WASHINGTON — The United States and its allies staged 17 airstrikes against Islamic State positions in Syria and 10 strikes against the militant group in Iraq Saturday, the U.S. military said.

In Syria, nine of the airstrikes hit Islamic State positions near Kobani, five struck near Aleppo and three hit near Tal Abyad, the U.S. military said in a statement Sunday.

In Iraq, the airstrikes hit Islamic State targets near Mosul, Tal Afar, Sinjar, Fallujah, Bayji, Makhmur and Habbaniyah.