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# isis

All time
'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'
Tom Clonan looks at the latest risk assessments around Europe.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?
Donald Trump claims the terrorist group have been defeated in the war-torn country – but is he right?
# Morocco
Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS
Three of the four suspects were arrested yesterday over the grisly killing of the two hikers.
# Data Protection
Employee seen taking breaks on CCTV used in 'Isis' graffiti investigation had rights breached, court told
It was argued that the use of data arising from a criminal investigation breached Cormac Doolin’s data protection rights.
# Terror Attack
Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say
The arrests come less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage left two dead.
# not trump
Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018
The Congolese doctor and Iraqi human rights activist have been honored with the world-renowned humanitarian prize this morning.
# deadly insurgency
Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers
Ashraf Ghani’s government is facing fierce criticism over an increasingly deadly insurgency.
# Starbucks
Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.
# Terrorism
Gardaí believe most extremists who left Ireland to fight with Isis are either dead or missing
There is also concern about the reintegration of families of deceased fighters if they return to Ireland.
# rampage
Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist
The man’s parents have been taken into custody following last night’s attack.
# Charged
Texas teen arrested for plotting ISIS-inspired shopping centre mass shooting
17-year-old Matin Azizi-Yarand spent more than $1,400 (€1,170) buying weapons and tactical gear.
# Syria
Trump to decide 'very quickly' whether to pull US troops out of war-torn Syria
Trump’s comments conflict with views of his top military advisors.
# France
'We want this to stop': Mourners pack Trebes church to pay tribute to victims of terror attack
The bishop of Carcassonne and Narbonne celebrated the mass to honour the four killed and three wounded.
'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'
A Syrian refugee explains why he left his home country to start a new life in Ireland.
# Terrorism
Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question
We speak to experts and a young man who wanted to travel to Syria.
France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets
The crime is punishable by up to three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.
# Iraq
German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS
She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.
# dating site
Couple were 'preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in UK'
The couple, who met on a dating site, support the so-called Islamic State, a London court was told.
# Cairo
Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church
The jihadist had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb.
# San Francisco
Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day
Everitt Aaron Jameson had expressed support for the so-called Islamic State group.
# marawi
Civilians, especially Christians, targeted in battle between Philippine army and ISIS
The battle claimed the lives of 1,100 people.
# Albu Kamal
Islamic State recaptures its last urban stronghold in Syria
Syrian regime forces and allied militia from Lebanon, Iraq and Iran overran Albu Kamal on Thursday but lost the town again.
# Manhattan
New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences
Eight people were killed in New York’s worst attack since 11 September 2001.
An Irish nurse meets ex-ISIS slaves: 'They put stones inside the cuts and sewed them shut'
I am only back in Ireland two weeks from spending time with women and children who survived ISIS torture, writes Eileen Carr.
# Syria
In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere
The so-called Islamic State takes the subject of propaganda very seriously.
# Raqqa
'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home
French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.
# Raqqa
US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'
Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.
# Kirkuk
Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.
# Raqa
Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall
The city’s loss would be the latest in a string of heavy blows for IS.
# Raqqa
British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in US drone strike'
Sally Jones used social media to recruit women to Islamic State and offered practical advice on how to travel to Syria.
# islamic state
Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square
The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.
# islamic state
Iraq is set to deport 500 Isis brides
The women were captured along with 800 children.
# Tal Afar
Attack launched on one of Islamic State's last strongholds in Iraq
IS jihadists overran Tal Afar in June 2014.
# Terror
Spain terror attacks: A timeline of events
Police are investigating a Spanish-based terror cell.
# Xenophobia
The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014
President Trump denounced “evil” racism, bigotry and hatred during a speech today.
# Closed
Israel to close Al-Jazeera offices over 'incitement of violence'
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Arab satellite news broadcaster of incitement.
# Thwarted
Australia plane plot: Bomb plan was 'directed by senior Isis commander'
Police say they also foiled a second alleged plot involving a “chemical dispersion device”.
# saving mosul
'I didn't want to know how chaotic it was going to be... If I had, maybe I wouldn't have gone'
John Reilly talks to after his trip to Mosul directly after the siege.
# Liberation
'ISIS welded our doors shut and rigged them with bombs' - The civilians in the battle for Mosul
IS-controlled areas in west Mosul became more and more crowded with civilians.
# Victory
Iraq declares victory over ISIS after months-long battle in Mosul
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office said he was in “liberated” Mosul.