When IS was in control of large swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria, the terror group transferred large quantities of Christian objects stolen from churches from the Nineveh Plains in Iraq to Syria and eventually smuggle them to black markets abroad, according to experts
In recent weeks, Iraqi and United Nations workers have exhumed what they believe to be the remains of 30 bodies of Yazidi victims of IS from one of the dozens of mass graves in the region.
Afghanistan health official say at least three people were killed and 22 wounded in an attack by Islamic State on a gathering honoring Abdul Ali Mazari, a Mujahideen leader killed by the Taliban in 1995, in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 7, 2019
As Iraq marks the first anniversary of its declaration of victory over Islamic State, tensions are rising in the terrorist group’s former strongholds as attacks continue and security forces conduct near-daily operations against the militants
The Taliban has come to the negotiating table in the past, with earlier mediation efforts initiated by Qatar, but until now it has refused to talk directly to the government in Kabul