Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Obama+authorises+air+strikes+on+Iraq
Friday, 08 August 2014 - 11:52
Obama authorises air strikes on Iraq
39

Shares
4,689

Views
US President Barack Obama says he has authorised air strikes against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, if they threaten US interests or to prevent the slaughter of religious minorities.

However, the president said US troops would not be sent back to Iraq.

The US has already made humanitarian air drops to Iraqis under threat from Islamic State militants.

IS has seized Qaraqosh, Iraq's biggest Christian town, prompting residents to flee.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,792 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
930 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,639 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
16,690 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
15 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
45,045 Views
Top