France Fires First Airstrikes in Syria


syriAFrance fired its first airstrikes in Syria Sunday as it expands its operations against ISIS.

Previously the, country had only fought the extremists in Iraq, following the lead of the U.S. But President Hollande said the refugee crisis spurred on a change in strategy.

“Civilian populations must be protected from all forms of violence, that of IS and other terrorist groups but also the murderous bombardments of Bashar Assad,” Hollande said in a statement Sunday. Read more.



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