Because of power conflict and interest in regional dominance, both sides are encouraging groups of opposing militants and extremists.
But does “Islam”, a word derived from “Salam”, which literally means “peace”, really encourage or even approve such conflicts?
Suicide and collateral damage are forbidden in Islam and the person who commits suicide is destined to go to hell.
Prophet Muhammad declared unity of humanity in his last sermon, “All mankind is from Adam and Eve, an Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; also a white has no superiority over black nor a black has any superiority over white except by piety and good action.” 
In the age of globalization, it’s the mutual economic relationship and mutual economic engagement, not military engagement, that brings prosperity.
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