US Conducts Airstrikes in Iraq Near Irbil and Mosul Dam

Saturday, 16 Aug 2014 06:14 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

The United States conducted airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic State fighters near the Kurdish capital of Irbil and the Mosul Dam, the U.S. Central Command said Saturday.

"The nine airstrikes 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 U.S. personnel and facilities there.

© 2014 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Rupert Murdoch: Cameron 'Will Have to Go' if Scotland Leaves UK

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 21:53 PM

If Scotland votes to leave the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister David Cameron can expect to lose his job, says 21s . . .

Report: Liberals Bash Hillary, Back Warren in Secret Emails

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 21:29 PM

Liberal activists are slamming Hillary Clinton in a members-only group on Google, with some calling for Massachusetts Se . . .

Sen. Barrasso: Obama 'A Dollar Short and a Day Late' on ISIS

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 20:54 PM

The Islamic State (ISIS) is out to attack the United States, but the Obama administration is woefully behind in going af . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved