US, allies target Islamic State with fresh round of air strikes

WASHINGTON - The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq targeted the militants with 23 air strikes on Wednesday, the US military said in a statement.
Twenty fresh strikes in Iraq targeted the militant group in eight cities, including Sinjar, Ramadi and Mosul, the statement released on Thursday said. In Syria, three strikes hit near Mar'a, Al Hasaka and Al Hawl.