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This year
US drone strike in Syria kills ISIS leader
The strike on Friday resulted in the death of Osama al-Muhajer an ISIS leader in eastern Syria.
Taliban kill ISIS leader who organised 2021 Kabul airport bombing, US say
The blast killed 170 Afghans as well as 13 US troops who were securing the airport for the United State’s exit from the country.
Ex-soldier Lisa Smith loses appeal to reduce 15-month prison sentence for IS membership
Smith, a convert to Islam, went to Syria in 2015 and was found guilty in May of IS membership.
Syrian government condemns US general's visit to Kurdish-held northeast
An official called General Mark Milley’s visit ‘a flagrant violation of the sovereignty and integrity’.
German police arrest Iranian man in chemical terror attack plot
German security services were tipped off to the suspect by the American FBI.
Former 'ISIS bride' faces up to ten years in Australian prison
Raad has been charged with travelling to parts of Syria that were controlled by IS – a crime under Australian law.
Last year
Eight dead in failed ISIS prison break in Syria
Local authorities announced a state of emergency and have put the city on lockdown.
American woman who led female ISIS battalion gets 20 years in prison
The woman also forced her 13-year-old daughter to marry an IS fighter
Trudeau promises to investigate whether Canadian agent trafficked Shamima Begun to Syria
Begun is now 23 and living in a displacement camp in northern Syria after she was stripped of her UK citizenship.
Lisa Smith found guilty of membership of the terrorist organisation Isis by Special Criminal Court
Earlier she was found not guilty of funding terrorism.
Islamic State 'Beatle' found guilty for role in US hostage deaths
The jury deliberated for four hours before finding El Shafee Elsheikh guilty on all counts.
Trial of Islamic State 'Beatle' begins as defense claims mistaken identity
El Shafee Elsheikh, 33, is accused of involvement in the murders of two American journalists and two aid workers.
Prosecution evidence against Lisa Smith falls short of what's required, barrister tells court
Smith (40) has been on trial for nine weeks at the Special Criminal Court.
Lisa Smith ‘answered call to migrate to Syria’, court hears
The former soldier denies membership of so-called Islamic State.
Court will consider verdicts in Lisa Smith trial
The former Irish soldier has pleaded not guilty to membership of an unlawful terrorist group, namely Islamic State.
Lisa Smith warned her family to become Muslim 'before it's too late', court told
Lisa Smith sent a Facebook message saying she would see her family in heaven if they converted, the Special Criminal Court heard today.
FBI agent tells court it was 'beyond suspicion' Lisa Smith joined Isis
Five counter-terrorism FBI agents gave evidence this week during legal argument in the trial.
ISIS leader killed in US military raid in Syria, with multiple civilian fatalities
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says civilians are among at least 13 people killed in the operation, including four children.
Lisa Smith: Judges reject call to dismiss charges - trial starts tomorrow
Smith is charged with alleged offences associated with membership of Islamic State.
Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday
The 39-year-old, from Co Louth, is accused of being a member of Islamic State and financing terrorism.
Lisa Smith's bid to have terror charges dropped will be heard next week
Lisa Smith’s trial before the non-jury court was due to start this week.
Lisa Smith trial expected to be delayed as defence seek for case to be struck out
Smith is charged with alleged membership of terror group Islamic State (ISIS) and other associated charges.
All time
Shamima Begum says she did not hate Britain when she fled to Syria to join Isis
Begum left her east London home for Syria as a 15-year-old schoolgirl in 2015.
'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony
300 survivors as well as family members of the victims of the attacks are to take the stand over the coming weeks.
France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara
Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi was killed in a strike by France’s Barkhane military operation a few weeks ago, French authorities said.
British IS ‘Beatles’ terrorist facing life behind bars after guilty pleas
Alexanda Amon Kotey was one of the gang of four IS militants nicknamed “the Beatles” by their captives due to their British accents.
Pentagon believes only one blast took place at Kabul airport yesterday
The Islamic State group has said it carried out the airport attack.
Two British adults and a teenager are among the victims.
The Islamic State group has said it carried out the attack.
The attack killed at least 85 people, including 13 US troops.
Irish evacuees returning through France and Finland after departure from Kabul
Islamic State suicide bombers kill dozens at Kabul airport
Opinion: What is ISIS-K? Two terrorism experts on the group behind the Kabul attack
ISIS-K, an affiliate of the Islamic State group, claimed responsibility for the Kabul terrorist attack.
US drafts airlines for Kabul rescue as deadline pressure grows
G7 leaders will discuss the crisis in Afghanistan on Tuesday in a virtual summit.
Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules
Shamima Begum had her British citizenship revoked and now cannot return to fight her case.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets
She is charged with breaking hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities in 2015.
Child of alleged Isis fighter challenges state's decision not to recognise him as Irish citizen
The boy’s Irish citizenship was based on his father’s naturalisation which was retrospectively revoked by the State.
Two British terror suspects - dubbed the Islamic State Beatles - charged in US over killing of Western hostages
Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of being involved in a “brutal hostage-taking scheme”.
Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022
Smith is charged with membership of the Islamic State terrorist group and with financing terrorism.
Opinion: 'Stripping Isis fighter of Irish citizenship over sham marriage presents us with uncomfortable questions'
There is a sad irony in how wealthy western states have farmed out a security and immigration problem to the Kurds, writes Norma Costello.
Another delay in the case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith
The 38-year-old former Irish defence forces member was due to return to Dublin District Court today.
Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion
Around 84 million Captagon tablets were seized at the port of Salerno.
The case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith has been adjourned for three months
Smith was arrested at Dublin Airport in November.
'Not a single piece of evidence': Lawyers for Lisa Smith argue for terror charge to be dropped
The Irish woman has been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation, under 2005 terror legislation.
Gardaí ruled out terrorism links in 'random' Dundalk killing, court hears
Mohamed Morei has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the murder of Yosuke Sasaki in January 2018.