The US Navy has released dramatic footage of strikes targeting IS in Syria.
The clips, filmed from guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke and USS Philippine Sea, show Tomahawk attacks launched on militants from the terror group.
The US said it had carried out over 100 air strikes overnight and killed "tens" of IS fighters.
Satellite images have revealed the destruction in and around the town of Kobani, on the Syrian border.
Members of a prominent motorcycle gang from Holland have reportedly joined forces with Kurdish troops in Iraq to fight IS militants.
The sister of a UK journalist being held by Islamic State militants has appealed for his captors to reopen dialogue aimed at freeing him.