Category Archives: War against Islamic States

US-led strikes pound Islamic State in Iraq, kill 250 fighters

WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) – U.S.-led coalition aircraft waged a series of deadly strikes against Islamic State around the city of Falluja on Wednesday, U.S. officials told Reuters, with one citing a preliminary estimate of at least 250 suspected fighters killed and at least 40 vehicles destroyed. read more

Smoke rises after an airstrike by U.S.-led coalition warplanes as Iraqi security forces advance towards Shuhada neighborhood of Fallujah to retake the city from Islamic State militants, Iraq, Friday, June 3, 2016. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed): <span>Smoke rises after an airstrike by U.S.-led coalition warplanes as Iraqi security forces advance towards the Shuhada neighbourhood of Fallujah to retake the city from Islamic State militants, Iraq, Friday, June 3, 2016.&nbsp;</span>