a terrorist group and not a state. 349 350 isil temporarily controlled part of Derna before being driven out in mid-2015 by a rival militant Islamist group, with support from the Libyan Air Force. Today, though, the apocalyptic recruiting pitch makes more sense than before. 367 The Free Sunnis of Baalbek Brigade (Lebanon) pledged allegiance to isil.
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Archived from the original on chmidt, Michael. While al-Nusra actively calls for the overthrow of the Assad government, isil "tends to be more focused on establishing its own rule on conquered territory". After the regime has fallen, we believe that the Muslim majority in Syria will ask for an Islamic state. 554 Netherlands The Parliament of Netherlands voted in 2016 for legislation to strip Dutch citizens who join isis or al Qaeda abroad of their citizenship, also if they have not been convicted of any crime. 359 And as of 11 November 2017 the last pockets of the isil-affiliated Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries were captured by the LNA after three years of fighting. 68 The concept of it being a tilly's hookup caliphate and the name "Islamic State" have been rejected by governments and Muslim leaders worldwide.