Life in the Islamic State: Spoils for the Rulers, Terror for the Ruled

(Washington Post) Kevin Sullivan - White vans come out at dinnertime, bringing hot meals to unmarried Islamic State fighters in the city of Hit in western Iraq. A team of foreign women, who moved from Europe and throughout the Arab world to join the Islamic State, work in communal kitchens to cook the fighters' dinners. Foreign fighters and their families are provided free housing, medical care, religious education and even a sort of militant meals-on-wheels service. But local people interviewed said their daily lives are filled with fear and deprivation in the Islamic State "caliphate."

2015-10-02 00:00:00

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