The self-proclaimed Islamic State has an estimated annual budget of two billion dollars. Where does the money come from? Made in Germany tracks the Islamists' illegal trade in antiquities.
Losing ground in its power base in the Middle East, the "Islamic State" militant group's future appears as open as ever. DW spoke to counter-terrorism experts and scholars to discuss the likelihood of its survival.
The so-called "Islamic State" has heralded the creation of its own coin currency cast in precious metals. DW spoke with a threat finance scholar to examine its role as a tool for money laundering and propaganda.
Nine months after losing the historic Syrian city, so-called "Islamic State" militants have re-entered Palmyra. This comes after an intense three-day battle with Syrian government forces.
At their meeting in Turkey, G20 leaders have pledged to help dry up the financial sources of the "Islamic State." That's easier said than done, and terror attacks are cheap. Where does the money come from?
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