US Jt Special Forces Command now in the lead of countering ISIL external ops, "have already achieved very significant results" per Carter

Map. History of ISIS conflict

22 November 2017
1 year ago
Gen Joe Votel, @CENTCOM commander, landed tonight at rebuilt Q-West airbase 40 miles south of Mosul. Restored runway opened Fri.
1 year ago
Syrian Air Force hit ISIL in Dayr Hafir, Aleppo
1 year ago
IRAQ: Coalition spox. says ISIS forces repelled from Rutbah.
Italian troops in Atrush,KRG,Iraq for Peshmerga training1 year ago
Italian troops in Atrush,KRG,Iraq for Peshmerga training
ISIS released first footage for clashes that occurred the first day they stormed Kirkuk1 year ago
ISIS released first footage for clashes that occurred the first day they stormed Kirkuk
Fighters from the Free Syrian Army pray before going to the front line during fighting against Islamic State (IS) in Beraan north of Aleppo1 year ago
Fighters from the Free Syrian Army pray before going to the front line during fighting against Islamic State (IS) in Beraan north of Aleppo
With Iraqi Special Forces From The Famed 1 year ago
With Iraqi Special Forces From The Famed "Golden Division" As They Attack An ISIS-held Village On Mosul's Outskirts
1 year ago
The Isis commander who led the Rutbah operation is Abu Saleh al-Zoubayi -- the city's former chief of intelligence for Saddam Hussain.
1 year ago
Russian Deputy FM Mikhail Bogdanov - "Russia would consider requests from Iraq and Libya on Russian participation in counterterrorist ops."
Pictures released of the destruction caused by U.S-led coalition air raids in Tal Aswad that resulted in the death of 5 civilians, 3 of them children south of Manbij yesterday.1 year ago
Pictures released of the destruction caused by U.S-led coalition air raids in Tal Aswad that resulted in the death of 5 civilians, 3 of them children south of Manbij yesterday.
IS claim destroying a BMP and killing 4 Peshmerga southeast of Mosul1 year ago
IS claim destroying a BMP and killing 4 Peshmerga southeast of Mosul
Isis left Qaraqosh in a hurry - leaving behind a large cash of ammunition1 year ago
Isis left Qaraqosh in a hurry - leaving behind a large cash of ammunition
1 year ago
3 Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters were killed in the barrel bomb attack by a Syrian government helicopter on Tel Jijan earlier today, northern Aleppo.
Iraqi official calls for ‘total elimination’ of Daesh1 year ago
Iraqi official calls for ‘total elimination’ of Daesh
Kurdish Free Syrian Army member: Syrian government forces attacked us with barrel bombs from a helicopter, IS attacked us with a car bomb and the YPG on the ground is trying to advance against the Free Syrian Army in Tal Madiq. The Northern countryside of Aleppo.1 year ago
Kurdish Free Syrian Army member: Syrian government forces attacked us with barrel bombs from a helicopter, IS attacked us with a car bomb and the YPG on the ground is trying to advance against the Free Syrian Army in Tal Madiq. The Northern countryside of Aleppo.
Amaq Agency: IS VBIED hits a group of Turkish-backed Syrian rebels in the village of Buran, south of Akhtarin in the countryside of northern Aleppo.1 year ago
Amaq Agency: IS VBIED hits a group of Turkish-backed Syrian rebels in the village of Buran, south of Akhtarin in the countryside of northern Aleppo.
Official statement from Hawar Kilis Operation room reporting that Syrian government forces are also involved in a joint attack with the YPG against the Free Syrian Army.1 year ago
Official statement from Hawar Kilis Operation room reporting that Syrian government forces are also involved in a joint attack with the YPG against the Free Syrian Army.
Official statement from Hawar Kilis Operation room reporting that Syrian government forces are also involved in a joint attack with the YPG against the Free Syrian Army, northern Aleppo.1 year ago
Official statement from Hawar Kilis Operation room reporting that Syrian government forces are also involved in a joint attack with the YPG against the Free Syrian Army, northern Aleppo.
Sulfur Dioxide Spreads Over Iraq #NASA1 year ago
Sulfur Dioxide Spreads Over Iraq #NASA
Syrian army vehicles seized by Iraq army from ISIS during Mosul operation1 year ago
Syrian army vehicles seized by Iraq army from ISIS during Mosul operation
1 year ago
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
Reports of airstrikes targeted rebels in Tal Madiq village in north Aleppo after they captured said village from ISIS
1 year ago
"We must coordinate to make sure all our objective coincide," says @JY_LeDrian of Turkey role in fight vs ISIS
1 year ago
In Iraq, Syria "Turkey is a key partner in this fight" per French DefMin @JY_LeDrian "We have a common interest in defeating ISIS
1 year ago
Foreign fighters are having trouble going to or leaving Iraq Syria tho "there is a risk of attacks that remains" per France's @JY_LeDrian
1 year ago
"It's also a virtual caliphate," adds French DefMin @JY_LeDrian of ISIS but "will have problems of resources"
1 year ago
"Even after the conclusion of the Iraq & Syria operations we will be continuing w/the external operations" part of ISIS per Carter
1 year ago
'Groundwork' being laid for 'isolation' of Raqa: US defence secretary
1 year ago
But SecDef Carter adds end of ISIS caliphate won't stop those who want to inspire or coordinate attacks on West
1 year ago
"the collapse and destruction of ISIL in Iraq & Syria will destroy both the fact & the idea that there can be a [ISIS] caliphate"-SecDef Carter
1 year ago
"Russia is not a participant in our Raqqa plan," per Carter but mil-2-mil channels active everyday for deconfliction
1 year ago
Force to take Raqqa will be "capable and motivated local forces" per SecDef Carter - "These will be Syrians enabled by us"
1 year ago
"There will be overlap...we are prepared for that" SecDef Carter says of Mosul & Raqqa ops "This is proceeding on plan"
Libya : This morning an IED has exploded on the coastal axis between Sirte and Misrata, supposedly managed by an ISIS sleeper cell1 year ago
Libya : This morning an IED has exploded on the coastal axis between Sirte and Misrata, supposedly managed by an ISIS sleeper cell
1 year ago
"We cannot perfectly predict what will happen after our coalition defeats ISIL in Iraq and Syria...have to be ready for anything," per Carter
1 year ago
US Jt Special Forces Command now in the lead of countering ISIL external ops, "have already achieved very significant results" per Carter
1 year ago
US, coalition worried abt what forms ISIS will take in future, per SecDef Carter, calls protecting homelands "critical"
1 year ago
"Begun laying the groundwork" w/partners for collapsing ISIL ISIS control in Raqqa, per SecDef Carter
1 year ago
US SecDef promises same coalition will make same commitment to collapsing Raqqa Syria w/help of local forces that it has shown in Mosul
1 year ago
Part of Paris mtg focused on protecting homelands "even as we decimate ISIL in Iraq & Syria", per US SecDef Ash Carter
1 year ago
Mosul op vs ISIL "has been proceeding as planned" says SecDef Carter, adds Iraqis have been fighting w/skill
Drone Defender spotted on American military post west of Erbil.1 year ago
Drone Defender spotted on American military post west of Erbil.
A Turkish Red Crescent aid convoy consisting of 20 trucks arrived in Iraq's Erbil city to be sent to Mosul1 year ago
A Turkish Red Crescent aid convoy consisting of 20 trucks arrived in Iraq's Erbil city to be sent to Mosul
1 year ago
'So far we see no substantial progress in liberating Mosul from fighters of ISIS' - Russian General Staff
1 year ago
In Raqqa, "our local Syrian partners will certainly collapse ISIL’s control as well," US SecDef said in prepared remarks
1 year ago
ICYMI: US targeted 35 ISIL ISIS commanders "including many of the highest" in and around Mosul in past 90 days-SecDef Ash Carter in Paris
1 year ago
60 civilians killed, 200 injured as US-led coalition strikes Mosul residential areas – Russian MoD
Latest Sham Front map of the military situation in northern Aleppo shows Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army latest gains against IS and confirms that al-Hassiah is still under the control of the SDF/YPG.1 year ago
Latest Sham Front map of the military situation in northern Aleppo shows Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army latest gains against IS and confirms that al-Hassiah is still under the control of the SDF/YPG.
Euphrates Shield forces captured village of Tell Jijan1 year ago
Euphrates Shield forces captured village of Tell Jijan
FSA forces take control of Modeeq Hill from Daesh in north rural Aleppo after an intense operation1 year ago
FSA forces take control of Modeeq Hill from Daesh in north rural Aleppo after an intense operation
Anti-ISIS envoy @Brett_Mcgurk says U.S. advisers on front lines, assisting in #MosulOffensive.1 year ago
Anti-ISIS envoy @Brett_Mcgurk says U.S. advisers on front lines, assisting in #MosulOffensive.
Images of Iraqi Army convoy that arrived in Rutba yesterday in defending it from ISIS attacks trying to over run the city. City all clear1 year ago
Images of Iraqi Army convoy that arrived in Rutba yesterday in defending it from ISIS attacks trying to over run the city. City all clear
FSA at Kassar village after clashes with ISIL1 year ago
FSA at Kassar village after clashes with ISIL
Iraqi Army regained control of Rutbah west Anbar and killed 50+ militants1 year ago
Iraqi Army regained control of Rutbah west Anbar and killed 50+ militants
FSA forces engaged in heavy operations against Daesh on their way to liberate al-Bab1 year ago
FSA forces engaged in heavy operations against Daesh on their way to liberate al-Bab
1 year ago
Iraqi army's elite force pauses advance near Mosul
1 year ago
Initial reports of Israeli wounded after shots fired near the Egyptian border
1 year ago
Shots fired from Egyptian side of the border into Israel, One injured, Israeli military investigating the source of shots
1 year ago
Iraqi forces have now began storming into Kokelgi كوكجلي which is East of Mosul
1 year ago
Radical Iraq'i Shiite militias announce to advance on Tel Afar 60km west of Mosul bc 1/4 are Shiite, but majority is Turkmen
1 year ago
UN human rights: reports of ISIL atrocities around Mosul ; 50 former police killed; bodies of 70 villagers; 15 villagers thrown in river
Free Syrian Army forces take control of Kasaar from Daesh in northern Aleppo province1 year ago
Free Syrian Army forces take control of Kasaar from Daesh in northern Aleppo province
1 year ago
Hollande urges vigilance over jihadists returning from Iraq
1 year ago
#EuphratesShield forces advancing east of Shahba lake reservoir taking control of Qassar and Tel Maliq northern rural Aleppo
1 year ago
Pakistan mourns killing of at least 60 people in a brutal gun and suicide bomb assault on a police academy
1 year ago
Sultan Murad brigades fighting ISIL in northern Aleppo
Sultan Murad brigades fighting ISIL in northern Aleppo
1 year ago
UK announces that it will resume training of Syria opposition to fight ISIS
Isis publishes pictures of battle raging around Bashiqa town and Tel Keyf with US Apache helicopters in sight1 year ago
Isis publishes pictures of battle raging around Bashiqa town and Tel Keyf with US Apache helicopters in sight
1 year ago
Euphrates Shield forces took Kassar and Tell Mudiq from ISIL
Photos show Turkish tanks (M60T), artillery (T-155) and armored vehicles around Bashiqa area - Mosul Iraq1 year ago
Photos show Turkish tanks (M60T), artillery (T-155) and armored vehicles around Bashiqa area - Mosul Iraq
1 year ago
ISOF advance in industrial area west of Tel Kepe and capture gas plant
FSA Sultan Murad clashing with ISIS in villages E. of Shabha Reservoir1 year ago
FSA Sultan Murad clashing with ISIS in villages E. of Shabha Reservoir
1 year ago
Saddam Hussein's cousin was arrested for participating in the attack on Kirkuk few days ago
Free Syrian Army Liwa Suqur al Shamal commander Ahmad Kheiriye was killed in clashes with IS in north Aleppo, Euphrates Shield.1 year ago
Free Syrian Army Liwa Suqur al Shamal commander Ahmad Kheiriye was killed in clashes with IS in north Aleppo, Euphrates Shield.
The peshmerga holding Isis flag in Batnaya village now, is the same Peshmerga who fought alongside American Navy Seals in Tel Osqof in May1 year ago
The peshmerga holding Isis flag in Batnaya village now, is the same Peshmerga who fought alongside American Navy Seals in Tel Osqof in May
#Iraqi Fed #police have liberated 1275km2 of land, 58 villages and cleared 55km of mines and IEDs1 year ago
#Iraqi Fed #police have liberated 1275km2 of land, 58 villages and cleared 55km of mines and IEDs
1 year ago
ISOF and Peshmerga launch sweeping operations inside Batnaya town after storming it this morning, it is located north of Tell Kepe
1 year ago
If PYD/PKK do not leave Syria’s Manbij, we will remove them by our own means: Turkish FM
Turkish FM Cavusoglu to the United States regarding their partnership with the YPG: Are you trying to create a terrorist state, a canton? Then we (Turkey will) see you as a state sponsor of terror.1 year ago
Turkish FM Cavusoglu to the United States regarding their partnership with the YPG: Are you trying to create a terrorist state, a canton? Then we (Turkey will) see you as a state sponsor of terror.
1 year ago
Turkish FM on Mosul battle: If faced with a threat, Turkey will use all rights including ground operation
1 year ago
Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack. Multiple casualties reported
1 year ago
Peshmerga forces resume their offensive against ISIS, liberating village of Khursabad in Naweran
1 year ago
Turkey’s FM @MevlutCavusoglu says his country will use ground forces against ISIS and PKK when needed, whether in Iraq or Syria.
1 year ago
SOMALIA: Large explosion has targeted Djiboutian army base in Beledweyn town. Heavy gunfire heard.
1 year ago
A truck full of explosives hit Djibouti-an military base in Baladweyne town, heavy casualties feared - Witness. #Somalia
1 year ago
63rd Day of Operation Euphrates Shield: 72 Daesh and 15 PYD/PKK targets hit by Turkish army in northern Syria
Iraqi forces and allied tribes have regained full control of al-Rutbah district following a fierce assault by IS - Anbar Governor1 year ago
Iraqi forces and allied tribes have regained full control of al-Rutbah district following a fierce assault by IS - Anbar Governor
1 year ago
12 killed by Al-Shabaab in Mandera Town, northeastern Kenya - group targeted Christians in guest house with grenades, IED
Hashd Armoured vehicles & heavy weapons delivered near Mosul, awaiting the green light to storm Daesh stronghy1 year ago
Hashd Armoured vehicles & heavy weapons delivered near Mosul, awaiting the green light to storm Daesh stronghy
Iraqi army revealed large supply of Mustard gas in Qayyarah1 year ago
Iraqi army revealed large supply of Mustard gas in Qayyarah
ISIS (via al-Amaq) claims responsibility for the attack in Quetta Pakistan1 year ago
ISIS (via al-Amaq) claims responsibility for the attack in Quetta Pakistan
1 year ago
Jordan: Additional Military Deployments Reported Near The Border With Iraq Following The ISIS Attack In Rutbah
1 year ago
Spanish police arrest two Moroccans accused of supporting Islamic State
1 year ago
Explosion at Turkey's southern Antalya resort; ambulances rushing to scene
1 year ago
“The explosion could be an accident and there are no life threatening injuries.", Mayor of Antalya
1 year ago
Iraqi army killed a ISIL suicide bomber near a checkpoint in Qarah Tapah north Diyala.
Peshmerga enters Batnay town northern Mosul, the christian town will be within Kurdistan border.1 year ago
Peshmerga enters Batnay town northern Mosul, the christian town will be within Kurdistan border.
ISIS leaves behind toxic waste in Iraq after igniting explosives inside a mountain of sulfur1 year ago
ISIS leaves behind toxic waste in Iraq after igniting explosives inside a mountain of sulfur
UNICEF Bringing toilets and showers to Qayyarah Jeedah, new camp for Iraqis displaced by Mosul operations1 year ago
UNICEF Bringing toilets and showers to Qayyarah Jeedah, new camp for Iraqis displaced by Mosul operations
Images of some refugee infrastructure being constructed near Bardarash Kurdistan Iraq for Mosul people fleeing conflict1 year ago
Images of some refugee infrastructure being constructed near Bardarash Kurdistan Iraq for Mosul people fleeing conflict
1 year ago
Footage: Half-hour long Asma al-Assad documentary by Rossiya 24. English subtitles embedded, Damascus, Syria.
Footage: Half-hour long Asma al-Assad documentary by Rossiya 24. English subtitles embedded, Damascus, Syria.
Amaq video of Abrams tank destroyed by ATGM near Qayyarah, south of Mosul1 year ago
Amaq video of Abrams tank destroyed by ATGM near Qayyarah, south of Mosul
Iraqi forces near Mosul, Iraqi Artillery lighting up skies with flares as Iraqi Army fighting ISIS in Kok Geli east of Mosul1 year ago
Iraqi forces near Mosul, Iraqi Artillery lighting up skies with flares as Iraqi Army fighting ISIS in Kok Geli east of Mosul
PMU is going to open Tal Afar frontline1 year ago
PMU is going to open Tal Afar frontline
Syria: VIDEO: RuAF Mi-28 providing CAS to SAA/NDF troops in Rif Homs1 year ago
Syria: VIDEO: RuAF Mi-28 providing CAS to SAA/NDF troops in Rif Homs
Syria: VIDEO: RuAF Mi-28 providing CAS to SAA/NDF troops in Rif Homs
French news program on Mosul that shows an American contractor training the PAK1 year ago
French news program on Mosul that shows an American contractor training the PAK
1 year ago
Two civilians were killed due to an IED left behind by IS in Tilalyan town.
1 year ago
At least 5 civilians were killed and 3 of them children by U.S-led coalition air raids on Tal Aswad south of Manbij today.
A lot of ATGMs by ISIL against Iraqi army1 year ago
A lot of ATGMs by ISIL against Iraqi army
Around 80 human rights and aid organisations urged the United Nations member states to drop Russia from the Human Rights Council over its military campaign in war-torn Syria. The signatories - which include Human Rights Watch, CARE International and Refugees International - called on UN members to question whether Russia's role in Syria renders it fit to serve on the body’s human rights institution1 year ago
Around 80 human rights and aid organisations urged the United Nations member states to drop Russia from the Human Rights Council over its military campaign in war-torn Syria. The signatories - which include Human Rights Watch, CARE International and Refugees International - called on UN members to question whether Russia's role in Syria renders it fit to serve on the body’s human rights institution
ISIL show their VBIED attack at Sinjar1 year ago
ISIL show their VBIED attack at Sinjar
Mosul fight could send wave of fighters home to Europe, officials warn1 year ago
Mosul fight could send wave of fighters home to Europe, officials warn
1 year ago
Anbar Governor: ISIS only controls some neighborhoods of Rutba
1 year ago
Correspondent: ISIS claims control over Anbar’s Rutba
Iraqi families displaced by the ongoing operation by Iraq forces against ISIS in Qayyarah1 year ago
Iraqi families displaced by the ongoing operation by Iraq forces against ISIS in Qayyarah
1 year ago
ISIL fighters take over town of Rutba - western province of Anbar
ISIS said that they have killed 34 Misrata fighters in fighting in Sirte today1 year ago
ISIS said that they have killed 34 Misrata fighters in fighting in Sirte today
Iraq's special forces cleared a number of villages near Bartella, east of Mosul today: Khaznah, Muwafakiyah, Tahrawah,Tarab Zawah.1 year ago
Iraq's special forces cleared a number of villages near Bartella, east of Mosul today: Khaznah, Muwafakiyah, Tahrawah,Tarab Zawah.
1 year ago
5 more ISIS arrested in Kirkuk, more than 74 killed
1 year ago
Two ISIS militants arrested following policeman’s death in Kirku
VIDEO: ISIS ATGM strike against Abrams tank South of Mosul1 year ago
VIDEO: ISIS ATGM strike against Abrams tank South of Mosul
1 year ago
North Aleppo: Opposition factions took control of 4 villages from ISIS (Tuways, Jubb al-Aas, Talatinah, Taltanah); battles ongoing
Kurdistan Region prosecutor calls on Kurdish channel news to halt their live coverage of Peshmerga battles due to security concerns.1 year ago
Kurdistan Region prosecutor calls on Kurdish channel news to halt their live coverage of Peshmerga battles due to security concerns.
Tel Tana was captured by FSA1 year ago
Tel Tana was captured by FSA
1 year ago
FSA Fastaqem Union Taking control of the villages Thlatina,Job Al-A's and Thalthana in Aleppo northern countryside after clashes against ISIS
Video showing clashes between FSA and ISIL in Northern Aleppo countryside1 year ago
Video showing clashes between FSA and ISIL in Northern Aleppo countryside
Turkish T-155 Fertina howitzers hiting targets in Northern Syria1 year ago
Turkish T-155 Fertina howitzers hiting targets in Northern Syria
US Special Ops MATV spotted near Bashiqa north of Mosul. Check the Boomerang gunshot detection system on the back1 year ago
US Special Ops MATV spotted near Bashiqa north of Mosul. Check the Boomerang gunshot detection system on the back
ISIL claimed destruction of T-72 and Abrams tanks South to Mosul with IEDs1 year ago
ISIL claimed destruction of T-72 and Abrams tanks South to Mosul with IEDs