US conducts air strikes in Iraq

Washington - The United States conducted air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State fighters near the Kurdish capital of Arbil and the Mosul Dam, the US Central Command said.

"The nine air strikes conducted thus far destroyed or damaged four armored personnel carriers, seven armed vehicles, two Humvees and an armored vehicle," it said in a statement, adding: "All aircraft exited the strike areas safely."

The Central Command said the strikes were aimed at supporting humanitarian efforts in Iraq and protecting US personnel and facilities there.

- Reuters
Read more on: us iraq
moeggeploeg 2014-08-17 07:47:50 AM
Destroy the evil of this world
Andrew Grieveson 2014-08-17 08:33:39 AM
USA protecting oil interests once again , not really interested in humanitarian disasters playing out in non oil producing nations !
Nico Ratsela 2014-08-17 09:08:23 AM
US facilities in there Iraq facilities in the US?..i dought
makhosi.dingiswayo 2014-08-17 10:15:14 AM
1. are there any USA soldiers in Nigeria to assist goverment to fight Boko Haram. 2. Is there any thing from USA to help Liberia and other African states affected by IBOLA?. I do not know. Help
Bev Du Preez 2014-08-17 10:27:05 AM
Wipe them out . THEY are a mirror reflection of Satan.
Riaz Kajee 2014-08-17 11:12:05 AM
Isis a mossad creation lead by one simon elliot aka al bagadadi to create havoc in Syria and iraq. This came to light through Edward snowden. Just google it simon elliot isis
Riaz Kajee 2014-08-17 11:21:52 AM
Google it and see
Riaz Kajee 2014-08-17 11:24:58 AM
Plus ou mr al bagdadi is beste chommies with a certain john mcain
Riaz Kajee 2014-08-17 11:37:43 AM
We need more snowdens in the world
Riaz Kajee 2014-08-17 01:17:59 PM
Whenever the truth is presented to the zionists sympathisers they cry conspiracy theories thats all they can come up with. How sad and pathetic