ISIS called more attractive to young jihadists than al-Qaeda.
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ISIS is an active group of Jihadists in Iraq and Syria.
ISIS was formed in April 2013 and the embryo bakalnya derived from al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), but later denied by al-Qaeda.
This group became the main jihadist group fighting government forces in Syria and its armed forces in Iraq.
The letter "S" in the acronym ISIS comes from the Arabic word "al-Sham", which refers to the region of Damascus (Syria) and Iraq.
But in the context of the global jihad is called the Levant which refers to the region in the Middle East that includes Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian territories, and also the Southeast region of Turkey.
Their number is not known, but is estimated to have thousands of fighters, including foreign jihadists.
Our correspondent says it seems ISIS will be the most dangerous jihadi groups after al-Qaeda.
Who is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?
The organization is led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Only a few know about him, but he believed born in Samarra, north of Baghdad, in 1971 and joined the rebels broke out shortly after Iraq was invaded by the United States in 2003.
In 2010 he became the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, one of the group that later became ISIS.
Baghdadi known as a war commander and tactician, analysts say it makes ISIS be attractive to young jihadists dibandigkan al-Qaeda, led by Ayman al-Zawahiri, an Islamic theologian.
Prof. Peter Neumann from King's College London estimates that approximately 80% of Western fighters in Syria have joined this group.
ISIS claim to have fighters from the UK, France, Germany, and other European countries, like the United States, the Arab world and the countries of the Caucasus.
sources of funds
Unlike the rebels in Syria, ISIS looks to establish an Islamic caliphate in Syria and Iraq.
This group appears to work building a military force. In 2013 then, they controlled the city Raqqa in Syria - which is controlled by the first provincial capital pemberonyak.
June 2014, ISIS has also mastered Mosul, which shocked the world. The United States said the fall of the second largest city in Iraq is a threat to the region.
The group is relying on funding from wealthy individuals in the Arab countries, especially Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, which supports the battle against President Bashar al-Assad.
Currently, ISIS mentioned mastered a number of oil fields in the eastern part of Syria, which reportedly sold back oil supplies to the Syrian government.
ISIS also mentioned selling antique objects of historic sites.
Prof. Neumann sure before mastering Mosul past June, ISIS has had the funds and assets worth $ 900 million dollars, which was later increased to $ 2 billion.
The group mentioned taking hundreds of millions of dollars from the central bank in Mosul Iraq. And they are even greater if the finances can control the oil fields in northern Iraq.
This group operates separately from other jihadist groups in Syria, al-Nusra Front, an official affiliate of al-Qaeda in the country, and enjoyed a "tense" with other rebels.
Baghdadi tried to join al-Nusra, which later rejected the offer. Since then, the two groups operate separately.
Zawahiri has urged ISIS focus on Iraq and Syria to leave al-Nusra, but Baghdadi and fighters against al-Qaida leaders.
In Syria, another rebel attack ISIS and violence against the civilian supporters of the Syrian opoisisi. BBC