France has launched its first missions against Islamic State (IS) militants from its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, military sources said.
AS REPORTED BY THE BBC:
The newly-deployed carrier has 26 fighters, tripling French capacity.
French President Francois Hollande has vowed to intensify strikes against IS in Syria and Iraq after the group said it was behind deadly attacks in Paris.
Belgian police meanwhile said they had arrested five more people in anti-terrorism raids.
France stepped up its bombings of IS following the attacks on Paris, in which 130 people were killed.
The latest series of strikes launched from the Charles de Gaulle targeted sites in Iraq, the French military said.