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# islamic-state - Saturday 30 April, 2022

British ‘Beatle’ terrorist given life sentence over deaths of US hostages
# US
# US

British ‘Beatle’ terrorist given life sentence over deaths of US hostages

Apr 30th 2022, 8:24 AM 12,266 Views 0 Comments

Alexanda Kotey was one of four so-called Islamic State militants nicknamed The Beatles by their captives due to their British accents.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Belgium trial starts for alleged Paris attack accomplices
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

Belgium trial starts for alleged Paris attack accomplices

Apr 19th 2022, 5:59 PM 4,824 Views 0 Comments

The 14 accused are suspected of transporting, housing or financially helping some of the perpetrators of the 2015 Paris attacks.

Six people killed in blasts at boys' school in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Six people killed in blasts at boys' school in Kabul

Updated Apr 19th 2022, 2:35 PM 9,443 Views 3 Comments

At least 11 other people were wounded by two bomb blasts at a boys’ school in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

# islamic-state - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Islamic State 'Beatle' found guilty for role in US hostage deaths
# US
# US

Islamic State 'Beatle' found guilty for role in US hostage deaths

Apr 14th 2022, 10:05 PM 12,610 Views 0 Comments

The jury deliberated for four hours before finding El Shafee Elsheikh guilty on all counts.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Trial of Islamic State 'Beatle' begins as defense claims mistaken identity
# Washington
# Washington

Trial of Islamic State 'Beatle' begins as defense claims mistaken identity

Mar 30th 2022, 8:05 PM 10,551 Views 0 Comments

El Shafee Elsheikh, 33, is accused of involvement in the murders of two American journalists and two aid workers.

# islamic-state - Monday 28 March, 2022

Two Israeli police killed in attack claimed by Islamic State group
# Israel
# Israel

Two Israeli police killed in attack claimed by Islamic State group

Mar 28th 2022, 8:16 AM 9,354 Views 7 Comments

A government security official said the two assailants were IS operatives.

# islamic-state - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Saudi Arabia says it executed 81 convicts in a single day
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says it executed 81 convicts in a single day

Mar 12th 2022, 2:16 PM 48,493 Views 46 Comments

Officials said those executed included convicted members of al Qaida and the Islamic State group.

# islamic-state - Thursday 3 February, 2022

ISIS leader killed in US military raid in Syria, with multiple civilian fatalities
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

ISIS leader killed in US military raid in Syria, with multiple civilian fatalities

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 1:57 PM 21,889 Views 2 Comments

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says civilians are among at least 13 people killed in the operation, including four children.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Kurdish forces retake Syrian prison six days after it was seized by IS
# Hassakeh
# Hassakeh

Kurdish forces retake Syrian prison six days after it was seized by IS

Jan 26th 2022, 2:49 PM 11,626 Views 3 Comments

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said fighting in and around Ghwayran prison since it was taken last week has killed 181 people.

# islamic-state - Monday 24 January, 2022

Lisa Smith: Judges reject call to dismiss charges - trial starts tomorrow
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Lisa Smith: Judges reject call to dismiss charges - trial starts tomorrow

Jan 24th 2022, 11:40 AM 19,541 Views 0 Comments

Smith is charged with alleged offences associated with membership of Islamic State.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday

Jan 19th 2022, 2:58 PM 11,090 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old, from Co Louth, is accused of being a member of Islamic State and financing terrorism.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Lisa Smith's bid to have terror charges dropped will be heard next week
# Court
# Court

Lisa Smith's bid to have terror charges dropped will be heard next week

Jan 11th 2022, 4:06 PM 11,283 Views 0 Comments

Lisa Smith’s trial before the non-jury court was due to start this week.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Trial of ten men accused of involvement in the 2016 Brussels bombings to open in October 2022
# Brussels Bombings
# Brussels Bombings

Trial of ten men accused of involvement in the 2016 Brussels bombings to open in October 2022

Dec 8th 2021, 11:00 PM 7,096 Views 1 Comment

Six of the suspects are already on trial in France over the November 2015 Paris attacks.

# islamic-state - Saturday 16 October, 2021

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people
# Kandahar
# Kandahar

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people

Oct 16th 2021, 7:55 AM 11,383 Views 14 Comments

The attack killed at least 41 people and injured scores more.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony

Sep 28th 2021, 5:26 PM 4,522 Views 0 Comments

300 survivors as well as family members of the victims of the attacks are to take the stand over the coming weeks.

# islamic-state - Thursday 16 September, 2021

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara
# Isis
# Isis

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara

Sep 16th 2021, 10:56 AM 31,772 Views 14 Comments

Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi was killed in a strike by France’s Barkhane military operation a few weeks ago, French authorities said.

# islamic-state - Saturday 4 September, 2021

New Zealand unable to keep supermarket attacker locked up, PM Ardern says
# Lone Wolf
# Lone Wolf

New Zealand unable to keep supermarket attacker locked up, PM Ardern says

Sep 4th 2021, 12:23 PM 40,854 Views 39 Comments

The ISIS-inspired attacker Ahamed Samsudeen had been under police surveillance since he was freed in July.

# islamic-state - Friday 3 September, 2021

British IS ‘Beatles’ terrorist facing life behind bars after guilty pleas
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

British IS ‘Beatles’ terrorist facing life behind bars after guilty pleas

Sep 3rd 2021, 7:35 AM 18,275 Views 0 Comments

Alexanda Amon Kotey was one of the gang of four IS militants nicknamed “the Beatles” by their captives due to their British accents.

# islamic-state - Saturday 28 August, 2021

US strikes IS target with drones in Afghanistan, as airlift pushed to final stage
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US strikes IS target with drones in Afghanistan, as airlift pushed to final stage

Aug 28th 2021, 8:33 AM 30,759 Views 24 Comments

Thursday’s airport attack was claimed by a regional chapter of the Islamic State group.

# islamic-state - Friday 27 August, 2021

Tom Clonan: Afghanistan, its people and all military personnel are now in a race against time
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Afghanistan, its people and all military personnel are now in a race against time

Aug 27th 2021, 7:12 PM 14,350 Views 16 Comments

The security analyst says the stakes couldn’t be higher in the days before the US withdrawal.

Opinion: What is ISIS-K? Two terrorism experts on the group behind the Kabul attack
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Opinion: What is ISIS-K? Two terrorism experts on the group behind the Kabul attack

Aug 27th 2021, 9:34 AM 21,657 Views 10 Comments

ISIS-K, an affiliate of the Islamic State group, claimed responsibility for the Kabul terrorist attack.

# islamic-state - Friday 5 March, 2021

Pope Francis arrives in Iraq for first papal visit amid pandemic and security concerns
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Pope Francis arrives in Iraq for first papal visit amid pandemic and security concerns

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 12:15 PM 21,670 Views 46 Comments

Foreign minister Fuad Hussein said Iraqis were eager to welcome Francis’s ‘message of peace and tolerance’.

# islamic-state - Friday 26 February, 2021

Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules

Feb 26th 2021, 10:40 AM 37,190 Views 88 Comments

Shamima Begum had her British citizenship revoked and now cannot return to fight her case.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets
# National Rally
# National Rally

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets

Feb 10th 2021, 7:17 AM 18,539 Views 0 Comments

She is charged with breaking hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities in 2015.

# islamic-state - Monday 16 November, 2020

Trial begins over French train attack foiled by 'brave intervention' of three American tourists
# Paris Train Attack
# Paris Train Attack

Trial begins over French train attack foiled by 'brave intervention' of three American tourists

Updated Nov 16th 2020, 8:15 PM 46,995 Views 0 Comments

The incident inspired a Hollywood film; the first day of the trial was spent discussing whether its director Clint Eastwood needed to be present.

# islamic-state - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Two British terror suspects - dubbed the Islamic State Beatles - charged in US over killing of Western hostages
# On Trial
# On Trial

Two British terror suspects - dubbed the Islamic State Beatles - charged in US over killing of Western hostages

Oct 8th 2020, 7:05 AM 16,342 Views 0 Comments

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of being involved in a “brutal hostage-taking scheme”.

# islamic-state - Monday 14 September, 2020

Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022

Sep 14th 2020, 10:44 AM 21,641 Views 0 Comments

Smith is charged with membership of the Islamic State terrorist group and with financing terrorism.

# islamic-state - Friday 24 July, 2020

Lisa Smith faces additional charge of terrorist financing
# Courts
# Courts

Lisa Smith faces additional charge of terrorist financing

Updated Jul 24th 2020, 5:57 PM 33,685 Views 0 Comments

Smith has already been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation under 2005 terror legislation.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion
# Tablets
# Tablets

Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion

Jul 1st 2020, 11:26 AM 40,766 Views 25 Comments

Around 84 million Captagon tablets were seized at the port of Salerno.

# islamic-state - Friday 21 February, 2020

Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul's Cathedral in London
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul's Cathedral in London

Updated Feb 21st 2020, 3:03 PM 27,547 Views 0 Comments

Safiyya Amira Shaikh will be sentenced in May.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Lisa Smith refused bail after being charged with offence under terror legislation
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Lisa Smith refused bail after being charged with offence under terror legislation

Updated Dec 4th 2019, 2:13 PM 102,915 Views 0 Comments

The 38-year-old is accused of being a member of the so-called Islamic State.

# islamic-state - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says

Nov 30th 2019, 5:28 PM 30,505 Views 93 Comments

Smith is expected to arrive back in Ireland this weekend.

# islamic-state - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Suspected Islamic State member returned to Germany along with three children
# Laura H
# Laura H

Suspected Islamic State member returned to Germany along with three children

Nov 24th 2019, 12:35 PM 16,687 Views 28 Comments

The woman is the first adult female to have officially been repatriated to Germany.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation

Nov 13th 2019, 2:11 PM 11,190 Views 30 Comments

Legal experts have said that Irish prosecutors will have limited options if they charge Lisa Smith.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey

Nov 12th 2019, 4:24 PM 16,065 Views 11 Comments

President Erdogan said that the man was not Turkey’s problem.

Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland

Nov 12th 2019, 3:30 PM 19,979 Views 113 Comments

Yesterday Turkey said it was in the process of deporting 20 ‘foreign jihadists’.

# islamic-state - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Donald Trump to bring 'beautiful dog, talented dog' from ISIS raid to the White House
# Conan
# Conan

Donald Trump to bring 'beautiful dog, talented dog' from ISIS raid to the White House

Oct 31st 2019, 8:52 AM 45,125 Views 56 Comments

The US President has repeatedly praised the pooch’s role in the deadly raid.

Pentagon releases images from raid that resulted in death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Pentagon releases images from raid that resulted in death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi

Oct 31st 2019, 6:56 AM 19,909 Views 55 Comments

The Pentagon also released video of airstrikes on a group of unknown fighters on the ground.

# islamic-state - Monday 28 October, 2019

Officials warn ISIS still a threat as it regroups following death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
# Isis
# Isis

Officials warn ISIS still a threat as it regroups following death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Oct 28th 2019, 12:30 PM 10,479 Views 21 Comments

The Islamic State leader was killed in a US-led raid in Syria at the weekend.

# islamic-state - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Trump confirms ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US military raid
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Trump confirms ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US military raid

Updated Oct 27th 2019, 1:32 PM 42,191 Views 136 Comments

Baghdadi ignited an explosive vest after being chased into a tunnel by US forces.

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