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OIR Special Report

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.

Aug. 8, 2018

Centcom commander: Afghan government will prosecute ISIS-K terrorists

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan members held in Afghanistan will be tried as war criminals and those found guilty will be held accountable for their war crimes, the commander of U.S. Central Command said.

July 31, 2018

Security forces continue pursuit of ISIS remnants, OIR deputy commander says

Iraqi security forces continue to pursue Islamic State of Iraq and Syria remnants, destroying tunnels, weapons caches and explosives stockpiles, and arresting suspected ISIS fighters, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve's deputy commander for strategy said.

July 30, 2018

NATO stepping forward on training mission to Iraq

NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command will begin an alliance training mission in Iraq that will formalize the alliance’s effort and commitment to Iraq, the commander of the Joint Force Command 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 29, 2018

Iraqi, U.S. guns bring ‘steel rain’ to ISIS

Iraqi security forces, working alongside troopers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment “Brave Rifles” and Marines and sailors from other units of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, arrived weeks ago to establish the temporary fire support base in northwestern Iraq along the Syrian border.

June 19, 2018

Coalition, partners continue progress against ISIS in Iraq, Syria

A coalition strike in Syria killed an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria leader, further dismantling the group's access to reliable funding, and Iraqi forces captured suspected terrorists and seized a weapons and explosives cache in northern Iraq, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman 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.