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U.S. airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria are underway.  The Pentagon confirmed Monday night the strikes were being conducted but gave few details.  Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said the airstrikes included a mix of fighter, bomber and Tomahawk land attack missiles.  One official said the airstrikes hit around 20 ISIS targets in Syria and the U.S. is getting help from some Arab nations in the strikes.  

The official says the Arab partners involved are Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Bahrain.  There are reports Qatar is also involved.  Fighter jets and bomber aircraft are carrying out the airstrikes and Tomahawk missiles were launched from at least one U.S. warship. 

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