Islamic State (IS-ISIS-ISIL-DAESH)
The latest news and views about the ISIS terrorist group, also known as IS, ISIL, and Daesh
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.
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.