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Dec. 11, 2018

Task Force Commander: ISIS Forces Degraded From Caliphate to Caves

At one time, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria controlled a self-proclaimed caliphate that stretched from Syria to Iraq, but now that force in Iraq has been degraded so much that the remnants are hiding in caves, deep wadis and tunnels in the desert and hills of western Iraq’s austere terrain.

Nov. 27, 2018

U.S. setting up observation posts in Syria to keep ISIS from entering Turkey

U.S. forces are establishing observation posts in Northeast Syria to further deny escape routes to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve told Pentagon reporters.

Aug. 14, 2018

Defeat-ISIS forces make progress, require continued coalition support

Ongoing security operations by coalition forces continue to protect Iraqi and Syrian citizens, but the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is far from over, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials said.

July 24, 2018

Progress continues in defeating ISIS, coalition official says

Iraqi security forces continue to secure Iraq to advance efforts to stabilize the country and prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve official said.

July 19, 2018

CENTCOM commander: success in defeating ISIS lies with coalition partners, allies

Continued commitment from coalition partners in the effort to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and the promotion of regional security and stability set the conditions for a lasting victory, the commander of U.S. Central Command said.

June 8, 2018

Groups Such As ISIS Cannot Be Allowed To Exist, Mattis Says

While Iraq has liberated all of its territory once captured and held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the U.S.-led military campaign against the rogue organization continues in Syria, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at a meeting of the defeat-ISIS coalition at NATO headquarters in Brussels.

June 5, 2018

Operation Roundup in Syria Continues to Target ISIS Terrorists

Coalition members continue to accelerate the defeat of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria remnants, and a high-level ISIS operative has been removed from the battlefield, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

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.

March 27, 2018

General Highlights Airpower in Fight Against ISIS

Coalition airpower support of Iraqi forces has been successful in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, and it is the coalition’s job to enhance capabilities within the Iraqi aviation enterprise, an Operation Inherent Resolve official said.