Iraq launches air strike against Islamic State in Syria

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during during a peace and security cooperation conference in Kabul, Afghanistan February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani/Files

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq launched an air strike against an Islamic State target inside neighbouring Syria on Thursday, the military said. The F-16 fighter plane destroyed an area where members of the ultra-hardline Sunni group were operating, it said in a statement. Islamic State, which once occupied a third of Iraq’s territory, has been largely […]

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