Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2720559/The-desperate-plight-Yazidis-Images-reveal-horror-refugees-besieged-ISIS-U-S-parachutes-emergency-supplies-50-000-trapped-mountainside.html#ixzz39wPnlzUA
- Dramatic first strike on Islamic State by American forces revealed as aid airdrops finally reach besieged Yazidis on mountainsideVideos show three separate military strikes by the U.S. - the first since it withdrew troops from Iraq in 2011
- Troops dropped 500lb bombs on Islamic State vehicles to stop 'campaign of terror' with 'hallmarks of genocide'
- Obama says more strikes are likely around the Sinjar Mountains where thousands of refugees are besieged
- 28,000 meals parachuted to members of religious minority today cornered by militants for Islamic State
- Britain joins campaign as government pledges another £8m in aid and two supply planes leave RAF Brize Norton
- Military action by U.S. prompted violent response by militants amid fears UK could be drawn into another conflict
- Cobra emergency committee met at 3pm today convened by the Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond
- British Special Forces are in the region, some of whom speak Arabic - but MOD insists operation is humanitarian
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Video of American Fighters bombing ISIS targets in Iraq:
Dramatic video of American Fighters bombing ISIS forces in Northern Iraq with devastating effect. Via The Daily Mail.
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