ISIL


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ISIL,

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: see Islamic StateIslamic State
(IS), Sunni Islamic militant group committed to the establishment of an Islamic caliphate that would unite Muslims in a transnational, strict-fundamentalist Islamic state.
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In Syria near Mar'a, two strikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL staging area and an ISIL mortar system, the announcement said.
In Syria near Ayn Isa, two strikes destroyed four ISIL fighting positions and an ISIL vehicle, the announcement said.
In Syria near Ayn Isa, one strike struck a large ISIL tactical unit and destroyed two ISIL fighting positions, the announcement said.
WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- The US-led coalition against ISIL launched 17 airstrikes in Syria and Iraq Friday, the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) confirmed in a statement.
In Syria near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike struck an ISIL oil well-head, the announcement said.