ISIS: Historical Ancient Egyptian Goddess
This is why I would prefer to call ISIS "ISIL" because ISIS is actually the name of an ancient Historical Egyptian Goddess. So, ISIL seems more appropriate than ISIS as a name for a terrorist organization that beheads people for publicity, sells people into sexual slavery and kills them and then sells their organs to the highest bidder.
The Syrians also call them Daesh which the U.S. government and France appear to be going with now too. Daesh is a much more derogatory name for them that started in Syria and I believe is in the Arabic language:
wp/2014/12/05/... CachedDec 05, 2014 · On Wednesday, John Kerry was speaking at NATO headquarters in Belgium during a meeting of the United States-led coalition against the Islamic State ...
as-new-name-for...The U.S. and France are now labelling the brutal extremist group it is fighting in Iraq and Syria as "Daesh." That name is the Arabic acronym and carries a more ...