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# 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 37,686 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 66,552 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 34,399 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 30,058 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 27,905 Views 119 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 55,674 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 18,090 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 8,574 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 8,305 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 31,222 Views 73 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 23,039 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 20,409 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 16,581 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 21,386 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 10,509 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 16,939 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 7,738 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 14,397 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 21,911 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 38,147 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 15,101 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 9,449 Views 59 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 8,565 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 27,258 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 21,801 Views 38 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 13,663 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 22,581 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 40,173 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 9,026 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 10,143 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 8,984 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 13,261 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 22,129 Views 0 Comments

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

# isis - Saturday 28 October, 2017

An Irish nurse meets ex-ISIS slaves: 'They put stones inside the cuts and sewed them shut'
# Column
# Column

An Irish nurse meets ex-ISIS slaves: 'They put stones inside the cuts and sewed them shut'

Oct 28th 2017, 10:00 PM 98,884 Views 75 Comments

I am only back in Ireland two weeks from spending time with women and children who survived ISIS torture, writes Eileen Carr.

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere
# Syria
# Syria

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere

Oct 28th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,047 Views 20 Comments

The so-called Islamic State takes the subject of propaganda very seriously.

# isis - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

Oct 21st 2017, 9:15 AM 19,588 Views 72 Comments

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

# isis - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'

Oct 17th 2017, 6:16 PM 9,598 Views 39 Comments

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

# isis - Monday 16 October, 2017

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies
# Kirkuk
# Kirkuk

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies

Oct 16th 2017, 2:55 PM 9,086 Views 10 Comments

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.

# isis - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall
# Raqa
# Raqa

Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall

Oct 14th 2017, 1:29 PM 18,016 Views 51 Comments

The city’s loss would be the latest in a string of heavy blows for IS.

# isis - Thursday 12 October, 2017

British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in US drone strike'
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in US drone strike'

Oct 12th 2017, 7:51 AM 40,305 Views 97 Comments

Sally Jones used social media to recruit women to Islamic State and offered practical advice on how to travel to Syria.