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# isis - Monday 17 October, 2016

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun
# Iraq
# Iraq

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun

Oct 17th 2016, 7:35 AM 7,781 Views 67 Comments

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
# Bataclan
# Bataclan

Lawyers give up defence of Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam

Oct 12th 2016, 12:14 PM 17,450 Views 27 Comments

“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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Oct 7th 2016, 6:05 AM 10,739 Views 78 Comments

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

# isis - Sunday 2 October, 2016

After two years of Islamic State rule, the children of Manbij are finally allowed return to school
# Good News
# Good News

After two years of Islamic State rule, the children of Manbij are finally allowed return to school

Oct 2nd 2016, 6:20 AM 9,209 Views 12 Comments

A US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, backed by some Irish and British fighters, forced out Isis last month.

# isis - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Irish citizen whose father and brother were killed by Islamic State denied permission to bring mother to Ireland
# Family Reunification
# Family Reunification

Irish citizen whose father and brother were killed by Islamic State denied permission to bring mother to Ireland

Sep 29th 2016, 6:02 AM 28,830 Views 95 Comments

Rasheed’s* mother is unable to renew her passport and as a result a visa application from her will not be considered.

Mosul: An Islamic State city soon to be the centre of a huge battle
# History
# History

Mosul: An Islamic State city soon to be the centre of a huge battle

Sep 29th 2016, 6:01 AM 12,908 Views 36 Comments

Once a cosmopolitan, multi-ethnic hub, Mosul has become the last stronghold of IS in Iraq.

# isis - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Two teenage girls arrested in France over planned terror attack
# Nice
# Nice

Two teenage girls arrested in France over planned terror attack

Sep 25th 2016, 2:23 PM 33,099 Views 28 Comments

Searches failed to find any weapons at their homes.

# isis - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama
# Daesh
# Daesh

Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama

Sep 13th 2016, 8:09 PM 11,347 Views 71 Comments

The Buddhist spiritual leader also said Europe should educate for the children of hundreds of thousands of refugees, mainly from the war-torn Middle East, to help them go home rebuild their countries.

# isis - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Female troops fighting Isis in Syria support the 'Repeal the 8th' campaign - and Dublin Bus drivers
# Beir Bua
# Beir Bua

Female troops fighting Isis in Syria support the 'Repeal the 8th' campaign - and Dublin Bus drivers

Sep 11th 2016, 12:42 PM 29,286 Views 138 Comments

The US-backed Bob Crow brigade, a group of British and Irish volunteers embedded with Kurdish forces in northern Syria, tweeted its support for the proposed changes to the Irish constitution with the slogan “Ní saoirse go saoirse na mban”.

# isis - Monday 22 August, 2016

Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS

Aug 22nd 2016, 10:02 PM 18,831 Views 41 Comments

They were arrested on Sunday night.

# isis - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary found guilty of inciting support for ISIS
# Hate Speech
# Hate Speech

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary found guilty of inciting support for ISIS

Aug 16th 2016, 5:44 PM 16,023 Views 0 Comments

Legal restrictions were placed on the verdict being made public until now.

Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"
# Cold War II
# Cold War II

Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"

Aug 16th 2016, 8:14 AM 13,988 Views 89 Comments

Trump’s campaign has been spiralling downwards in the polls following a series of self-inflicted gaffes.

Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say
# Terror
# Terror

Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say

Aug 16th 2016, 6:05 AM 12,911 Views 91 Comments

However, many believe that spending more on defence is not the answer.

# isis - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Civilians celebrate in the streets as Islamic State is pushed out of Syrian city
# Manbij
# Manbij

Civilians celebrate in the streets as Islamic State is pushed out of Syrian city

Aug 13th 2016, 5:11 PM 25,019 Views 115 Comments

Some men were seen clipping their beards with scissors while women were able to uncover their faces.

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis
# Religious Clothing
# Religious Clothing

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis

Aug 13th 2016, 2:14 PM 42,782 Views 210 Comments

The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.

# isis - Friday 12 August, 2016

Leader of Islamic State in Pakistan killed by US drone strike
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Leader of Islamic State in Pakistan killed by US drone strike

Aug 12th 2016, 9:50 PM 17,377 Views 43 Comments

Hafiz Saeed was killed in July.

I really meant it when I said Obama was the founder of Isis, Trump insists
# Like Literally
# Like Literally

I really meant it when I said Obama was the founder of Isis, Trump insists

Aug 12th 2016, 8:52 AM 30,178 Views 167 Comments

He’s not apologising – and he’s not explaining very much either.

# isis - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Canadian police kill 'terror suspect' who was allegedly planning suicide attack
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Canadian police kill 'terror suspect' who was allegedly planning suicide attack

Aug 11th 2016, 7:28 AM 16,231 Views 40 Comments

The man, in his mid-20s, was under a court order not to associate with Islamic State.

Hillary accuses Trump of "crossing the line", so Trump accuses Obama of "founding Isis"
# It's Escalating
# It's Escalating

Hillary accuses Trump of "crossing the line", so Trump accuses Obama of "founding Isis"

Aug 11th 2016, 7:22 AM 27,744 Views 162 Comments

The belligerent Republican presidential nominee shows no signs of toning down his rhetoric after a difficult week.

# isis - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Brother-in-law of Charlie Hebdo attacker arrested while travelling to Syria
# Isis
# Isis

Brother-in-law of Charlie Hebdo attacker arrested while travelling to Syria

Aug 7th 2016, 4:23 PM 12,956 Views 58 Comments

Mourad Hamyd had said he was shocked by the 2015 killings.

# isis - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

"Let us learn to live together": Sister of priest slain by jihadists addresses mourners
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

"Let us learn to live together": Sister of priest slain by jihadists addresses mourners

Aug 2nd 2016, 1:13 PM 10,931 Views 86 Comments

Despite the rain, thousands have gathered outside Rouen’s cathedral to show their respects.

# isis - Saturday 30 July, 2016

French Muslims refuse to bury teenager who killed priest
# France
# France

French Muslims refuse to bury teenager who killed priest

Jul 30th 2016, 4:09 PM 54,783 Views 68 Comments

Kermiche was awaiting trial on terror charges and had been fitted with an electronic tag.

# isis - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Teenager jailed after being caught with 'step-by-step' terrorism guide
# Stansted Airport
# Stansted Airport

Teenager jailed after being caught with 'step-by-step' terrorism guide

Jul 28th 2016, 10:55 PM 31,408 Views 160 Comments

A subsequent search of his home uncovered a handwritten oath of allegiance to Islamic State.

Both killers were on French watch lists before brutal slaying of priest
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Both killers were on French watch lists before brutal slaying of priest

Jul 28th 2016, 9:54 PM 15,385 Views 95 Comments

The government is under increased pressure to stop the violence.

# isis - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Anti-terror police warn UK Christians following French church attack
# The Met
# The Met

Anti-terror police warn UK Christians following French church attack

Jul 27th 2016, 9:01 AM 16,538 Views 139 Comments

Churches have been asked to review security measures, as the Home Office releases millions in funding for places of worship.

# isis - Saturday 23 July, 2016

At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing

Jul 23rd 2016, 2:03 PM 15,492 Views 184 Comments

The blast struck a group of ethnic Hazara demonstrators.

# isis - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Hand-painted ISIS flag found in bedroom of teen who attacked German train passengers
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Hand-painted ISIS flag found in bedroom of teen who attacked German train passengers

Jul 19th 2016, 8:12 AM 16,543 Views 104 Comments

The teenager was shot dead by police as he tried to flee.

# isis - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Baghdad death toll now at 250, making it the worst bombing since the invasion
# Isis
# Isis

Baghdad death toll now at 250, making it the worst bombing since the invasion

Jul 6th 2016, 9:46 AM 8,540 Views 22 Comments

An Isis suicide bomber detonated a lorry packed with explosives in the predominantly-Shia Karrada district of the Iraqi capital during preparations for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr

# isis - Sunday 3 July, 2016

At least 119 people killed as bomb attacks rock Baghdad
# Explosions
# Explosions

At least 119 people killed as bomb attacks rock Baghdad

Jul 3rd 2016, 6:40 PM 23,144 Views 134 Comments

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement posted online.

# isis - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport
# 4th Of July
# 4th Of July

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:53 PM 36,717 Views 73 Comments

The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.

# isis - Friday 24 June, 2016

Alleged Islamic State recruiter has his deportation challenge dismissed
# Courts
# Courts

Alleged Islamic State recruiter has his deportation challenge dismissed

Jun 24th 2016, 1:08 PM 15,921 Views 0 Comments

The man had been trying to prevent his deportation to Jordan.

# isis - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Shazia Mirza: 'My Irish friends ... they didn't go join the IRA. I didn't go join Gaddafi'
# Jihadi Brides
# Jihadi Brides

Shazia Mirza: 'My Irish friends ... they didn't go join the IRA. I didn't go join Gaddafi'

Jun 16th 2016, 9:30 PM 33,449 Views 84 Comments

The Muslim comedian will be exploring ‘illusion and seduction in Iraq and Syria’ in Dalkey tomorrow night.

# isis - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Man who stabbed French policeman and wife to death had 'hit list' of VIPs, police and rappers
# Isis
# Isis

Man who stabbed French policeman and wife to death had 'hit list' of VIPs, police and rappers

Jun 14th 2016, 10:59 PM 17,664 Views 73 Comments

He had been under surveillance since January as part of an investigation into a Syrian jihadi network.

French policeman and wife stabbed to death at home by man who pledged allegiance to Isis
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

French policeman and wife stabbed to death at home by man who pledged allegiance to Isis

Jun 14th 2016, 7:02 AM 26,475 Views 95 Comments

The couple’s young son was found alive in their home.

# isis - Saturday 11 June, 2016

At least 20 killed and dozens wounded in Damascus bombings
# Syria
# Syria

At least 20 killed and dozens wounded in Damascus bombings

Jun 11th 2016, 12:41 PM 6,505 Views 26 Comments

A suicide bomber and a car bomb went off at the Sayyida Zeinab shrine in Damascus this morning.

# isis - Thursday 2 June, 2016

German police foil Isis plot 'to detonate suicide vests in city'
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

German police foil Isis plot 'to detonate suicide vests in city'

Jun 2nd 2016, 1:53 PM 32,062 Views 103 Comments

Would-be attackers also planned to kill passersby with guns, it’s claimed.

# isis - Monday 30 May, 2016

Elite Iraqi army unit battles to re-take key Islamic State stronghold
# Urban Warfare
# Urban Warfare

Elite Iraqi army unit battles to re-take key Islamic State stronghold

May 30th 2016, 4:57 PM 10,930 Views 18 Comments

50,000 civilians are thought to be trapped in the city of Fallujah.

# isis - Sunday 17 April, 2016

An Irishman fighting against Isis in Syria is now being held in Iraq
# Foreign Fighter
# Foreign Fighter

An Irishman fighting against Isis in Syria is now being held in Iraq

Apr 17th 2016, 4:45 PM 57,306 Views 133 Comments

Joshua Molloy was detained after allegedly trying to enter the country illegally.

# isis - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Bono said Amy Schumer and Chris Rock should be sent to fight ISIS, and Ireland is cringing
# Pox
From The Daily Edge
# Pox

Bono said Amy Schumer and Chris Rock should be sent to fight ISIS, and Ireland is cringing

Apr 13th 2016, 11:17 AM 5,419 Views 9 Comments

What…. Why… Never mind.

# isis - Monday 11 April, 2016

Australian teen prisoner 'carved Isis symbol into his cellmate's forehead'
# Eye For An Eye
# Eye For An Eye

Australian teen prisoner 'carved Isis symbol into his cellmate's forehead'

Apr 11th 2016, 9:33 PM 24,372 Views 16 Comments

New South Wales Corrections Minister David Elliott said he was outraged by the alleged attack.