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November 5, 2019

Indonesia Ready for Returning Islam...

Indonesian security officials had earlier said at least 100 Indonesian men, women and children were languishing in several Syrian camps

August 30, 2019

Shoura – An Experiment in Rec...

A new documentary explores a town torn between victims of Islamic State and families of IS members, and coming to terms with the past

August 28, 2019

Raqqa Slowly Recovers from IS Rule ...

Once the epicenter of the self-declared “Islamic State” that ruled over parts of Syria and Iraq, Raqqa is slowly recovering after its liberation even though occasional attacks by extremists are on the rise

July 27, 2019

Syrian Kurd Who Lost Hand in IS Bat...

Ciwan Husen lost his left hand and eye at age 21 in Kurdish fight against Islamic State in northwest Syria

June 11, 2019

Mosul Artist Recovers Sculptures Da...

Talal Safawi, a sculptor in Mosul, is using his artistic skills to recover statues damaged by Islamic State. He tells VOA’s Kawa Omar that he kept his profession a secret during IS’s control because the jihadists thought it was heresy

June 6, 2019

Islamic State’s English-Speaking ...

IS supporters first started flocking to Telegram, an instant messaging service that promises speed and encryption for private communications, in 2015 as social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook began a crackdown aimed at Islamic State’s often violent and gory propaganda

May 22, 2019

UN Envoy: Islamic State Revival in ...

The U.N. envoy for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert is calling for “wide-based international support” to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country.

May 10, 2019

Islamic State Killed His Sister, So...

Seventeen-year-old Rahila Rafi was killed last August in a suicide attack on a Kabul classroom. Her brother has opened a library in honor of his slain sister after being inspired by an entry in Rahila’s diary~RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty 0

April 26, 2019

Taliban-IS Clashes Displace Hundred...

Fighting between Islamic State militants and Taliban insurgents has displaced more than 450 families in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province

April 21, 2019

Christians Seek Retrieval of Antiqu...

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

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