Colonel Chris Garver, a spokesman for the U.S. coalition against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, said it was looking into reports of civilian deaths but was being "extraordinarily careful to make sure" air strikes ...
President Obama clashes with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the extent of Turkey's military assistance in the fight against the Islamic State.
The U.S.-led coalition is focusing on pounding Islamic State strongholds with air strikes in a Syrian border city to prevent it from falling to the militants.
Even with accurate air strikes and Kurdish fighters battling against IS jihadists, the Pentagon warns that there will be "no quick and easy end to the fighting."
Islamic State militants release a message in response to the air raids launched on Syria.
Overnight raids by the U.S.-led coalition targeted Islamic State (IS) fighters in the area of a Kurdish town in Syria.