Islamic State of Iraq and Syria - ISIS | Military.com

Taliban forces have raided an Islamic State affiliate's hideout in the Afghan capital and killed several insurgents. US-Led Coalition Says Raid Killed 3 ISIS Militants as War in Syria Continues ...

Taliban throws victory parade with US military equipment

The fighters made sure to show off the military equipment left behind by the US. ... Despite 13 US service members and more than 170 Afghans dying last week in an ISIS attack outside Kabul airport ...

International military intervention against the Islamic ...

International military intervention against the Islamic State; Part of the Second Libyan Civil War, War in Iraq (2013–2017), Syrian civil war and spillover of the Syrian civil war, Sinai insurgency, Boko Haram insurgency, insurgency in the North Caucasus, War on terror, and Moro conflict: Top: Two U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft flying over northern Iraq.

US Congress Passes Defense Spending Bill, Continues ...

US Congress has voted to continue its support for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), allies of the US in the defeat of ISIS and promotion of stability and democratic principles in Syria. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2022, Section 4301, authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) to spend $177 million in Train and Equip ...

US troops are still in Syria and nobody can give a good ...

The U.S. military's presence also allows the United States to maintain its influence in both eastern Syria and Iraq and deter Iran, said retired Army Gen. Joseph Votel, who led U.S. Central ...

Isis jihadis using captured arms and troop carriers from ...

Isis fighters drive a US-made Humvee in Syria. The militants have so much heavy weapons and armoured transport that rival rebels cannot confront them.

What it means for American bases in Syria ... - Military Times

As U.S. forces make a grab for the exit from Syria in a hurry, reports and video coming in suggest they are dumping equipment and …

No US injuries in attack on remote American base in Syria ...

The small outpost is the only American military base in Syria not located in Syrian Kurdish-held areas in eastern Syria where most of the 1,000 American troops in Syria are based.

Now That ISIS Is Routed, What Happens To All The Weapons ...

American weapons and equipment used by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the fight against ISIS will need to be returned to the United States once the war is over because they were loaned — not...

Syrian Civil War: WWII weapons used – wwiiafterwwii

Since Syria's civil war started, M-30s are in use with multiple factions: the Syrian army, the FSA, ISIS, and the Kurds. The Syrian army has enough in service to field WWII-style batteries, which it did near the city of Homs in February 2017.

Exclusive: Tracing ISIS' Weapons Supply Chain—Back to the US

Spleeters can't yet say for sure. According to a July 19, 2017, report in The Washington Post, the US government secretly trained and armed Syrian rebels from 2013 until mid-2017, at which point ...

Trump: I Would Have Blown Up Every Piece Of Military ...

DJT: Right. HH: You hit Syria after Assad used chemical weapons. ... "I then would have taken all military equipment," Trump said. ... and nastier than the Taliban. And ISIS was watching, and then ...

Does the US Support ISIS? Yes and Here Are 5 Times the US ...

In a 2014 email published by WikiLeaks, Clinton wrote that "While this military/para-military operation is moving forward [in Syria], we need to use our diplomatic and more traditional ...

U.S.-trained Syrian rebels gave equipment to Nusra: U.S ...

Syrian rebels trained by the United States gave some of their equipment to the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front in exchange for safe passage, a U.S. military spokesman said on Friday, the latest blow ...

Pentagon Says Iran's New Syria Defense Deal Won't Stop ...

The U.S. military has said it has no plans to change its mission to defeat the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Syria despite Iran's …

Military - United States Department of State

United States' Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations," originally ... equipment, communications support, intelligence support, and other support to select elements of the ... U.S. Armed Forces participating in the Defeat-ISIS campaign in …

Syrian Media Reports US Theft of Additional Oil Supplies ...

3 A convoy of 111 vehicles, including 60 trucks loaded with military equipment and dozens of tankers carrying stolen oil, have left Syria and crossed into Iraq, the Syrian Arab News Agency has reported, citing local sources in the Al-Hasakah countryside.Sources told the outlet that the convoy included a six-vehicle armoured vehicle escort, and that it left Syria for Iraq …

U.S. Psyops Blasted ISIS With Recordings Of Crying, Troops ...

The U.S. military has made no secret of using psychological warfare against ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria and the civilian populations …

List of military equipment of Islamic State - Wikipedia

This is a list of some of the military equipment used by the Islamic State (IS). Contents 1 Small arms 1.1 Assault and battle rifles 1.2 Sniper rifles and anti-material rifles 1.3 Machine guns 1.4 Shotguns 1.5 Pistols 1.6 Explosives, anti-tank weapons, grenade launchers, and anti-aircraft launchers 2 Towed arms 2.1 Towed artillery 3 Vehicles

Here's all the US military equipment that likely ended up ...

According to a 2017 Government Accountability Office report, the U.S. military transferred roughly 75,898 vehicles, 599,690 weapons systems, and 208 aircraft to the ANDSF between fiscal years 2003 ...

Weapons of ISIS - Military Factory

The American M240 Medium Machine Gun is in the hands of ISIS fighters by way of Iraq. 1984 M249 SAW Light Machine Gun Another American military mainstay thought to be in ISIS hands is the M249 SAW machine gun. 1949 Kalashnikov AK-47 Assault Rifle

Amnesty report: ISIS armed with U.S. weapons | CNN Politics

Amnesty International's 44-page report, released late Monday, found that much of ISIS' equipment and munitions comes from stockpiles captured from the U.S.-allied Iraqi military and Syrian rebels.

American imperialism and the rise of Islamic extremism in ...

Like Al Qaeda, ISIS is a product of US intervention—the former in Afghanistan as part of the proxy war with the Soviet Union in the 1980s, and the latter in Syria and Iraq.

US Military Convoy Reportedly Attacked in Syria

A US military convoy has been targeted in north-eastern Syria's Hasaka Governorate in an attack that caused "huge damage" to American vehicles, the Syrian news agency SANA reported unnamed "local sources" as saying on Tuesday.This comes about a week after SANA claimed that the US had sent more than one hundred military vehicles laden with …

White House decision looms as US military continues with ...

The U.S. military is proceeding with its 120-day plan to pull all U.S. troops and equipment out of Syria by the end of April, although so far only equipment and supplies have been removed. However ...

US military did not properly store or account for nearly ...

In Oct. 2019, Turkey launched a major military operation in northern Syria to combat Kurdish factions of the SDF. The U.S. also trains and equips a small force of anti-ISIS fighters in southern ...

U.S. Military Says Equipment Left in Afghanistan 'May Be ...

U.S. military equipment given to the Iraqi military after invading that country in 2003, and supplied to rebels in Syria and Libya after civil wars erupted there …

U.S. Shoots Itself In the Foot By Accidentally Arming ISIS ...

The grand total comes to $656.4 million, but experts say those losses represent just a portion of the many hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of …

US/ISIS Base Protecting Theft of Syrian Oil under Missile ...

Sputnik: The US military base near the Omar Oil Field in Syria's eastern Deir-ez-Zor Governorate came under attack on Monday evening, a Sputnik correspondent has confirmed. Four distinct explosions were heard emanating from the base on Monday evening, locals told Sputnik. Plumes of smoke could be seen rising from the facility.

ISIS Captures Hundreds of US Vehicles and ... - Military.com

The ISIS fleet of captured U.S. military vehicles, including M1A1 tanks, grew by more than 100 when Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) fled the provincial capital of Ramadi 60 miles west of Baghdad and ...

11 Photos Of U.S. Weapons Used By ISIS — And Some Rockets ...

Of the 17 weapons Spleeters and his colleague documented in Syria that will be included in a report published on Monday, six were U.S.-made. Of them, five likely came from the stockpiles ISIS seized in Iraq, which had been provided to Iraqi troops as part of a multi-billion-dollar U.S. program to arm and train the Iraqi military.

US coalition spared ISIS oil production facilities in ...

The US-led international coalition did not bomb oil production facilities captured by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) militants in Syria, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov has stated. " Miraculously, only oil fields, captured by ISIS allowing the militants to earn tens of millions of dollars every month ...