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# 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

Thu 10:56 AM 31,709 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 40,813 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 18,261 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 30,678 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 14,175 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 21,559 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 21,644 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 37,158 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 18,515 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 46,987 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 16,332 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 21,556 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 33,658 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 40,738 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 27,536 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 102,868 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 30,484 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 16,682 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 11,174 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 16,056 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 19,957 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 45,101 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 19,888 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 10,475 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 42,162 Views 135 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say
# Escaped
# Escaped

Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say

Oct 13th 2019, 12:01 PM 10,919 Views 35 Comments

The displacement camps host some 12,000 foreigners – 8,000 children and 4,000 women.

# islamic-state - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith

Oct 10th 2019, 7:09 PM 19,274 Views 0 Comments

The Dundalk woman is being held in a displacement camp in Syria for the wives and children of Islamic State fighters.

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody
# Kurds
# Kurds

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody

Oct 10th 2019, 7:46 AM 17,105 Views 27 Comments

The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'
# Prison
# Prison

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:26 PM 26,235 Views 52 Comments

Five people are serving prison sentences in Ireland for convictions related to Islamist extremism offences, according to a new report.

# islamic-state - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding
# Kabul
# Kabul

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding

Updated Aug 18th 2019, 2:24 PM 36,408 Views 32 Comments

“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis

Jul 24th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,389 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that one of the man’s sons was killed fighting in the Syria.

# islamic-state - Friday 19 July, 2019

Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home

Jul 19th 2019, 5:07 PM 30,597 Views 48 Comments

The Dundalk woman and her young daughter are currently in Syria.

# islamic-state - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Lisa Smith says she fears her daughter will be seen as a terrorist's child if she returns to Ireland
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Lisa Smith says she fears her daughter will be seen as a terrorist's child if she returns to Ireland

Updated Jul 18th 2019, 11:35 AM 34,286 Views 147 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that he wants her to come back to Ireland, but noted concerns over security risks and cost.

# islamic-state - Friday 5 July, 2019

Lisa Smith expresses desire to live in a 'caliphate...but not a brutality group' as she seeks to return to Ireland
# Isis
# Isis

Lisa Smith expresses desire to live in a 'caliphate...but not a brutality group' as she seeks to return to Ireland

Jul 5th 2019, 10:40 AM 42,947 Views 143 Comments

The Dundalk native made the comments in a new interview with BBC.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter
# Marine Le Pen
# Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter

Jun 12th 2019, 2:09 PM 25,037 Views 43 Comments

The charges carry a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects
# Murder
# Murder

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects

Apr 30th 2019, 8:19 AM 13,486 Views 0 Comments

Three main defendants who allegedly pledged allegiance to IS are accused of direct involvement.

# islamic-state - Monday 29 April, 2019

Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years
# Propaganda
# Propaganda

Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years

Apr 29th 2019, 8:14 PM 23,737 Views 29 Comments

The world’s most wanted man was last seen in Mosul in 2014

# islamic-state - Saturday 27 April, 2019

15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house

Apr 27th 2019, 8:13 AM 23,788 Views 35 Comments

The deaths came as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359
# Colombo
# Colombo

Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359

Apr 24th 2019, 7:20 AM 11,021 Views 37 Comments

Hundreds were killed in a series of bomb blasts in the country on Easter Sunday.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'
# Column
# Column

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'

Apr 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 26,431 Views 119 Comments

“While Smith was living with IS during 2016, 135 European citizens were slaughtered in 10 separate attacks that year,” security expert Tom Clonan writes.

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