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Australian Fighter Jets Return Home – Ending Role In Airstrikes Against IS In Iraq And Syria

Two Mirage III of the Royal Australian Air Force 2

Australia will end its airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets in Iraq and Syria after being part of a U.S.-led international coalition for more than two years. Canberra’s decision to stop its involvement in airstrikes on the insurgents was taken after consultation with Iraq and other allies. Six Australian fighter jets will be recalled, although refueling…