Its ‘news’ agency Amaq, considered the main mouthpiece of the terrorist organization, is among those knocked down offline by an international counter-terrorism operation.
Umar Ahmed Haque is 25 years old and tried to radicalize 55 children aged between 11 and 14 years. He has been jailed for life and must serve at least 25 years for two counts of preparation of terrorist acts, among others.
Two years ago, terrorists killed 130 people in Paris and left 352 injured victimes in the name of ISIS/Daesh. Among those who passed away, there were people celebrating a birthday party, couples, parents with baby children… IN MEMORIAM:
The US intelligence agency has made 470,000 new files public from those seized in the last residence of the founder of Al Qaeda, when he was killed by SEAL agents. Other documents will remain secret for security and copyright reasons… but also for containing pornography in some cases.
The loss of its last stronghold hinders the terrorist narrative of being a calling itself an “Islamic State”, but for some time now its territorial control had been already reducing and altering its strategy. Now the question in Raqqa is who will rebuild the city in the midst of the complex Syrian war.
This word is often presented as equal to “holy war” or “terrorism”. Neither of both, although on exceptional occasions the Islamic teachings do establish norms for a military defense.