French Government Will Use The Arabic Word Daesh Instead Of ISIS

The French government has come up with an answer to a point of persistent journalistic confusion – how exactly does one refer to the Islamic State organisation brutally carving out a self-declared “caliphate” in Syria and northern Iraq? From now on the French foreign ministry will be calling it Daesh, the Arabic acronym for the Islamic…

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