islamic state of iraq and the levant
Nearly 19,000 civilians were killed in Iraq over 21 months and an estimated 3,500 are being held as slaves, says the UN in a new report documenting the enduring "horror" of life there.
The militant group has proved to be a product of its time, with a market placement strategy that could compete with the next iPhone.
America’s last ambassador to Syria made waves when he said he was “no longer in a position where I felt I could defend the American policy.”
The group has instituted Sharia law on the population of Raqqa, banning smoking and drinking alcohol.