IS (Organisation)

Daech, ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), Islamic State of Iraq and Levant, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham

Unrecognised state and active jihadist militant group known in Iraq and Syria. Known for its brutality. Formed by Iraqi Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in April 2013. The group split from the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), the al-Qaida group in Iraq, and Jabhat al-Jabhat al-Nusra (formed in mid-2011). Originally operated in Syria, then spread into Iraq in 2014. Operates military force, courts, schools and services. The terrorist organisation previously known as ISIL and ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) (2013-2014) rebranded itself as Islamic State (IS) on 29 June 2014 when it proclaimed a worldwide Caliphate. Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, known by his supporters as Amir al-Mu'minin, was named as its Caliph (see article 'Iraq crisis' in 'The Independent' retrieved 29 June 2014).

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Tremain, Garrick, 1941- :Isis copy. 9 December 2014
Date: 2014 By: Otago daily times (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0030029 Description: Depicts three bearded Muslim fighters at 'Isis Command headquarters' sitting on a mat discussing if Australia is now "officially an enemy" , whether they wil...
Tremain, Garrick, 1941- :Isis. 6 December 2014
Date: 2014 By: Otago daily times (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0030028 Description: Depicts a middle aged couple sitting in their lounge chairs and reading the newspapers. They are discussing when Prime Minister John Key will announce that N...
Moreu, Michael, 1969- :"It's John Key. When you're making your list and checking it twice, could you please confirm how many Kiwis have links to Islamic State?" 6 December 2014
Date: 2014 Ref: DCDL-0030376 Description: Cartoon shows an elf holding up a phone for Santa Claus, who sits at a computer, with a tall pile of papers on his desk. The elf conveys a request from Prime...
Hodgson, Trace, 1958- :A cartoonist's dilemma... 11 January 2015
Date: 2015 By: Dominion post (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0030278 Description: Shows a cartoonist reading a newspaper with the headlines 'International news - ISIS terrorists wreck havoc' and 'Sport - 33 days until World Cup'. He says t...
Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Islamic State. 8 September 2014
Date: 2014 Ref: DCDL-0029321 Description: Depicts two wealthly old men reading newspapers in a gentlemens club. They concur that article they are reading is about "twisted fanatics". However, one is ...
Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Aussies Arms to Kurds. 2 September 2014
Date: 2014 Ref: DCDL-0029315 Description: Depicts three bemused Kurdish fighters opening wooden crates full of boomerangs and reading a note of support from Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Behi...
Winter, Mark, 1958- :Iraq CrISIS. 11 August 2014
Date: 2014 Ref: DCDL-0029021 Description: Shows a bald eagle holding an olive branch in its beak. The words Iraq Crisis with the letters ISIS are in red. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :MMP. 10 August 2014
Date: 2014 Ref: DCDL-0029060 Description: Shows a large tangled knot of numerous fishing lines. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
Hubbard, James, 1949- :Isis hysteria. 5 November 2014
Date: 2014 By: Setford News Photo Agency Ref: DCDL-0029850 Description: Cartoon shows the government dressed as a dark spectre representing 'Isis hysteria,' who is trying to frighten a small kiwi. The government yells, "Roar!" an...
Hubbard, James, 1949- :Danger toxic I.S. quagmire. 6 November 2014
Date: 2014 By: Setford News Photo Agency Ref: DCDL-0029851 Description: Cartoon shows a kiwi representing New Zealand, wearing an inflatable inner tube, and placing a toe into toxic, polluted waters. Skulls and bones float in the...
Moreu, Michael, 1969- :"'Off with their heads!' shouted the Queen of Hearts at Alice..." 4 November 2014
Date: 2014 Ref: DCDL-0029877 Description: Cartoon shows a man reading 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll as a bedtime story to his daugther. She asks if the Queen of Hearts posted be...
Doyle, Martin, 1956- :The case for intervention. 3 November 2014
Date: 2014 By: Scoop (Firm) Ref: DCDL-0029791 Description: Accompanying note from cartoonist states, 'The claim by David Shearer that the "case" for military intervention against the "Islamic State" hasn't been made ...
Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :ISIS 1080. 13 October 2014
Date: 2014 By: Press (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: DCDL-0029795 Description: Cartoon shows a New Zealand helicopter dropping 1080 pesticide on a group of militants from the extremist organisation ISIS, or Islamic State of Iraq and the...
Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :If terrorists came to Christchurch. 3 November 2014
Date: 2014 By: Press (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: DCDL-0029806 Description: Cartoon shows a group of terrorists pointing their raft back into the ocean after arriving on Canterbury's shore. One of them says, "Rats, road cones, EQC, i...
Scott, Thomas, 1947- :"I'm not sure this qualifies as 'boots on the ground' in the battle against ISIS, Prime Minister..." 28 October 2014
Date: 2014 Ref: DCDL-0029825 Description: Cartoon shows a Royal New Zealand Air Force plane presumably flying over Iraq and dropping combat boots out of the back of the plane. Quantity: 1 digital ca...
Fletcher, David, 1952- :"You promised the people there would be no boots on the ground in the Middle East conflict!" The Politician. 16 October 2014
Date: 2014 By: Dominion post (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0029812 Description: Jim reminds The Politician of his promise that there would be "No boots on the ground" in the new Syrian and Iraq conflict against ISIS. The Politician claim...
Fletcher, David, 1952- :"If you live in fear the terrorists win." The Politician. 25 October 2014
Date: 2014 By: Dominion post (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0029813 Description: Max tries to persuade The Politician to come out from hiding under his desk. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
Scott, Thomas, 1947- :In a television lounge in hell... 16 August 2014
Date: 2014 Ref: DCDL-0029631 Description: Shows Chairman Mao, Stalin and Hilter sitting in front of a television in hell. Mao says "Wow! Look at that kid holding the severed head!". Stalin adds "Thes...
Fletcher, David, 1952- :"If we promise to commit troops to the conflict...". The Politician. 13 October 2014
Date: 2014 By: Dominion post (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0029580 Description: The Politician tells Jim " If we promise to commit troops to the conflict I'm worried there may be reprisals!", not only from the terrorists, but worse, "fro...
Fletcher, David, 1952- :"The Minister has decided to raise the country's terror alert.". The Politician. 15 October 2014
Date: 2014 By: Dominion post (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0029585 Description: Max informs Ms Direct that Minister has decided to raise the country's terror alert "From 'Blase' to 'I suppose we'd better be seen to be doing something'." ...