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Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies
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Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies

Oct 16th 2017, 2:55 PM 9,087 Views 10 Comments

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.

Attack launched on one of Islamic State's last strongholds in Iraq
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Attack launched on one of Islamic State's last strongholds in Iraq

Aug 20th 2017, 1:31 PM 15,907 Views 44 Comments

IS jihadists overran Tal Afar in June 2014.

Duterte tells soldiers to 'crush enemy' as Islamic State tightens grip on city
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Duterte tells soldiers to 'crush enemy' as Islamic State tightens grip on city

Jun 7th 2017, 9:14 AM 18,349 Views 26 Comments

“When I say crush them, you have to destroy everything, including lives.”

Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS
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Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS

Jun 1st 2017, 7:13 AM 9,681 Views 12 Comments

Security forces have been battling militants in Marawi, a major Muslim city in the predominantly Catholic country.

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists
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State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

Apr 10th 2017, 7:13 AM 14,259 Views 28 Comments

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'
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US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'

Mar 29th 2017, 10:21 AM 5,976 Views 38 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum
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PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

Mar 13th 2017, 7:47 PM 15,866 Views 19 Comments

Iraqi forces recently retook the building from the so-called Islamic State group.

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub
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Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:11 AM 12,630 Views 15 Comments

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Isis leader 'calls for fight to the death' in audio recording
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Isis leader 'calls for fight to the death' in audio recording

Nov 3rd 2016, 7:59 AM 14,214 Views 57 Comments

“Do not retreat. Holding your ground with honour is a thousand times easier than retreating in shame.”

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun
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The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun

Oct 17th 2016, 7:35 AM 7,782 Views 67 Comments

The city fell to IS fighters in June 2014. It is their last stronghold in Iraq.

Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS
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Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS

Aug 22nd 2016, 10:02 PM 18,868 Views 41 Comments

They were arrested on Sunday night.

Teenager jailed after being caught with 'step-by-step' terrorism guide
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# Stansted Airport

Teenager jailed after being caught with 'step-by-step' terrorism guide

Jul 28th 2016, 10:55 PM 31,428 Views 160 Comments

A subsequent search of his home uncovered a handwritten oath of allegiance to Islamic State.

At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing
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At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing

Jul 23rd 2016, 2:03 PM 15,541 Views 184 Comments

The blast struck a group of ethnic Hazara demonstrators.

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport
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'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:53 PM 36,721 Views 73 Comments

The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.

Alleged Islamic State recruiter has his deportation challenge dismissed
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Alleged Islamic State recruiter has his deportation challenge dismissed

Jun 24th 2016, 1:08 PM 15,926 Views 0 Comments

The man had been trying to prevent his deportation to Jordan.

New pro-Islamic State propaganda video features Donald Trump
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# Brussels

New pro-Islamic State propaganda video features Donald Trump

Mar 25th 2016, 1:23 PM 19,290 Views 31 Comments

Experts say the “fanboy” video is an attempt to move attention away from the fact the extremist group is losing ground in the Middle East.

British journalist 'mocks US' in latest Islamic State video
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British journalist 'mocks US' in latest Islamic State video

Mar 19th 2016, 1:50 PM 24,295 Views 27 Comments

John Cantlie was kidnapped in November 2012.

At least 135 dead and 400 abducted in Islamic State 'massacre'
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At least 135 dead and 400 abducted in Islamic State 'massacre'

Jan 18th 2016, 9:29 AM 15,393 Views 65 Comments

Syria’s state news agency SANA said at least 300 civilians were killed.

Islamic State fighter 'executes his mother in public' after she asks him to leave group
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Islamic State fighter 'executes his mother in public' after she asks him to leave group

Jan 8th 2016, 12:38 PM 43,636 Views 198 Comments

Hundreds of people are believed to have witnessed the killing.

Isis threatens Britain in new executions video
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Isis threatens Britain in new executions video

Jan 3rd 2016, 9:17 PM 30,814 Views 73 Comments

In the footage, an English-speaking IS fighter calls British Prime Minister David Cameron an “imbecile”.

European court intervenes to stop alleged Islamic State recruiter being deported
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European court intervenes to stop alleged Islamic State recruiter being deported

Dec 30th 2015, 10:30 PM 46,786 Views 0 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights made a dramatic intervention in proceedings this evening.

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

Dec 28th 2015, 7:07 PM 26,546 Views 34 Comments

Priorities.

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

Iraqi forces just scored a major victory against Islamic State

Dec 28th 2015, 7:37 AM 15,294 Views 28 Comments

IS fighters have abandoned Ramadi.

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

Dec 15th 2015, 12:39 PM 20,761 Views 16 Comments

In happened in Limerick. Not that Limerick.

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

Dec 15th 2015, 6:00 AM 15,151 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Dec 4th 2015, 11:55 AM 31,287 Views 112 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 26th 2015, 3:27 PM 14,132 Views 136 Comments

And Vladimir Putin is not happy.

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

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

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:45 AM 39,658 Views 56 Comments

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

US warned France about Paris attack ringleader in May
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US warned France about Paris attack ringleader in May

Nov 19th 2015, 7:31 AM 19,128 Views 26 Comments

The fate of Abdelhamid Abaaoud is not known after the raid in St-Denis yesterday.

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees
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Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees

Nov 17th 2015, 7:34 AM 12,241 Views 123 Comments

Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?
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Explainer: Who are Islamic State?

Nov 16th 2015, 11:02 PM 47,368 Views 93 Comments

What are the roots of the militant group, and why are people talking about its ‘new phase’?

Boots on the ground: The US is sending in troops to bring the fight to Isis
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# Special Forces

Boots on the ground: The US is sending in troops to bring the fight to Isis

Oct 30th 2015, 5:35 PM 15,190 Views 91 Comments

Barack Obama says it will consist of “fewer than 50″ special forces.

More US soldiers will be fighting IS in Iraq, but it's not quite 'boots on the ground'
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# Direct Action

More US soldiers will be fighting IS in Iraq, but it's not quite 'boots on the ground'

Oct 28th 2015, 7:56 AM 8,503 Views 59 Comments

The US military will be taking part in ‘direct action’ against Islamic State.

British mum flees Islamic State, says it wasn't her 'cup of tea'
# Syria
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British mum flees Islamic State, says it wasn't her 'cup of tea'

Oct 15th 2015, 9:38 AM 23,992 Views 75 Comments

Shukee Begum went to Syria with her five children to find her husband.

Why did Islamic State choose this flag and what does it mean?
# Shahada
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# Shahada

Why did Islamic State choose this flag and what does it mean?

Oct 10th 2015, 7:30 AM 20,779 Views 82 Comments

“They created a logo with an insanely powerful force, and completely trivialised it.”

Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State
# Central College Limerick
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# Central College Limerick

Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State

Oct 8th 2015, 12:54 PM 13,168 Views 52 Comments

It has since been taken down.

Four people arrested after police employee is shot dead by teenage boy
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Four people arrested after police employee is shot dead by teenage boy

Oct 7th 2015, 8:21 AM 16,326 Views 52 Comments

Authorities are treating the murder as an act of terrorism.

The Islamic State has blown up another ancient landmark
# Palmyra
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# Palmyra

The Islamic State has blown up another ancient landmark

Oct 5th 2015, 10:56 AM 13,719 Views 53 Comments

The group blew up the Arch of Triumph in Palmyra.

Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back
# Backtracking
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Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back

Oct 1st 2015, 7:31 AM 20,147 Views 99 Comments

The US presidential candidate said many of the refugees could be members of Islamic State.

France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State
# Syria
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France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State

Sep 27th 2015, 10:23 AM 21,703 Views 124 Comments

Western powers are ramping up efforts against the terrorist organisation.

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