Published: Sat, April 21, 2018
Global | By Shelia Dennis

Iraq Bombs ISIS Targets in Syria

Iraq Bombs ISIS Targets in Syria

Iraqi F-16 planes crossed right into Syria Thursday in co-ordination with the Syrian military, al-Abadi's office pointed out within a report.

Brigadier General Yahya Rasool said the strikes were carried out with F16 jets, while the prime minister's office said the targets were near the border.

Both governments have been fighting the hardline group, which declared a caliphate on both their territories in 2014 before it was forced back by an global offensive.

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"Carrying out air strikes on Daesh gangs in Syrian territories is because of the dangers posed by said gangs to Iraqi territories and is proof of the improved capabilities of our armed forces", the Iraqi military said in a statement.

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The Iraqi air force conducted an airstrike near Hajin, Syria, against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists operating near the Iraq-Syria border today, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials said.

Iraq has been facing the threat of terrorism in recent years, mainly posed by the ISIS terrorist group.

However, ISIL nonetheless presents a danger attacking from spread-out pockets around the border with Syria, and kept on performing ambushes as well as bombings, all over Iraq.

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If indeed the Iraqi government, which has close ties to Iran-and Iran backs Assad directly-did not work with the U.S. on these sorties it could drastically complicate the airspace over eastern Syria and it could lead to a major fracture in U.S. -Iraq military and diplomatic relations.

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