"Iraq|i security forces are in the lead and they've followed the plan so far" for retaking Mosul from ISIL ISIS, per US SecDef CarterUS, Iraq "long planned on and prepared for a campaign that culminates...in the envelopment of Mosul in the coming weeks" - SecDef Ash CarterTurkey hits dozens of Daesh targets in northern Syria Turkish HGK-1 bombs strike Daesh positions. #EuphratesShield IS targets hit by Turkish Airforce with precision-guided munitions today.FSA does theatre performance in Jarablus for kids and residents on ISIS. 3 TSK soldiers wounded in #EuphratesShield operation. FSA retook Tell'ar Gharbi/Sharqi from IS in northern Aleppo Syria, Aleppo: FSA took Electrical grid station south of Weqfan from IS Heavy Clashes around Talalin in North Aleppo countryside IED attack reported in Rafah, along with a sniper attack near al-Arish Sinai #RussianNavy transits to Syria become daily again: BSF Ropucha class LSTM Tsezar Kunikov 158 transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus FSA established full control over Tilaylan villageSyria - The Mayādīn bridge (جسر الميادين) crossing the Euphrates has been targeted by alleged Coalition airstrikeFSA backed by Turkish army preparing to storm Mregel, North AleppoIslamic State Takes Credit For Suicide Bombing In BaghdadTurkey's FM: Ankara is planning to send troops 45 km into Syria: "this area will become a de facto safe zone.” TSK reinforcement arrived in Syria todayIsis says 50 killed in claimed suicide bombing in Baghdad Jdideh, bringing relative lull of mass casualty attacks in the capital to an end9 people now reportedly dead and 25 injured in first explosion today in Baghdad al-Jadeeda Another explosion in al-Bayaa neighbourhood in Baghdad kills and wounds 25 people Suicide bomber kills at least 9, wounds 30 others in eastern Baghdad34th day of Operation #EuphratesShield Suicide bomber kills at least nine in BaghdadAt least 3 killed in suicide bomb attack in BaghdadLatest: 10s of new Turkish armours have entered to Syria via village of Yavuzlu/E of Azaz, in direction to Sawran and Dabiq. ICC to rule on damage of Timbuktu shrines by Islamist rebel Footage claims to show some Ahrar al-Sham rebels taking down the Syrian independence flag in Azaz, describing it as a flag of US mercenaries and secularism.U.S Consulate in Adana says has specific and credible threats of potential terrorist activity targeting U.S branded hotels in Adana Coalition airstrike near al-Shirqat

Map. History of ISIS conflict

27 September 2016
Turkey hits dozens of Daesh targets in northern Syria
Turkish HGK-1 bombs strike Daesh positions. #EuphratesShield
IS targets hit by Turkish Airforce with precision-guided munitions today.
FSA does theatre performance in Jarablus for kids and residents on ISIS.
#RussianNavy transits to Syria become daily again: BSF Ropucha class LSTM Tsezar Kunikov 158 transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus
Syria - The Mayādīn bridge (جسر الميادين) crossing the Euphrates has been targeted by alleged Coalition airstrike
Islamic State Takes Credit For Suicide Bombing In Baghdad
Turkey's FM: Ankara is planning to send troops 45 km into Syria: "this area will become a de facto safe zone.”
TSK reinforcement arrived in Syria today
9 people now reportedly dead and 25 injured in first explosion today in Baghdad al-Jadeeda
Another explosion in al-Bayaa neighbourhood in Baghdad kills and wounds 25 people
34th day of Operation #EuphratesShield
Footage claims to show some Ahrar al-Sham rebels taking down the Syrian independence flag in Azaz, describing it as a flag of US mercenaries and secularism.
Coalition airstrike near al-Shirqat