The U.S. has expanded the fight against ISIS into Syria.
FOX News Radio's Rachel Sutherland reports from Washington.
U.S. forces started the campaign against ISIS last night in Syria... launching airstrikes, bombings and cruise-missile attacks.
The U.S. is being joined by allies Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.
U.S. Central Command says 14 Islamic State targets were hit, including the group's fighters, training compounds, headquarters and command and control facilities, storage facilities, a finance center, supply trucks and armed vehicles.
Centcom says U.S. aircraft also struck targets associated with another terrorist group, made of up al-Qaeda veterans.
In Washington, Rachel Sutherland, FOX News Radio.
This is not a NATO operation and Britain isn't helping, but some Arab countries are.
FOX News Radio's Emily Wither reports:
In total 5 Arab U.S. allies either supported or were involved in the air campaign -- Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. A Syrian monitoring group says 120 militants were killed in the attacks, either belonging to ISIS or al-Qeada affiliated groups.
Just hours after the strikes started, the Syrian foreign ministry said they'd been told beforehand. Their ally, Russia, warned that the strikes are destabilizing the region, and the U.S. should secure the approval of the Syrian government or the UN Security Council first.
Emily Wither, FOX News Radio.
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