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In the name of religion

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham
(ISIS) is a Salafi jihadist militant group that follows an Islamic
fundamentalist, Wahhabi doctrine of Sunni Islam.
While ISIS calls itself the real executer of Islamic rules, so many
other muslems blame them for diverging from Islamic rules and
introducing a brutal Islam.
ISIS attracted Jihadis from all around the world even from none-
Islamic countries. During last two years they killed
As of December 2015, the group has control over vast landlocked
territories in Iraq and Syria with population estimates ranging
between 2.8 million and 8 million people, where it enforces Sharia
law. Killing of captives, Military use of children, Sexual violence
and slavery, Beheadings and mass executions, Destruction of
cultural and religious heritage and Use of chemical weapons is
some of their most brutal crimes during war in Syria and Iraq.

Younes Mohammad is Born in 1968 in Dohuk, Iraq. He’s a Kurdish freelance photographer mostly active on assignments for newspapers, magazines, etc.
He spent his life in Iran as a refugee from 1974 - 1998 and graduated with an MBA University of Tehran.
Photography was his passion but he had no chance to follow it while the war situation was still continuing Saddam’s time.
In 2011 he quits his job and starts his journey as a photographer. His work has been exhibited internationally and published widely in publications.
He has received numerous awards.
He is now based in Erbil, Iraq.