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Iran's Revolutionary Guards confirm seizing two US boats

Iran's Revolutionary Guards in a statement early today confirmed they had seized two American boats and 10 sailors in "Iranian territory" near the Farsi island in the Gulf.

French lawmakers vote to extend air strikes in Syria

President Francois Hollande met his US counterpart Barack Obama at the White House on Tuesday and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Paris on Wednesday as part of a diplomatic push to forge a global coalition against IS.

French warplanes hit IS command center near Mosul: Official

The aerial assault, which took place around 1830 GMT, was conducted jointly with the US Air Force and last about five hours, the French defense ministry said in a statement.

France strikes IS in Syria from newly-deployed carrier

France strikes IS in Syria from newly-deployed carrier

The attacks destroyed all their targets including a command centre, vehicle dumps and maintenance facilities.

US sends aircraft carrier to Middle East amid intensifying anti-IS campaign

Pentagon announced on Monday the USs Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier left for the Middle East.

France to deploy aircraft carrier in anti-IS fight in Syria

The presence of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier will add to the six Rafale jets stationed in the United Arab Emirates and the six Mirages flying out of Jordan.

Four arrested over Air France Violence: Police

Several hundred employees had disrupted a meeting on October 5 at Air France's headquarters near Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport.