IS claims to have fighters from the UK, France, Germany and other European countries, as well as the US, the Arab world and the Caucasus.
Unlike other rebel groups in Syria, IS is seen to be working towards an Islamic emirate that straddles Syria and Iraq.
The group has seen considerable military success. In March 2013, it took over the Syrian city of Raqqa - the first provincial capital to fall under rebel control.
In January 2014, it capitalised on growing tension between Iraq's Sunni minority and Shia-led government by taking control of the predominantly Sunni city of Fallujah, in the western province of Anbar.
It also seized large sections of the provincial capital, Ramadi, and has a presence in a number of towns near the Turkish and Syrian borders.
The group has gained a reputation for brutal rule in the areas that it controls.
However, it was its conquest of Mosul in June that sent shockwaves around the world.
by demanding the establishment of an Islamic State
The 1979 revolution was a popular revolution against an autocratic but progressive monarch which turned into a backwards religious movement sending Iran back 200 years in time.
The Arab spring was a popular revolution sparked by demands for democracy against horrible dictators, which ultimately backfired due to civil war following the coups in Yemen, Syria and Libya, unrest in Egypt due to political tensions and high unemployment in Tunisia.
Iranian Revolution eventually grew into religious movement, Arab spring was a pro-democracy movement
Arab spring results in civil war, unrest and bad economic times, Iranian Revolution results in Invasion form Iraq and oppression by the government.
It imposed theocratic rule.
C. The fields became a top oil producer in the United States
According to Oklahoma Historical Society, the Greater Seminole fields were discovered in Oklahoma in 1923, it put the state of Oklahoma in the forefront of national petroleum production, but the fields were not the top oil producer in the US. The Seminole had a short-term activity and little production. The peak production was in 1927 with 527,400 barrels of oil.
It's D. The fields’ “Number One” oil derrick pumped more oil than any in the nation.
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the correct answer to this question is the great schism of 1378.
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B. Around Africa
The purpose of the pope's indulgences, is to save people from their sins.