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Op Shader: We Look At Britain's Contribution 12 Months On

It's been one year since the RAF began operations in Iraq in the fight against so-called Islamic state. Operation Shader began with...

It's been one year since the RAF began operations in Iraq in the fight against so-called Islamic state.
 
Operation Shader began with transport planes from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus flying humanitarian missions to minority communities that were fleeing an advance by IS forces.
 
Now that operation has evolved into a combat mission - one the government says will go on for some time.
 
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