How much of Syria did Isis control?

In early 2017, ISIL controlled approximately 45,377 square kilometers (17,520 square miles) of territory in Iraq and Syria and 7,323 km2 of territory elsewhere, for a total of 52,700 square kilometres (20,300 sq mi).

IS Mosul Arab?

Mosul and its surroundings have an ethnically and religiously diverse population; a large majority of its population are Arabs, with Assyrians, Turkmens, and Kurds, and other, smaller ethnic minorities comprising the rest of the city’s population.

Where is Nineveh located now?

Nineveh was the capital of the powerful ancient Assyrian empire, located in modern-day northern Iraq.

Is there terrorism in Thailand?

Incidents of terrorism in Thailand are mostly related to the South Thailand insurgency, which has been going on for decades. Sporadic incidents have also occurred elsewhere (mostly in Bangkok), although such events are much less common.

Did ISIS take over the Philippines?

ISIL maintains operations in the Philippines through local jihadist groups – Maute group, Abu Sayyaf group, Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and Ansar Khalifa Philippines….Philippines and the Islamic State.

Date 23 July 2014 – present
Status Martial law declared in the Mindanao region until 31 December 2019.

Where is the Middle East located?

The Middle East is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).

Does Isis map of areas it wants to take over include India?

^ “ISIS map of areas it wants to take over by 2020 includes India”. India Today. 2015. ^ “What ISIS and the ‘caliphate’ mean for Pakistan – DAWN.COM”.

How big is ISIL’s territory in Syria?

ISIL propaganda claims a peak territorial extent of 282,485 km 2. The majority of ISIL-controlled territory, though much-diminished, continues to be in the desert in eastern Syria, in addition to isolated pockets elsewhere in the country.

Where is ISIL in Afghanistan?

In Afghanistan, ISIL mostly controls territory near the Pakistan border and has lost 87% of its territory since spring 2015. In Libya, the group operates mostly as a moving insurgent force, occupying places before abandoning them again.