Two United States troops are killed in a raid against ISIL in Iraq.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announces that Canada will continue to command a NATO mission in Iraq for a second year until November 2020.
The United States Department of State announces that U.S. Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey also assumes the position of Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, succeeding Brett McGurk. Separately, a State Department official says that there is no timeline for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.
The United States Department of State confirms Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Brett McGurk's resignation, effective December 31. President Trump describes the resignation as a "nothing event".
Reacting to yesterday's announcement by the United States on the withdrawal of their forces from Syria, France's Defense Minister Florence Parly says on Twitter that ISIL has not yet been driven out of Syria.
Pakistan, Iran, China, and Russia agree on joint efforts against the Islamic State group in Afghanistan, in an effort to ensure peace and eliminate terrorism from the region.
President of the United States Donald Trump announces that five senior leaders of ISIL were captured in a joint operation involving US and Iraqi forces.
Iraq conducts a series of air strikes against an ISIL target in Syria.