US military requests $1.4bn for Iraq, Syria train and equip in 2019

Map. History of ISIS conflict

22 February 2018
Egypt- @EgyArmySpox videos of Operation #Sinai2018 (which are, at least mostly, stock footage from training) include this launching of anti-ship missiles. Clearly an exercise (green flags) and also very clearly a relevant capability for counter-militancy operations.
Egypt's army kills 10, arrests 400 in Sinai operation: state TV
ISIS release pictures showing yet another raid on an SDF outpost near Susah in DeirEzzor province of Syria close to the Iraq border
A French Rafale spotted by the Islamic State over Wilayat al-Barakah (Hasakah governorate).
BNT: Bulgarian police detained Moroccan described by Interpol as a dangerous member of ISIS. He entered Bulgaria illegally via Turkey with a group of 27 Syrian refugees and carried a fake Syrian passport
US Department of State: Today in Egypt, Secretary Tillerson and @AlsisiOfficial discussed our shared commitment to fight terrorism, especially ISIS. They agreed to pursue a new joint strategic dialogue enhancing U.S.-Egypt ties, and also to continue to work to resolve other issues of mutual concern.
US military requests $1.4bn for Iraq, Syria train and equip in 2019
The FBI Baltimore office has quietly been working the only known ISIS funded plot. ISIS sent a Maryland man thousands of dollars cash for an attack
IS Khorasan province claims to have conquered over 11 vilages from the Taliban in Alingar, Laghman province. Previous large attempts in 2017 and in January 2018 had been thwarted. This time initial reports confirm their statement.1 week ago
IS Khorasan province claims to have conquered over 11 vilages from the Taliban in Alingar, Laghman province. Previous large attempts in 2017 and in January 2018 had been thwarted. This time initial reports confirm their statement.
SDF have moved all the checkpoints in the town of Garanij to the town of Bahra
Pentagon 2019 budget proposal allocates $300 million for train and equip program for YPG-led SDF forces and $250 million for "border security force"
SE. Idlib: heavy artillery pounding ISIS positions which launched large attack today on Zarzour and Khuwayn front. Bloody and intense battle ongoing.
Military spox: Statement number five of the comprehensive Sinai 2018 1. The Air Force monitored and destroyed 60 targets of terrorist elements 2. Elimination of 12 armed terrorist individuals during the exchange of fire 3. Arrest of 92 criminal and suspected persons 4 - the seizure and destruction and reservation on 20 different cars used by terrorist elements 5 - Destruction of 30 stores and a cache and found inside them chemicals used in the IED 6 - discovery and destruction of 23 explosive devices were planted in the way of troops 7. Detecting and destroying the banjo farms 8. sizing more than half a ton of narcotics 9 - Abort the attempt to smuggle weapons across the western border and the targeting and destruction of four four-wheel vehicles and the killing of all terrorists
Military spox: Statement number five of the comprehensive Sinai 2018
1. The Air Force monitored and destroyed 60 targets of terrorist elements
2. Elimination of 12 armed terrorist individuals during the exchange of fire
3. Arrest of 92 criminal and suspected persons
4 - the seizure and destruction and reservation on 20 different cars used by terrorist elements
5 - Destruction of 30 stores and a cache and found inside them chemicals used in the IED
6 - discovery and destruction of 23 explosive devices were planted in the way of troops
7. Detecting and destroying the banjo farms
8. sizing more than half a ton of narcotics
9 - Abort the attempt to smuggle weapons across the western border and the targeting and destruction of four four-wheel vehicles and the killing of all terrorists
Chennai: NIA arrested an accused for hatching a criminal conspiracy and forming a terrorist gang which had raised and received funds, organized meetings, recruited and facilitated travel of some persons to Syria to join the ISIS
Brett McGurk: Broad gathering of Kuwaiti and International NGOs earlier today produced $330M for Iraq's immediate humanitarian and stabilization needs in areas captured from ISIS
DeirEzzor: A land mine killed 2 civilians in Ghraanig village
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OIR Spokesman: 'The [Syrian Democratic Forces] is currently holding thousands of IS detainees, including hundreds of foreign fighters from a number of nations.' SDF have prevented many hardcore militants from returning to their home countries and conducting more attacks.
Idlib Khuwayn al Kabir under ISIS
U.S. Secretary of State says Washington backs Egypt in fight against terrorism
FSA expelled ISIS from Ard az Zurzur after sneaked into village this morning
FSA shelling ISIS try to storm Khuwayn al Kabir Village
Tillerson: We stand with Egypt in its war on terror
Shukri: We appreciate America's support for Egypt in the war on terror
Islamic State takes full control of Um Al-Khalakhil village in the eastern Idlib CS.
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Iraqi PMU (Hashd) 13 Brigade says it has rescued 11 Syrian Democratic Forces on Iraq-Syria border who were surrounded by ISIS.
Iraqi MoI Intelligence: ISIS leader Baghdadi is still alive and in Jazira Syria area near Iraqi border. He is in poor health and in poor mental state. He cannot walk on his own due to injures and he has diabetes. Due to a source in his organization.
French foreign minister LeDrian to visit Erbil and meet with Kurdish officials today.
Violent and repeated bombardment in Sinai distinctly audible in Gaza City
Tahrir Al-Sham: 4 ISIS fighters were killed a Umm Al- Khalakhil
Daesh captured Kuwayn and Ard ar Zurzur after clashes with rebels
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Anti-ISIS operation in Ankara: 16 detained
FSA captured a group of ISIS fighters trying to advance to al-Khuwain village coming from government controlled territory east Idlib.
Egyptian army announces the killing of 12 gunmen and the arrest of 92 wanted in operation in Sinai
An increase in assassinations - explosives were placed under the vehicle of 2 PMU fighters in Amerli that failed to detonate effectively.
Photos of Brigade 52 with Rapid Response during operations today
Islamic State reports killing 2 SDF militiamen by shelling near Al-Bahra northwest of Hajine in DeirEzzor Syria