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May 8, 2018

Coalition, Partner Forces Look to Deal Final Blow to ISIS in Syria

Following an increase in coalition strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the Syrian Democratic Forces resumed offensive operations to clear the final ISIS-held territory in eastern Syria, a deputy commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said.

April 24, 2018

Evidence of Normal Life Returns to Iraq, Syria, After ‘Caliphate’ Defeat, Official Says

There are encouraging signs life is returning to normal in Iraq and Syria, but hard work remains following the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s tyrannical self-proclaimed caliphate, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

April 18, 2018

ISIS Contained in Syria, Changing Tactics, OIR Spokesman Says

Iraqi security forces and Syrian Democratic Forces continue to contain Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters in areas of the middle Euphrates River valley, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

March 19, 2018

DoD spokesman urges focus on humanitarian issues, defeating ISIS in Syria

As the Syrian Democratic Forces continue to develop their defensive positions against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the middle Euphrates River valley, it’s important to stay focused on the key objectives, a Pentagon spokesman said.

March 13, 2018

Defeat of ISIS ‘within our grasp,’ Centcom commander says

The United States and its partners have made significant progress in Iraq and Syria, but investments are needed to ensure the gains endure, the commander of U.S. Central Command said.

Jan. 16, 2018

Millions Liberated From ‘Evil of ISIS,’ OIR Official Says

An Operation Inherent Resolve official said coalition and Iraqi forces have liberated millions of people from the “evil of ISIS,” with the efforts putting Iraq on a path toward greater security.

Jan. 8, 2018

Pentagon Spokesman Details Progress in Defeating ISIS

Coalition and partnered forces are building on progress in Iraq and Syria to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the director of press operations at the Pentagon told reporters.

Dec. 28, 2017

Inherent Resolve official describes Defeat-ISIS campaign progress

The coalition’s efforts against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have been successful, but there is still much to do, an Operation Inherent Resolve deputy commander said.

Nov. 14, 2017

Defeat-ISIS campaign deprives enemy of safe havens, OIR official says

The U.S.-led coalition to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continues to support Syrian partners with surveillance and combat advice, as well as precision strikes, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

Nov. 7, 2017

General cites Iraqi forces' confidence, ability in liberating Qaim

Air Force Brig. Gen. Andrew A. Croft, Inherent Resolve deputy commander for air, congratulated the Iraqi security forces for driving the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria out of Qaim, and largely out of Iraq.