U.S. and Arab aircraft resumed bombing raids against positions belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Syria, including oil fields held by the group, Reuters and AFP quoted U.S. officials as saying.

“I can confirm that U.S. military and Arab partner forces are undertaking additional strikes today against ISIL [ISIS] terrorists in Syria,” press secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement.

Oil facilities held by the militants were among the targets attacked, a senior U.S. defense official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told AFP. […]