Tag: Islamic State terror group
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
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
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.
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
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
Returning children are expected to undergo medical check-ups and receive any necessary medical treatments and vaccinations soon after their arrival
Thousands of civilians have been evacuated from Baghuz, Syria, in the past two days as U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces continue battling to recapture the last stronghold of Islamic State in Syria. Among those civilians are hundreds of IS families
This week on Plugged in with Greta Van Susteren, we ask if the game is over for the Islamic State terrorist group, and what should be done about Americans who sided with the enemy?