals parachuted to members of religious minority today cornered by militants for Islamic State 
    Britain joins campaign as government pledges another £8m in aid and two supply planes leave RAF Brize Norton
    Military action by U.S. prompted violent response by militants amid fears UK could be drawn into another conflict
    Cobra emergency committee met at 3pm today convened by the Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond
    British Special Forces are in the region, some of whom speak Arabic - but MOD insists operation is humanitarian



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