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Netherlands to pull fighter jets from fight against Islamic State

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Dutch F-16 fighter jets will end bombing missions against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria at the end of the year, their government said on Friday. “Cabinet has decided not to prolong the use of F-16’s in the fight against Islamic State past Dec. 31,” the Dutch cabinet said in a statement.Four Dutch F-16s have been striking the militant group in Iraq since October 2014 and operations were expanded when the…