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US-led coalition says IS leadership 'irrelevant'

US-led coalition says IS leadership 'irrelevant'

Coalition spokesman Colonel Sean Ryan's statement came after Baghdadi called on Muslims to wage "jihad".

Many civilians among 54 dead in anti-IS strike in Syria

Many civilians among 54 dead in anti-IS strike in Syria

An air strike on one of the last holdouts of the Islamic State group in Syria has killed 54 people, more than half of them civilians, a war monitor said on Friday.

Syrian, Iraqi forces say US bombs military border positions, US denies

Syrian, Iraqi forces say US bombs military border positions, US denies

Syrian state media said on Monday that US-led coalition aircraft had bombed a Syrian army position near the Iraqi border, causing deaths and injuries, but the US military denied it was responsible.

US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria's Hasakeh

US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria's Hasakeh

At least 12 civilians -- members of the same family -- have been killed in US-led coalition raids on the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, a monitor said Saturday.

US-led coalition ends operations against Islamic State in Iraq

US-led coalition ends operations against Islamic State in Iraq

Islamic State, however, continues to carry out bombings, assassinations and ambushes in different areas of Iraq, and remains active in neighbouring Syria.

Two coalition personnel killed by explosive device in Syria

Two coalition personnel killed by explosive device in Syria

Two personnel with the US-led coalition battling Islamic State were killed and five were wounded by an improvised explosive device in Syria, the coalition said on Friday.

US-backed Syria force hails 'historic victory' in Raqqa

US-backed Syria force hails 'historic victory' in Raqqa

The Syrian Democratic Forces said the handover would not be immediate, with SDF fighters still combing the city of Raqqa.

Iraqi forces poised for victory over IS in Tal Afar

Iraqi forces poised for victory over IS in Tal Afar

The Joint Operations Command said Iraqi forces held all 29 districts of the city and were pursuing final mopping up operations.

Iraq, allies violated international law in Mosul: Amnesty

Iraq, allies violated international law in Mosul: Amnesty

Amnesty International said on Tuesday tactics used by Iraqi forces and their US-led coalition allies in the battle for Mosul violated international humanitarian law and might amount to war crimes.

Abadi to declare Mosul victory, few pockets of resistance

Abadi to declare Mosul victory, few pockets of resistance

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi was poised to declare victory over Islamic State in Mosul on Monday as only a few dozen militants put up resistance in the city where their leader declared a caliphate three years ago.

57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison

57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison

US-led coalition air strikes on a jail run by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed at least 57 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.

Coalition shoots down Iran-made drone in Syria

Coalition shoots down Iran-made drone in Syria

The US-led coalition shot down an Iran-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria early Tuesday, a US official said, the second such incident in less than two weeks.