Anti-IS coalition

NATO will join anti-IS coalition at Donald Trump summit: Stoltenberg

NATO will join at a summit Thursday with President Donald Trump the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State jihadis, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said.

May 25, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Coalition 'probably' had role in civilian casualties in Mosul: US general

Coalition forces were "probably" involved in the deaths of numerous civilians during recent bombings in west Mosul, the head of the anti-IS coalition in Baghdad said on Tuesday.

Mar 28, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

IS fighters 'trapped' in Mosul after last road cut

Iraqi forces battling to retake Mosul have cut the last road out of the city, trapping Islamic State group fighters inside, the US envoy to the anti-IS coalition said Sunday.

Mar 12, 2017, 22:04 PM IST

Anti-IS Coalition needs 2 years to expel Islamic State from Iraq, says UK

 The US-led coalition could take up to two years to expel Islamic State from Iraq, and Baghdad`s own forces will be incapable of proper combat operations for months, Britain`s foreign minister warned on Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 19:02 PM IST

Iraq ''months off'' major IS offensive, says UK's Hammond

Iraqi forces are months away from being able to launch proper combat operations against Islamic State (IS), Britain`s foreign minister warned on Thursday, hours before hosting a London meeting of the U.S.-led coalition against the militant group.

Jan 22, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

ISIS chief al-Baghdadi injured or dead? Iraq minister prays for his 'speedy demise'

ISIS kingpin Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi might have been hit when US-led coalition warplanes targeted a gathering of extremists in Iraq's Mosul on Friday, but it's not confirmed if the Islamic State's Caliph was present at the time of strike.

Nov 09, 2014, 11:01 AM IST

'US air power stymied Islamic State in Iraq and Syria but can't destroy ISIS alone'

The US air power has managed to degrade the Islamic State's capabilities, but will not be able to destroy it alone, said US Air Force Major General Jeffrey Harrigian.

Sep 30, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Turkey mulls joining anti-IS coalition as jihadists near border

Islamic State fighters have closed to within a few kilometres of a key Kurdish town on Syria`s border with Turkey, as Ankara mulls joining the anti-IS coalition.

Sep 30, 2014, 11:03 AM IST