U. S. air strikes in Syria to thwart 'imminent attack'

(AGI) Tampa (Florida), Sept 23 - The U.S. air strikes launchedovernight on Monday against the Sunni jihadists of the Islamicstate in Syria were carried out to thwart "an imminent attack"on America and Western interests by "al Qaeda veterans", saidCENTCOM, the U.S. operational command centre in Florida.Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Qatarwere the Arab nations involved in the raids, said CENTCOM. . .

(AGI) Tampa (Florida), Sept 23 - The U.S. air strikes launchedovernight on Monday against the Sunni jihadists of the Islamicstate in Syria were carried out to thwart "an imminent attack"on America and Western interests by "al Qaeda veterans", saidCENTCOM, the U.S. operational command centre in Florida.Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Qatarwere the Arab nations involved in the raids, said CENTCOM. . .