Skip to main content

US-led coalition hands Camp Taji to Iraq's security forces

Taji is the eighth and most expensive facility to be turned over fully to Baghdad's forces

The US-led multinational military coalition against the Islamic State (IS) handed full control of another base to Iraqi security forces over the weekend.

Camp Taji, just a dozen miles north of the capital, is the eighth site yet turned over to Baghdad’s forces amid the coalition’s consolidation following the capture of IS’ last remaining territory last year.

Access the Middle East news and analysis you can trust

Join our community of Middle East readers to experience all of Al-Monitor, including 24/7 news, analyses, memos, reports and newsletters.


Only $100 for annual access.