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Russia Tries to Take Credit for Killing ISIS Caliph al-Baghdadi

The conflicting accounts of who killed al-Baghdadi prove, however, that the man is indeed dead and that the world should rejoice.


ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Killed in Raqqa by White Phosphorous Artillery Barrage

Al-Baghdadi proclaimed himself "caliph" of the Islamic State and the "leader for Muslims everywhere."

U.S. Kills Top ISIS Commander, 12 Enemy Fighters, Woman Slave Freed In Syria Raid

During a rare raid in Syria on Friday, U.S. Special Operations Forces have killed a senior leader of ISIS, as well as freed a woman appeared to be a a slave in his household, said Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Saturday.

Iraqi Military

Iraqi Military In Baiji, ISIL Leader Reportedly Wounded

Iraqi military forces on Sunday reached the center of Baiji to dismantle the Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant (ISIL) who have sieged the city, and according to the army colonel, the clashes between the militants and the military might end violently.

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ISIS Suitors Knocked On Women’s Doors, Leader Offers Marriage Grants

Islamic State members reportedly have been knocking on doors of unmarried women in areas they control since July to ask for their hands in marriage, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights .

ISIS forces in Iraq

ISIS Recruited Filipino Youth –Davao Mayor

A number of Muslim youth from Davao, Philippines were among the 200 recruits who left the country last month to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to Davao city mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte.

Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

U.S. Officials And Experts Weigh In On ISIS Threat

U.S. officials have grown concern about the ISIS threat especially as the the group continues to gain momentum across northern and western Iraq. But some experts argue that the group's capability may be overstated and that its extreme brutality and radicalism may work against its pursuit of an Islamic caliphate.

U.N. Reports 2,400 Iraqi Casualties in June, Highest In Seven Years

Over 2,400 Iraqi casualties were reported in June, the highest monthly death toll in seven years, as Sunni Muslim insurgents continued to destabilize the country in its quest to claim Iraqi territory.

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