Last updated: 24 September, 2014

Saudi and UAE jets in new Syria strikes, says US officials

Aircrafts from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates took part in the latest round of US-led bombing raids against Islamic State jihadists in Syria, Pentagon officials said Wednesday.

The officials would not say exactly how many warplanes from each of the two Arab countries participated in the strikes, which included attacks on oil facilities controlled by the IS group.