ISIS News

ISIS News

ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, known by its Arabic acronym "Da'esh" is a Salafi jihadist militant group following a fundamentalist doctrine of Sunni Islam and has been designated as a terrorist organization by the United Nations. Established in 1999, by December 2015 the self-proclaimed Caliphate ISIS held large parts Syria and Iraq.

A general view of the Yazidi refugee camp in Mount Sinjar, Iraq February 4, 2019
April 10, 2019
German woman on trial for ISIS crimes is terror group's face in Europe

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

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HEADED TOWARD conflict? Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh arrives for a cabinet meeting
April 18, 2019
Palestinian Affairs: Where do the Palestinians go from here?

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

A.Y. KATSOF with Piath Aguar and her two children, Ayen and Bior, celebrating their new life
April 18, 2019
Diaspora Affairs: A modern-day Exodus

By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN