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# isis - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Taoiseach says no one can condone Lisa Smith's actions, but that she has an innocent child
# Isis
# Isis

Taoiseach says no one can condone Lisa Smith's actions, but that she has an innocent child

Mar 26th 2019, 5:47 PM 26,649 Views 164 Comments

He repeated what he said earlier this month, stating that a security assessment will be carried on the Dundalk woman.

# isis - Monday 25 March, 2019

Coveney says Ireland 'will try to find a way' to bring Lisa Smith home
# Isis
# Isis

Coveney says Ireland 'will try to find a way' to bring Lisa Smith home

Updated Mar 25th 2019, 1:30 PM 70,093 Views 157 Comments

The Dundalk woman told CNN she didn’t know whether or not she’d be imprisoned upon her return to Ireland.

# isis - Sunday 24 March, 2019

The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?

Mar 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,329 Views 82 Comments

Experts have said there needs to be a focus on ensuring more people in Ireland do not become radicalised.

# isis - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Islamic State group defeated in Syria by Syrian Democratic Forces
# BAGHOUZ
# BAGHOUZ

Islamic State group defeated in Syria by Syrian Democratic Forces

Mar 23rd 2019, 7:33 AM 12,235 Views 38 Comments

Fighters from the US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance raised their yellow flag in Baghouz early today.

# isis - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?

Mar 13th 2019, 7:05 AM 20,959 Views 63 Comments

The government here has said Lisa Smith, who was married to an Islamic State fighter, can come home.

# isis - Monday 11 March, 2019

'She got duped': Woman who helped Lisa Smith convert to Islam 'shocked' at alleged ISIS links
# Syria
# Syria

'She got duped': Woman who helped Lisa Smith convert to Islam 'shocked' at alleged ISIS links

Mar 11th 2019, 5:08 PM 46,294 Views 61 Comments

Carol Duffy claims her friend was ‘very naive’ before she left Ireland a number of years ago.

# isis - Sunday 10 March, 2019

'I don't believe Irish citizens go there on their holidays': Flanagan says State will work to bring Lisa Smith back from Syria
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

'I don't believe Irish citizens go there on their holidays': Flanagan says State will work to bring Lisa Smith back from Syria

Mar 10th 2019, 2:19 PM 64,761 Views 148 Comments

It emerged on Friday that the former Defence Forces member was being held in Syria.

# isis - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Gardaí confirm Irish woman who'd become radicalised is ex-Defence Forces member
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Gardaí confirm Irish woman who'd become radicalised is ex-Defence Forces member

Mar 9th 2019, 8:07 AM 37,700 Views 88 Comments

It emerged last night that the former Defence Forces member had been detained in northern Syria.

# isis - Friday 8 March, 2019

Baby of ISIS bride Shamima Begum dies in Syria
# NORTH SYRIA
# NORTH SYRIA

Baby of ISIS bride Shamima Begum dies in Syria

Mar 8th 2019, 10:05 PM 66,576 Views 156 Comments

Begum was 15 when she and two friends left London to marry IS fighters in Syria in 2015.

# isis - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Dutch Isis fighter and husband of Shamima Begum wants to bring her home to Netherlands
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Dutch Isis fighter and husband of Shamima Begum wants to bring her home to Netherlands

Mar 3rd 2019, 6:32 PM 34,512 Views 42 Comments

Yago Riedijk is currently being detained in Syria.

# isis - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Shamima Begum calls for 'mercy' from British authorities after having citizenship revoked
# Isis
# Isis

Shamima Begum calls for 'mercy' from British authorities after having citizenship revoked

Feb 21st 2019, 10:46 PM 30,070 Views 98 Comments

Begum was 15 when she ran away to join the jihadists in 2015.

# isis - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'
# Syria
# Syria

British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'

Feb 20th 2019, 2:50 PM 27,926 Views 120 Comments

There is concern that this move could set a “dangerous precedent”.

# isis - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government
# Shamima Begum
# Shamima Begum

British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government

Feb 19th 2019, 7:21 PM 55,692 Views 139 Comments

The family of Shamima Begum have said they are disappointed with the Home Office’s decision.

# isis - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Bookies, banks and fraud: The methods Irish-based ISIS sympathisers use to steal and funnel cash
# Funding Terror
# Funding Terror

Bookies, banks and fraud: The methods Irish-based ISIS sympathisers use to steal and funnel cash

Jan 26th 2019, 8:00 AM 18,130 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí continue to crack down on the offence.

# isis - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria

Jan 16th 2019, 3:12 PM 8,579 Views 12 Comments

Nine civilians and five US-backed fighters are among the dead.

# isis - Friday 11 January, 2019

US-led coalition starts withdrawing from Syria amid fears about Isis rebuilding
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US-led coalition starts withdrawing from Syria amid fears about Isis rebuilding

Jan 11th 2019, 10:57 AM 8,308 Views 32 Comments

Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw troops last month.

# isis - Monday 7 January, 2019

What we know about the Irish citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for Islamic State
# Syria
# Syria

What we know about the Irish citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for Islamic State

Jan 7th 2019, 8:25 AM 31,232 Views 70 Comments

A US-backed group yesterday said that it had captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State in Syria.

# isis - Monday 31 December, 2018

'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'
# Global Terrorism Index
# Global Terrorism Index

'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'

Dec 31st 2018, 9:30 PM 23,054 Views 39 Comments

Tom Clonan looks at the latest risk assessments around Europe.

# isis - Friday 21 December, 2018

FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?

Dec 21st 2018, 9:35 AM 20,439 Views 69 Comments

Donald Trump claims the terrorist group have been defeated in the war-torn country – but is he right?

Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS
# Morocco
# Morocco

Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

Dec 21st 2018, 7:07 AM 16,591 Views 33 Comments

Three of the four suspects were arrested yesterday over the grisly killing of the two hikers.

# isis - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Employee seen taking breaks on CCTV used in 'Isis' graffiti investigation had rights breached, court told
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Employee seen taking breaks on CCTV used in 'Isis' graffiti investigation had rights breached, court told

Dec 6th 2018, 4:26 PM 21,425 Views 0 Comments

It was argued that the use of data arising from a criminal investigation breached Cormac Doolin’s data protection rights.

# isis - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say

Nov 20th 2018, 7:53 AM 10,510 Views 0 Comments

The arrests come less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage left two dead.

# isis - Friday 5 October, 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018
# Not Trump
# Not Trump

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018

Oct 5th 2018, 10:20 AM 16,955 Views 18 Comments

The Congolese doctor and Iraqi human rights activist have been honored with the world-renowned humanitarian prize this morning.

# isis - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers
# Deadly Insurgency
# Deadly Insurgency

Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers

Aug 26th 2018, 10:44 AM 7,744 Views 2 Comments

Ashraf Ghani’s government is facing fierce criticism over an increasingly deadly insurgency.

# isis - Friday 22 June, 2018

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
# Starbucks
# Starbucks

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Jun 22nd 2018, 2:36 PM 14,404 Views 17 Comments

Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.

# isis - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Gardaí believe most extremists who left Ireland to fight with Isis are either dead or missing
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Gardaí believe most extremists who left Ireland to fight with Isis are either dead or missing

May 16th 2018, 1:06 PM 21,935 Views 73 Comments

There is also concern about the reintegration of families of deceased fighters if they return to Ireland.

# isis - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist
# Rampage
# Rampage

Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist

May 13th 2018, 11:17 AM 38,150 Views 53 Comments

The man’s parents have been taken into custody following last night’s attack.

# isis - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Texas teen arrested for plotting ISIS-inspired shopping centre mass shooting
# Charged
# Charged

Texas teen arrested for plotting ISIS-inspired shopping centre mass shooting

May 2nd 2018, 10:30 PM 15,107 Views 0 Comments

17-year-old Matin Azizi-Yarand spent more than $1,400 (€1,170) buying weapons and tactical gear.

# isis - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Trump to decide 'very quickly' whether to pull US troops out of war-torn Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Trump to decide 'very quickly' whether to pull US troops out of war-torn Syria

Apr 4th 2018, 1:38 PM 9,451 Views 60 Comments

Trump’s comments conflict with views of his top military advisors.

# isis - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'We want this to stop': Mourners pack Trebes church to pay tribute to victims of terror attack
# France
# France

'We want this to stop': Mourners pack Trebes church to pay tribute to victims of terror attack

Mar 25th 2018, 1:29 PM 8,573 Views 9 Comments

The bishop of Carcassonne and Narbonne celebrated the mass to honour the four killed and three wounded.

# isis - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'
# Syria To Ireland
# Syria To Ireland

'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'

Mar 18th 2018, 3:00 PM 27,338 Views 65 Comments

A Syrian refugee explains why he left his home country to start a new life in Ireland.

# isis - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question

Mar 13th 2018, 8:15 PM 22,047 Views 35 Comments

We speak to experts and a young man who wanted to travel to Syria.

# isis - Thursday 1 March, 2018

France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets

France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets

Mar 1st 2018, 4:01 PM 13,670 Views 0 Comments

The crime is punishable by up to three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

# isis - Sunday 21 January, 2018

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS
# Iraq
# Iraq

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS

Jan 21st 2018, 11:24 AM 22,590 Views 42 Comments

She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.

# isis - Monday 8 January, 2018

Couple were 'preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in UK'
# Dating Site
# Dating Site

Couple were 'preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in UK'

Jan 8th 2018, 10:59 PM 40,178 Views 0 Comments

The couple, who met on a dating site, support the so-called Islamic State, a London court was told.

# isis - Friday 29 December, 2017

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church
# Cairo
# Cairo

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church

Dec 29th 2017, 2:13 PM 9,032 Views 47 Comments

The jihadist had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb.

# isis - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:40 AM 10,144 Views 0 Comments

Everitt Aaron Jameson had expressed support for the so-called Islamic State group.

# isis - Friday 17 November, 2017

Civilians, especially Christians, targeted in battle between Philippine army and ISIS
# Marawi
# Marawi

Civilians, especially Christians, targeted in battle between Philippine army and ISIS

Nov 17th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,044 Views 29 Comments

The battle claimed the lives of 1,100 people.

# isis - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Islamic State recaptures its last urban stronghold in Syria
# Albu Kamal
# Albu Kamal

Islamic State recaptures its last urban stronghold in Syria

Nov 11th 2017, 6:21 PM 13,266 Views 25 Comments

Syrian regime forces and allied militia from Lebanon, Iraq and Iran overran Albu Kamal on Thursday but lost the town again.

# isis - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences
# Manhattan
# Manhattan

New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences

Nov 1st 2017, 9:39 PM 22,136 Views 0 Comments

Eight people were killed in New York’s worst attack since 11 September 2001.