OIR Spokesman Syria Update: ISIS is weak but still a threat - militants lurking in Mid-Euphrates River Valley. Syrian Democratic Forces keeping pressure on ISIS; with @CJTFOIR support, SDF cleared 6 km2 along eastern bank of the Euphrates in last 24 hrs

Map. History of ISIS conflict

23 January 2018
The ISIS attack (from areas under government and Russians control) on the 55 KM zone near Tanf has been defeated by MaT and Coalition Forces. The last result is 17 captured (5 Foreign), 14 of ISIS elements have been killed and at least 10 wounded, 3 vehicles were destroyed by MaT Fighters.
IS claims to have assasinated 2 *spies* in east Mosul yesterday Iraq
United States plans to spend $500m in training and equipping Syrian groups (most likely SDF) to fight ISIS in 2018.
Pics showing buildings ISIS seized this morning from NDF during surprise attack in S. Damascus district of Tadamon and later taken back.
Foiling of 4 explosive devices in Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah , as Security forces in northern Sinai succeeded in detecting four explosive devices that were intended to detonate the way of the forces while carrying out combing and raiding the strongholds of the organization of Jerusalem in the region
The way @recep_tayip and the AKP consolidated power in Turkey with Islamist ideology "is sadly contributing to the drift of Turkey away from the West," per US NatSec Advisor Gen HR McMaster
US NatSec Advisor Gen HR McMaster also said "a lot of Islamist groups have learned from" Turkey and the AKP
ASG execute Vietnamese captain, abducted in Nov 2016. Of the 12 VN hostages taken from 2 ships, 4 were executed, 2 died in captivity or during rescue ops, 5 were rescued and 1 escaped.
SDF has captured Jurdi Gharbi from ISIS
IS presence expanding in north, northeastern: Afghan MPs1 month ago
IS presence expanding in north, northeastern: Afghan MPs
OIR Spokesman Syria Update: ISIS is weak but still a threat - militants lurking in Mid-Euphrates River Valley. Syrian Democratic Forces keeping pressure on ISIS; with @CJTFOIR support, SDF cleared 6 km2 along eastern bank of the Euphrates in last 24 hrs
1 month ago
Afghan forces foil deadly blast, US drone strike kill 3 IS militants in Nangarhar
A large-scale military campaign A short while ago, a long area was targeted by the prince in Rafah accompanied by the sound of heavy gunfire and artillery shelling. Sinai
South Syria: amidst increased activities by ISIS, FSA Maghaweer Thawra backed by US-led Coalition repelling an attack launched at dawn on Al-Tanf security zone
After the Russian announcement of defeating Daesh in Syria, a large attack was conducted by ISIS militants targeting the 55 KM deconfliction zone around At Tanf, the attack comes from an area supposedly under full government control
NDF trying to seize back buildings taken by ISIS in S. Damascus district of Tadamon. Heavy clashes ongoing.
S. Damascus: in a susprise attack ISIS was able to seize a dozen buildings from government in Tadamon district. Area is intensively pounded amidst ongoing counter-attack.
Syria Damascus: So far the NDF s have been able to Recover 4 out of the Ten Buildings that were Captured by ISIS This Morning @ Al Tadamon district - 4/10 structures Recaptured So Far.
IS operation against the army south of Damascus
Police forces started to remove number of houses in Al-Arish city for persons wanted by security forces and involved in carrying out terrorist operations. Sinai
In 2018, Belgian military personnel will be deployed on board of @NATO AWACS aircraft (Airborne Warning and Control System), making the skies safer @E3AComponent. Operation OPSeaGuardian in the Mediterranean and Support to the Counter ISIL @coalition1 month ago
In 2018, Belgian military personnel will be deployed on board of @NATO AWACS aircraft (Airborne Warning and Control System), making the skies safer @E3AComponent. Operation #OPSeaGuardian in the Mediterranean and Support to the Counter ISIL @coalition
Afghanistan: Islamic State Claims Killing and Wounding 13 Soldiers In Clashes In Khogyani District Of Nangarhar.1 month ago
Afghanistan: Islamic State Claims Killing and Wounding 13 Soldiers In Clashes In Khogyani District Of Nangarhar.
Bangladesh counter-terrorism chief says looking to interview New York bomber's friends from college, school
Damascus: A breakthrough by the armed men at Al Tadamon district where they took over 10 buildings, and now the NDF are working on recapturing the lost spots.
Sec.sources:- army forces discovered and destroyed 4 IEDs, during raids in several areas in Rafah and Sheikh Zweid cities . Sinai
IS has besieged government forces in the 3 yellow locations after taking Kishmah And Salihiya the past days
[email protected] "ISIS is not finished" "ISIS is still present in several villages of Homs, Hama and Idlib"
Russian Mindef:Unit of International Mine Action Centre of the Russian Armed Forces returns to permanent location from Syria. Specialists of the International Mine Action Centre conducted humanitarian operation in Deir ez-Zor
1 month ago
"Radical Islamist ideology is obviously a grave threat to all civilized people" per NatSec Advisor HR McMaster, and until now US took "too myopic" a view"
1 month ago
"Recent attacks in New York and London… demonstrate the need to step up our efforts" in counterterrorism, per Gen McMaster
Federal charges announced in New York against Port Authority bombing suspect Akayed Ullah
SDF has captured Hawi Abu Hardub from ISIS
"I did it for the Islamic State." - The NYC bomber's statement to law enforcement. "Radicalization began in at least since approximately 2014". Researched IEDs for a year.
Suspect in New York subway bombing told police: "I did it for the Islamic State" - court documents
Federal prosecutors charge NYC subway bomb suspect, say he wrote on Facebook: "Trump, you failed to protect your nation"
ISIS claiming it has seized 6 villages and killed 41 NW of Boukamal this morning including Salihiyah, Abaas, Jalaa, and Siyal despite pro-govt claims that yesterday's attack on Hasrat was repelled. Attack comes as govt offensive units previously stationed here arrive in Hama.
Islamic State Khurasan (ISK): Yesterday, IED Detonation kills Taliban/IEA Judge n the directorate of Ghani Khayl, Nangarhar, Afghanistan1 month ago
Islamic State Khurasan (ISK): Yesterday, IED Detonation kills Taliban/IEA Judge n the directorate of Ghani Khayl, Nangarhar, Afghanistan
Heavy explosion reported in Rafah city near the border with Gaza
Secretary of State Tillerson: a lot of heavy work continues in Syria, Assad should not be part of the process.
Secretary of State Tillerson: in Syria the battle is not over to defeat ISIS.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: the global coalition to defeat ISIS has given us a platform to counter ISIS as they search for new territory since their caliphate has been taken away.
1 month ago
Two people connected to ISIS were caught in Kilis
1 month ago
New York City bomb suspect Akayed Ullah charged with making a terroristic threat, supporting an act of terrorism, and criminal possession of a weapon - NYPD