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# isis - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks
# US-bound
# US-bound

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks

Mar 22nd 2017, 1:32 PM 9,625 Views 17 Comments

Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.

# isis - Monday 13 March, 2017

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

Mar 13th 2017, 7:47 PM 15,863 Views 19 Comments

Iraqi forces recently retook the building from the so-called Islamic State group.

# isis - Saturday 11 March, 2017

German police shut down shopping centre over terror threat fears
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

German police shut down shopping centre over terror threat fears

Mar 11th 2017, 4:44 PM 17,177 Views 60 Comments

Sniffer dogs have been brought in to search for explosives.

# isis - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 7th 2017, 6:09 AM 12,836 Views 11 Comments

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
# Laser Warning Device
# Laser Warning Device

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

Feb 28th 2017, 7:55 AM 9,913 Views 0 Comments

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

# isis - Monday 27 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 27th 2017, 2:43 PM 32,413 Views 130 Comments

The MP said he agrees with the comparison.

# isis - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Iraqi soldiers recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State
# Latest Offensive
# Latest Offensive

Iraqi soldiers recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State

Feb 23rd 2017, 1:21 PM 7,267 Views 25 Comments

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
# Serious Dangers
# Serious Dangers

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

Feb 19th 2017, 1:02 PM 9,852 Views 22 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Feb 18th 2017, 5:35 PM 11,743 Views 9 Comments

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
# Friendly Fire
# Friendly Fire

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Feb 9th 2017, 5:09 PM 13,733 Views 25 Comments

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
# Propaganda War
# Propaganda War

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

Feb 4th 2017, 8:15 PM 22,737 Views 12 Comments

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
# Real Housewives
# Real Housewives

BBC causes a stir with Real Housewives of ISIS sketch

Jan 6th 2017, 1:48 PM 27,836 Views 86 Comments

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
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

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

Jan 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 14,938 Views 44 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:11 AM 12,627 Views 15 Comments

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
# Terror Suspect
# Terror Suspect

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

Dec 28th 2016, 1:58 PM 8,171 Views 15 Comments

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
# Lukasz Urban
# Lukasz Urban

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

Dec 27th 2016, 2:05 PM 21,016 Views 16 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Dec 23rd 2016, 9:34 AM 24,536 Views 32 Comments

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
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

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

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:30 AM 10,604 Views 50 Comments

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
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

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

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:36 AM 12,188 Views 5 Comments

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
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

Dec 20th 2016, 8:20 PM 63,882 Views 266 Comments

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
# Isis
# Isis

A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 30 soldiers

Dec 18th 2016, 7:55 AM 5,509 Views 5 Comments

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
# MAN IN THE HAT
# MAN IN THE HAT

Men who gave social welfare money to Brussels attacks suspect jailed

Dec 12th 2016, 5:28 PM 17,650 Views 22 Comments

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
# Attack
# Attack

ISIS suicide bomber kills 35 Yemeni troops

Dec 10th 2016, 5:29 PM 6,732 Views 28 Comments

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
# Allies
# Allies

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

Dec 8th 2016, 11:34 AM 8,585 Views 33 Comments

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
# Iraq
# Iraq

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

Dec 8th 2016, 8:27 AM 5,898 Views 32 Comments

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

# isis - Friday 2 December, 2016

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon
# Europol
# Europol

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon

Dec 2nd 2016, 7:58 AM 16,707 Views 94 Comments

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
# I Saw Deaths
# I Saw Deaths

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

Nov 28th 2016, 10:45 AM 13,656 Views 50 Comments

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
# Joshua Molloy

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

Nov 26th 2016, 2:30 PM 29,436 Views 66 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Nov 22nd 2016, 10:54 AM 29,223 Views 110 Comments

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'
# Aleppo And Mosul
# Aleppo And Mosul

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

Nov 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 45 Views 20 Comments

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
# Nimrud
# Nimrud

Iraqi forces retake ancient city blown up by ISIS

Nov 13th 2016, 2:24 PM 9,693 Views 11 Comments

Iraqi troops pushed towards Nimrud last week.

# isis - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Iraq forces find mass grave in area recaptured from ISIS
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

Iraq forces find mass grave in area recaptured from ISIS

Nov 8th 2016, 7:04 AM 11,251 Views 10 Comments

Bodies were buried amongst rubbish in shallow graves.

# isis - Monday 7 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 7th 2016, 11:59 PM 27,535 Views 75 Comments

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
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

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

Nov 7th 2016, 7:13 AM 7,676 Views 27 Comments

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
# Daesh 21
# Daesh 21

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

Nov 4th 2016, 7:34 PM 14,146 Views 29 Comments

His lawyer says he will fight the sentence.

# isis - Thursday 3 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 3rd 2016, 7:59 AM 14,207 Views 57 Comments

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

# isis - Thursday 27 October, 2016

"Scared" Islamic State fighters are shaving their beards as noose tightens around Mosul
# Preparing To Escape
# Preparing To Escape

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

Oct 27th 2016, 8:07 AM 25,247 Views 57 Comments

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
# Power Plant
# Power Plant

Suicide bombers armed with rifles attack Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Oct 21st 2016, 7:55 AM 6,642 Views 49 Comments

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
# Mosul
# Mosul

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

Oct 19th 2016, 7:11 AM 8,100 Views 77 Comments

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

# isis - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 18th 2016, 7:58 AM 9,016 Views 29 Comments

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