Islamic State (IS-ISIS-ISIL-DAESH)
The latest news and views about the ISIS terrorist group, also known as IS, ISIL, and Daesh
The Iranian Intelligence Ministry says its forces have detained 26 people — all foreign nationals — in connection with a bloody terror attack at a holy shrine in Shiraz late last month, identifying the gunman who carried out the carnage as a citizen from Tajikistan.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s chief commander says enemies are well aware that Iran will take revenge for a deadly terror attack on a holy shrine in Shiraz, which hit amid a wave of US-backed riots in the country, and that they are now on the back foot for fear of an Iranian action.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says it has identified and arrested seven individuals who had been involved in the terrorist attack in Shah Cheragh Shrine in Shiraz.
Iran’s Intelligence Minister Esmaeil Khatib announced that a second suspect was arrested on Sunday night over ties to the deadly shooting at the Shah Cheragh Shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz, which left 13 dead and dozens wounded.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf says the Zionist regime and reactionary forces cannot hide behind the mask of the Daesh terrorist group and anti-Iran Saudi-funded media based in London, holding them responsible for the recent deadly unrest in Iran.
Condemnations are pouring in over the recent terrorist attack on a holy shrine in southern Iran.
A Sunni Iranian lawmaker says the deadly terror attack that targeted a holy Shia shrine in the city of Shiraz was part of a “great conspiracy” being pursued by enemies with the goal of provoking a sectarian conflict and setting the stage for the Islamic Republic’s disintegration.
The Iranian president has expressed condolences on the deadly terror attack on a holy shrine in southern Iran, saying the perpetrators will regret having committed the crime.
Iranian media have published images of 10 Daesh terrorists arrested for plotting to bomb ceremonies marking Muharram in Iran.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says its forces have arrested 10 members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group linked to the Israeli regime, who were planning to carry out terror attacks against the mourning rituals marking the anniversary of the third Shia Imam’s martyrdom across the country.
The Pentagon days Maher al-Agal, leader of Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in Syria, was killed in a US drone strike on Tuesday. He was one of the group’s top four leaders, and the attack also targeted one of his deputies, officials say.
Iraqi security forces announced the arrest of ‘the most dangerous Daesh terrorist’, on the run for the last seven years. He was nabbed on the border of Diyala Province and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.
A spokesman for the Iraqi armed forces has said the country’s army has managed to dismantle a cell belonging to the Daesh terrorist group that is known as “Dijla Province” killing dozens of operatives.
The Iraqi Army and the forces of the Popular Mobilization Units, also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, have launched a massive operation in the country’s Western al-Anbar Province to clear the region of Daesh terrorists.
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says the Israeli regime and the Daesh terror group, which is itself a creation of the West and Zionists, are today committing brutal crimes against Muslim worshipers in occupied al-Quds and Afghan mosques, respectively.
Iraq’s influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr draws parallels between the crimes perpetrated by the Daesh terror group and those by the Zionist regime in Israel, saying both kill Muslims without any respect for the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
The new leader of Daesh, whose appointment the group announced on Thursday, is the brother of slain former so-called caliph of the terror group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to two Iraqi security officials and one Western security source.
Daesh terror group has confirmed the death of its leader Abu Ibrahim Al-hashemi Al-Quraishi on Thursday and announced Abu Al-Hassan Al-hashemi Al-Quraishi as its new leader.
The next leader of the Daesh terror group is likely to be from the circle close to battle-hardened Iraqi militants who emerged in the aftermath of the 2003 U.S. invasion, two Iraqi security officials and three independent analysts say.
Before the United States announced that Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi was killed in Syria, some speculated that the Daesh leader didn’t even exist. Here’s what media outlets know about the terrorist chief.
US President Joe Biden claimed on Thursday that an American operation in northwestern Syria successfully took Daesh (known as ISIS or ISIL) leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi “off the battlefield”.
Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units have released a statement, saying they neutralized a Daesh terrorists’ plot to infiltrate the eastern province of Salaheddin.