British parliament approves air strikes against IS

(AGI) London, Sept 26 - The UK government was given theall-clear on Friday to attack Islamic State (IS) militants inIraq after Westminster MPs approved military intervention by524 votes to 43 in favour of Prime Minister David Cameron'smotion. British media reported that the air raids could beginimmediately. In its appeal to parliament, the executivereferred to "barbaric acts" by IS and a clear request for aidby Iraq's government. The motion, however, clearly excluded airstrikes in Syria and deploying ground troops. .

(AGI) London, Sept 26 - The UK government was given theall-clear on Friday to attack Islamic State (IS) militants inIraq after Westminster MPs approved military intervention by524 votes to 43 in favour of Prime Minister David Cameron'smotion. British media reported that the air raids could beginimmediately. In its appeal to parliament, the executivereferred to "barbaric acts" by IS and a clear request for aidby Iraq's government. The motion, however, clearly excluded airstrikes in Syria and deploying ground troops. .