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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 member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa June 2

ISIS lost its leader, but it still poses a threat - analysis

ISIS sells its followers on the idea of a future so-called caliphate, or Islamic state, and is not dependent on a charismatic leader.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
07/02/2022

Biden says ISIS leader Quraishi killed in Syria raid

The world is now a "safer place" after the killing of Islamic State leader al-Qurayshi, according to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.

03/02/2022
Iraqi security forces wait for vehicles travelling to Mosul to fight against militants of Islamic St

ISIS attacks jump after US Afghanistan pullout – intel. Cntr.

In 2021 the greatest number of casualties caused by ISIS were in Afghanistan, Iraq and West Africa, according to a Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center report.

A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa June 2

ISIS cells are reappearing in Syria and Iraq

Researcher: Foreign countries not repatriating their citizens who fought with Islamic State will result in repeated prison breaks.

By KSENIA SVETLOVA/THE MEDIA LINE
25/01/2022

Islamic State prison break repelled by Kurdish-led forces in Syria

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said its forces thwarted an escape attempt by prisoners that coincided with a car bomb that was detonated near the prison by militants.

By REUTERS
20/01/2022
A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa June 2

What can the Holocaust teach about German woman convicted of ISIS crimes?

The crimes between ISIS and the Nazis have many parallels, including the difficulty in bringing them to justice – Europeans who joined ISIS replayed the Nazi genocide

Sinai terror

Is the surrender of a senior ISIS Sinai official a game changer?

After ISIS lost most of its “caliphate” territory in Iraq and Syria, the group has managed to spawn a variety of new chapters and has morphed into new forms in weak and unstable states.

Six years since Kurds stopped ISIS at Kobani

Yesterday, January 26, marked the six-year anniversary of “Kobani Liberation Day, when the Kurdish fighters stopped ISIS and pushed it back.

A view of a part of western Mosul, Iraq, May 29, 2017

‘Mosul’ movie finally brings Iraq’s war on ISIS to the screen

How does the movie compare to a real life war experience?

A MEMBER of ISIS waves the group’s flag in Raqqa recently

Simon Wiesenthal Center asks EU to focus on ISIS, not Israel

The letter, sent by The Simon Wiesenthal Center, asks the EU to stop focusing on Israel and instead focus on ISIS jihadists.

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