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#Syria

# syria - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

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.

# syria - Monday 11 March, 2019

'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.

# syria - Sunday 10 March, 2019

'I don't believe Irish citizens go there on their holidays': Flanagan says State will work to bring Lisa Smith back from Syria

It emerged on Friday that the former Defence Forces member was being held in Syria.

# syria - Saturday 9 March, 2019

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.

# syria - Friday 8 March, 2019

Baby of ISIS bride Shamima Begum dies in Syria

Begum was 15 when she and two friends left London to marry IS fighters in Syria in 2015.

Former Defence Forces member detained in Syria over alleged ISIS links

The Government has been made aware of the ongoing incident.

# syria - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Shamima Begum calls for 'mercy' from British authorities after having citizenship revoked

Begum was 15 when she ran away to join the jihadists in 2015.

# syria - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'

There is concern that this move could set a “dangerous precedent”.

# syria - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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.

# syria - Sunday 17 February, 2019

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.

# syria - Thursday 14 February, 2019

British teen who left London to become ISIS bride wants to 'come home and live quietly' Shamima Begum This post contains videos

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.

# syria - Sunday 10 February, 2019

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.

# syria - Friday 1 February, 2019

US court orders Syria to pay $302.5 million over death of war reporter Marie Colvin

Syrian military and intelligence tracked the broadcasts of Colvin and other journalists covering the siege of Homs to the media centre.

# syria - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria

Nine civilians and five US-backed fighters are among the dead.

# syria - Monday 14 January, 2019

Trump warns he will 'devastate Turkey economically' if it attacks the Kurds

The US assault on Isis in Syria has been spearheaded on the ground by Kurdish fighters.

# syria - Friday 11 January, 2019

US-led coalition starts withdrawing from Syria amid fears about Isis rebuilding

Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw troops last month.

# syria - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Heavy rain and snow wrecks Syrian refugee settlements in Lebanon

Thousands have been left in need of emergency assistance, according to aid workers.

# syria - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall

Trump has also pledged a “prudent” US withdrawal of troops of Syria.

# syria - Monday 7 January, 2019

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.

# syria - Sunday 6 January, 2019

US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces says it has captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State

The Kurdish-led forces said that it had arrested five militants who had been fighting for the Islamic State.

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.

# syria - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

'Indiscriminate and widespread destruction': Ambulances repeatedly targeted in Syria

How the ‘weaponisation of healthcare’ is being used as a war tactic.

# syria - Saturday 29 December, 2018

The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories Through The Lens This post contains images

The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories

Conflict in Syria, wildfires in California, political uncertainty in Britain…

# syria - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Another 22 Syrian families have been relocated to Ireland today

They come here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

# syria - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

# syria - Monday 24 December, 2018

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit War

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit

The announcement that US troops would leave the war-racked country has shocked global partners and American politicians alike.

# syria - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Der Spiegel to file criminal complaint against reporter who faked stories

Claas Relotius allegedly launched a fundraising campaign for the subject of an article he wrote, but the bank details provided were his own.

# syria - Friday 21 December, 2018

FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?

Donald Trump claims the terrorist group have been defeated in the war-torn country – but is he right?

# syria - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

The US is withdrawing all ground troops from Syria

Planning for the pullout has begun and troops will begin leaving as soon as possible, a White House spokesperson has said.

# syria - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Russia launches airstrikes on Syrian rebels after suspected chlorine attack

A rebel alliance denied they were behind the attack.

# syria - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'An invisible actor': The Irishman who delivered aid to 30,000 people in war-torn Syria

Mark Mullan is a finalist for the Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards.

# syria - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Return of 119 troops from Syria delayed for two weeks over error in clearance to travel through Lebanon

The issue emerged on Monday morning as the troops were preparing to return from UN peacekeeping.

# syria - Friday 28 September, 2018

Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands

Police had yet to identify the target of the planned attack.

# syria - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Moscow blames Israel and asserts right to 'retaliatory actions' after Syria shoots down Russian plane

Russia says that Israel was carrying out airstrikes and ‘used the Russian plane as cover’.

# syria - Monday 17 September, 2018

Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib

The move is aimed at preventing a military assault on the rebel-held province.

# syria - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'Don't let hundreds of thousands of people be killed': Trump's warning to Syria

The US President has warned Syria against launching an attack on the country’s last rebel stronghold.

# syria - Friday 27 July, 2018

UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed

The two suspected British jihadists were captured by US-backed Syrian forces.

# syria - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Israeli military says it shot down Syrian jet that infiltrated its airspace

The Israeli Defence Forces launched two missiles at a Syrian Sukhoi fighter jet.

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