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January, 2015

Jan. 31, 2015

ISIL Chemical Weapons Expert Killed in Coalition Airstrike

January 30, 2015Release # 20150103FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETAMPA, Fla. - ISIL terrorist Abu Malik was killed Jan. 24 in a coalition airstrike in the vicinity of Mosul, Iraq.Malik was an ISIL chemical weapons engineer who worked at Saddam Hussein's Muthana chemical weapon production facility before affiliating with al Qaeda Iraq in 2005. He later joined

Jan. 30, 2015

Statement from CJTF-OIR on Acts of Violence in Iraq

January 30, 2015Release # 20150130.1FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - The acts of violence that occurred today in Iraq show ISIL's willingness to attack the ordinary citizens of Iraq. These were acts of desperation and show ISIL's callousness to attack even those who were offering aid to victims. ISIL cannot win against the Iraqi people but

Jan. 30, 2015

Jan. 30: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

January 30, 2015Release # 20150130FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On Jan. 29, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using fighter aircraft to conduct two airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted four airstrikes in Iraq, using attack and fighter aircraft against ISIL

Jan. 29, 2015

Jan. 29: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

January 29, 2015Release # 20150129FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On Jan. 28, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using bomber and fighter aircraft to conduct six airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 12 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter, and remotely piloted

Jan. 28, 2015

Jan. 28: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

January 28, 2015Release # 20150128FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On Jan. 27, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using bomber, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct 13 airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted six airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter,

Jan. 27, 2015

Statement from U.S. Central Command on the Tactical Situation in Kobani, Syria

January 26, 2015Release # 201501902FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETAMPA, 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.

Jan. 26, 2015

Jan. 26: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

January 26, 2015Release # 2015026FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA – On Jan. 25, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using attack, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct 21 airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 13 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter, and

Jan. 24, 2015

Jan. 24: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

January 24, 2015Release # 2015024FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On Jan. 23, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using attack, bomber, fighter, and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct 13 airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 13 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack,

Jan. 24, 2015

Jan. 23: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

January 23, 2015Release # 2015023FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On Jan. 22, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using attack, bomber, and fighter aircraft to conduct 12 airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 13 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, bomber, and fighter

Jan. 22, 2015

Partnerships Born from Operation Desert Storm Remain Vital to Middle East Security

The U.S. alone could not win this war. While our forces and their counterparts conducted precision air strikes against Iraqi ground targets, coalition ground forces amassed on the Saudi Arabian border to Kuwait in preparation for a counter-offensive.