Mesopotamian War
Iraqi military parade
Date 20 November 2014 — 16 August 2016
Location Much of Mesopotamia
Result Government victory
Flag of Iraq Iraq

Flag of Syria Syria
Flag of Iran Iran
Flag of Lebanon Lebanon

Supported by:
Flag of Russia Russia
Flag of Israel.svg Israel

ISIS flag Islamic State

Flag of Syria (1932-1958; 1961-1963) Syrian opposition groups

Flag of Iraq Fuad Masum

Flag of Iraq Haidar Al-Abadi
Flag of Iraq Babaker Zebari
Flag of Iraq Ali Ghaidan
Flag of Iraq Abboud Qanbar
Flag of Iraq Sa'ad Mi'an
Flag of Syria Bashar Al-Assad
Flag of Syria Maher Al-Assad
Flag of Syria Abdullah Ayyoub
Flag of Syria Issam Hallaq

ISIS flag Abu Al-Baghdadi
ISIS flag Mohammed Al-Adnani

ISIS flag Omar Al-Shishani
ISIS flag Muslim Al-Turkmani
Flag of Syria (1932-1958; 1961-1963) Abdul Ilah Al-Bashir

Flag of Iraq Iraq:

176,000—181,000 troops, 78,000 policemen and militiamen
Flag of Syria Syria:
250,000 troops, 80,000 militiamen and policemen
Flag of Iran Iran:
2400 Revolutionary Guards
Flag of Lebanon Lebanon:
6500 troops
Flag of Russia Russia:
35 military advisors
Flag of Israel.svg Israel:
25 military advisors


100,000 militants
Flag of Syria (1932-1958; 1961-1963) Other rebels:
90,000—110,000 militants

Casualties and losses
36,592 killed, 68,873 wounded or missing
43,700 killed, 80,000 wounded or deserted