US: Islamic State targeted with 14 air strikes in Iraq and Syria

October 13, 2015 15:39


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

WASHINGTON - The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State conducted 11 air strikes in Iraq and three in Syria on Monday, according to the task force organizing the operation.

In Iraq, four strikes near Ramadi destroyed six Islamic State buildings, two command and control nodes and five fighting positions, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Tuesday. Other air strikes hit near Mosul, Baiji, Sinjar and Tal Afar, it said in a statement.

In Syria, strikes near Abu Kamal and Dayr Az Zawr each destroyed a crude oil collection point, it said. The third strike, near Al Hawl, destroyed a fighting position and two vehicles, according to the statement.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 19, 2018
Iran defense minister: Iran to unveil new fighter jets