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  • UK launches first Syria air strikes

    RAF Tornado jets have carried out their first air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria, the Ministry of Defence has confirms. The strikes come hours after MPs voted in favour of UK air strikes in Syria.

  • 9 killed in US air strike on Afghan hospital

    A US air strike hits a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the Afghan city of Kunduz, killing at least nine people in what the US military called possible "collateral damage" in the battle to oust Taliban insurgents.

  • Russia strikes Assad opponents in Syria

    Russia appears to have begun carrying out air strikes in Syria against opponents of President Bashar al-Assad, a US defence official says.

  • Syria 'launches air raids on Palmyra'

    Syrian government war planes have launched one of the heaviest bombardments yet on the city of Palmyra, which is held by Islamic State (IS) militants, activists say.

  • Australian returns from IS Syria conflict

    A nurse who said he was forced to work with the so-called Islamic State is thought to be returning to Australia.