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PM: UK Airstrikes will help bring political deal in Syria

Prime Minister David Cameron has insisted UK airstrikes will help to bring about a political settlement in Syria, as RAF Typhoons carry out their first attacks on so-called Islamic State.

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British jets carry out second wave of Syrian airstrikes

RAF jets carried out a second wave of airstrikes against IS targets in Syria. Credit: Emma Murphy/ITV News

RAF fighter jets targeted another Syrian oil field last night during their second combat sortie from the British base in Cyprus, the Ministry of Defence has said.

RAF camera footage of the latest airstrike against IS. Credit: MOD!

Typhoons and unmanned Reapers were used for the first time last night, alongside the RAF's Tornado jets in an effort to cut off the financial supply to the so-called Islamic State (IS).

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