The Islamic State (IS) (Arabic: الدولة الإسلامية ad-Dawlah l-ʾIslāmiyyah), formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL /ˈaɪsəl/; Arabic acronym: داعش Dāʿish) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS /ˈaɪsɪs/), is a Sunni jihadist group in the Middle East.
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An Iraqi military official says the country’s Special Forces have identified the location of the ISIS ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
The US military’s attack on ISIS targets in Afghanistan using the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat has been both hailed as a successful attack, and condemned as a brutal and inhuman misuse of Afghanistan as a testing ground.
Russian Defence Ministry spokesman says the country is surprised by a lack of a proper response on the part of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the use of chemical weapons in Iraq’s Mosul.
A US-led coalition warplane has ‘mistakenly’ fired two missiles into a train station, where several Iraqi captives held by ISIS as hostage were held.