Progress vs ISIS "particularly encouraging" @thejointstaff's Gen Joseph Dunford tells the dozens of countries represented at the Chiefs of Defense conference on violent extremism, but also warns "ISIS is far from defeated"

Map. History of ISIS conflict

15 November 2018
4 week ago
ISIS claims killing and injuring 46 SAA in the area of ​​"Talul Safa" in Damascus Desert.
4 week ago
On Iran and getting Iran-backed forces out of Syria, "even the Russia ns tell that's their goal" per @brett_mcgurk "It's interesting that they say that"
4 week ago
Vs ISIS "The conventional fight is not over. It's coming to a close we can see the endpoint" per @brett_mcgurk "But that's not the end of the campaign" in Iraq Syria
4 week ago
South Syria: preliminary information a ceasefire has been implemented tonight on Safa front at Russia's request. If confirmed, it could be linked with deal for abductees.
South Syria: video recently released illustrating battle in Safa Volcanic Field. Disoriented soldiers, fleeing area seeking cover from ISIS snipers.4 week ago
South Syria: video recently released illustrating battle in Safa Volcanic Field. Disoriented soldiers, fleeing area seeking cover from ISIS snipers.
Concerns remains about +700 ISIS detainees in Syria held by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) per Gen Dunford "The progress in returning these fighters home for prosecution has been delayed by political considerations and inconsistent legal frameworks" per Dunford
Progress vs ISIS "particularly encouraging" @thejointstaff's Gen Joseph Dunford tells the dozens of countries represented at the Chiefs of Defense conference on violent extremism, but also warns "ISIS is far from defeated"
"ISIS is already evolving to implement a more diffuse model of command and control and operations, and they're looking to maintain relevance by exploiting disenfranchisement" per @thejointstaff's Gen Dunford
ISIL group in Somalia claims to have killed an intelligence soldier after brief gun-fighting at largest market in the capital of Mogadishu
Explosion goes off in Surkh Rod district of Nangarhar province - official
Report that ISIS cells have gathered in Hamrin range with as many as 150 militants who plan on attacking the neighboring areas soon. Of note, Brigade 52 was on the range today with support from Army Aviation, but there are complex tunnel systems ISIS uses.
1 month ago
News reports claiming that ISWAP has carried out its promise to execute ICRC aid worker, Hauwa Liman. This development surely shows that there is no real differentiating the al-Barnawi and Shekau factions and perhaps reinforces claims of imminent rapprochement
Syrian local media reported that ISIS kidnapped a hundred women and children from a displaced camp in Deir el-Zour and burnt their tents.
Footage of recent clashes between the SDF and ISIS in Deir ez-Zur.
Libya - Forces of LNA's 128th Infantry Brigade have reportedly arrested an ISIS leader (possible Masoud Belhassen Nawfali) in Nofaliya area
South Syria: several soldiers (3rd and 9th Divisions) killed past 36 hours as battle resumed to take Safa Volcano from ISIS after a 10-day pause.1 month ago
South Syria: several soldiers (3rd and 9th Divisions) killed past 36 hours as battle resumed to take Safa Volcano from ISIS after a 10-day pause.
1 month ago
Nigeria: ISIS claims IED attack against Nigerian Army vehicle near Chad lake NE Nigeria yesterday
Iraq 1025z B350 carrying out ISR ops over Ba'aj- close to Syria border
PMU and the army launch a security operation to pursue the remnants of ISIS east of Tuzhurmato
International coalition aircraft bombarded ISIS positions in Hajin at dawn today with incendiary bombs at around 3 am, and the clashes continue in the axis of the Hajin, Al Sousah and violent shelling targeting the area.
Deir Ez-Zor Al-Bukmal: pro-government forces reinforce their presence in the countryside of Al-Bukmal and reinforce the brigade of the Republican Guard, located in Badia Al-Murshkha in Al-Bukmal, where several trucks loaded with elements and ammunition arrived this morning.
1 month ago
Philippine police killed alleged member and leader of Islamic State, a Maute-recognised group, in Davao del Sur early Monday morning.
A very interesting detail in the video of ISIS attack on SDF near Hajin Syria, two armored vehicles, look like uparmoured APCs. After all this time with US-led air cover usually hitting these, that they still operate.
Iraqi Counter-terrorism service arrests 2 brothers from Mosul suspected as being responsible for yesterday's car bomb in Kirkuk city. The 2 brothers were living in Kirkuk.
Egypt- ISIS claim IED attack targeting a Humvee near the Central Security HQ in al-Arish, North Sinai
This is the kind of conditions that the SDF deal with when they are doing their operations against ISIS in the last pocket they have.0 visibility so sometimes they do tactical retreat to ensure the safety of their fighters. Daesh used this to kidnap civilians in a camp this week
VBIED explodes in Kirkuk, casualties and material damages yet to be announced
Clashes in Dagestan: 2 suspected militants killed, 2 FSB special operation forces fighters wounded, 1 Rosguard fighter also wounded
IS captured a Cougar armed vehicle from the SDF forces inside Al-Baghuz town, also IS improvised APC's to be seen for the first time since a long time.
One suspected militant killed in ongoing standoff with Russian security forces in Dagestan
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