Islamic State or ISdeclaring itself a worldwide caliphate.
Inunder its name Al Qaeda in Iraq, its goals were: These continued to be its goals when it became the Islamic State of Iraq. In he was still a prominent militant in Fallujah.
He was succeeded by Abu Suleiman al-Naser. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadiwho in May would become the new leader of ISI, was before April the general supervisor of ISI's provincial sharia committees and a member of its senior consultative council. Funding and financing[ edit ] According to American authorities, the group lost considerable funding sources and popular support from onwards.
Other sources of income were kidnappings of wealthy Iraqi people for ransomcar theft, robbery, hijacking fuel trucks, counterfeiting, commandeering rations and shaking down Iraqi soldiers for ammunition, these activities brought in tens of millions of dollars. The 25 June suicide bombing of a meeting of Al Anbar tribal leaders and officials at Mansour HotelBaghdadkilling 13 people, including six Sunni sheikhs and other prominent figures,  was claimed by ISI who in a statement on the Internet said this attack was revenge for the rape of a girl by "members of the apostate police force at Anbar".
The US military briefly 'cleared' Dora in autumnbut militants tied to Al Qaeda in Iraq reestablished themselves in Dora in late and began harassing Christians.
By MayChristian families had left Dora. By the beginning ofSunni tribes and nationalist insurgents were battling with AQI over control of Sunni communities,  and some Sunni groups agreed to fight the group in exchange for American arms, ammunition, cash, pick-up trucks, fuel and supplies see also section US arming militias against AQI.
An official of the group blamed AQI for the attack. The Revolution Brigades had been rumored to have taken part in secret talks with American and Iraqi officials who tried to draw Sunni groups away from AQI.
Either they pay them what they want or they kill them", their statement said; "They would kill any critic or whoever tries to show them their mistakes.
Assaulting people's homes became permitted and calling people infidels became popular". IAI and ISI still disagree on some things, but "the most important thing is that it's our common duty to fight the Americans".
On 25 September, a bomb in a Shiite mosque in the city of Baqubahduring a meeting between tribal, police and guerilla leaders, killed leaders of Hamas of Iraq and the Revolution Brigades and others: Bush strongly emphasized the role of "Al Qaeda in Iraq " in violence, insurgency and attacks on US troops, and the threat of them acquiring 'real power' in Iraq.
It criticized the Bush administration's statistics, noting that its false reporting of insurgency attacks as AQI attacks had increased since the surge operations began in Sons of Iraq Starting early in in Anbar Provinceaccording to American commanders and officials, Sunni groups in several Iraqi provinces that had grown disillusioned with AQI tactics like suicide bombings against Iraqi civilians, agreed to fight Al Qaeda in exchange for American arms, ammunition, cash, pick-up trucks, fuel and supplies, and in some cases had agreed to alert American troops on locations of roadside bombs and booby traps.
Bush ordered an extra 20, soldiers into Iraq 'the surge'mostly into Baghdad and Al Anbar Governorateto help provide security and support reconciliation between communities, and explained the decision predominantly by pointing at the "outrageous acts of murder aimed at innocent Iraqis" by "Al Qaeda terrorists".
Armed residents are said to have resisted, set the men's cars on fire, and called the Americans for help; the Americans came in the afternoon, and "it got quiet for a while", according to one resident. A local Sons of Iraq spokesman said: Some Sunni groups responded positively to this invitation.The Islamic State of Iraq (ISI; Arabic: دولة العراق الإسلامية Dawlat al-ʿIrāq al-ʾIslāmiyyah) (commonly referred to as al-Qaeda in Iraq) was a militant Salafist jihadist group that aimed to establish an Islamic state in Sunni, Arab-majority areas of Iraq during the Iraq War and later in Syria during the Syrian Civil War..
Islamic State of Iraq traces its . On May 21, the Turkistan Islamic Party’s (TIP) arm in Syria released an hour-plus, documentary-style video encouraging Muslims in the West to emigrate for jihad.
The Islamic State stands on the brink of a twin defeat. Mosul, the largest city under its control, has almost entirely fallen from its grasp, and Kurdish-led forces are advancing into its de facto.
The Islamic State of Iraq (ISI; Arabic: دولة العراق الإسلامية Dawlat al-ʿIrāq al-ʾIslāmiyyah) (commonly referred to as al-Qaeda in Iraq) was a militant Salafist jihadist group that aimed to establish an Islamic state in Sunni, Arab-majority areas of Iraq during the Iraq War and later in Syria during the Syrian Civil War..
Islamic State of Iraq traces its origins to. The Islamic State is one of the most lethal and successful jihadist groups in modern history, surpassing even al-Qaeda. Thousands of its followers have marched across Syria and Iraq, subjugating millions, enslaving women, beheading captives, and .
Sep 11, · The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), headquartered in Washington, is perhaps the best-known and most controversial Muslim organization in North America. CAIR presents itself as an advocate for Muslims' civil rights and the spokesman for American Muslims.
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