Sunday, June 29, 2014

ISIS Declares A New Islamic State And Caliphate In The Middle East

Isis Rebels Declare 'Caliphate' In Iraq And Syria -- BBC

Islamist militant group Isis has said it is establishing a caliphate, or Islamic state, on the territories it controls in Iraq and Syria.

It also proclaimed the group's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as caliph and "leader for Muslims everywhere".

Setting up a caliphate ruled by the strict Islamic law has long been a goal of many jihadists.

Meanwhile, Iraq's army continued an offensive to retake the northern city of Tikrit from the Isis-led rebels.

The city was seized by the insurgents on 11 June as they swept across large parts of northern-western Iraq.

In a separate development, Israel called for the creation of an independent Kurdish state in response to the gain made by the Sunni rebels in Iraq.

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More News On ISIS Declaring A New Islamic State And Caliphate In The Middle East

ISIS announces formation of Caliphate, rebrands as 'Islamic State' -- Long War Journal
ISIL renames itself “Islamic State” and declares Caliphate in captured territory -- Euronews
Al-Qaeda Splinter Group Declares New Islamic State -- Epoch Times/AP
After Iraq gains, Qaeda offshoot claims Islamic "caliphate" -- Reuters
Militants making headway in Iraq and Syria declare creation of formal Islamic state -- Washington Post
ISIS Militants Declare Islamist ‘Caliphate’ -- Time
ISIS declares creation of Islamic state in Middle East, 'new era of international jihad' -- RT
ISIL declares Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi its jihadist ‘caliph’ -- Washington Times
Iraq militants announce new Islamic state -- USA Today
ISIS Claims Supremacy Among Extremists -- Wall Street Journal
Isis announces caliphate in 'declaration of war' -- The Guardian
Iraq crisis: ISIL militants declare 'Caliphate' -- Sydney Morning Herald
The 'Islamic Caliphate' Is Now A Reality -- Business Insider
ISIS Declares New Islamic State -- Slate
ISIS Risks Everything to Declare a Caliphate -- J.M. Berger, Daily Beast

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