RNPS: YEAREND REVIEW 2014 – HEADLINE MAKERS

RNPS: YEAREND REVIEW 2014 – HEADLINE MAKERS

Militant Islamist fighters hold the flag of Islamic State (IS) while taking part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province in this June 30, 2014 file photo. 2014 saw the rise of the Sunni militant group Islamic State, which has seized swathes of territory in both Syria and Iraq. REUTERS/Stringer (SYRIA – Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) – RTR4IIGL