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British fighter jets fly over Iraq, no air strikes yet
By Michele Kambas RAF AKROTIRI Cyprus (Reuters) - Two British fighter jets flew over Iraq on Saturday on their first mission since the UK parliament authorized bombing missions against Islamic State militants, but they did not carry out any air strikes, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) said. The Tornado jets left the British Royal Air Force's Akrotiri base in Cyprus at 3.25 a.m. EDT and returned ...(9/27/2014 2:06:54 PM)
British fighter jets fly over Iraq, ready to strike - ministry
By Michele Kambas RAF Akrotiri Cyprus (Reuters) - Two British fighter jets flew over Iraq on Saturday, their first mission since parliament authorised strikes against Islamic State militants there, Britain's Ministry of Defence said. Two Tornado jets left the British Royal Air Force's Akrotiri base in Cyprus at 0725 GMT and returned more than seven hours later, a Reuters witness said. It was not ...(9/27/2014 11:14:55 AM)
More Tornados to join Iraq mission says Cameron on visit to Cyprus airbase
British PM flies to Cyprus in move that reveals extent to which he recognises Isis campaign is likely to take time David Cameron flew on Thursday night to the RAF base in Akrotiri, Cyprus, from which British pilots are launching air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) targets in Iraq, announcing he was to send a further two Tornado GR4 planes to supplement the six currently operating. The prime ...(10/2/2014 3:00:08 PM)
Fifth RAF Iraq mission completed
Two further RAF Tornado jets have carried out a combat mission over Iraq after Parliament authorised air strikes against Islamic State militants.(9/29/2014 2:53:48 AM)
British fighter jets fly over Iraq 'ready to strike'
(MENAFN - Arab News) RAF Akrotiri: Two British jets were flying over Iraq and were ready to hit targets on Saturday their first mission since parliament authorized strikes against ...(9/27/2014 11:50:58 PM)
RAF Jets Went To Iraq But Couldn't Find Anything To Bomb
RAF warplanes returned to base having found nothing suitable to bomb in their first sortie over Iraq since Parliament gave the green light for air strikes on Islamic State militants. Two RAF Tornado GR4 fighter bombers returned to their base at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus at the end of a seven hour mission with their weapons payload intact. A Ministry of Defence spokesman said : "Although on this ...(9/27/2014 1:30:53 PM)
PM thanks British troops for fight against 'barbaric' IS
David Cameron has travelled to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus. Credit: PA Wire Speaking at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus, Mr Cameron said: "Less than a week into combat operations in Iraq, I wanted to come here to thank our troops for the vital work they're doing to defeat these barbaric ISIL terrorists who threaten security not just in Iraq, Syria and the region but on the streets of Britain too."(10/2/2014 3:38:37 PM)
RAF: UK stepping up air strikes against Islamic State
Group Captain Chaz Kennett from RAF Akrotiri says stepping up air strikes in Iraq demonstrates that "the UK will play its part in standing against Isil"(10/1/2014 2:51:23 PM)
Iraq Vote Shows Britain's Changed World Role
The RAF in Akrotiri, Cyprus, now know that they will soon be taking part in airstrikes against IS in northern Iraq.(9/27/2014 5:45:23 AM)
U.K.’s RAF Begins First Combat Mission on Islamic State
The Tornado combat jets left RAF Akrotiri air base in Cyprus this morning after the U.K. Parliament backed a government motion authorizing attacks on the Sunni extremist group, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement.(9/27/2014 9:34:50 AM)
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