List of wars and battles involving ISIL

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  Controlled by Hezbollah

The following is a list of conflicts involving the militant group commonly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/ISIS), throughout its various incarnations. The group currently controls portions of territory in Iraq and Syria and has taken part in many battles and wars.

Wars[edit]

Since late 2013, the wars in Syria have merged into a single war that includes a spillover into Lebanon and Iraq.

Battles[edit]

Islamic State of Iraq

Battle Allies Opponents Outcome
2006 Ramadan Offensive  ISI  United States
 Iraq
 United Kingdom
Victory
Battle of Turki  ISI  United States Defeat
Diyala campaign  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
Defeat
Battle of Haifa Street  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Indecisive
Operation Imposing Law  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Defeat
Operation Phantom Thunder  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
Defeat
Battle of Baqubah  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Defeat
Battle of Donkey Island  ISI  United States Defeat
Operation Shurta Nasir  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Defeat
Operation Phantom Strike  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Indecisive
Operation Phantom Phoenix  ISI  United States
 Iraq
 Georgia
 United Kingdom
Indecisive
Ninawa campaign  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Indecisive
2008 al-Qaeda offensive in Iraq  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Indecisive
Operation Augurs of Prosperity  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Defeat
Battle of the Palm Grove  ISI  United States
 Iraq
Indecisive

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Battle Allies Opponents Outcome
Battle of Aleppo (2012–2016)  ISIL (Last ISIL assault repelled in March 2016)  Syria
Syria Free Syrian Army
Defeat
2013 Latakia offensive al-Nusra Front
 ISIL
Syria Free Syrian Army
 Syria Defeat
Battle of Sadad al-Nusra Front
 ISIL
Syria Free Syrian Army
 Syria Defeat
Battle of Qalamoun al-Nusra Front
 ISIL
Syria Free Syrian Army
 Syria Defeat
Akashat ambush  ISIL  Syria
 Iraq
Victory
2013 Hawija clashes  ISIL  Iraq Indecisive
Operation al-Shabah  ISIL
Iraq Free Iraqi Army
 Iraq Indecisive
Anbar campaign (2013–14)  ISIL  Iraq Victory
Siege of Kuweires Airbase (2012–15)  ISIL (Beginning in March 2014)  Syria
Syria Syrian opposition (Until March 2014)
Defeat
Battle of Markada  ISIL al-Nusra Front Victory
Deir ez-Zor offensive (April–July 2014)  ISIL Syria Free Syrian Army
al-Nusra Front
Victory
Qalamoun offensive (June–August 2014)  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Battle of Arsal  ISIL  Lebanon Defeat
First Battle of the Shaer gas field  ISIL  Syria Defeat
2014 Eastern Syria offensive  ISIL  Syria Victory
Battle for Tabqa Air base  ISIL  Syria Victory
Northern Iraq offensive (June 2014)  ISIL  Iraq
 Syria
 Iran
Victory
Fall of Mosul  ISIL
JRTN
 Iraq Victory
Fall of Baiji  ISIL  Iraq Victory
Battle of Al-Hasakah (June–September 2014)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 Syria
Defeat
Battle of Kirkuk (2014)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga Defeat
First Battle of Tikrit  ISIL  Iraq Victory
Siege of Tikrit (July 2014)  ISIL Iraq Iraq
Iran Iran
Victory
2014 American rescue mission in Syria  ISIL  United States
 Jordan (Unconfirmed)
Victory
Northern Iraq offensive (August 2014)  ISIL  Iraq
 Iran
 United States
Victory
Siege of Amirli  ISIL  Iraq
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga[1]
 Iran
Defeat
Battle of Zumar  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga Defeat
Iraq airstrikes  ISIL  United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
Defeat
Battle of Haditha (August 2014 – January 2015)  ISIL Iraq Iraq
 United States
 Canada
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
Battle for Haditha Dam (August–September 2014)  ISIL Iraq Iraq
 United States
 Canada
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
Battle of Dabiq (August–September 2015)  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition Victory
Battle of Hawija (August–September 2014)  ISIL  United States
 Canada
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Victory
Sinjar  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
 United Kingdom
Defeat
Battle of Sinjar (August 2014)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
 United Kingdom
Victory
Battle of Sinjar (August–October 2014)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
 United Kingdom
Victory
Battle for Mosul Dam  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 Iraq
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Suq al Ghazi  ISIL  United States
 Iraq
 United Kingdom
 France
Defeat
Battle of Sawran (August 2014 – May 2015)  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition Victory
Siege of Kobanî  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
PKK
Syria Free Syrian Army
 United States
Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Arab states
Defeat
Battle of Al-Hasakah (September–October 2014)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 Syria
 United States
Indecisive
Siege of Saqlawiyah  ISIL  Iraq Victory
Syria airstrikes  ISIL  United States
 Saudi Arabia
 Qatar
Defeat
Second Siege of Mount Sinjar (October–December 2014)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
 United Kingdom
Defeat
Operation Ashura  ISIL  Iraq
 Iran
Defeat
North Lebanon clashes (2014) al-Nusra Front
 ISIL
 Lebanon Defeat
Fall of Hīt (2014)  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
Victory
Fall of Derna  ISIL  Libya Victory
Battle of Benghazi (2014–present)  ISIL Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries
 Libya
Victory
Baghdad offensive (October 2014 – January 2015)[2]  ISIL  Iraq
 Iran
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
 Australia
Defeat
October 2014 Sinai attacks  ISIL  Egypt Indecisive
2014 Idlib city raid al-Nusra Front
 ISIL
 Syria Defeat
Al-Nusra Front–SRF/Hazzm Movement conflict al-Nusra Front
Jund al-Aqsa
 ISIL
Syria Free Syrian Army Victory
Second Battle of the Shaer gas field  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Battle of Baiji (October–November 2014)  ISIL  Iraq
 Iran
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
Defeat
Battle of Ramadi (2014–15)  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
Victory
Battle of Baiji (November–December 2014)  ISIL  Iraq
Iran Iran
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
Victory
Southern Syria offensive (November–December 2014)  ISIL  Syria
Syria Syrian opposition
Partial victory
Diyala offensive (December 2014 – March 2015)  ISIL  Iraq
Iran Iran
 United States
 United Kingdom
Defeat
Siege of Haditha Dam (December 2014 – May 2015)  ISIL Iraq Iraq
 United States
 Canada
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
Battle of Kirkuk (December 2014)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
 Canada
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
Battle of Al-Hasakah (December 2014)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 Syria
 United States
Indecisive
Deir ez-Zor offensive (December 2014)  ISIL  Syria Indecisive
Siege of Deir ez-Zor (2014–17)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Battle of Tikrit (December 2014)  ISIL  Iraq
Iran Iran
 United Kingdom
 United States
Victory
Qalamoun clashes (December 2014)  ISIL
al-Nusra Front
 Syria Victory
North Lebanon clashes (December 2014 – May 2015)  ISIL
al-Nusra Front
 Lebanon
Hezbollah
Partial victory
Battle of Baiji (2014–15)  ISIL  Iraq
 Iran
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
Defeat
December 2014 Sinjar offensive  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
PKK
 United States
 Canada
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
Battle of Sinjar (December 2014 – November 2015)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
PKK
 United States
 Canada
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
Siege of Tikrit (December 2014–March 2015)  ISIL  Iraq
Iran Iran
 United States
Indecisive
2015 West African offensive  ISIL  Nigeria
 Niger
 Chad
 Cameroon
 United States
Defeat
Mosul offensive (2015)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
 Jordan
 Morocco
Defeat
Battle of Kirkuk (January–February 2015)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
 Canada
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
2015 Niger raid  ISIL  Niger
 Chad
Defeat
Battle of Sirte (2015)  ISIL Libya New General National Congress Victory
Fall of Nofaliya (2015)  ISIL Libya New General National Congress Victory
Battle of Sarrin (February 2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
Syria Free Syrian Army
Victory
Airstrikes in Libya  ISIL  Egypt
 Libya
Indecisive
Erbil offensive (February 2015)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
 Canada
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
Al-Hasakah offensive (February–March 2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 Syria
 United States
Partial defeat
Khabur Valley offensive (February–May 2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 Syria
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Benghazi (2014–2017)  ISIL (Beginning in March 2015)  Libya
 France[3]
Defeat
Battle of Samarra (February 2015)  ISIL  Iraq
Iran Iran
 United States
 United Kingdom
Defeat
Salahuddin offensive (March 2015–Present)  ISIL  Iraq
 Iran
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
 France
Defeat
Battle of Ajdabiya (March 2015)  ISIL  Libya Defeat
Second Battle of Tikrit (March–April 2015)  ISIL  Iraq[4]
 Iran[5]
 United States[6]
 United Kingdom[7]
 France[8][9]
Defeat
Kirkuk offensive (March 2015)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 Iraq
 United States
 Canada
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
Siege of Dahra Oil Field (March–April 2015)  ISIL Libya New General National Congress Defeat
Battle of Sirte (March–May 2015)  ISIL Libya New General National Congress Victory
Battle of Nofaliya (March 2015)  ISIL Libya New General National Congress Defeat
Battle of Sarrin (March–April 2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
Syria Free Syrian Army
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Arab states
Indecisive
Hama and Homs offensive (March–April 2015)  ISIL  Syria Partial Victory
Battle of Derna (March 2015 – April 2016)[10]  ISIL  Libya
Shura Council of Mujahideen in Derna
(At war with ISIL after June 2015)
Defeat[10]
Battle of Ajdabiya (March 2015 – February 2016)[11]  ISIL  Libya Defeat
Battle of Ras al-Hilal (March–April 2015)  ISIL  Libya Victory
Battle of Bin Jawad (April 2015)  ISIL  Libya
Libya New General National Congress
Defeat
Battle of Nofaliya (April 2015)  ISIL Libya New General National Congress Victory
Battle of Yarmouk Camp (April 2015)  ISIL
al-Nusra Front
 Syria
Syria Syrian opposition
Partial victory
Anbar offensive (2015–16)  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
Defeat
Battle of Lamluda (April–June 2015)  ISIL  Libya Defeat
Hama and Homs offensive (April 2015)  ISIL  Syria Indecisive
Sambisa Forest offensive (March–May 2015)  ISIL  Nigeria Indecisive
Qalamoun clashes (April–May 2015)  ISIL
al-Nusra Front
 Syria
Syria Syrian opposition
Indecisive
Al-Karmah offensive (2015)  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
Indecisive
Battle of Al-Karmah (April 2015 – May 2016)  ISIL  Iraq Defeat
Siege of Kabisa (April–May 2015)  ISIL  Iraq Victory
Battle of Harawa (April–May 2015)  ISIL Libya Local Libyan militias
Libya New General National Congress
Victory
Fall of Marte (April 2015)  ISIL  Nigeria Victory
Battle of Al-Hasakah (April 2015)  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Quneitra offensive (April–May 2015)  ISIL  Syria
Syria Syrian opposition
Defeat
Southwest Daraa offensive (April–May 2015)  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
al-Nusra Front
Victory
Qalamoun offensive (May–June 2015)  ISIL
al-Nusra Front
 Syria
Hezbollah
Syria Syrian opposition
Defeat
North Lebanon offensive (May 2015–present)  ISIL
al-Nusra Front
 Lebanon
Hezbollah
Defeat
Al-Hasakah attack (May 6, 2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG Defeat
Al-Hasakah offensive (May 2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 Syria
 United States
Defeat
Palmyra offensive (May 2015)  ISIL  Syria
 United States[12]
Victory
May 2015 American Deir ez-Zor capture mission  ISIL  United States Defeat
Southern Syria offensive (May 2015)  ISIL  Syria
Syria Syrian opposition
Victory
Battle of Yarmouk Camp (May–June 2015)  ISIL
al-Nusra Front
 Syria
Syria Syrian opposition
Defeat
Northern Aleppo offensive (May–November 2015)  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG (Only in May 2015)
al-Nusra Front (Until August 2015)
 United States
 Syria (Only in May 2015 and October 2015)
Partial victory
Siege of Kabisa (May 2015 – March 2016)[13]  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Ras al-Hilal (May–June 2015)  ISIL  Libya Defeat
Siege of Haditha (May–June 2015)  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
Defeat
Al-Hasakah city offensive (May–June 2015)  ISIL  Syria
People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 United States
Defeat
Tell Abyad offensive (2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
Syria Free Syrian Army
 United States
Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Arab states
Defeat
Battle of Sarrin (June–July 2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
Syria Free Syrian Army
 United States
Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Arab states
Defeat
Kobanî massacre  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
PKK
Syria Free Syrian Army
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Al-Hasakah (June–August 2015)  ISIL  Syria
People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 United States
Defeat
Al-Hasakah offensive (June–July 2015)  ISIL  Syria
People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Tell Brak (June 2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 United States
Defeat
Palmyra offensive (July – August 2015)  ISIL  Syria Indecisive
Battle of Ramadi (July 2015 – February 2016)  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
 United Kingdom
 France
 Australia
 Canada
(Until October 2015)
Defeat
Tiyas offensive (July–August 2015)  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Battle of Tell Al-Sim'an (July–August 2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
 United States
Victory
Diyala insurgency (July–December 2015)  ISIL  Iraq
 Iran
Defeat
Battle of Al-Qaryatayn (August 2015)  ISIL  Syria Victory
Battle of Sirte (August 2015)  ISIL Libya Local Libyan militias
Libya New General National Congress
Victory
Siege of Mare' (August–September 2015)  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
 United States
Defeat
Al-Hawl offensive (August–November 2015)  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
Defeat
Sambisa Forest offensive (August 2015–Present)  ISIL  Nigeria
 Chad (Since March 2016)
 United States
Ongoing
Battle of Marte (August–September 2015)  ISIL  Nigeria Defeat
Kirkuk offensive (August–October 2015)[14]  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 Iraq
 United States
Defeat
Operation Martyr's Right  ISIL  Egypt Ongoing
Jarabulus offensive (September–November 2015)[15]  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
Syria Free Syrian Army
 United States (Only in September 2015)
Indecisive
Mount Abdulaziz offensive (September–October 2015)  ISIL People's Protection Units Flag.svg YPG
Syria Free Syrian Army
 United States
Defeat
Operation Tidal Wave II[16][17]  ISIL  United States Defeat
October 2015 al-Omar Oil Field Raid[18]  ISIL  United States Defeat
October 2015 Hawija rescue mission[19]  ISIL  United States
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
Defeat
Al-Safira offensive (October 2015)  ISIL  Syria
 Iran
 Russia
Defeat
Kuweires offensive (September–November 2015)  ISIL  Syria
 Iran
 Russia
Defeat
Khanasir–Ithriya Highway offensive (October–November 2015)  ISIL  Syria
 Iran
 Russia
Defeat
Battle of Samarra (October 2015)  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
Defeat
Fall of Mahin (October 2015)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Victory
Battle of Sadad (November 2015)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
East Aleppo offensive (2015–16)  ISIL  Syria
 Iran
 Russia
Defeat
Tikrit offensive (November 2015)  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
Defeat
Baiji offensive (November 2015)  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
Defeat
November 2015 Al-Tanf Raid[20]  ISIL Syria New Syrian Army
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Mahin (November 2015)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Siege of Al-Qaryatayn (November–December 2015)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Victory
Northern Aleppo offensive (December 2015)  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
 United States
Indecisive
Battle of Mahin (Mid-December 2015)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Victory
Samarra offensive (December 2015 – March 2016)[21]  ISIL  Iraq
 Iran
Defeat
Battle of Mahin (Late December 2015)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Nineveh Plains offensive (December 2015)  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
 United Kingdom
 France
 Canada
 Turkey
Defeat
Tishrin Dam offensive (December 2015)[22][23]  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
International Freedom Battalion
 United States
Defeat
26 December 2015 Hawija raid[24]  ISIL  United States
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
Defeat
30 December 2015 Hawija raid[24]  ISIL  United States
 Iraq
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
Defeat
Ayn Issa offensive (December 2015)  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
Defeat
2 January 2016 Hawija raid[24]  ISIL  United States
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
Defeat
January 2016 Qayyarah raid[25]  ISIL  United States Defeat
Siege of Haditha (January 2016)[24][26]  ISIL  United States
 United Kingdom
 Iraq
Defeat
Deir ez-Zor offensive (January 2016)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Victory
Al-Naseriyah offensive (January–March 2016)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
 Iran
Syria Syrian opposition
Defeat
Siege of Fallujah (2016)[27]  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
Ithriyah-Raqqa offensive (February–March 2016)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
 Iran
Indecisive
Nangarhar Offensive (2016)  ISIL  Afghanistan
 USA
Defeat
Abu Kamal revolt (February–March 2016)[28][29][30]  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Victory
February 2016 Kisik and Badush raid[31]  ISIL  United States Defeat
Al-Shaddadi offensive (2016)  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
International Freedom Battalion
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Sabratha (February 2016)[32][33]  ISIL  Libya
Libya New General National Congress
Defeat
Southern Syria offensive (February–March 2016)  ISIL  Syria
Syria Free Syrian Army
 United States
 Jordan
Defeat
February 2016 Butig clash  ISIL  Philippines Defeat
2016 Khanasir offensive[34][35][36]  ISIL
Jund al-Aqsa
 Syria
 Russia
 Iran
Defeat
Battle of Tell Abyad (2016) (February 2016)[37][38]  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
Defeat
Abu Ghraib and Western Baghdad attack (February 2016)[39]  ISIL  Iraq
 Iran
Defeat
Irbid raid (March 2016)[40]  ISIL  Jordan Defeat
Northeastern Syria offensive (March 2016)[41][42][43]  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
Defeat
Al-Tanf offensive (2016) [44][45][46][47][48][49]  ISIL Syria New Syrian Army
 Jordan
 United States
Defeat
Hīt offensive (2016)[50][51][52]  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Australia
Defeat
Ar-Rutbah takeover (March 2016)[53][54][55]  ISIL (Temporary withdrawal)  Iraq Victory
Battle of Inkhil (March 2016)[56]  ISIL Syria Free Syrian Army Defeat
Daraa offensive (March–April 2016)[57][58]  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
al-Nusra Front
Defeat
Siege of Al-Qaryatayn (March–April 2016)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Hezbollah
Defeat
Battle of Ben Guerdane (March 2016)[59]  ISIL  Tunisia Defeat
Palmyra offensive (March 2016)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Hezbollah
Defeat
Battle of Tell Al-Sim'an (March 2016)[43][60]  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
Defeat
Mosul offensive (2016)[61][62]  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 Iraq
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Al-Ra'i (April 2016)[63][64]  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
 United States
 Turkey (artillery support)
Defeat
Sayqal offensive (April 2016)[65]  ISIL  Syria
Syria Free Syrian Army
 Russia
Defeat
Battle of Bashir (April–May 2016)[66]  ISIL  Iraq
 Iran
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Al-Ra'i (April 2016)[67]  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
 United States
 Turkey (artillery support)
Victory
Mosul raid (April 2016)[68]  ISIL  United States
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
Defeat
Khorsabad offensive (April 2016)[69][70]  ISIL Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 United States
Partial defeat
Azaz offensive (April–May 2016)  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
 United States
 Turkey (artillery support)
Defeat
Sirte offensive (2016)[71][72][73][74][75][76]  ISIL Libya Government of National Accord
 United States
 France
 United Kingdom
Defeat
Ar-Rutbah offensive (2016)[77][78]  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Balad (May 2016)[79]  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Al-Walid (May 2016)[80]  ISIL Syria New Syrian Army
 United States
 Jordan
Defeat
Battle of Taji (May 2016)[81]  ISIL  Iraq Defeat
Battle of Al-Doulab (May 2016)  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
Defeat
Northern Raqqa offensive (May 2016)  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
Indecisive
Azaz offensive (May–June 2016)[82][83]  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
Syrian Democratic Forces (Only in Mare')
 United States
 Turkey (artillery support for rebels)
Defeat
Siege of Mare' (May–June 2016)[82][83][84]  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
Syrian Democratic Forces (Only in Mare')
 United States
 Turkey (artillery support for rebels)
Defeat
Manbij offensive (2016)[85]  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
International Freedom Battalion
 United States
 United Kingdom
 France
 Germany (Denied)
Defeat
Battle of Sawran (June 2016)[83]  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
 United States
 Turkey (artillery support for rebels)
Defeat
Ithriyah-Raqqa offensive (June 2016)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Victory
Bir Qassab offensive (June 2016)  ISIL Syria Free Syrian Army
 Syria
 United States
 Jordan
Defeat
Battle of Arak (June 2016)[86]  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Southwest Daraa offensive (June 2016)[87]  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition Indecisive
Southern Abu Kamal raid (June 2016)  ISIL Syria New Syrian Army
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Jordan
Defeat
Al-Shirqat offensive (June–September, 2016)[88]  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
 United Kingdom
Defeat
Al-Ra'i offensive (June–July 2016)  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
 United States
 Turkey (artillery support & raids)
Victory
2016 Abu Kamal offensive[89][90][91]  ISIL Syria New Syrian Army
 United States
 Jordan
Indecisive
Al-Qa'im offensive (June 2016)[92]  ISIL Iraq Iraqi tribal forces
 United States
Victory
Battle of Al-Doulab (July 2016)[93]  ISIL  Iraq
 United States
Defeat
Battle of al-Rai (August 2016)[94][95]  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition
 United States
 Turkey (artillery support & raids)
Defeat
Jarabulus offensive (2016)  ISIL  Turkey
Syria Free Syrian Army
 United States
Defeat
Eastern Qalamoun offensive (September–October 2016)  ISIL Jaysh al-Islam
Syrian opposition Free Syrian Army
Ahrar al-Sham
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham
Authenticity and Development Front
 Syria
Defeat
Northern al-Bab offensive (September 2016)  ISIL  Turkey
Syria Free Syrian Army
 United States
Defeat
2016 Dabiq offensive  ISIL  Turkey
Syria Free Syrian Army
 United States
Defeat
Battle of Mosul (2016)  ISIL  Iraq
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
 Iran
 United States
 United Kingdom
 France
 Australia
 Canada
Defeat
Western al-Bab offensive (October–November 2016)  ISIL  Turkey
Syria Free Syrian Army
Syrian Democratic Forces
 Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Qandala campaign  ISIL  Puntland Defeat
Battle of al-Bab  ISIL  Turkey
Syria Free Syrian Army
Syrian Democratic Forces
 Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Raqqa campaign (2016–present)  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
 France
 Germany
 Russia
Defeat
November 2016 Butig clash  ISIL  Philippines Defeat
Palmyra offensive (December 2016)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Victory
2017 Southern Syrian Desert offensive  ISIL Syria Syrian opposition Defeat
Palmyra offensive (2017)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Deir ez-Zor offensive (January 2017)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Victory
Dayr Hafir offensive (2017)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Hezbollah
Syrian Democratic Forces
Syrian opposition Free Syrian Army
Defeat
ISIL Daraa offensive (February 2017)  ISIL Tahrir al-Sham
Syria Free Syrian Army
Victory
Eastern Homs offensive (2017)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Hezbollah
Defeat
Battle of Tabqa (2017)  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
 United Kingdom
Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga
Defeat
Battle of Darzab (2017)  ISIL (Khorasan Province) Taliban
 Afghanistan
Victory
2017 Bohol clashes  ISIL  Philippines Defeat
2017 Homs-Deir Ezzor offensive  ISIL Syria Free Syrian Army Defeat
Western Nineveh offensive (2017)  ISIL  Iraq Defeat
Southern Syrian Desert offensive (May 2017–present)  ISIL Syria Free Syrian Army
 Syria
 Russia
Hezbollah
Defeat
Maskanah Plains offensive  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Battle of Marawi  ISIL  Philippines Defeat
East Hama offensive (2017)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Hezbollah
Defeat
Battle of Raqqa (2017)  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
 France
 Germany
 United Kingdom
Defeat
Battle of Tora Bora (2017)  ISIL Taliban
 Afghanistan
Defeat
Southern Raqqa offensive (June 2017)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Al-Sukhnah offensive (August 2017)  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Central Syria campaign (July–October 2017)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Qalamoun offensive (July–August 2017)  ISIL
Tahrir al-Sham
 Syria
 Lebanon
Defeat
North Homs-Southern Hama pocket (August–September 2017)  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Tal Afar offensive (2017)  ISIL  Iraq Defeat
Battle of Al-Qaryatayn (2017)  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Central Syria counter-offensive  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Western Anbar offensive (September 2017)  ISIL  Iraq Defeat
Battle of Deir ez-Zor (September–November 2017)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Eastern Syria campaign (September–December 2017)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
 Iran
Hezbollah
Defeat
Akashat offensive (September 2017)  ISIL  Iraq Defeat
Anah offensive (September 2017)  ISIL  Iraq Defeat
Hawija offensive (2017)  ISIL  Iraq Defeat
Deir ez-Zor offensive (September 2017–present)  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
Partial Defeat
2017 Euphrates Crossing offensive  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
2017 Mayadin offensive  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Tongo Tongo ambush  ISIL  Niger
 United States
 France
Pyrrhic victory
Northeastern Hama offensive (2017)  ISIL Tahrir al-Sham
 Syria
 Russia
Defeat
2017 Abu Kamal offensive  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
Western Iraq campaign (2017–present)  ISIL  Iraq Defeat
Southern Damascus offensive (January–February 2018)  ISIL  Syria
Syria Syrian Opposition
Victory
Southern Damascus offensive (March 2018)  ISIL  Syria Victory
Daraa offensive (2018)  ISIL Syria Syrian Opposition Indecisive
Eastern Syria campaign (March–June, 2018)  ISIL  Syria
 Russia
Defeat
3rd Southern Damascus Offensive  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Northeastern Syria offensive (2018)  ISIL Syrian Democratic Forces
 United States
Ongoing
Battle of Derna (2018)  ISIL Libya House of Representatives (Libya) Defeat
2018 Battle of Abu Kamal  ISIL  Syria

Hezbollah
Popular Mobilization Forces

Defeat
As-Suwayda offensive (June 2018)  ISIL  Syria Indecisive
Western Daraa offensive (2018)  ISIL  Syria Defeat
Battle of Darzab (2018)  ISIL (Khorasan Province) Taliban Defeat
As-Suwayda offensive (August 2018)  ISIL  Syria Ongoing

See also[edit]

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