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Sept. 8, 2017

Syrian Regime Forces Pass Stranded ISIS Convoy

The front line of Syrian pro-regime forces, while mounting an assault on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-controlled city of Dayr Az Zawr, advanced past the convoy carrying ISIS terrorists and noncombatants in the eastern Syrian desert.

Sept. 8, 2017

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Sept. 7, 2017

Command Changes in Fight Against ISIS, Mission Does Not, Official Says

While the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve leadership changed hands, the U.S. led-coalition’s mission to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continues, said the joint task force’s spokesman.

Aug. 31, 2017

Partnered Forces Confronting, Defeating ISIS Evil, OIR Commander Says

Iraqi forces liberated Tal Afar from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria while the Syrian Democratic Forces have gone from almost being pushed out of the country to pushing into Raqqa, the commander of Operation Inherent Resolve said.

Aug. 31, 2017

Electronic Warfare Aircraft Contribute to Defeat ISIS

The EC-130H Compass Call aircraft operated by the 43rd Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron has heavily modified airframes that are responsible for a highly specialized, unique mission: electronic warfare.

Aug. 28, 2017

Iraqi Forces Reach Center of Tal Afar; Syrian Democratic Forces Push on in Raqqa

A Defense Department official said Iraqi security forces reached the center of Tal Afar and liberated another 60 square kilometers in and around the former Islamic State of Iraq and Syria stronghold.

Aug. 27, 2017

Strikes Continue in Effort to Defeat ISIS in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Aug. 26, 2017

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Aug. 23, 2017

OIR Deputy: Tal Afar Offensive Could Mean End of ISIS in Northern Iraq

The liberation of Tal Afar and the rest of Nineveh governorate would essentially end the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's military presence in northern Iraq, an Operation Inherent Resolve deputy commander said.

Aug. 23, 2017

Mattis Meets With Senior Turkish Leaders in Ankara

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the Turkish defense minister reaffirmed their resolve to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and in a separate meeting, Mattis and the Turkish president discussed regional security and strategy, a Pentagon spokesperson said.

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