An Overview of ISIS

The ISIS Files: When Terrorists Run City Hall

Al Qaeda and the Islamic State both profess to lead the jihadist cause throughout the Muslim world. The ticket book was recovered in early north of Mosul in the town of Tel Kaif, in a house that ISIS had turned into a police station. Revkin, the Yale researcher. Chairman King, Ranking Member Higgins, distinguished members of the subcommittee, and subcommittee staff, thank you for the opportunity to testify today.

Tal Afar. On my first trip back to Iraq, I showed the leases to a local police officer.

Perhaps more fundamentally, it could be important to ask: If you are a U. European Pressphoto Agency. Volunteers collected bodies in the district where the militants made their last stand. But on the same thoroughfares, Mr. The Islamic State has gained support from a number of important jihadist groups.

On social media, ISIS uses fantastical propaganda to recruit members

Violent attempts to control land have defined much of the history of Palestine, making it the site of constant political In an apparent effort to address criticism that the group was too focused on recruiting foreign fighters, following the death of Zarqawi in a U.

Hadra, according to police records, was the pregnant wife of one of the suicide bombers who blew himself up in the packed Bataclan concert hall during the Paris attacks of To revert to a practice that Islam sought to do away with makes a mockery of the principles of justice, equality, and other values and is merely a reflection of the gross misdeeds that are often perpetrated in war, including those against Muslim women in Bosnia and Syria.

The flier was one of millions dropped over Mosul warning the population to take cover.

Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania Cole in the port of Aden in , and plots like the attempt to down over 10 transatlantic flights all show an emphasis on the spectacular. She had hoped to get good health services as well as to have surgery for her neck problem.

One of them was holding the bank slip Omar had signed. Then there are the foreign fighters. An effusive greeting: Areas of control based on IHS reports from Sept.

His men were overwhelmed investigating those who had fought and killed on behalf of the terrorist group, he said.