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Boston Globe
Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syriathe olive trees.” Al-Adnani was one of the few surviving, still active, founde
Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria
Boston Globe / Posted 29 minutes ago
the olive trees.” Al-Adnani was one of the few surviving, still active, founders of the ISIS precursor organization, Al Qaeda in Iraq. That group grew out of the armed Iraqi resistance to US occupation and forged an affiliation with Al Qaeda... Read more
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The Hindu
Islamic State group spokesman, chief strategist Abu Muhammed al-Adnani killed in Syria: IS groupAl-Adnani is a Syrian who was born in the northern province of Idlib and is bel
Islamic State group spokesman, chief strategist Abu Muhammed al-Adnani killed in Syria: IS group
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
Al-Adnani is a Syrian who was born in the northern province of Idlib and is believed to be in his late 30s. The Islamic State group’s spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group’s attacks against the West, has... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
IS says spokesman Adnani killed in Syria’s Aleppo Beirut – The Islamic State group said Tuesday its spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Ad
IS says spokesman Adnani killed in Syria’s Aleppo
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
Beirut – The Islamic State group said Tuesday its spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed in the Syrian province of Aleppo, as the US confirmed it had targeted him in the same area. Syrian rescue... Read more
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CBC.ca
ISIS says group's spokesman and chief strategist killed in SyriaISIS spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremi
ISIS says group's spokesman and chief strategist killed in Syria
CBC.ca / Posted 10 hours ago
ISIS spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations in northern Syria, the group announced Tuesday. The IS-run Aamaq news agency said Abu... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
ISIS says No. 2 leader Abu Muhammad al-Adnani is deadForces in Iraq after he crossed the border from his native Syria in 2003. He s
ISIS says No. 2 leader Abu Muhammad al-Adnani is dead
KWWL Iowa / Posted 10 hours ago
Forces in Iraq after he crossed the border from his native Syria in 2003. He swore allegiance to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Al Qaeda in Iraq leader later killed by U.S. fighter-bombers. He reportedly was captured in 2005 and taken into custody at a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Q&A: What the loss of its spokesman means for IsisAbu Muhammed al-Adnani, the Isis spokesman that the militant group says has bee
Q&A: What the loss of its spokesman means for Isis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, the Isis spokesman that the militant group says has been killed. Photo / AP What has happened? Isis (Islamic State) reported the death of its chief spokesman, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, today, potentially signalling the loss of... Read more
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First Coast News
ISIS says number 2 bloodthirsty leader is deadIraq after he crossed the border from his native Syria into Iraq in 2003. He s
ISIS says number 2 bloodthirsty leader is dead
First Coast News / Posted 12 hours ago
Iraq after he crossed the border from his native Syria into Iraq in 2003. He swore allegiance to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Al Qaeda in Iraq leader later killed by U.S. fighter-bombers. He also reportedly was captured in 2005 and taken into custody... Read more
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CNBC
ISIS' No. 2 official and spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killedIraq after he crossed the border from his native Syria into Iraq in 2003. He s
ISIS' No. 2 official and spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed
CNBC / Posted 12 hours ago
Iraq after he crossed the border from his native Syria into Iraq in 2003. He swore allegiance to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Al Qaeda in Iraq leader later killed by U.S. fighter-bombers. He also reportedly was captured in 2005 and taken into custody... Read more
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NBC News
ISIS says No. 2 leader Abu Muhammad al-Adnani is deadForces in Iraq after he crossed the border from his native Syria in 2003. He s
ISIS says No. 2 leader Abu Muhammad al-Adnani is dead
NBC News / Posted 12 hours ago
Forces in Iraq after he crossed the border from his native Syria in 2003. He swore allegiance to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Al Qaeda in Iraq leader later killed by U.S. fighter-bombers. He reportedly was captured in 2005 and taken into custody at a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Arlie Hochschild, Trumping Environmentalism[Note for TomDispatch Readers:We've got a special offer today (and a scheduling
Arlie Hochschild, Trumping Environmentalism
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
[Note for TomDispatch Readers:We've got a special offer today (and a scheduling notice as well). The remarkable sociologist Arlie Hochschild, whose books have helped change our world, has just spent years climbing what she calls "the empathy wall" in... Read more
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Breitbart
Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Legacy: A More Unstable, Less Free WorldTurkey, Pakistan, Libya and Somalia as the world’s most dangerous countries, an
Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Legacy: A More Unstable, Less Free World
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
Turkey, Pakistan, Libya and Somalia as the world’s most dangerous countries, and the Islamic State (which evolved from al Qaeda in Iraq) and the Taliban among the most dangerous terror groups. Freedom House (a democracy, press and human rights... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Hillary's Media Shills Join with Fox News in Covering Up How She and Obama Midwifed ISISHillary and Obama did not "midwife" or found ISIS, and it helps to know the his
Hillary's Media Shills Join with Fox News in Covering Up How She and Obama Midwifed ISIS
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary and Obama did not "midwife" or found ISIS, and it helps to know the history of how it actually was founded, and when (which was well before 2012). The founding of Daesh or ISIS was a process begun by two groups. The one that became Daesh... Read more
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ABC News
TIMELINE: Kayla Mueller in ISIS Captivityrefugees seek shelter in Syria's neighbor to the north, Turkey. At some point i
TIMELINE: Kayla Mueller in ISIS Captivity
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
refugees seek shelter in Syria's neighbor to the north, Turkey. At some point in 2011, the terror group formerly known as al Qaeda in Iraq slips into Syria, where it expands amid the chaos and in 2013 changes its name to the Islamic State of Iraq... Read more
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Calcutta News
Age of Kurdish wedding bomber still unclear; militant groups increase use of children in suicide bombingsexploit children for extremist ends, with the Taliban, Boko Haram and Al Qaeda
Age of Kurdish wedding bomber still unclear; militant groups increase use of children in suicide bombings
Calcutta News / Posted 7 days ago
exploit children for extremist ends, with the Taliban, Boko Haram and Al Qaeda also making the list. The ISIS predecessor, Al Qaeda in Iraq was known to have used teenagers for suicide bombings to fight the American occupation in Iraq. Taliban... Read more
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The Atlantic
Al-Qaeda Has Been at War With the United States for 20 YearsExactly two decades ago, on August 23, 1996, Osama bin Laden declared war on th
Al-Qaeda Has Been at War With the United States for 20 Years
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
Exactly two decades ago, on August 23, 1996, Osama bin Laden declared war on the United States. At the time, few people paid much attention. But it was the start of what’s now the Twenty Years’ War between the United States and al-Qaeda—a conflict... Read more
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CNN
Here's how ISIS was really foundedThe group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started
Here's how ISIS was really founded
CNN / Posted 8 days ago
The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian Islamist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. It was a major player in the insurgency against the US-led forces that toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003, and against the... Read more
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NBC News
Chilling video shows teen stripped of suicide beltShaking with fear, the teenage would-be suicide bomber is stripped of his explo
Chilling video shows teen stripped of suicide belt
NBC News / Posted 8 days ago
Shaking with fear, the teenage would-be suicide bomber is stripped of his explosive belt in front of a crowd. The boy bursts into tears as he is dragged away by police — a chilling moment captured on video that highlights the horrifying tactic of... Read more
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asianage
Not just Turkey: How militant groups exploit children for suicide attacksglobal terrorist network has a history of recruiting children and training them
Not just Turkey: How militant groups exploit children for suicide attacks
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
global terrorist network has a history of recruiting children and training them to be suicide bombers. The leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, used teenagers as suicide bombers to fight the American occupation in Iraq before he... Read more
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asianage
Not just Turkey How militant groups exploit children for suicide attacksglobal terrorist network has a history of recruiting children and training them
Not just Turkey How militant groups exploit children for suicide attacks
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
global terrorist network has a history of recruiting children and training them to be suicide bombers. The leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, used teenagers as suicide bombers to fight the American occupation in Iraq before he... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Child bomber in Turkey not the only violent use of children2016-08-22 07:08 Beirut - The suicide attacker who detonated his explosives am
Child bomber in Turkey not the only violent use of children
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
2016-08-22 07:08 Beirut - The suicide attacker who detonated his explosives amid an outdoor Kurdish wedding party in southeastern Turkey, killing at least 51 people, was an Islamic State... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Not just Turkey: How militant groups exploit children for suicide attacksglobal terrorist network has a history of recruiting children and training them
Not just Turkey: How militant groups exploit children for suicide attacks
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
global terrorist network has a history of recruiting children and training them to be suicide bombers. The leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, used teenagers as suicide bombers to fight the American occupation in Iraq before he... Read more
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The Washington Times
ISIS exploits U.S. rules of engagement, Obama’s aversion to civilian deaths even in defeatonly through trusted agents, disguises, deceptions, and the like.” “Zarqawi” i
ISIS exploits U.S. rules of engagement, Obama’s aversion to civilian deaths even in defeat
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
only through trusted agents, disguises, deceptions, and the like.” “Zarqawi” is Abu Musab Zarqawi, the brutal leader of al Qaeda in Iraq who was killed by a U.S. airstrike after an unwitting cleric led special operations forces to his hideout in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
'Not My Fault!' Merkel Claims Islamic Terrorism Existed In Germany Before Refugee InfluxIn a somewhat stunningly desperate effort to change the narrative (after being
'Not My Fault!' Merkel Claims Islamic Terrorism Existed In Germany Before Refugee Influx
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
In a somewhat stunningly desperate effort to change the narrative (after being hit by numerous recent terror attacks claimed by ISIS), German Chancellor Angela Merkel proclaimed today that "islamist terror in Germany wasn't imported with refugees"... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Benefits (And Hazards) Of Trumpismsacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a
The Benefits (And Hazards) Of Trumpism
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
sacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a timetable advertised to our enemies. Al Qaeda in Iraq had been decimated, and Obama and Clinton gave it new life and allowed it to spread across the world.” The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Kuwait arrests Filipina linked to ISISPhotos of unnamed Filipina nabbed by Kuwait authorities, published by KUNA VIA
Kuwait arrests Filipina linked to ISIS
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Photos of unnamed Filipina nabbed by Kuwait authorities, published by KUNA VIA ARAB NEWS. KUWAIT CITY– Kuwait said Friday, August 5, that it arrested a Filipino woman it accused of joining the Daesh (ISIS) group through its affiliate in Libya and... Read more
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Philly.com
The team of teams Clinton needs to beat TrumpBy Mario Moussa and Derek Newberry Hillary Clinton and her seasoned campaign
The team of teams Clinton needs to beat Trump
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
By Mario Moussa and Derek Newberry Hillary Clinton and her seasoned campaign team secured the nomination at the Democratic National Convention, but she is going to need a team of teams to defeat Donald Trump in November. A team of teams is how... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama administration again underestimates ISIS as Afghan affiliate grows into threatand downplaying Islamic State’s strength. After the Islamic State, then common
Obama administration again underestimates ISIS as Afghan affiliate grows into threat
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
and downplaying Islamic State’s strength. After the Islamic State, then commonly referred to an offshoot of al Qaeda in Iraq, invaded Iraq and captured Fallujah in January 2014, President Obama famously referred to the group as the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Here is what Donald Trump said in his speech about ISISsacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a
Here is what Donald Trump said in his speech about ISIS
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 15 days ago
sacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a timetable advertised to our enemies. Al Qaeda in Iraq had been decimated, and Obama and Clinton gave it new life and allowed it to spread across the world. By... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Here is what Donald Trump said in his speech about ISISsacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a
Here is what Donald Trump said in his speech about ISIS
Dayton Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
sacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a timetable advertised to our enemies. Al Qaeda in Iraq had been decimated, and Obama and Clinton gave it new life and allowed it to spread across the world. By... Read more
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The Hill
FULL SPEECH: Donald Trump addresses Radical Islamic Terrorismsacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a
FULL SPEECH: Donald Trump addresses Radical Islamic Terrorism
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
sacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a timetable advertised to our enemies. Al Qaeda in Iraq had been decimated, and Obama and Clinton gave it new life and allowed it to spread across the world. By... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Here is what Donald Trump said in his speech about ISISsacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a
Here is what Donald Trump said in his speech about ISIS
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 days ago
sacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a timetable advertised to our enemies. Al Qaeda in Iraq had been decimated, and Obama and Clinton gave it new life and allowed it to spread across the world. By... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Here is what Donald Trump said in his speech about ISISsacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a
Here is what Donald Trump said in his speech about ISIS
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 days ago
sacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a timetable advertised to our enemies. Al Qaeda in Iraq had been decimated, and Obama and Clinton gave it new life and allowed it to spread across the world. By... Read more
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ajc.com
Here is what Donald Trump said in his speech about ISISsacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a
Here is what Donald Trump said in his speech about ISIS
ajc.com / Posted 15 days ago
sacrifices and gains, we should never have made such a sudden withdrawal – on a timetable advertised to our enemies. Al Qaeda in Iraq had been decimated, and Obama and Clinton gave it new life and allowed it to spread across the world. By... Read more
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Breitbart
McCaskill: ‘You Could Say Trump and His Friend Putin Are the Founder of ISIS’It was also important to realize that Assad, by what he did in his country, all
McCaskill: ‘You Could Say Trump and His Friend Putin Are the Founder of ISIS’
Breitbart / Posted 15 days ago
It was also important to realize that Assad, by what he did in his country, allowed ISIS to move into what was then Iraq — al Qaeda in Iraq into Syria and get strongholds and recruit. That was the work and support of Putin who is Trump’s best... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Senate Democrat Accuses Donald Trump And His "Friend" Putin Of Founding ISISThe one story the media spent arguably the most time covering last week, was Tr
Senate Democrat Accuses Donald Trump And His "Friend" Putin Of Founding ISIS
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
The one story the media spent arguably the most time covering last week, was Trump's allegation that president Obama and Hillary Clinton were the founder and co-founder of ISIS (even as Trump subsequently backpedaled and said the accusation was... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Here’s how ISIS was really foundedland-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? H
Here’s how ISIS was really founded
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 17 days ago
land-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here’s a refresher: It sprang from al Qaeda in Iraq The group’s roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian... Read more
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CNN
Trump was literally not being sarcastic about Obama and ISISreviews were unanimous. No, Obama was not the founder of ISIS. That title mostl
Trump was literally not being sarcastic about Obama and ISIS
CNN / Posted 17 days ago
reviews were unanimous. No, Obama was not the founder of ISIS. That title mostly belongs to Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, who led al Qaeda in Iraq before being killed in an American airstrike. The group rebranded after his death, becoming ISIS, and under... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Isis conspiracy theoryBy linking Obama to group, Trump is repeating a claim often made in the Middle
The Isis conspiracy theory
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
By linking Obama to group, Trump is repeating a claim often made in the Middle East, writes Adam Taylor. Isis has seen the area it controls shrink but still has supporters in Iraq and Syria. Picture / AP At a campaign rally outside Fort Lauderdale,... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The evolution of Islamic State“ENDURING and expanding”: Islamic State’s motto omits its obsession with killin
The evolution of Islamic State
Namibia Economist / Posted 18 days ago
“ENDURING and expanding”: Islamic State’s motto omits its obsession with killing and annihilating its enemies, but otherwise sums up the group's ambitions pretty well. The first deadly attack by the group can be traced to 2002, when Tawhid wal-Jihad,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Now Trump says he was 'not THAT sarcastic' about Obama ISIS jabNow Trump says he was 'not THAT sarcastic' about jab that Obama 'founded' ISIS
Now Trump says he was 'not THAT sarcastic' about Obama ISIS jab
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Now Trump says he was 'not THAT sarcastic' about jab that Obama 'founded' ISIS – just hours after he blamed CNN for misreading his 'sarcasm' Donald Trump told a Pennsylvania rally that he was 'not THAT sarcastic' with his applause line that... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Here's how ISIS was really foundedthat it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: The g
Here's how ISIS was really founded
Local 10 Miami / Posted 18 days ago
that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian Islamist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. It was a major player in the insurgency... Read more
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News 8000
Here's how ISIS was really foundedland-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? H
Here's how ISIS was really founded
News 8000 / Posted 18 days ago
land-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: It sprung from al Qaeda in Iraq. The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Here's how ISIS was really foundedthat it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: The g
Here's how ISIS was really founded
KTXS Abilene / Posted 18 days ago
that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian Islamist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. It was a major player in the insurgency... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Here's how ISIS was really foundedthat it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: The g
Here's how ISIS was really founded
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian Islamist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. It was a major player in the insurgency... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Here's how ISIS was really foundedland-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? H
Here's how ISIS was really founded
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 18 days ago
land-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: It sprung from al Qaeda in Iraq. The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Here's how ISIS was really foundedland-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? H
Here's how ISIS was really founded
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
land-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: It sprung from al Qaeda in Iraq. The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Here's how ISIS was really foundedland-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? H
Here's how ISIS was really founded
KTVZ Bend / Posted 18 days ago
land-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: It sprung from al Qaeda in Iraq. The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Here's how ISIS was really foundedland-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? H
Here's how ISIS was really founded
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
land-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: It sprung from al Qaeda in Iraq. The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Here's how ISIS was really foundedland-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? H
Here's how ISIS was really founded
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 days ago
land-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: It sprung from al Qaeda in Iraq. The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Here's how ISIS was really foundedland-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? H
Here's how ISIS was really founded
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
land-holding terror force that it is today. So how did ISIS begin and evolve? Here is a refresher: It sprung from al Qaeda in Iraq. The group's roots are in the Sunni terror group al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), started in 2004 by Jordanian... Read more
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