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Archives: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

Inside ISIL’s looted antiquities trade

Inside ISIL’s looted antiquities trade

By Fiona Rose-Greenland | (The Conversation) | - - For excavators – archaeologists, but also looters like the [so-called] Islamic State, or ISIL – the opportunity for discovery in modern Iraq and…
ISIS and Israel on the Golan Heights

ISIS and Israel on the Golan Heights

By Sam Brennan | ( Open Democracy ) | - - The Yarmouk Valley is run by ISIS – and left alone by Israel. This is a testament to the complex, cynical…