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#CALIPHATE

# caliphate - Sunday 10 February, 2019

US-backed Syrian forces 'push forward' against 'caliphate' in eastern Syria
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US-backed Syrian forces 'push forward' against 'caliphate' in eastern Syria

Feb 10th 2019, 12:45 PM 9,718 Views 28 Comments

A Syrian Democratic Forces field commander said his fighters were battling their way forwards this morning.

# caliphate - Friday 17 June, 2016

Islamic State has lost control of Fallujah, and it's a massive deal
# CALIPHATE
# CALIPHATE

Islamic State has lost control of Fallujah, and it's a massive deal

Jun 17th 2016, 10:12 PM 26,488 Views 39 Comments

Iraqi forces have today raised a flag over Fallujah, bringing a breakthrough in a four-week offensive.

# caliphate - Friday 28 August, 2015

Teen jailed for 11 years for running Isis Twitter account
# Forbidden Messages
# Forbidden Messages

Teen jailed for 11 years for running Isis Twitter account

Aug 28th 2015, 5:28 PM 15,268 Views 12 Comments

Ali Shukri Amin was the first minor convicted in the US on this charge.

# caliphate - Monday 15 September, 2014

German court puts first alleged Islamic State jihadist on trial
# Kreshnik Berisha
# Kreshnik Berisha

German court puts first alleged Islamic State jihadist on trial

Sep 15th 2014, 3:00 PM 6,416 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors say there is no evidence he was plotting an attack in Germany.

# caliphate - Friday 11 July, 2014

Tensions flare as Kurds claim control of disputed northern oilfields in Iraq
# Crisis
# Crisis

Tensions flare as Kurds claim control of disputed northern oilfields in Iraq

Jul 11th 2014, 6:16 PM 6,605 Views 13 Comments

The move has put strain on the frayed relationship between Iraqi and Kurdish leaders.

# caliphate - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets
# CALIPHATE
# CALIPHATE

Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:35 PM 8,228 Views 52 Comments

Iraq had previously received a shipment of the SU-25 jets from Russia.

# caliphate - Monday 30 June, 2014

Declaration of Isis caliphate doesn't mean anything, says US
# United States
# United States

Declaration of Isis caliphate doesn't mean anything, says US

Jun 30th 2014, 8:54 PM 7,380 Views 40 Comments

The militants, who have seized a large swath of territory in northern and western Iraq.

ISIS declares a new Islamic state in Iraq
# Isis
# Isis

ISIS declares a new Islamic state in Iraq

Jun 30th 2014, 7:14 AM 7,149 Views 71 Comments

Muslim extremists have long dreamed of recreating the Islamic state, or caliphate, that ruled over the Middle East, much of North Africa and beyond in various forms.