Islamic State (IS-ISIS-ISIL-DAESH)
The latest news and views about the ISIS terrorist group, also known as IS, ISIL, and Daesh
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.
A US citizen has been captured in Syria and transferred into the custody of the FBI. The woman, believed to be a former teacher, played an active role in helping Daesh terrorists train women and children as suicide bombers in the war-torn country.
An Iranian daily has sounded the alarm over attempts by the Daesh terrorist outfit to regroup in Syria and Iraq, saying its increasing activities in the West Asia region could pose a security threat to Iran’s western borders.
Seven Peshmerga soldiers of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) and three civilians were killed early Friday in an attack by Daesh terrorists in northern Iraq, according to security sources.
The Iraqi Army has begun a nationwide military campaign to hunt down Daesh militants across the country.
The United Nations' special envoy for Afghanistan has warned that members of the Daesh terrorist group now seem to be present in all provinces of the war-torn country, and Taliban is unable to stem the terror group’s growth.
The Daesh terror group has claimed responsibility for the fatal attack that targeted Afghanistan's largest military hospital in Kabul on Tuesday.
Daesh terror group has claimed responsibility for the Friday explosion at a Kandahar mosque in Afghanistan. The blast happened at a Shia mosque during Friday prayers in which scores of worshippers were killed and wounded.
The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah says the Daesh terror outfit aims to stoke tensions and plunge Afghanistan into a civil war. The comment comes days after dozens were killed and wounded in a Daesh-claimed attack on a mosque in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz.