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‘Neither Islamic, nor state’: UK Muslim leaders object to extremist group’s name

September 14, 2014 |

Imams and leaders of Muslim societies in Britain have urged journalists and politicians to find an “alternative way” to refer to the jihadist group Islamic State. They say “UnIslamic State” would be a more “accurate and fair” description.

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ISIS daily profits from oil, theft, human trafficking exceed $3mn

September 14, 2014 |

Islamic State radicals gain more than $3 million per day just from oil sales, while also earning huge sums from human trafficking and extortion, report US intelligence officials and experts. They are wealthier than any other terror group in history.

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Islamic State: A chronology of key developments

September 14, 2014 |

Beginning in 1999 as an organization intended to bring down the Jordanian government, the ‘Islamic State’ has swollen in size and violent scope in recent months. The terror group wants to restore the Islamic caliphate.

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Australia to contribute troops to anti-IS coalition

September 14, 2014 |

Australia is set to deploy hundreds of soldiers to the United Arab Emirates to support a US-led operation against “Islamic State” militants. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said 10 aircraft would also be sent to the region.

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Obama offers Britain support over ‘Islamic State’ beheading of British aid worker

September 14, 2014 |

President Barack Obama vowed that the US would stand “shoulder to shoulder” with the UK after the apparent murder of Briton David Haines. Islamic State militants released a video claiming to show his murder.

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Could German Islamic extremists strike at home?

September 14, 2014 |

German ‘IS’ fighters in the Middle East, a “Sharia police force” in Wuppertal, attacks on Yazidis in Herford: Germany is also being affected by the latest wave of Islamic terrorism. But how big is the threat?

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