The Syrian border town was liberated this week after months of battles between ISIS fighters and Kurdish militias.These photographs show the damage that fighting has wrought in the town.
A new report by Amnesty International has highlighted the horrific ordeals women and girls from Iraq’s Yazidi minority have experienced at the hands of ISIS fighters.
After it was claimed yesterday the Lebanese army had detained Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s wife and son near the Syrian border, it has now emerged the detained woman may not be married to the ISIS leader after all.
The national student body told BuzzFeed News that some people on its executive committee felt it “would unfairly demonise all Muslims”.
Indiana native Peter Kassig, who later changed his name to Abdul-Rahman, served in the Iraq war and founded an aid organization for Syrian refugees.
The terrorist organization’s forces have doubled, and possibly tripled, in size after recent victories, according to the CIA.
A video emerged last night appearing to show photojournalist James Foley being beheaded by a member of ISIS.
The feared Islamic insurgents have opened an office where single women can register to marry fighters from the extremist organization, according to unconfirmed reports.
“Clearly we’re focused on Iraq…But the group ISIL operates broadly and we would not restrict our ability to take action that is necessary to protect the United States.”
“It certainly is turning out as I expected.”
Garbled messages from the right as everyone figures out their position on working with Iran.
“All social media were stopped in Iraq my only escape is Whisper,” one user said Friday amid reports Twitter, Facebook and YouTube were being blocked in Iraq.
Twenty-two members of a militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria were killed during a suicide bombing training class. Fifteen others were wounded and eight were arrested.