US continues to pound Islamic State targets in Syria, Iraq

WASHINGTON - The United States conducted further air strikes against Islamic State forces on Tuesday and Wednesday, targeting the militant group near Iraq's Mosul Dam and the Syrian border town of Kobani, according to US Central Command.
A US-led coalition conducted 12 air strikes near the Mosul Dam complex in northern Iraq, it said in a statement. US forces also conducted six air strikes close to Kobani near Syria's border with Turkey, it said.