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# isis - Sunday 2 October, 2016

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.

# isis - Thursday 29 September, 2016

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.

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.

# isis - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Two teenage girls arrested in France over planned terror attack

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

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

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

They were arrested on Sunday night.

# isis - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary found guilty of inciting support for ISIS

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"

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

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

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

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

Hafiz Saeed was killed in July.

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

# isis - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

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

# isis - Monday 11 April, 2016

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

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

# isis - Friday 8 April, 2016

People in Islamic State controlled city forced to eat "soups made from grass"

Human Rights Watch has called for Iraq to allow aid to reach starving residents of the city.

# isis - Thursday 7 April, 2016

300 factory workers abducted by Islamic State

However, IS has lost a supply route.

# isis - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Teenager who robbed shop so he could join Isis sentenced to jail

He has started to renounce radicalism.