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# isis - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Islamic State issues detailed guidelines for sex with female slaves
# Sex Slavery
# Sex Slavery

Islamic State issues detailed guidelines for sex with female slaves

Dec 30th 2015, 1:36 PM 40,602 Views 82 Comments

The guidelines include provisions for how to treat two sisters and mothers and daughters who are held captive together.

# isis - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Alleged Islamic State recruiter is granted short stay on deportation from Ireland
# Appeal
# Appeal

Alleged Islamic State recruiter is granted short stay on deportation from Ireland

Dec 29th 2015, 6:05 PM 23,249 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal will fully hear the man’s appeal tomorrow afternoon.

Islamic State leader with 'direct' link to Paris attacks killed in Syria airstrikes
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

Islamic State leader with 'direct' link to Paris attacks killed in Syria airstrikes

Dec 29th 2015, 3:52 PM 9,690 Views 49 Comments

The pentagon report that the man was killed on 24 December.

# isis - Monday 28 December, 2015

Man linked with Isis set to be deported from Ireland
# Deportation
# Deportation

Man linked with Isis set to be deported from Ireland

Dec 28th 2015, 10:38 PM 43,824 Views 0 Comments

The man had previously obtained an injunction against his deportation. That injunction was dismissed at the High Court this evening.

Muslims say they're too busy watching Netflix and making carrot cake to join ISIS
# Trolling
# Trolling

Muslims say they're too busy watching Netflix and making carrot cake to join ISIS

Dec 28th 2015, 7:07 PM 26,540 Views 34 Comments

Priorities.

Iraqi forces just scored a major victory against Islamic State
# FALL OF RAMADI
# FALL OF RAMADI

Iraqi forces just scored a major victory against Islamic State

Dec 28th 2015, 7:37 AM 15,289 Views 28 Comments

IS fighters have abandoned Ramadi.

# isis - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Influx of refugees to Europe is "an organised invasion" - Czech President
# Controversial
# Controversial

Influx of refugees to Europe is "an organised invasion" - Czech President

Dec 27th 2015, 11:12 AM 17,992 Views 156 Comments

Milos Zemen says that men should instead be staying to fight Isis.

# isis - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Hillary Clinton says Isis is using Donald Trump videos to recruit fighters. But is it true?
# Race To The White House
# Race To The White House

Hillary Clinton says Isis is using Donald Trump videos to recruit fighters. But is it true?

Dec 20th 2015, 12:55 PM 11,128 Views 53 Comments

The media are questioning whether these claims are true.

# isis - Saturday 19 December, 2015

This map shows Islamic State's expanding reach across Europe
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

This map shows Islamic State's expanding reach across Europe

Dec 19th 2015, 11:30 AM 39,806 Views 82 Comments

Calls to action in Europe have led to a number of successful attacks for the terrorist group this year.

# isis - Friday 18 December, 2015

Enda is off to visit our troops in the Golan Heights
# Conflict Zone
# Conflict Zone

Enda is off to visit our troops in the Golan Heights

Dec 18th 2015, 6:00 AM 8,441 Views 78 Comments

The Taoiseach will be visiting the Irish men and women serving in the Golan Heights this Sunday.

# isis - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Vladimir Putin basically trolled the world at his epic end-of-year press conference
# Lick The USA
# Lick The USA

Vladimir Putin basically trolled the world at his epic end-of-year press conference

Dec 17th 2015, 9:34 PM 27,538 Views 75 Comments

Donald Trump? “Outstanding man.” Sepp Blatter? “Should be given the Nobel Peace Prize.”

# isis - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Santa pees on ISIS in American Christmas lights display
# Festive
# Festive

Santa pees on ISIS in American Christmas lights display

Dec 15th 2015, 12:39 PM 20,755 Views 16 Comments

In happened in Limerick. Not that Limerick.

It looks like Islamic State is making a grab for oil in Africa
# Libya
# Libya

It looks like Islamic State is making a grab for oil in Africa

Dec 15th 2015, 6:00 AM 15,148 Views 38 Comments

French surveillance planes spotted the group making advances towards oil fields in Libya.

# isis - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Being gay in the Islamic State: 'I'd prefer it if you shoot me in the head'
# Hidden Lives
# Hidden Lives

Being gay in the Islamic State: 'I'd prefer it if you shoot me in the head'

Dec 12th 2015, 11:15 AM 20,738 Views 141 Comments

At least 36 men in Syria and Iraq have been have been killed by IS militants on charges of sodomy, experts estimate.

# isis - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Soldier who lost leg in Iraq tells those with anti-Muslim sentiment to "get a grip"
# Well Said
# Well Said

Soldier who lost leg in Iraq tells those with anti-Muslim sentiment to "get a grip"

Dec 9th 2015, 10:54 AM 20,594 Views 114 Comments

Chris Herbert is not impressed with the recent perceived rise in Islamophobia in the western world.

# isis - Monday 7 December, 2015

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address
# Poisoned Minds
# Poisoned Minds

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address

Dec 7th 2015, 7:20 AM 10,688 Views 42 Comments

The US president has vowed to defeat the threat posed by IS.

# isis - Sunday 6 December, 2015

'They're a death cult, we're a life cult' - Bono tells CNN the difference between Islamic State and U2
# Paris
# Paris

'They're a death cult, we're a life cult' - Bono tells CNN the difference between Islamic State and U2

Dec 6th 2015, 1:58 PM 28,192 Views 117 Comments

The singer also shared a song he had written about Paris.

# isis - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Isis is preparing a 'backup capital' in case its main base should fall
# Escape Plan
# Escape Plan

Isis is preparing a 'backup capital' in case its main base should fall

Dec 5th 2015, 10:00 AM 18,361 Views 44 Comments

The city of Sirte, in Libya, has been earmarked as a potential fallback option for Islamic State.

# isis - Friday 4 December, 2015

Germany has approved plans to 'destroy Islamic State's safe havens'
# Backing France
# Backing France

Germany has approved plans to 'destroy Islamic State's safe havens'

Dec 4th 2015, 11:55 AM 31,284 Views 112 Comments

MPs have backed a vote to join the anti-IS coalition.

# isis - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Journalist who was held hostage by Isis says airstrikes "are a trap"
# Bad Strategy
# Bad Strategy

Journalist who was held hostage by Isis says airstrikes "are a trap"

Dec 3rd 2015, 8:42 PM 38,160 Views 112 Comments

Nicolas Hénin says being with IS is “like leaving the Matrix”.

Islamic State video shows children 'killing Syrian security forces'
# Deaths
# Deaths

Islamic State video shows children 'killing Syrian security forces'

Dec 3rd 2015, 7:08 PM 25,159 Views 108 Comments

The boys were instructed to ‘send a message’ to Isis’s opponents.

Watch: The speech that has everybody talking and got MPs on their feet
# Barnstorming
# Barnstorming

Watch: The speech that has everybody talking and got MPs on their feet

Dec 3rd 2015, 10:49 AM 22,385 Views 110 Comments

The UK’s shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn made the case for airstikes last night.

# isis - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

British parliament votes to launch air strikes on Isis in Syria
# Royal Air Force
# Royal Air Force

British parliament votes to launch air strikes on Isis in Syria

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:32 PM 62,156 Views 218 Comments

Conservative PM David Cameron won the support of almost one third of Labour MPs in his plan for military intervention in the region.

Russia has accused Turkey's Prime Minister of buying oil from Isis
# Dirty Deals
# Dirty Deals

Russia has accused Turkey's Prime Minister of buying oil from Isis

Dec 2nd 2015, 2:45 PM 20,909 Views 74 Comments

Ties between Turkey and Russia have shattered after Ankara shot down the jet on its border with Syria last Tuesday.

Poll: Do you support airstrikes against Isis in Syria?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you support airstrikes against Isis in Syria?

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:54 AM 22,822 Views 223 Comments

British MPs will vote on extending its bombing campaign against Islamic State militants later today.

The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria
# Explainer
# Explainer

The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria

Dec 2nd 2015, 7:50 AM 31,405 Views 137 Comments

MPs will vote on airstrikes today.

# isis - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

This Irish lad's 'open letter to ISIS' has taken over the internet -- here's what he makes of it all
# Finchie Cova
From The Daily Edge
# Finchie Cova

This Irish lad's 'open letter to ISIS' has taken over the internet -- here's what he makes of it all

Dec 1st 2015, 2:49 PM 11,550 Views 14 Comments

Finchie Cova is an internet sensation.

# isis - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey

Nov 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 15,163 Views 121 Comments

The fallout from the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces last week continues.

"Not in my name" - thousands protest in London against air strikes on Syria
# Stop The War
# Stop The War

"Not in my name" - thousands protest in London against air strikes on Syria

Nov 28th 2015, 3:50 PM 12,865 Views 137 Comments

A vote is expected next week on the issue, with David Cameron pushing MPs to back the move.

# isis - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Armed German police arrest two men after tip that Islamist attack was being planned
# Berlin
# Berlin

Armed German police arrest two men after tip that Islamist attack was being planned

Nov 26th 2015, 9:50 PM 14,843 Views 68 Comments

Brussels, meanwhile, has come off the highest terror alert.

David Cameron is ready to strike Isis in Syria, but would it make the UK safer?
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

David Cameron is ready to strike Isis in Syria, but would it make the UK safer?

Nov 26th 2015, 7:56 PM 7,571 Views 82 Comments

David Cameron made his case today.

Turkey won't apologise to Russia for 'treacherous stabs in the back'
# Increased Tensions
# Increased Tensions

Turkey won't apologise to Russia for 'treacherous stabs in the back'

Nov 26th 2015, 3:27 PM 14,128 Views 136 Comments

And Vladimir Putin is not happy.

# isis - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Man arrested as 'jihadi bomb-maker' is actually WW2 hobbyist who lives with his mother
# Hungary
# Hungary

Man arrested as 'jihadi bomb-maker' is actually WW2 hobbyist who lives with his mother

Nov 25th 2015, 11:30 PM 17,469 Views 12 Comments

STAND DOWN, everyone.

Tom Clonan: Video means it's official - Ireland is a target for Islamic State
# Column
# Column

Tom Clonan: Video means it's official - Ireland is a target for Islamic State

Nov 25th 2015, 9:13 PM 682 Views 341 Comments

“Ireland fits precisely the target profile that attracts ISIS terrorists.”

# isis - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Isis bookshop vandalised for fifth time, still refuses to change name
# Egyptian Goddess
# Egyptian Goddess

Isis bookshop vandalised for fifth time, still refuses to change name

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:45 AM 39,650 Views 56 Comments

‘Some ignorant people believe that the terrorists have a gift store in the middle of Denver.’

To reduce the threat of terrorism, stop bombing and close Shannon Airport to the US military
# Column
# Column

To reduce the threat of terrorism, stop bombing and close Shannon Airport to the US military

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 318 Views 284 Comments

There are a number of steps that should be taken to address the threat posed by terrorists, writes Julien Mercille.

# isis - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Irish neutrality won’t be respected by the likes of ISIS, so why hold so dear to it?
# Column
# Column

Irish neutrality won’t be respected by the likes of ISIS, so why hold so dear to it?

Nov 21st 2015, 8:00 AM 972 Views 205 Comments

Ireland will be neutral until the day, unlikely and all that it is, that we require someone else’s military assistance, writes Aaron McKenna.

# isis - Friday 20 November, 2015

The Huffington Post just made a horrible blunder involving Zayn Malik and ISIS
# Screens
From The Daily Edge
# Screens

The Huffington Post just made a horrible blunder involving Zayn Malik and ISIS

Nov 20th 2015, 7:35 PM 6,848 Views 2 Comments

Ah HERE.

Sinn Féin MLA now insists Isis ARE 'terrorists'
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

Sinn Féin MLA now insists Isis ARE 'terrorists'

Nov 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 32,611 Views 198 Comments

Phil Flanagan had earlier been reported to say that he did not consider the organisation as ‘terrorists’.

# isis - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'
# Backfire
# Backfire

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'

Nov 19th 2015, 11:29 PM 21,779 Views 91 Comments

Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.