ISIS calls Covid-19 God's punishment for foes in audio tape

CAIRO (REUTERS) - Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) said the coronavirus pandemic was divine punishment for its enemies, according to an audio broadcast on Thursday (May 28), in which the militants also vowed more attacks.


The person on the tape, which was posted on one of the militants' websites but could not be verified by Reuters, identified himself as ISIS spokesman Abu Hamzah al-Quraishi.


"God, by his will, sent a punishment to tyrants of this time and...