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Noun: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
  1. An extremist jihadist militant group, led by and mainly composed of Sunni Arabs from Iraq and Syria, that has proclaimed itself to be an Islamic state and worldwide caliphate
    - ISIS, Daesh, Da'ish, Islamic State, IS, Isil

Type of: foreign terrorist organisation [Brit], foreign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organisation [Brit], terrorist organization

Encyclopedia: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant