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Iraq: Daesh's Forgotten War

SHAFAQNA - With all eyes recently focusing on Islamic State in Syria, developments in Iraq are proving equally, if not more, instructive in illuminating the extremist group's changing fortunes and -- critically -- its changing strategy in response…

Canadian government will stop using the term "Islamic State" and instead use "Daesh"

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SHAFAQNA- The Canadian government’s recent announcement that it will no longer call Daesh the “Islamic State” has been celebrated as a bold stand against Islamophobia, and a notable departure from Stephen Harper’s fear-mongering about…