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U.S.-coalition sees no 'imminent risk' to Syria's Tabqa dam
Reuters - 2017-03-28 02:23
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition said on Monday it saw no imminent danger to a major hydroelectric dam that allied Syrian militias are fighting to take from Islamic State, unless the jihadists planned to blow it up. ...

US-led Coalition Conducts 34 Airstrikes against IS in Syria, Iraq
BAS News - 2017-03-27 22:17
SOFIA — Operation Inherent Resolve said on Monday that the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq carried out 34 airstrikes on Sunday on the territories of the two countries, consisting of 80 engagements. Operation Inherent Res ...

After civilians killed in Mosul, Pentagon denies loosening rules in fight vs IS
Reuters - 2017-03-27 21:18
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon, facing allegations that a coalition air strike may have killed scores of civilians in Iraq's city of Mosul, on Monday said it was not loosening its rules of engagement in the fight against Islamic State but that resour ...

Coalition strikes killing civilians in Mosul: Officer
Kurdiu - 2017-03-27 21:05

Tabqa Dam not Structurally Damaged: Coalition
BAS News - 2017-03-27 18:32
US is taking every precaution ERBIL — The US-led coalition has said that it is “taking every precaution” to ensure that the Tabqa Dam in Syria remains intact amid clashes and it would pose no threat to the civilian lives currently living under the rule o ...

Talal Silo: We act carefully to avoid damage on the Euphrates Dam
ANHA - 2017-03-27 11:29
NEWS DESK – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Spokesman Talal Silo stated that they are acting carefully to not damage the Euphrates Dam in their ongoing operation in the region. The SDF Spokesman refuted reports on the international coalition aircraft s ...

U.S. general: Coalition takes Iraq civilian deaths allegations seriously
NRT - 2017-03-26 21:51

Iraqi military says U.S. coalition airstrike is not behind civilian casualties
NRT - 2017-03-26 13:16

Iraqi military says 61 bodies pulled from collapsed Mosul site
Reuters - 2017-03-26 10:31
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi's military said on Sunday 61 bodies had been recovered from a collapsed building that was boobytrapped by Islamic State in Western Mosul, but there was no sign it had been hit by a coalition strike though a large vehicle bomb was ...

Coalition confirms airstrike in same area where scores of civilians killed
NRT - 2017-03-26 08:42

U.S.-led coalition helps train Raqqa police: Syrian Kurdish officials
KurdPress - 2017-03-25 22:56
The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State is helping to train a police force for the Syrian city of Raqqa in anticipation of its capture from the militants, two Kurdish officials said on Friday. ...

Iraqi Forces Halt Military Operation in Mosul Due to Civilian Casualties
BAS News - 2017-03-25 21:01
SOFIA — The Iraqi Army is forced to pause the operation against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul due to the “catastrophic” rate of civilian casualties reported in the city. The US-led coalition who has been backing the ...

Battle for Mosul: US investigating deadly air strike
BBC - 2017-03-25 19:20
Coalition says it hit area where many were reportedly killed as fears over civilian casualties grow. ...

UPDATE: US says coalition strikes match reports of casualties in W Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-25 17:55
Iraq calls for a further and immediate investigation into the strikes. ...

U.N. deeply concerned by reports that coalition airstrike killed 200 civilians
NRT - 2017-03-25 14:27

Theme of this year’s coalition conference: ISIS is on its way out
Rûdaw - 2017-03-25 09:53
"but as a terrorist force it is likely to remain," ...

U.S.-led coalition helps train Raqqa police: Syrian Kurdish officials
Reuters - 2017-03-24 21:11
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State is helping to train a police force for the Syrian city of Raqqa in anticipation of its capture from the militants, two Kurdish officials said on Friday. ...

100 civilians killed a month in Yemen war, most by coalition: U.N.
Reuters - 2017-03-24 16:23
GENEVA (Reuters) - An average of 100 civilians a month are dying in Yemen's war which enters its third year this weekend, most killed by the Saudi-led coalition's air strikes and shelling, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday. ...

Kurdish presence at coalition meetings doesn’t signal US policy change
Rûdaw - 2017-03-24 15:06
"We have great respect for what capable forces they are ...

Raqqa-Aleppo-Deir ez-Zor road liberated
ANHA - 2017-03-24 15:00
RAQQA – Four villages in western Tabqa and the Raqqa-Aleppo-Deir ez-Zor road has been captured by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters. The International Coalition Agentry stated that in the Wrath of Euphrates operation, Abû Hara, Al-Moshêrfa, Kirê ...

Jihan Sheikh Ahmad: Tabqa operation to continue until entire liberation
ANHA - 2017-03-24 00:18
RAQQA ─ The Operations Room Wrath of Euphrates Spokeswoman Jihan Sheikh Ahmad stated on Thursday that the Tabqa air operation which was carried out jointly by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Coalition forces was successful. The SDF spokeswoman of t ...

In Pictures: Coalition Forces Continue Training Peshmerga
BAS News - 2017-03-23 22:33
ERBIL — The US-led coalition continues training Kurdish peshmerga forces as part of the global anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts. The trainings, according to the official Facebook page of the US Consulate General in Erbil, is mainly focused on counter-IED ...

U.S. Marines deployed in Syria, Kurds say
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish coalition says the U.S. has landed infantry behind Islamic State lines to spearhead an assault on the town of Tabqa. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces SDF say the U.S. has airlifted several ...

US coalition airstrikes kill more than 27 people in Raqqa
Orient News - 2017-03-23 02:04

US-led Coalition Gathering to Discuss End of IS
BAS News - 2017-03-23 00:46
LEEDS — Diplomats from all 68 member states of the international US-led coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria met on Wednesday in the capital of the United States, Washington. US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, welcomed ...

US to lay out new anti-ISIS plan to coalition at DC summit
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 00:10
It is global. It is not just military. It is not just Iraq/Syria. ...

Coalition airdrops SDF and US forces into Tabqa for joint operation
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 00:10
The forces took several towns and cut the Aleppo-Raqqa road ...

Tillerson and Abadi open coalition meeting in Washington
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 00:10
Degradation of ISIS is not the end goal. We must defeat ISIS ...

U.S.-led coalition air-drops forces in Raqqa province
Reuters - 2017-03-22 17:24
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition have air-dropped ground forces near the Islamic State-held town of Tabqa in northern Syria, opening a new front in the campaign to capture the jihadist group's nearby stronghold of Raqqa city. ...

Pentagon says no indication of civilian casualties in Raqqa strike
Reuters - 2017-03-22 16:05
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Wednesday that there were no indications that a U.S.-led coalition air strike near the Syrian city of Raqqa had hit civilians, but that it would carry out further investigations. ...

Anti-ISIS Global Coalition members to meet in Washington
NRT - 2017-03-22 09:32

Air strike kills more than 30 near Raqqa, Syrian Observatory says
Reuters - 2017-03-22 09:23
BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 33 people were killed in an air strike that hit a school sheltering displaced people near Islamic State-held Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, and the U.S.-led coalition was believed to have carried out the a ...

Trump administration hosting first meeting of anti-ISIS coalition
Reuters - 2017-03-22 05:56
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from 68 countries meet in Washington on Wednesday to agree on the next steps to defeat Islamic State, the first such gathering of the U.S-led military coalition since the election of President Donald Trump in Novem ...

US-led coalition commits series of crimes against civilians in Raqqa
Orient News - 2017-03-21 02:04

US-led Coalition Conducts 25 Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq
BAS News - 2017-03-20 23:35
LEEDS — The US-led coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) conducted 25 strikes consisting of 92 engagements against the extremist group in Syria and Iraq on Sunday, including 18 strikes near the group’s self-proclaimed de facto capital of Raq ...

KRG attending coalition conference against Islamic State
Kurdistan24 - 2017-03-20 16:36

Islamic State militants are not be allowed to escape Iraq’s Mosul: spokesman
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
BAGHDAD,— The U.S.-led Coalition said Islamic State (IS) militants are now completely surrounded in Mosul by Iraqi security forces. “They are not gonna be allowed to escape, they are gonna surrender into the Iraqi security forces or they are gonna be kil ...

Saudi-led coalition calls for U.N. supervision of Yemen port
Reuters - 2017-03-19 22:55
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen called on Sunday for the United Nations to place a strategic port under its supervision after 42 Somalis were killed in an attack on their refugee boat nearby. ...

Six foreign ISIS leaders killed in coalition airstrike on Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-19 20:46
The six leaders were foreigners, including Europeans ...

ISIS squeezed out of Mosul, Raqqa, concentrating in Deir ez-Zur, says coalition
Rûdaw - 2017-03-19 20:46
ISIS is being squeezed out of Mosul and isolated from Raqqa ...

Iraqi forces 500m from symbolic mosque have ISIS defeat in their sights
Rûdaw - 2017-03-19 01:33
Rebuilt Iraqi forces have earned the trust of coalition partners ...

Peshmerga, Iraqi Army, US-led Coalition to Lead Hawija Assault
BAS News - 2017-03-18 20:11
A prior agreement between the three sides is need, a security official says KIRKUK — Kurdish Peshmerga forces, the Iraqi army and US-led coalition will be taking part in any future operation aiming at liberating Hawija from Islamic State (IS), a Kurdish ...

Coalition works with SDF as they are a multi-ethnic force, spokesman says
NRT - 2017-03-18 15:58

Canada Allocates Over $28 Million to Support IDPs in Iraq, Syria
BAS News - 2017-03-18 01:06
ERBIL — In advance to the meeting of US-led coalition in Washington, Canadian announced on Friday the allocation of over $28 million to help IDPs in Iraq and Syria. Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said this support will help to address the im ...

Syrian rebel group says U.S.-led coalition behind mosque strike
Reuters - 2017-03-17 12:21
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Ahrar al-Sham, a powerful Syrian rebel group, on Friday said the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State was behind a deadly mosque attack near Syria's Aleppo that a war monitor said killed dozens of people on Thursday evening. ...

Coalition Jets Destroy IS Drone Facility near Raqqa
BAS News - 2017-03-17 01:29
RAQQA — The US-led coalition airpower on Wednesday carried out 24 airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) across Syria and Iraq, destroying group’s drone facility among other positions. "Near Ar Raqqah, 13 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destr ...

White House responds to claims of high numbers of civilian deaths in west Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-16 17:20
Credibile allegations of the coalition’s actions should be investigated ...

Dutch vote puts question mark over euro zone chief Dijsselbloem
Reuters - 2017-03-16 15:24
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Jeroen Dijsselbloem may have to stand down as president of the Eurogroup which coordinates policy in the euro zone if he cannot retain his role as Dutch finance minister in a new coalition after his party was routed in Wednesday's ele ...

Coalition says over 50,000 square kilometers secured in Syria, Iraq
NRT - 2017-03-16 14:27

No plans to incorporate Syrian Peshmergas in fight against IS: spokesman
KurdPress - 2017-03-16 13:04
A spokesperson for the US-led coalition against IS said on Thursday that the Syrian Kurdish Peshmerga forces, called Rojava Peshmergas, will not be incorporated in anti-IS operations in Syria. ...

IS Militants Lacking Purpose, Motivation and Direction in Mosul: US Military Official
BAS News - 2017-03-16 11:59
Less than 2,000 militants are remaining in Mosul, according to Pentagon MOSUL — Islamic State (IS) fighters are continually being weakened by the approaching Iraqi forces coupled with the US-led the international coalition’s aerial and armament support. ...

La force qui pourrait reprendre Raqa à l'EI est à 75% arabe (coalition)
Institut Kurde - Paris - 2017-03-16 00:21

PM Abadi and Kurdistan Region Representative to Meet US President
BAS News - 2017-03-15 15:49
Kurdistan Region will be represented at the global coalition's meeting in Washington ERBIL — The US President Donald Trump will meet with the Iraqi delegation consisting of Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Kurdistan Region representative next week. A s ...

Coalition spokesman says ISIS completely surrounded in Mosul
NRT - 2017-03-15 13:31

KRG’s Representative to Attend Anti-ISIS Coalition Meeting in Washington
Waar Media - 2017-03-14 14:52
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region will take part in the meeting of the anti-Islamic State (ISIS) Global Coalition members which is set to happen this month. Minister Falah Mustafa, head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relation ...

Barzani, McGurk review Mosul campaign
KurdPress - 2017-03-13 23:23
Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani and Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State (IS), discussed bilateral ties and the anti-IS military efforts in Mosul. ...

‘Zero threat’ to Turkish security in Manbij, says coalition
Rûdaw - 2017-03-13 21:26
The US and Russia both have forces on the ground near Manbij ...

40% of Western Mosul Infrastructure Destroyed: Official
BAS News - 2017-03-13 19:44
ISTANBUL — About 40 percent of the infrastructure in western Mosul has been destroyed by the Islamic State (IS) militants, and during the battle with the coalition forces, according to a municipal official from the Nineveh province. IS militants blew up ...

IS Militants Left in Mosul Going to Die: US Envoy
BAS News - 2017-03-13 19:44
ISTANBUL — Islamic State (IS) militants remaining in western Mosul are trapped, as the last road out of the city has been cut off by the Iraqi forces, said Brett McGurk, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Islamic State (IS). A ...

Kurdistan Region to Be Represented in Anti-IS Coalition Meeting
BAS News - 2017-03-13 17:05
The meeting of the 68 member nations of the coalition will be held in Washington ERBIL — Kurdistan Region will take part in the meeting of the anti-Islamic State (IS) Global Coalition members which is set to happen this month. Minister Falah Mustafa, hea ...

Barzani and McGurk Review Mosul Campaign
BAS News - 2017-03-13 14:49
A US delegation headed by Brett McGurk met with Barzani ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State (IS) discussed bilateral ties and the anti- ...

President Barzani Meets US Special Envoy
Waar Media - 2017-03-13 14:43
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Regional President, Masoud Barzani met with Brett McGurk, the special presidential envoy to the anti-ISIS coalition on Monday. Joining McGurk were Douglas Silliman, the US Ambassador to Iraq, and Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, ...

IS “Trapped” in Mosul: US Envoy
BAS News - 2017-03-12 22:56
The jihadists are going to die there, McGurk says MOSUL — US special presidential envoy to the anti-Islamic State (IS) coalition has said IS jihadists are “trapped” inside Mosul. “Any of the fighters left in Mosul, they’re going to die there,” Brett McGu ...

US, NATO Prepare Roj Peshmerga for Anti-IS Campaign in Syria
BAS News - 2017-03-12 19:46
ISTANBUL — The Peshmerga forces operating under the control of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) are currently being trained in northern Iraq by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the United States-led international coalition's ad ...

Coalition, NATO training Roj Peshmerga in Kurdistan Region
KurdPress - 2017-03-12 15:27
Peshmerga military units affiliated to the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) are being trained by NATO and United States-led international coalition instructors to fight against the Islamic State (IS) terrorists, council representative Kawa Azizi sai ...

US-Led Coalition, NATO Training Kurdish Peshmerga Forces in Northern Iraq
Sputnik - 2017-03-12 15:03

US-led Coalition Conducts 28 Strikes Against IS in Syria, Iraq
BAS News - 2017-03-12 01:07
LEEDS — The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) conducted 28 airstrikes consisting of 111 engagements in both Syria and Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Forces announced in a statement released on Saturday. In Syria the coalition conducted 19 ai ...

Kurdish-led SDF says has enough forces to take Syria’s Raqqa
E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian militias have enough forces to capture the city of Raqqa from Islamic State with support from the U.S.-led coalition, a spokeswoman for the Syrian militias said on Friday, underlining their oppo ...

Three Foreign IS Explosives Experts Killed in Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-11 11:18
MOSUL – The US-led Global Coalition against the Islamic State (IS) killed three high-ranking IS experts in west Mosul on Saturday, according to local media. According to the reports, all three IS senior members were of foreign nationalities. Abu Aisha al ...

Saudi-led coalition air strike kills 22 in Yemen: official
Reuters - 2017-03-11 09:30
HODEIDAH (Reuters) - At least 22 civilians were killed on Friday and dozens wounded when a Saudi-led coalition air strike hit a market in western Yemen causing a fire to break out, a local official said. ...

Coalition Jets Bomb IS Prison Near Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-10 18:47
Prisoners escaped MOSUL — Fighter jets belonging to the US-led coalition have heavily bombarded one of the large-size prisons of Islamic State (IS) near Mosul, north of Iraq. According to Kurdistan Region’s Directorate of Counterterrorism, the airstrike ...

Syrian force says it has enough fighters to take Raqqa from Islamic State
Reuters - 2017-03-10 16:41
BEIRUT/MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian militias said on Friday they were strong enough to seize Raqqa from Islamic State with support from the U.S.-led coalition, underlining their opposition to any Turkish role in the planned attack. ...

SDF says it can capture Syrian city of Raqqa
Waar Media - 2017-03-10 16:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish-backed Syrian forces said on Thursday they have enough forces to capture the city of Raqqa from Islamic State with support from the U.S.-led coalition, underlining their opposition to any Turkish role in the attack. Raqqa is Islamic S ...

US hosts anti-ISIS meeting of 68 nations
Waar Media - 2017-03-10 16:04
WAAR-DUHOK: A high-profile ministerial meeting of 68 US-led coalition nations fighting against ISIS will be hosted by Washington in two weeks. It will not include two prominent players in the region actively fighting ISIS – Russia and Iran. US Secretary ...

U.S.-backed SDF says has enough forces to take Syrian city of Raqqa
Reuters - 2017-03-10 09:53
BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian militias have enough forces to capture the city of Raqqa from Islamic State with support from the U.S.-led coalition, a spokeswoman for the Syrian militias said on Friday, underlining their opposition to any Turkish r ...

Syrie : les États-Unis envoient 400 militaires supplémentaires pour faire tomber Raqqa
France24 - 2017-03-10 04:46
Envoi de militaires supplémentaires, réunion de pays de la coalition anti-jihadistes... Washington a multiplié les annonces, jeudi, dans le cadre de la lutte contre l'organisation État islamique en Syrie et en Irak. ...

Trump to host 68-nation meeting on ISIS, coalition’s next move
Orient News - 2017-03-10 02:08

U.S. to host 68-nation meeting on countering Islamic State: official
Reuters - 2017-03-09 17:46
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will host a 68-nation meeting in Washington this month to discuss the next moves by the coalition fighting Islamic State, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday. ...

US confirms deployment of hundreds of Marines to Syria
Waar Media - 2017-03-09 14:38
WAAR-DUHOK: The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State confirmed on Thursday the deployment of additional U.S. forces to Syria to accelerate the defeat of Islamic State (ISIS) in its Syrian base of operations at Raqqa city. Coalition spokesman U.S. Air ...

U.S.-led coalition confirms Marines deploy to Syria
Reuters - 2017-03-09 12:34
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State confirmed on Thursday the deployment of additional U.S. forces to Syria to accelerate the defeat of Islamic State in its Syrian base of operations at Raqqa city. ...

Kurdish-allied militia says Manbij under protection of U.S.-led alliance
E-Kurd - 2017-03-08 16:09
MANBIJ,— The northern Syrian city of Manbij is under the protection of the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State after an increase in “Turkish threats” against the city, a Kurdish-allied militia that controls the city said. Manbij has come into renewe ...

Peshmerga, Iraqi Forces Cooperation Destroying IS: US Envoy
BAS News - 2017-03-08 00:57
ERBIL — The cooperation between Kurdistan Region Peshmerga and the Iraqi forces is destroying the Islamic State (IS), said Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy to the coalition battling IS. McGurk made the remark after Iraqi Prime Minister Hai ...

Syrie : les forces arabo-kurdes coupent la voie de ravitaillement de l'EI entre Raqqa et Deir Ezzor
France24 - 2017-03-07 10:36
Les Forces démocratiques syriennes (FDS), soutenues par la coalition internationale, ont coupé lundi la principale route de ravitaillement reliant Raqqa, "capitale" de l'EI en Syrie, et la province de Deir Ezzor, au sud-est de la ville. ...

9 Airstrikes In Iraq Destroy Large Number Of IS Facilities
BAS News - 2017-03-06 22:29
MOSUL — The US-led coalition conducted nine airstrikes consisting of 72 engagements against the Islamic State (IS) near Kisik, Mosul, Sinjar and Tal Afar in Iraq. Near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul six airstrikes engaged with six IS tactical units and ...

U.S.-backed forces in Syria cut road between IS-held Raqqa and Deir al-Zor
Reuters - 2017-03-06 11:02
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian militias backed by the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State cut the road between the jihadist-held city of Raqqa and Deir al-Zor province in Syria on Monday, a Kurdish military source and the Syrian Observatory for Human Righ ...

IS Director of Oil Affairs Killed in an Airstrike in West Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-06 10:17
He was targeted by a coalition air strike MOSUL — The Islamic State (IS) director of Oil Affairs in Nineveh was eliminated by the anti-IS global coalition air force in central Mosul late on Sunday. On March 5th, the coalition air force struck the IS lead ...

Syrian militia says Manbij under protection of U.S.-led alliance
Reuters - 2017-03-06 08:29
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian city that is a stated target of a Turkish-backed operation in the north of the country Syria is under the protection of a local, Kurdish-allied militia and the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State, the local militia said. ...

US, Russia aim to prevent clashes between Turkey and Syrian Kurds
Waar Media - 2017-03-05 13:10
WAAR-DUHOK: The US-led coalition is sending more armored vehicles to the north of Manbij city near the Sajur river in order to deter hostile acts between the the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Turkey, and to ‘keep the focus on ISIS’, a co ...

Coalition airstrikes kill 9 foreign ISIS militants in Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-05 01:15
There are an estimated 2,000 ISIS fighters in and around Mosul ...

US-led coalition sends troops to Manbij to deter ‘aggression’
Rûdaw - 2017-03-05 01:15
It is 'to reassure coalition [members and] partner forces, [and] deter aggression," ...

220 civilians killed by strikes in Iraq, Syria since 2014: U.S. military
Reuters - 2017-03-04 18:41
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twenty-one civilians were killed in nine separate strikes by the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria between November and January, the U.S. military said on Saturday. ...

U.S.-led Coalition urges all armed forces in Iraq to focus on defeating ISIS
NRT - 2017-03-04 15:53

Coalition Strikes Destroy IS Positions In Syria And Iraq
BAS News - 2017-03-04 12:51
LEEDS — The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) carried out 16 airstrikes against the terrorist group in both Syria and Iraq on Thursday, the US Central Command said in a press statement released on Friday. The airstrikes included 10 airstrik ...

Russian, Syrian warplanes bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria: U.S.
E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
Russia denies conducting air strikes against US-backed forces BAGHDAD,— Russian and Syrian aircraft bombed positions held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Arab Coalition SAC near the Syrian town of al Bab, inflicting casualties, the top U.S. commander in Iraq s ...

Seven High-Ranking IS Leaders Killed in Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-04 09:58
They were from different Arab nationalities MOSUL — The global coalition to counter the Islamic State (IS) eliminated 7 leaders of the group in west Mosul in an air raid on Friday. Iraqi Joint Operations Command said in a statement late on Friday that th ...

12 civilians killed by US-led coalition airstrikes near Raqqa
Orient News - 2017-03-04 02:00

US commander says Syrian Arab Coalition is now majority group within SDF
Rûdaw - 2017-03-03 22:00
Neither leaders of SAC formations nor the U.S. use ethnicity as a criteria to join the counter-ISIS coalition ...

Governor asks KRG and international to expel illegal forces in Shingal
KurdPress - 2017-03-03 17:19
The governor of the city of Shingal in Kurdistan Region has asked the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the international coalition to expel the “illegal forces” in the region. ...

Coalition commander estimates of number, makeup of ISIS in Iraq
Rûdaw - 2017-03-03 13:04
There are somewhere between 12,000 and 15,000 ISIS fighters in Iraq and Syria ...

Coalition says it does not provide weapons, vehicles to SDF
NRT - 2017-03-03 12:20

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