US-LED COALITION REMOVES SENIOR ISLAMIC STATE LEADERS, MILITARY OFFICIALS, AND EXTERNAL TERROR OPERATIVES

The United States Department of Defence announced on 14 November that four more important operatives of the Islamic State  had been killed in targeted airstrikes. “The removal of these key terrorists disrupts ISIS’ weapons engineering activities and their ability to recruit and train terrorists,” the Pentagon said in a statement. “It also reduces their ability…

SDF PUSH SOUTHWARDS ALONG THE EUPHRATES RIVER

On the 65th day of operation Al-Jazirah Storm, the Syrian Democratic Forces pushed further southwards along the eastern side of the Euphrates River amid clashes with ISIS insurgents. Following the liquidation of two rearguard Islamic State pockets in eastern Deir Ezzor last week, the Kurdish-led SDF took control of Shahil. This frontier village is located…