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  • Thursday, December 3rd 2015 - 06:53 UTC

    British bombers take off from Cyprus after parliament vote on Syria

    The UK parliament voted 397 in favor of action and 223 against, following a 10-hour debate.

    British fighter-bombers took off from an RAF airbase in Cyprus hours after parliament voted in favor of airstrikes against ISIS strongholds in Syria. The Ministry of Defense would not go into details but said the vote late Wednesday could mean “surveillance or operational missions over Syria.”Lawmakers voted 397 in favor of action and 223 against, following a 10-hour debate