Around 1,600 troops serve in Iraq, mostly in advisory or force protection roles
Australia was one of the first countries to confirm its support for the U.S.-led campaign of air strikes against ISIS
Prince Saud al-Faisal said there is an ‘urgent’ need for strengthen moderate opposition forces in Syria
Coalition strikes have hit the Syrian provinces of Aleppo, Deir al-Zor, Hasaka, Raqqa and Idlib, the Syrian Observatory said
The SAF will also deploy a Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker for air-to-air refueling as well as an imagery analysis team
The announcement comes following a request from the United States
Canada conducted its first airstrikes in the anti-ISIS fight following two days of reconnaissance
Erdogan also said that he does not understand why the coalition did not act in other zones
Hagel noted that Washington was pursuing a long-term strategy, which opposes any role for Assad in the future of Syria
The man appointed to coordinate the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) told Al Arabiya News Channel that Kurdish ...
“We don’t think Kobane is about to fall in the hands of ISIS, the entrance of Peshmerga fighters will prevent that,” Allen said.
The Free Syrian Army is a term used to describe dozens of armed groups fighting to overthrow Assad
The United States ‘intends to focus its training and advisory effort on selected Iraqi forces,’ Ben Barry writes
The army had undergone sectarian division and broken leadership among other issues
U.S. officials said the supplies might have gone astray because of the wind
The seized weapons include hand grenades, ammunition and rocket-propelled grenade launchers
The priorities and agendas of the countries participating in the coalition – whether strongly, loosely, or with preconditions – are different
One would not dwell on the sectarian formation of the U.S.-ruled Iraq if such vulgar sectarianism were embedded in the collective psyche of Iraqi society
Khaled al-Obaidi was voted defence minister and Mohammed al-Ghabban was picked for the interior post
The president will aim to show the U.S. public and allies abroad that he is committed to a plan to ‘degrade’ and ‘destroy’ the group
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters made new gains on Friday in the Syrian town of Kobane, taking control now of about 40 percent of it, a ...
There is no longer any problem but ISIS
In a boost to the coalition, Canberra is also deploying 200 soldiers to Iraq to advise Iraqi and Kurdish troops
What will happen in Syria is the next step in the war of attrition, with direct U.S. participation and direct Arab assistance
General Lord Richards said a military operation similar to the campaign that toppled Saddam Hussein is necessary
Saud al-Faisal also called for more decisive policies and decisions to fight terrorism in the region
As the American-led coalition takes shape and enacts its plan against ISIS, there is likely to be more support for the group from around the world
Turkey is seeking a way to dismantle ISIS without killing people
To think that the battle can be completed with aerial intervention or a military campaign in Iraq is a delusion
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