Islamic State arrests, tortures seven women in Raqqa

Islamic State arrests, tortures seven women in Raqqa

Raqqa : Militants of the Islamic State (ISIS) arrested seven women in Syria’s northeastern Raqqa province, activists reported on Thursday. The women, who were arrested on suspicions of leaking security information about the group’s movements in Raqqa to the US-led coalition, were publicly flogged by ISIS extremists. The ISIS-led Hisba Police raided a number of houses in the Rumela district

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Islamic State bans FIFA football rules because they ‘violate Sharia’

Islamic State bans FIFA football rules because they 'violate Sharia'

Raqqa : Islamic State has banned referees from football matches in a Syria stronghold because it has decreed that international football rules are in breach of Sharia. Referees fail to judge “according to what Allah has revealed”, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, according to reports. IS believes FIFA rules are in “violation of Allah’s command and the Sunnah”.

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Islamic State ‘Torture Cells’ Discovered By Rebel Fighters in Syria

Islamic State 'Torture Cells' Discovered By Rebel Fighters in Syria

Footage shows the metal doors of apparent cells, with mattresses, blankets, bowls of food and liquid on the floor. Raqqa : Rebel Syrian fighters have reportedly uncovered a prison used by Islamic State militants to torture women. Independent news agency Arab24 said a prison with 10 small rooms had been found in Manbij, a Syrian city recently liberated from IS.

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