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# isis - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Islamic State imposes dress code on men in captured city to allow its fighters blend in

The new restriction comes as a Kurdish-Arab alliance of fighters nears Raqa, backed by the US-led coalition launching air strikes against IS.

# isis - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Australian electrician charged with helping Isis develop long-range guided missiles

The 42-year-old was refused bail and will appear again in court next month.

# isis - Monday 27 February, 2017

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The DUP's Sammy Wilson told a US TV station that it's okay to compare Sinn Féin with ISIS

The MP said he agrees with the comparison.

# isis - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Iraqi soldiers recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State

A BBC reporter is on the front lines with the soldiers and is publishing regular updates.

# isis - Sunday 19 February, 2017

350,000 children trapped in Mosul faced with grim choices as 'most brutal fighting yet' begins

Iraqi forces have launched an offensive against Islamic State in the contested town of Mosul.

# isis - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'We have very little food left': People are burning their own clothes to stay warm in Mosul

The stage is set for what could be Iraq’s bloodiest battle yet in the fight against IS.

# isis - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.

# isis - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'Do you speak Arabic?': How the US bungled its online fight against IS

The US security programme dealing with IS online is beset with “incompetence, cronyism and flawed data”.

# isis - Friday 6 January, 2017

BBC causes a stir with Real Housewives of ISIS sketch

The satirical sketch has been watched millions of times.

# isis - Thursday 5 January, 2017

'This psychopath is going to kill us': How people survived the Istanbul nightclub massacre

People hid in bathrooms, and even a freezer, to avoid the gunman.

# isis - Monday 2 January, 2017

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# isis - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

German police arrest man 'who may have been involved' in Berlin attack

The 40-year-old is accused of planning the attack at the Christmas market in Berlin with Anis Amri.

# isis - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Polish truck driver was 'shot hours before' Berlin market attack

German paper Bild says that the driver was shot in the head between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on the day of the attack.

# isis - Friday 23 December, 2016

Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive

The 19-minute video shows two uniformed men being hauled from a cage before being bound and torched.

It's over: Assad has finally retaken full control of Aleppo's charred ruins

The battle lasted nearly four and a half years, turning the city into a worldwide symbol of bloodshed and devastation.

"Significant" Isis-inspired terror plot for Christmas Day foiled in Australia

The plot was expected to target one of Melbourne’s best-known intersections on Christmas Day.

# isis - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

Earlier, the Pakistani asylum seeker arrested in connection with the incident was released due to lack of evidence.

# isis - Sunday 18 December, 2016

A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 30 soldiers

The camp where the explosion took place also a suicide bombing on 10 December which killed at least 45 people.

# isis - Monday 12 December, 2016

Men who gave social welfare money to Brussels attacks suspect jailed

Abrini would become known as the “man in the hat” after his image was caught on security cameras.

# isis - Saturday 10 December, 2016

ISIS suicide bomber kills 35 Yemeni troops

Yemeni authorities have for months pressed a campaign against jihadists.

# isis - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of being a 'puppeteer' in the Middle East's religious wars

Such public criticism of the Sunni power is unprecedented for a British foreign minister.

'Entire families were killed' - Airstrike on IS controlled town hits civilians

The deadly strike came as Iraqi forces battled jihadists deep inside Mosul.

# isis - Friday 2 December, 2016

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon

A new report says IS will likely target countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organisation.

# isis - Monday 28 November, 2016

Seven-year-old girl tweets of being "between death and life" as Aleppo on verge of falling

Retaking the beleaguered city from rebel forces is key for regime head Bashar al Assad’s strategy in the now five-year war.

# isis - Saturday 26 November, 2016

'You could be wiped out at any moment': Irishman on fighting Isis in Syria

Joshua Molloy, a Laois native and ex-British soldier, was arrested when trying to return to Ireland.

# isis - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe

It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.

# isis - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'

Both Aleppo and Mosul are being besieged by pro-government forces strongly supported by foreign air power but the media coverage is very different, writes Tom Clonan.

# isis - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Iraqi forces retake ancient city blown up by ISIS

Iraqi troops pushed towards Nimrud last week.

# isis - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Iraq forces find mass grave in area recaptured from ISIS

Bodies were buried amongst rubbish in shallow graves.

# isis - Monday 7 November, 2016

Past interviews give an insight into Irish jihadist 'Khalid Kelly'

In the past, Terry Kelly appeared on the Late Late Show, and spoke to RTÉ’s Philip Boucher Hayes.

US-backed troops launch offensive on Islamic State "capital" in Syria

Operation “Wrath of the Euphrates” involves some 30,000 fighters and began on Saturday night.

# isis - Friday 4 November, 2016

French teen gets suspended jail term for naming wifi network after Islamic State

His lawyer says he will fight the sentence.

# isis - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Isis leader 'calls for fight to the death' in audio recording

“Do not retreat. Holding your ground with honour is a thousand times easier than retreating in shame.”

# isis - Thursday 27 October, 2016

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"Scared" Islamic State fighters are shaving their beards as noose tightens around Mosul

Western defence chiefs are already looking towards IS’s other major stronghold of Raqa in Syria.

# isis - Friday 21 October, 2016

Suicide bombers armed with rifles attack Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Nearly all such raids have been carried out by the Islamic State group.

# isis - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

US fears ISIS will use chemical weapons in battle for Iraq's second city

IS has claimed a string of deadly suicide bombings in Baghdad in recent days.

# isis - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

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The Battle for Mosul: Islamic State is vastly outnumbered in its last stand in Iraq

Iraqi forces are said to be ahead of schedule in their fight to take back the city.

# isis - Monday 17 October, 2016

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun

The city fell to IS fighters in June 2014. It is their last stronghold in Iraq.

# isis - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Lawyers give up defence of Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam

“We said from the beginning… that if our client remained silent we would quit his defence.”

# isis - Friday 7 October, 2016

IS recruits are more educated than you might think, according to a world study

The study aimed to identify socioeconomic traits that might explain why some are drawn to the Syria-based extremist group.