Intriguingly a year after the Caliphate
was dismantled, Abd al-Raziq also came up with a comprehensive treatise on politics.
ISIS reportedly have access to $50million and $300 million revenues from the caliphate
and is using propaganda to maintain their image as a leading global terrorist brand - the "virtual caliphate
" - according to the report.
They are losing ground in the Middle East Syria and Iraq and they consider the roadsleading to the Philippines as part of an old caliphate
Ahmadis, considered non-Muslims by some mainstream sects and violently persecuted in Pakistan, had set up their global caliphate
in Southfields, London.
For Al-Qaeda, the restoration of the caliphate
was low on a list of strategic objectives and was rarely even talked about.
Their morale would have undoubtedly been rattled after Daesh's territorial caliphate
was blasted into oblivion, along with tens of thousands of innocent lives, not that they would have cared about them.
Al-Bagdadi acknowledged that ISIS lost the war in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, which marked the end of the caliphate
. But he says: "In fact, the battle of Islam and its people against the Crusaders and their followers is a long battle.
Sunni officers of Saddam's disbanded army led ISIL to its first battlefield victories at Mosul and Raqqa, setting the stage for the foundation of the so-called Islamic State caliphate
The announcement marks the end of the terror group's self-proclaimed caliphate
, which at its height in 2014, covered large swathes of Syria and Iraq.
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the IS's five-year "caliphate
" is over after the militants' defeat in Syria.
"Syrian Democratic Forces declare total elimination of so-called caliphate
and 100 per cent territorial defeat of ISIS.
BEIRUT, March 23 (Reuters) -- Islamic State has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday, announcing the end of its self-declared "caliphate
" that once spanned a third of Iraq and Syria.
Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State group's nearly five-year-old "caliphate
" Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.
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The warning was aired by the Israel-based The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center (ITIC), as it noted ISIS's continuing buildup of its media networks in areas where it internationally operates, or the areas it considers as caliphate