Horror of Islamic State revealed as Iraq, Syria reclaim occupied lands


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(Worthy News) - Its vaunted “caliphate” is in shambles, but the brutal legacy of the Islamic State is only now coming into clearer focus as rebuilding efforts across Iraq and Syria uncover hundreds of mass graves and fully pull back the curtain on four years of death, destruction and unspeakable atrocities by the radical Islamist terrorist group.

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq revealed this month that it has uncovered evidence of more than 200 mass graves containing as many as 12,000 victims in northern and western Iraq, though Iraqi officials say the number could be even higher. The existence of the gruesome sites could only recently be confirmed, as a U.S.-led military coalition pushes the terrorist group — also known as ISIS — out of the territory it once claimed.

U.N. observers and regional specialists also are urging a seemingly reluctant Iraqi government to commit to exhuming all of the mass graves, identifying the dead as best they can, and documenting in detail the carnage that took place. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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  1. This is the same ISIS that Obama created out of Al Queda, the same ISIS that the CIA and George Soros funded and gave weapons to. The same ISIS that President Trump in conjunction with Vladimir Putin have squashed, vindicating King Assad of the false accusations of using poison gas against his people.

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