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UAE confirms it joined anti-jihadist Syria strikes

AFP, Tuesday 23 Sep 2014
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The United Arab Emirates confirmed on Tuesday it participated in a US-led coalition targeting jihadists in Iraq and Syria and bombed extremist positions.

"UAE Armed Forces carried out their first strikes against the Islamic State yesterday (Monday) evening," said a foreign ministry statement quoted on the official WAM news agency.

"The operation was carried out in coordination with forces participating in international efforts against IS," it added.

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