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# isis

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# Terror Attack
'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.
# islamic state
Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub
The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
# Terror Suspect
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.
# Lukasz Urban
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.
# Syria
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.
# Syrian civil war
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.
# Melbourne
"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.
# Terrorism
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
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.
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.
# Attack
ISIS suicide bomber kills 35 Yemeni troops
Yemeni authorities have for months pressed a campaign against jihadists.
# Allies
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.
# Iraq
'Entire families were killed' - Airstrike on IS controlled town hits civilians
The deadly strike came as Iraqi forces battled jihadists deep inside Mosul.
# Europol
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.
# i saw deaths
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.
# joshua molloy
'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.
# islamic state
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.
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.
# nimrud
Iraqi forces retake ancient city blown up by ISIS
Iraqi troops pushed towards Nimrud last week.
# Mass Graves
Iraq forces find mass grave in area recaptured from ISIS
Bodies were buried amongst rubbish in shallow graves.
# Terence Kelly
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.
# Raqqa
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.
# daesh 21
French teen gets suspended jail term for naming wifi network after Islamic State
His lawyer says he will fight the sentence.
# Iraq
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.”
# preparing to escape
"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.
# Power Plant
Suicide bombers armed with rifles attack Iraqi city of Kirkuk
Nearly all such raids have been carried out by the Islamic State group.
# Mosul
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.
# ground war
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.
# Iraq
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.
# Bataclan
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.”
# islamic state
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.
# good news
After two years of Islamic State rule, the children of Manbij are finally allowed return to school
A US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, backed by some Irish and British fighters, forced out Isis last month.
# family reunification
Irish citizen whose father and brother were killed by Islamic State denied permission to bring mother to Ireland
Rasheed’s* mother is unable to renew her passport and as a result a visa application from her will not be considered.
# History
Mosul: An Islamic State city soon to be the centre of a huge battle
Once a cosmopolitan, multi-ethnic hub, Mosul has become the last stronghold of IS in Iraq.
# Nice
Two teenage girls arrested in France over planned terror attack
Searches failed to find any weapons at their homes.
# daesh
Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama
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.
# Beir Bua
Female troops fighting Isis in Syria support the 'Repeal the 8th' campaign - and Dublin Bus drivers
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”.
# islamic state
Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS
They were arrested on Sunday night.
# Hate speech
Radical preacher Anjem Choudary found guilty of inciting support for ISIS
Legal restrictions were placed on the verdict being made public until now.
# cold war II
Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"
Trump’s campaign has been spiralling downwards in the polls following a series of self-inflicted gaffes.