This was planned by the terror group in the name of the religion. Therefore, to protect our land from similar scourges, it is necessary to understand the historical antecedents of this terror group. The group then came to be known as ISIL — meaning the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) or Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Arabic acronym of which was Daesh. It was the beginning of the modern ISIS and the Islamic Caliphate under its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The ISIS misused Islam and Islamic concepts such as jihad and caliphate.
Source: Sunday Times June 08, 2019 19:12 UTC