Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant

Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant:

see Islamic StateIslamic State
(IS), Sunni Islamic militant group committed to the establishment of an Islamic caliphate that would unite Muslims in a transnational, strict-fundamentalist Islamic state.
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He maintained that he based his statements regarding Turkish businessmen's procurement of sarin and chemical weapons for radical groups such as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on an investigation conducted by a Turkish court in 2013.
During the meeting, the top US lawmaker reiterated Washington's resolve to eliminate the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and its support for the democratic and political process in Iraq, he said.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with NBC News, Rouhani cited Iran's determination to prevent the terrorists of ISIL, an acronym for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant terrorist organization, from "crossing red lines and occupying the Iraqi capital and holy cities.
August 7, 2014 (UNITED STATES): President Barack Obama said that he has approved limited airstrikes in Iraq to prevent the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from committing an "act of genocide" against some 40,000 religious minorities trapped on a remote mountaintop in northern Iraq.
DIYALA, Iraq (TAP) - The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) ordered other Sunni rebel groups to join the uprising in Iraq and swear an oath of allegiance and give up arms.
London, July 2 ( ANI ): Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-styled leader of the jihadist Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) militant group, has called on Muslims to travel to Iraq and Syria to help build an Islamic state.
The group, previously known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and also known as ISIS, has renamed itself "Islamic State" and proclaimed its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as "Caliph" - the head of the state, the statement said.
He continued: "The UK believes that the immediate priority is the formation of an inclusive government has the support of all the Iraqi people and work to halt operations of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).
Meanwhile, jihadist Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil) has seized at least three towns in eastern Syria as the Al Qaida offshoot pushes to expand its territorial gains near the Iraqi border.
Terrorists from an Al-Qaeda splinter group, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), seized Mosul on Tuesday.
Earlier on Tuesday, Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki declared the ultimate state of emergency to square up to the arising challenges after the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), al-Qaeda splinter group, took control of vital areas in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Zawahiri wrote a letter to both of them saying that al Baghdadi "was wrong when he announced the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant without asking permission or receiving advice from us and even without notifying us".
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