ISIS (terrorist group) is notorious for spreading hatred, beheading victims on camera and instigating deadly terrorist attacks. It has a history of brutal terror attacks and is known for killing dozens of people at a time and carrying out public executions and other acts.
Here’s what you need to know about the richest and deadliest terrorist group ISIS.
The terror group is called by many names-
- Islamic State (IS)
- Sometimes Greater Syria
- Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL)
- Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
It is one of the most well-funded/Highly funded Terrorist groups in the world
ISIS is the richest terror organization the world and its main funding sources are-
- Oil trade
- Kidnapping and ransom
- Collection of protection and taxes
- Extortion and
- Robbery of economic assets
How did it emerge?
This Jihadist militant group was founded in 2004 and grew from an Al-Qaeda linked group but the two groups have distanced themselves from each other.
Then in 2014 the group declared the establishment of a “caliphate” – a successor of past Islamic empires governed according to Sharia law and cleric as well as former US prison inmate Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi became the leader of the terrorist group.
Goal of ISIS
- The terrorist group wants to build a caliphate that will rule the world.
- To implement Sharia Law and creating terror.
ISIS have destroyed dozens of priceless historical sites
Many sites have been captured and destroyed by forces due to the fact that the worship of idols is considered a serious religious sin.
In 2015, the terrorist group was believed to be holding 3,500 people as slaves, according to a United Nations report.
Secretly use social media
They also use social media to recruit foreign fighters, especially those in Europe and America and spread their ideologies secretly.
The terrorist organization has shown no compassion. They carry executions publicly and to make the matter worse they indoctrinate young children and compels them to carry out executions.
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