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

Sep 16th 2021, 10:56 AM 31,743 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.

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

Sep 3rd 2021, 7:35 AM 18,264 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.

Pentagon believes only one blast took place at Kabul airport yesterday
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Pentagon believes only one blast took place at Kabul airport yesterday

Updated Aug 27th 2021, 5:00 PM 65,196 Views 63 Comments
  • Two British adults and a teenager are among the victims.
  • The Islamic State group has said it carried out the attack.
  • The attack killed at least 85 people, including 13 US troops.
Opinion: What is ISIS-K? Two terrorism experts on the group behind the Kabul attack
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Opinion: What is ISIS-K? Two terrorism experts on the group behind the Kabul attack

Aug 27th 2021, 9:34 AM 21,603 Views 10 Comments

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

US drafts airlines for Kabul rescue as deadline pressure grows
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US drafts airlines for Kabul rescue as deadline pressure grows

Updated Aug 22nd 2021, 2:58 PM 64,538 Views 45 Comments

G7 leaders will discuss the crisis in Afghanistan on Tuesday in a virtual summit.

Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules
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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 37,164 Views 88 Comments

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

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

Feb 10th 2021, 7:17 AM 18,518 Views 0 Comments

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

Child of alleged Isis fighter challenges state's decision not to recognise him as Irish citizen
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Child of alleged Isis fighter challenges state's decision not to recognise him as Irish citizen

Nov 5th 2020, 3:48 PM 25,356 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s Irish citizenship was based on his father’s naturalisation which was retrospectively revoked by the State.

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

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

Sep 14th 2020, 10:44 AM 21,563 Views 0 Comments

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

Opinion: 'Stripping Isis fighter of Irish citizenship over sham marriage presents us with uncomfortable questions'
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Opinion: 'Stripping Isis fighter of Irish citizenship over sham marriage presents us with uncomfortable questions'

Aug 31st 2020, 6:30 AM 35,375 Views 43 Comments

There is a sad irony in how wealthy western states have farmed out a security and immigration problem to the Kurds, writes Norma Costello.

Another delay in the case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith
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Another delay in the case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith

Jul 17th 2020, 4:53 PM 21,583 Views 0 Comments

The 38-year-old former Irish defence forces member was due to return to Dublin District Court today.

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

Jul 1st 2020, 11:26 AM 40,740 Views 25 Comments

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

The case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith has been adjourned for three months
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The case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith has been adjourned for three months

Apr 17th 2020, 12:35 PM 16,236 Views 0 Comments

Smith was arrested at Dublin Airport in November.

'Not a single piece of evidence': Lawyers for Lisa Smith argue for terror charge to be dropped
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'Not a single piece of evidence': Lawyers for Lisa Smith argue for terror charge to be dropped

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 1:36 PM 28,871 Views 0 Comments

The Irish woman has been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation, under 2005 terror legislation.

Gardaí ruled out terrorism links in 'random' Dundalk killing, court hears
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Gardaí ruled out terrorism links in 'random' Dundalk killing, court hears

Dec 11th 2019, 5:38 PM 13,882 Views 0 Comments

Mohamed Morei has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the murder of Yosuke Sasaki in January 2018.

Lisa Smith's period of detention has been extended by 24 hours
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Lisa Smith's period of detention has been extended by 24 hours

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 47,176 Views 137 Comments

Smith was arrested upon arrival at Dublin Airport yesterday.

Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says
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Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says

Nov 29th 2019, 4:02 PM 22,042 Views 94 Comments

The former Defence Forces member who was married to an Islamic State fighter is due back in Ireland

Suspected Islamic State member returned to Germany along with three children
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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.

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

Nov 12th 2019, 3:30 PM 19,961 Views 113 Comments

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

Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'
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Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'

Nov 4th 2019, 12:40 PM 20,045 Views 143 Comments

Simon Coveney has said his primary concern is for Smith’s two-year-old daughter.

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

Oct 31st 2019, 8:52 AM 45,104 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
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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.

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

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

Updated Oct 27th 2019, 1:32 PM 42,163 Views 135 Comments

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

Social media app TikTok removed almost a dozen accounts for publishing ISIS propaganda videos
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Social media app TikTok removed almost a dozen accounts for publishing ISIS propaganda videos

Oct 22nd 2019, 5:44 PM 9,505 Views 11 Comments

An employee at TikTok said that about 10 accounts were removed for posting the videos.

Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith
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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
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British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody

Oct 10th 2019, 7:46 AM 17,107 Views 27 Comments

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:26 PM 26,267 Views 52 Comments

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

Jihadi bride Shamima Begum cannot come back to UK, Home Secretary Priti Patel says
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Jihadi bride Shamima Begum cannot come back to UK, Home Secretary Priti Patel says

Sep 29th 2019, 12:18 PM 37,496 Views 94 Comments

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

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers
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Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers

Aug 28th 2019, 7:16 AM 9,824 Views 23 Comments

The police officers died at checkpoints last night.

Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home
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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.

Lisa Smith expresses desire to live in a 'caliphate...but not a brutality group' as she seeks to return to Ireland
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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 42,950 Views 143 Comments

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

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq
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Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq

May 26th 2019, 4:00 PM 14,500 Views 25 Comments

The three men have 30 days to appeal the sentence.

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

Apr 30th 2019, 8:19 AM 13,487 Views 0 Comments

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
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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

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

Apr 27th 2019, 8:13 AM 23,789 Views 35 Comments

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
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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.

IS claims Sri Lanka bombings and releases photo of attackers
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IS claims Sri Lanka bombings and releases photo of attackers

Apr 23rd 2019, 5:37 PM 33,052 Views 65 Comments

More than 320 people were killed in the Easter blasts.

'I was brainwashed': ISIS bride Begum asks for second chance
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'I was brainwashed': ISIS bride Begum asks for second chance

Apr 2nd 2019, 9:24 AM 37,478 Views 102 Comments

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

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