Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Salafi jihadist terrorist and militant group

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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, officially known as the Islamic State (IS) and also known by its Arabic language acronym Daesh, is a Salafi jihadist militant group and former unrecognised proto-state that follows a fundamentalist, Salafi doctrine of Sunni Islam. ISIL gained global prominence in early 2014 when it drove Iraqi government forces out of key cities in its Western Iraq offensive, followed by its capture of Mosul and the Sinjar massacre.

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that other countries will need to take up the fight against Islamic State militants, citing Russia, Pakistan, Iraq..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that other countries will need to take up the fight against Islamic State militants, citing Russia, Pakistan and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The deadliest attack of the year - for which the Islamic State claimed responsibility - prompted a bevy of media criticism of the approaching deal between the..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 5 days ago

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Tuesday that Islamic State militants are gaining strength in some areas but said the militant group's..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Germany has for the first time allowed children whose parents were suspected members of Islamic State to return to Germany from northern Syria and Foreign..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

China's envoy said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State forces reviving in Syria and called for progress in the political process between the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

A Muslim convert who was stripped of his British citizenship after traveling to Syria to fight with Islamic State said on Monday he hoped Canada, where he is a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

India on Sunday strongly condemned the 'horrific' bombing at a wedding hall in Kabul in which over 60 people were killed.
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the explosion at a wedding in Kabul which killed more than sixty and wounded many
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underling the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Kabul on Saturday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The wedding was believed to be a Shia gathering, Shia Muslims are frequently targeted in Sunni-majority Afghanistan, particularly by the so-called Islamic State..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

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