March 29, 2017
CENTCOM Commander Briefs Congress on Regional Threats
Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command, looked beyond the current conflicts in the greater Middle East and told the House Armed Services Committee that Iran is the greatest danger to peace in the region.
March 22, 2017
Local Forces Launch Daring Assault Behind Enemy Lines in Syria
Local forces in Syria launched a multi-pronged offensive that included a daring air assault behind enemy lines to liberate Tabqa Dam, located 25 miles upstream from the city of Raqqa, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.
March 8, 2017
ISIS on Trajectory Toward Lasting Defeat, Defense Official Says
A defense official said despite a long road ahead for the U.S.-led coalition in its fight to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the enemy is being degraded by every measure and is on a trajectory to lasting defeat.
March 1, 2017
Iraqi Forces Retake Mosul Airport, Inherent Resolve Commander Says
Iraqi security forces have taken back Mosul International Airport in Iraq to liberate western Mosul from control of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, said Army Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, Operation Inherent Resolve commander.
Feb. 22, 2017
OIR Official: 'Conditions Have Been Set' for ISIS Defeat in Western Mosul
Iraqi forces are advancing into western Mosul and making steady gains in efforts to liberate the area from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, said Air Force Col. John Dorrian, Inherent Resolve spokesman.
C&E sends heavy equipment to support Iraq, counter ISIL
Armored bulldozers and track loaders provided by Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are playing a role in protecting Iraq from the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Feb. 15, 2017
ISIS Losing Fighters, Leaders, Resources, Inherent Resolve Spokesman Says
British Army Maj. Gen. Rupert Jones, Operation Inherent Resolve deputy commander, said they've liberated more than 3,900 square kilometers of territory around Raqqa, liberating tens of thousands of people from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Feb. 9, 2017
Resolute Support Commander: More Troops Needed to Break Afghan ‘Stalemate’
A few thousand more troops for the train, advise and assist mission in Afghanistan would help to break what is now a stalemate with the Taliban, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and other adversaries there, Army Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr. said.
Feb. 8, 2017
ISIL in West Mosul Faces Choice: Surrender or Die, OIR Spokesman Says
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists are completely surrounded in West Mosul, and those who do not surrender to the Iraqi security forces will be killed, the Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman told reporters.
Jan. 17, 2017
France Deploys Troops Globally in Counter-Extremism Fight
France is committed to stopping the spread of violent extremism and has deployed significant military resources worldwide in the fight, a French military official told reporters in Paris.