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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At least 22 people were killed and 59 wounded after an ISIS terrorist attack hit the Manchester Arena.
Abdul Hasib, the head of ISIS in Afghanistan, was killed in a joint operation conducted by Afghan and US Special Forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
The ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on NATO convoy in Kabul, which killed at least eight people.
Studies indicate that women are more receptive of ISIS’s rhetoric of incitement that it posts on various electronic platforms. In fact, ISIS has resorted to women in order to address the drop in the number of its fighters.
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.