Press releases & Public statements

Syrian Democratic Forces Liberate Raqqa

The Coalition congratulates our Syrian Democratic Forces partners on their announcement of the liberation of Raqqa, Syria, from Daesh occupation Oct. 20. Daesh’s loss of Mosul and now Raqqah are turning points for the terrorist organization whose leaders grow ever more distant from a dwindling number of terrorist adherents.

Read

Life After Daesh – Raqqawis’ Hopes for the Future

“I want electricity, water, a telephone. That’d be enough.”

Read

Iraqi Security Forces liberate Hawijah

The Coalition congratulates the Government of Iraq and the Iraqi Security Forces on their swift and decisive victory against ISIS in Hawijah Oct. 5.

Read

Briefing from Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition Brett McGurk

Read below for an on the record briefing given by SPE Brett McGurk on September 22nd 2017, after a US Secretary of State led ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition in the margins of the UN General Assembly.

Read

Iraqi Security Forces Begin Hawija Operation

Iraqi Security Forces initiated major combat operations in Hawijah during the early morning hours Sept. 21.

Read

Update on Coalition Progress from US Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk

Read a transcript of an update given by US Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition, Brett McGurk, to reporters at the US State Department, on August 4th 2017.

Read

Letter to the Global Coalition From Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk

The below is a letter from Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk, sent to Coalition partners to mark meetings of the Coalition in Washington DC in July 2017.

Read

Remarks at Global Coalition Small Group Meeting – July 13 2017

Read remarks made by Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to defeat Daesh, Brett McGurk, and Deputy Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister of Iraq Dr Naufel al Hassan at the Small Group Meeting of the Global Coalition, which took place in Washington D.C. on July 13th.

Read

The Global Coalition – Working to Defeat Daesh

Since its formation in 2014, the Global Coalition has worked diligently to reduce the threat Daesh (ISIS) poses to international security and our homelands. Coalition members are united in common cause to defeat Daesh through a robust approach, including working by, with, and through local partners for military operations; supporting the stabilization of territory liberated from Daesh; and, enhancing international cooperation against Daesh’s global objectives through information sharing, law enforcement cooperation, severing Daesh financing, countering violent extremist recruitment, and neutralizing the Daesh narrative. The Coalition is also engaged in broad-based civilian efforts to provide humanitarian aid to communities suffering from displacement and conflict. The Coalition’s combined efforts have diminished Daesh’s military capability, territorial gains, leadership, financial resources, and on-line influence.

Read

Statement from Operation Inherent Resolve spokesperson on use of White Phosphorus

In accordance with the law of armed conflict white phosphorus rounds have occasionally been used for screening, obscuring, and marking, when it is determined to be the most appropriate munition for the task, in a way that fully considers the possible incidental effects on civilians and civilian structures.

Read

Joint Statement by the Foreign Ministers of France and Germany on the stabilisation of Mosul

For France and Germany, the liberation of Mosul offers hope for a united, democratic and secure Iraq. The defeat of IS in Mosul represents a unique opportunity to rebuild the country and to work towards achieving national reconciliation.

Read

Iraqi Security Forces Liberate Mosul – Combined Joint Task Force statement

The Coalition welcomes Prime Minister al-Abadi’s announcement of Iraq’s victory in Mosul and we congratulate the Iraqi Security Forces on their remarkable progress against ISIS while making extraordinary efforts to safeguard civilian lives.

Read

Page 1 of 3