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Islamic State territorial losses between January 2015 and July 2016
IHS: Islamic State Caliphate Shrinks a Further 12 Percent in 2016, IHS Says
Territory controlled by the Islamic State shrunk by 12 percent in the first six months of 2016, according to new analysis released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.
In 2015, the Islamic State’s caliphate shrunk by 12,800 km2 to 78,000 km2, a net loss of 14 percent. In the first six months of 2016, that territory shrunk again by 12 percent. As of 4 July 2016, the Islamic State controls roughly 68,300 km2 in Iraq and Syria, which is roughly the size of Ireland or the US state of West Virginia.
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More News On Reports That The Islamic State Continues To Lose Territory
IS loses 12% of territory since January - IHS -- BBC
Analysis: ISIS loses another 12 percent of territory -- The Hill
Islamic State has lost grip on 12% of territory in six months – study -- The Guardian/AFP
Report: ISIS lost quarter of its Iraq, Syria territory in 18 mths -- Reuters
ISIS loses 25% of ground in 18 months, could step up civilian attacks - report -- RT
Report: ISIS has lost another 12 percent of territory in 2016 -- RUDAW
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