Mark Collins – What’s Happening in Fight vs ISIS and Related Matters

At MILNEWS.ca Blog, definitely worth the daily look:

MILNEWS.ca Highlights – June 13, 2016

#CANvsISIL

– DND’s latest on Operation IMPACT

Everyone Else Against ISIL

– “Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq” (Pentagon Info-machine)

– “Iran appoints Shamkhani as military coordinator with Syria and Russia”

– “ISIS is Losing Battles, But Has Yet to Lose the War”

Syria

– “Arab-Kurd forces cut main IS Syria -Turkey supply route”
“In Syria’s Aleppo, divided locals share fear of total siege”
“Two Humanitarian Aid Convoys Reached Daraya Town” (Syrian Arab Red Crescent)
– “Destructive air strikes shake Idlib amid fragile ceasefire” – – “Turkey condemns air strikes in Syria’s Idlib”
– “Technical failure halts transit at Lebanon- Syria border crossing”
– “Intra- Syrian Talks Should Not Suffer From Artificial Delays – Moscow’

Iraq

– “The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Canadian non-profit Institute on Governance (IoG) signed a partnership agreement in Baghdad that aims at advancing Iraq’s crises management ability …”
– “US seeking a protracted war on Daesh in Iraq : Analyst”
– “IS suicide attack kills five in Iraq’s Ramadi: officers”
– “Iraqi forces gain ground against Daesh south of Mosul”
– “Aid group: 4000 more flee ISIS-held city of Fallujah in Iraq”“Safe corridor allows 4000 to flee Iraq’s Fallujah”
– “The Iraqi Red Crescent: increasing the number of displaced to reach more than 20 thousand people and the Red Crescent teams are making extraordinary efforts to relief them” (Iraqi Red Crescent Society)

Libya

– “‘We Have Seen This’: Moscow Will Not ‘Bless’ Another NATO Campaign in Libya”
– “(Suicide) Bomber hits field hospital as Libyan forces battle Islamic State in Sirte”
– “Daesh strikes back at Libyan forces in Sirte”
– “ISIS bombs target forces in contested Libyan city”
– “Islamic State prepares for street fighting in Libya stronghold”
– “Libya: Humanitarian funding update (as of 26 May 2016)” (UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)…

No pretty pictures.

Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds

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