US service member killed in Iraq
News of the most recent US casualties comes as the coalition and its local Iraqi and Syrian allies are making significant progress against ISIS.
Backed by coalition airstrikes and military advisers, the Syrian Democratic Forces, a mix of Arab and Kurdish fighters, have captured over 75% of ISIS’s one-time capital of Raqqa.
Coalition warplanes continue to hammer ISIS positions in the city, carrying out 49 airstrikes on ISIS positions there over the weekend.
Meanwhile in Iraq, the coalition said that over the weekend Iraqi troops had ejected ISIS from 71 villages in the area of Hawija, one of the terror group’s few remaining areas of control in Iraq.
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