Islamic State fighters pictured on parade in Raqqa, Syria in this file image released by the group in June. Photo: AP

Islamic State has up to 31,500 fighters in Iraq and Syria: CIA

Central Intelligence Agency more than doubles its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters on the ground in Syria and Iraq as President Obama vows to expand US offensive

TOP PICKS

Islamic State fighters pictured on parade in Raqqa, Syria in this file image released by the group in June. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE