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epa04512726 (FILE) A file picture dated 18 April 2011 shows Iranian fighter jets during a military ceremony in Tehran, Iran. According to news reports citing a Pentagon official on 03 December 2014, Iran has conducted airstrikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq. The strikes were not coordinated with the US, and may be the first time Tehran has launched manned aircraft from inside Iran to strike Islamic State targets in Iraq, the Pentagon was quoted as saying by the Navy Times. EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH *** Local Caption *** 02693469