On 2nd December, at a meeting of senior diplomatic representatives from the Small Group of the Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh/ISIS, Belgian Deputy Prime-Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sophie Wilmès, and U.S. Acting Special Envoy for the Global Coalition, John Godfrey, announced the launch of the Coalition’s Africa Focus Group. Read more.

What is the Coalition?

The Global Coalition against Daesh was formed in September 2014 and is unique in its membership, scope and commitment. Together, the Global Coalition is committed to degrading and ultimately defeating Daesh.

The Coalition’s 85 members are committed to tackling Daesh on all fronts, to dismantling its networks and countering its global ambitions. Beyond the military campaign in Iraq and Syria, the Coalition is committed to: tackling Daesh’s financing and economic infrastructure; preventing the flow of foreign terrorist fighters across borders; supporting stabilisation and the restoration of essential public services to areas liberated from Daesh; and countering the group’s propaganda.


Readout of the Political Directors Small Group Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh/ISIS

Senior diplomatic representatives from the Small Group of the Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh/ISIS met today in a virtual setting to discuss the global campaign against Daesh/ISIS. U.S. Acting Special Envoy for the Global Coalition John Godfrey provided an update on progress in Iraq and Syria, and outlined the Coalition’s focus on defeating…

Thanks to measures taken by the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), Mosul's industrial zone is now a vibrant and prosperous area. Hear residents describe this change and their hopes for the future.
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@UNESCO in partnership with the #UAE & the Iraqi Government will rehabilitate Al-Saa’a Church in the Old City of #Mosul.

UNESCO has almost completed the first stage of rehabilitation. Within the next few weeks, the second & final stage of works will begin.

@UAEMCY @uaenatcomecs

Today marks the sixth anniversary of the Iraqi Security Forces liberating all the nation’s oil wells from Daesh – a milestone in dismantling the revenue streams from oil smuggling, that once financed the group's violent and repressive activities.


@UNESCO with the generous fund from the #EU is progressing with the rehabilitation of Al-Ashar Canal in Basra Old City.

Join us in the recovery and rehabilitation of Iraq, spread the word!


'Horses are a national treasure. Horses are part of our families.'
Arabian horses 🐎 have been a source of pride for Syrians over generations. Large numbers were stolen and sold by Daesh, but thanks to local communities, this culture is coming back. See more:

Our #ISF partners continue to target remote areas where ISIS terrorists hide. Recently, in an intel-led op, the ISF conducted a successful anti-ISIS raid in al-Tarmiyah, resulting in the killing of 2 terrorists as one of them was wearing an explosive belt, said @IraqiSpoxMOD. https://twitter.com/IraqiSpoxMOD/status/1573608277476360192

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