The battle for the last scrap of land held by ISIS has taken longer than expected.
Coalition Strike Destroys Daesh Barracks
16 APRIL 2016 - Coalition Strike destroys Da’esh barracks near Al Hawl, Syria to deny safe havens and disrupt terrorist operations. The strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the Daesh terrorist group and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria, and the wider international community. The destruction of Daesh targets in Syria and Iraq further limits the group's ability to project terror and conduct operations.