Iraqi Kurdish forces take part in an operation backed by US-led strikes in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar on Nov. 12, 2015, to retake the town from ISIS and cut a key supply line to Syria. AFP PHOTO / SAFIN HAMED
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U.S.-led air strikes in Syria have inflicted "significant damage" to ISIS's ability to fund itself, the Pentagon said on Friday.Recent strikes in an air operation dubbed "Tidal Wave II" have been concentrated on oil facilities in the Dayr Az Zawr region, which provide an estimated two-thirds of ISIS's oil revenue, Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren said at a news briefing.Warren said the strikes, halfway through the Tidal Wave operation, have inflicted "significant damage" on the militant group's ability to fund itself.
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