US coalition strike kills founder of Islamic State media outlet

An air strike by the US-led coalition has killed the founder of the Islamic State propaganda media outlet Amaq in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zor, his brother said in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

The post said the strike killed Rayan Meshaal and his daughter in their home in the city of al-Mayadin. Officials have not confirmed whether Meshaal had been killed.