US-led coalition

Strike kills 15 near Syria's Islamic State-held Raqa: Monitor

At least 15 civilians, including four children, were killed in a suspected US-led coalition airstrike on Saturday near the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion Raqa, a monitor said.

Apr 08, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

IS propaganda team killed in Iraq air strike: Coalition

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group has said that it had killed a propaganda chief and associates in an air strike in the western Iraqi town of Al-Qaim.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:13 AM IST

United States-led coalition praises 'militias' fighting in Iraq

The US-led coalition assisting Iraqi forces in their war on the Islamic State group on Sunday praised the militias involved in the fighting, despite some of those groups` links to Iran.

Feb 19, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

US-led coalition against IS killed nearly 6,455 in Syria

At least 6,455 people have been killed by the United States-led international coalition against the Islamic State in Syria since operations began on September 23, 2014, media reports said on Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2016, 21:51 PM IST

Wave of strikes as IS puts up tough defence of Mosul

Federal forces and Kurdish peshmerga fighters gained ground in several areas, but the jihadists were hitting back with shelling, sniper fire, suicide car bombs.

Oct 24, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

US-led coalition warns of bloody, long battle in Iraq

The battle to liberate the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State terror group will be "difficult, bloody and long", the US-led coalition fighting the group in Iraq said on Tuesday.

Feb 02, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

Only a third of Russia's air strikes in Syria targeting IS: US official

Of the 5,000 air strikes carried out by Russia, about 70 percent hit rebels opposed to President Bashar al-Assad, rather than supporting the efforts of the U.S-led coalition: US official. 

Jan 09, 2016, 20:11 PM IST

About 200 IS jihadists killed in Iraq offensive: US

Coalition aircraft from five nations responded and dropped nearly 100 bombs during the overnight fight.

Dec 19, 2015, 06:16 AM IST

US-led coalition drops ammo to anti-IS Syrian rebels

US-led coalition forces have parachuted ammunition to rebels fighting Islamic State jihadists in northern Syria, a US military spokesman said today.

Oct 13, 2015, 00:21 AM IST

Russia seeks broader cooperation with US-led coalition in Syria

Russian military is willing to expand cooperation with the US-led coalition in Syria, Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov said on Tuesday.

Oct 07, 2015, 07:26 AM IST

Iraq steps up anti-Islamic State coordination with Iran, Syria, Russia

Iraq has agreed to set up a cell increasing intelligence coordination with Russia, Syria and Iran in the fight against the Islamic State group, a government spokesman said on Sunday.

Sep 27, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

'US-led coalition making progress against ISIS'

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) is making progress on the ground and destroying the group's military capabilities, Jordan's minister of state for media affairs has said, media reported on Thursday.

Jun 04, 2015, 01:36 AM IST

Iraq regains ground from Islamic State; mass deaths reported in Palmyra

Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra.

May 25, 2015, 09:12 AM IST

US-led coalition conducted 19 air strikes around Iraq's Ramadi over past 72 hours

The US-led coalition against Islamic State has conducted 19 air strikes in the vicinity of the Iraqi city of Ramadi over the past 72 hours, a spokesman for the coalition said on Monday.

May 18, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Anti-IS coalition carries out 18 air raids in Iraq, Syria

The US-led coalition has carried out nine air raids in Iraq and nine in Syria against Islamic State targets over the past 24 hours.

May 12, 2015, 10:20 AM IST

Iraq forces hunt diehard jihadists after Tikrit victory claim

Iraqi forces on Wednesday picked through the rubble-strewn streets of Tikrit after storming to the city centre, searching for diehard jihadist fighters and avoiding the booby traps they left behind.

Apr 01, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

US-led coalition, Iraqi planes target IS militants in Tikrit presidential compound

Coalition and Iraqi planes struck a sprawling complex of palaces in the city of Tikrit on Thursday where Islamic State militants have been holding out for more than three weeks, officials said.

Mar 26, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Iraqi president says expects US-led coalition to carry out air strikes in Tikrit against Islamic State

Iraq`s President Fouad Massoum said on Wednesday that the US-led coalition is expected to carry out air strikes soon against Islamic State in the Sunni city of Tikrit, after starting aerial reconnaissance flights this week. 

Mar 25, 2015, 16:22 PM IST

Iraq's request to US-led coalition for air strikes for Tikrit is "imminent": Diplomat

Iraq`s request to the US-led coalition for air strikes in the campaign to retake Tikrit from Islamic State insurgents is "imminent", a senior diplomat from a Western nation that is part of the coalition told Reuters on Tuesday. 

Mar 24, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Iraq has not asked for airstrikes in Tikrit: Pentagon

Iraq has not made a formal request to the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group to provide air support in the country`s offensive to retake Tikrit, a Pentagon spokesman said Thursday.

Mar 20, 2015, 03:28 AM IST