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Iraqi F-16s Conduct First Airstrikes Against Islamic State

Iraq has carried out its first airstrikes against the Islamic State group using the country's own F-16 fighter jets provided by the United States. Iraqi military officials said Sunday the jets had conducted 15 airstrikes targeting the militants who seized control of large areas in northern and western Iraq last year. "Definitely they will have a positive impact in the battles in the future," Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled Al Obaidi said. The U.S. delivered the first...

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