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 flag of Islamic State militants is pictured above a destroyed house near the Clock Square in Raqqa
March 20, 2018
ISIS takes Damascus area after rebels pull out

By REUTERS

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Antonio Guterres‏
August 18, 2018
U.N. chief suggests options for 'improved Palestinian protection'

By REUTERS

Christoph Meili
August 18, 2018
Watchman who saved Holocaust-era records relives Swiss ordeal

By REUTERS