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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WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (KUNA) -- Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq.
In Syria near Abu Kamal, two strikes struck two ISIL oil and gas separation plants, the announcement said.
In Syria near Al Hasakah, two strikes struck two separate ISIL tactical units and wounded an ISIL fighter, the announcement said.
In Syria near Al Hawl, one strike destroyed an ISIL vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED), the announcement said.
In Syria near Al Hasakah, three strikes struck three separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed an ISIL fighting position, the announcement said.