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Syria war planes struck two separate Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) convoys near the town of Al Qaim just inside Iraq over the weekend, two well-placed senior U.S. defense officials told Fox News.
The Syrian planes struck on Saturday with the help of Iranian intelligence, sources familiar with the incident said.
There is no bomb damage from the attack, but it is the first time there have been reports of Syrian warplanes having crossed into Iraq since the ISIS fighters swept across the country a week ago.
The brutal Sunni militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has released a gruesome set of photos that reportedly depicts the mass execution of Shi'ite Iraqi soldiers.
As a full Pakistani military offensive in the tribal district of North Waziristan took shape on Monday, commanders promised a crushing blow to the jihadi groups that have flourished there in the past decade, spreading chaos in the region and posing a security threat to the West.