Jan. 27, 2015 —
January 26, 2015
Release # 201501902
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAMPA, Fla. - U.S. Central Command confirms that anti-ISIL forces now control approximately 90 percent of the city of Kobani. U.S. Central Command congratulates these courageous fighters and thanks them for their efforts.
Anti-ISIL forces have fought aggressively with resilience and fortitude. While the fight against ISIL is far from over, ISIL's failure in Kobani has denied them one of their strategic objectives.