Iraq and Damascus Islamic State, in short, ISID, or Iraq and the Levant, the Islamic State (Arabic: الدولة الاسلامية في العراق والشام Ad-Davle Al-Islamiyya fi al-'Iraq War-shi-Sham), Iraq and Syria, active rebel group. Established in the early years of the Iraq War in 2004, which declared allegiance to al-Qaeda in Iraq al-Qaeda after a while the group took its name. Group generally Sunni community, including the Mujahideen Shura Council, al-Qaida, Jaysh al-Fatih, the Jund al-Sahaba, cutback the Ansar al-Tawhid wal Sunnah, Jeish al-Taiif al-Mansouri as different rebel groups composed of and their support is. Iraq and the Levant in areas where the population is Sunni caliphate has the goal of building. February 2014, eight months after a long struggle for power, cut off all ties with al-Qaeda has announced that Isidor.
Characterized by intense periods of the Iraq War Iraq's Anbar, Ninawa, Diyala, Babil, Kirkuk and Salahuddin provinces showed a very large event. Was declared the capital of Baquba. İdlip ongoing Syrian Civil War in Syria, Raqqa and Aleppo has a presence in the region.
Isidor thousands of Iraqi civilians, Iraqi government members and their international allies are held responsible for the death. Towards the end of the group stages of the war in Iraq began to decline if the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq in 2012 with the power to renew and increase the number of members is suggested that more than doubled.
In 2013 a letter was leaked to al-Jazeera and al-Qaeda leader with audio recording of this group, the Syrian wing Aymen al-Zawahiri announced that the liquidation. But Isidor emir of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and reddetig it decided to liquidate the group announced that it would continue operations in Syria. Syria's north in April 2013 along with Isidor quickly began to gain military power. Syria was one of the strongest group in the north. In areas where the Group is active in Syria began sharia law enforcement and rival soldiers they saw foreign journalists, aid organizations of people exiled or imprisoned members.