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Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland
Yesterday Turkey said it was in the process of deporting 20 ‘foreign jihadists’.
Donald Trump to bring 'beautiful dog, talented dog' from ISIS raid to the White House
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
The Pentagon also released video of airstrikes on a group of unknown fighters on the ground.
Officials warn ISIS still a threat as it regroups following death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
The Islamic State leader was killed in a US-led raid in Syria at the weekend.
Trump confirms ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US military raid
Baghdadi ignited an explosive vest after being chased into a tunnel by US forces.
Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say
The displacement camps host some 12,000 foreigners – 8,000 children and 4,000 women.
Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith
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
The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.
Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'
Five people are serving prison sentences in Ireland for convictions related to Islamist extremism offences, according to a new report.
Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding
“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.
Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis
The court heard that one of the man’s sons was killed fighting in the Syria.
Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home
The Dundalk woman and her young daughter are currently in Syria.
Lisa Smith says she fears her daughter will be seen as a terrorist's child if she returns to Ireland
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that he wants her to come back to Ireland, but noted concerns over security risks and cost.
Lisa Smith expresses desire to live in a 'caliphate...but not a brutality group' as she seeks to return to Ireland
The Dundalk native made the comments in a new interview with BBC.
Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter
The charges carry a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.
Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects
Three main defendants who allegedly pledged allegiance to IS are accused of direct involvement.
Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years
The world’s most wanted man was last seen in Mosul in 2014
15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house
The deaths came as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot.
Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359
Hundreds were killed in a series of bomb blasts in the country on Easter Sunday.
Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'
“While Smith was living with IS during 2016, 135 European citizens were slaughtered in 10 separate attacks that year,” security expert Tom Clonan writes.
Half of Irish people think countries should refuse to repatriate citizens who fought with Islamic State
The Irish government has said citizens have the right to return home, but fighters face the possibility of prosecution.
The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?
Experts have said there needs to be a focus on ensuring more people in Ireland do not become radicalised.
Islamic State group defeated in Syria by Syrian Democratic Forces
Fighters from the US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance raised their yellow flag in Baghouz early today.
Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?
The government here has said Lisa Smith, who was married to an Islamic State fighter, can come home.
'She got duped': Woman who helped Lisa Smith convert to Islam 'shocked' at alleged ISIS links
Carol Duffy claims her friend was ‘very naive’ before she left Ireland a number of years ago.
'The compassionate thing to do': Lisa Smith will have right to return to Ireland as will her child, says Varadkar
Lisa Smith is reportedly being detained by the US armed forces based in northern Syria.
Gardaí confirm Irish woman who'd become radicalised is ex-Defence Forces member
It emerged last night that the former Defence Forces member had been detained in northern Syria.
Dutch Isis fighter and husband of Shamima Begum wants to bring her home to Netherlands
Yago Riedijk is currently being detained in Syria.
Statelessness: Here's how removing a person's nationality causes problems
People access their human rights through citizenship – without it, people can’t to go to school, get a job, or get married.
'She is not a US citizen': Trump requests block on US-born woman who joined IS from returning
The US generally grants citizenship to everyone born on its soil; Hoda Muthana was born in the US and raised in Alabama.
British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'
There is concern that this move could set a “dangerous precedent”.
British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government
The family of Shamima Begum have said they are disappointed with the Home Office’s decision.
British teenager who joined ISIS has given birth after expressing desire to return to the UK
Shamima Begum ran away from London to Syria in 2015 to join Islamic State.
Donald Trump tells Europe to take back captured IS fighters or the US will be 'forced' to release them
The White House is expected to begin the withdrawal of American troops from Syria in coming days.
British teen who left London to become ISIS bride wants to 'come home and live quietly'
Shamima Begum ran away from London with two school friends in 2015.
US-backed Syrian forces 'push forward' against 'caliphate' in eastern Syria
A Syrian Democratic Forces field commander said his fighters were battling their way forwards this morning.
US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria
Nine civilians and five US-backed fighters are among the dead.
US-led coalition starts withdrawing from Syria amid fears about Isis rebuilding
Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw troops last month.
What we know about the Irish citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for Islamic State
A US-backed group yesterday said that it had captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State in Syria.
2 British soldiers wounded in Islamic State missile attack
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the pair were part of the international anti-jihadist coalition, led by the United States.