Islamic State (IS-ISIS-ISIL-DAESH)
The latest news and views about the ISIS terrorist group, also known as IS, ISIL, and Daesh
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.
The deputy governor of Afghanistan’s Herat province has said the Taliban will not let the Daesh terrorist group to use Afghan soil for attacks against Iran.
General Mark Milley, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, has warned of a “real possibility” that al-Qaeda or Daesh could rebuild in Afghanistan as early as spring 2022 in the wake of the U.S. military withdrawal.
The Daesh terror organization has claimed responsibility for the recent deadly attacks that rocked eastern Afghanistan, the group's statement on Telegram says.
The Iranian president says all terrorist groups must be eradicated from Afghanistan and that Iran will not allow the Daesh terror group to find a safe haven in that country.
French cement giant Lafarge financed Daesh and constantly informed the French intelligence services about its relationship with the terrorist organization, according to documents obtained by Anadolu news agency.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned the ISIS terrorist group's massacre of eleven miners in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran congratulated the Iraqi government and nation on the third anniversary of victory in the war on ISIS terrorist group.
The Iranian parliament speaker believes the terrorist attack on the country’s parliament three years ago was a manifestation of the enemies’ evil plots against the nation.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Masrour Barzani have expressed concern over the ISIS terrorist group’s revival.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the only ones who celebrated the assassination of senior Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani were the US president and the ISIS terrorist group.
The review of an interview with former president of the Kurdistan Region five years after being published in a Turkish daily sheds light on how Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani literally saved Erbil after the Kurdish calls for help from the US, UK, France, Turkey and Saudis went unheeded when bloodthirsty ISIS forces were on the city’s doorstep.
A book about an Iranian mother who was the administrator of a social media channel supporting the ISIS terrorists would be unveiled by an Iranian publisher in the coming days.
An aide to Iran’s Parliament speaker has warned of a plot by the ISIL terrorists to desecrate Iraq’s holy cities of Karbala and Najaf under the guise of Iraqi protestors with the support of the US and Saudi Arabia.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey has captured a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi more than a week after ISIS leader killed himself during a raid by US special forces.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the country does not consider the death of the ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as a great accomplishment as it will not be the end of the terrorist group’s ideology.