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Taoiseach says no one can condone Lisa Smith's actions, but that she has an innocent child
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Taoiseach says no one can condone Lisa Smith's actions, but that she has an innocent child

Mar 26th 2019, 5:47 PM 26,645 Views 164 Comments

He repeated what he said earlier this month, stating that a security assessment will be carried on the Dundalk woman.

Coveney says Ireland 'will try to find a way' to bring Lisa Smith home
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Coveney says Ireland 'will try to find a way' to bring Lisa Smith home

Updated Mar 25th 2019, 1:30 PM 70,089 Views 157 Comments

The Dundalk woman told CNN she didn’t know whether or not she’d be imprisoned upon her return to Ireland.

The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?
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The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?

Mar 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,313 Views 82 Comments

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
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Islamic State group defeated in Syria by Syrian Democratic Forces

Mar 23rd 2019, 7:33 AM 12,234 Views 38 Comments

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?
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Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?

Mar 13th 2019, 7:05 AM 20,956 Views 63 Comments

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
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'She got duped': Woman who helped Lisa Smith convert to Islam 'shocked' at alleged ISIS links

Mar 11th 2019, 5:08 PM 46,283 Views 61 Comments

Carol Duffy claims her friend was ‘very naive’ before she left Ireland a number of years ago.

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

Mar 10th 2019, 2:19 PM 64,760 Views 148 Comments

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

Gardaí confirm Irish woman who'd become radicalised is ex-Defence Forces member
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Gardaí confirm Irish woman who'd become radicalised is ex-Defence Forces member

Mar 9th 2019, 8:07 AM 37,700 Views 88 Comments

It emerged last night that the former Defence Forces member had been detained in northern Syria.

Baby of ISIS bride Shamima Begum dies in Syria
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Baby of ISIS bride Shamima Begum dies in Syria

Mar 8th 2019, 10:05 PM 66,576 Views 156 Comments

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

Dutch Isis fighter and husband of Shamima Begum wants to bring her home to Netherlands
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Dutch Isis fighter and husband of Shamima Begum wants to bring her home to Netherlands

Mar 3rd 2019, 6:32 PM 34,496 Views 42 Comments

Yago Riedijk is currently being detained in Syria.

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

Feb 21st 2019, 10:46 PM 30,070 Views 98 Comments

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

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

Feb 20th 2019, 2:50 PM 27,924 Views 120 Comments

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
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British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government

Feb 19th 2019, 7:21 PM 55,691 Views 139 Comments

The family of Shamima Begum have said they are disappointed with the Home Office’s decision.

Bookies, banks and fraud: The methods Irish-based ISIS sympathisers use to steal and funnel cash
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Bookies, banks and fraud: The methods Irish-based ISIS sympathisers use to steal and funnel cash

Jan 26th 2019, 8:00 AM 18,124 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí continue to crack down on the offence.

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

Jan 16th 2019, 3:12 PM 8,576 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Jan 11th 2019, 10:57 AM 8,308 Views 32 Comments

Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw troops last month.

What we know about the Irish citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for Islamic State
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What we know about the Irish citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for Islamic State

Jan 7th 2019, 8:25 AM 31,229 Views 70 Comments

A US-backed group yesterday said that it had captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State in Syria.

'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'
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'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'

Dec 31st 2018, 9:30 PM 23,052 Views 39 Comments

Tom Clonan looks at the latest risk assessments around Europe.

FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?
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FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?

Dec 21st 2018, 9:35 AM 20,433 Views 69 Comments

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

Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS
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Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

Dec 21st 2018, 7:07 AM 16,590 Views 33 Comments

Three of the four suspects were arrested yesterday over the grisly killing of the two hikers.

Employee seen taking breaks on CCTV used in 'Isis' graffiti investigation had rights breached, court told
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Employee seen taking breaks on CCTV used in 'Isis' graffiti investigation had rights breached, court told

Dec 6th 2018, 4:26 PM 21,408 Views 0 Comments

It was argued that the use of data arising from a criminal investigation breached Cormac Doolin’s data protection rights.

Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say
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Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say

Nov 20th 2018, 7:53 AM 10,510 Views 0 Comments

The arrests come less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage left two dead.

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018
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Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018

Oct 5th 2018, 10:20 AM 16,947 Views 18 Comments

The Congolese doctor and Iraqi human rights activist have been honored with the world-renowned humanitarian prize this morning.

Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers
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Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers

Aug 26th 2018, 10:44 AM 7,744 Views 2 Comments

Ashraf Ghani’s government is facing fierce criticism over an increasingly deadly insurgency.

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
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Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Jun 22nd 2018, 2:36 PM 14,399 Views 17 Comments

Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.

Gardaí believe most extremists who left Ireland to fight with Isis are either dead or missing
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Gardaí believe most extremists who left Ireland to fight with Isis are either dead or missing

May 16th 2018, 1:06 PM 21,930 Views 73 Comments

There is also concern about the reintegration of families of deceased fighters if they return to Ireland.

Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist
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Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist

May 13th 2018, 11:17 AM 38,150 Views 53 Comments

The man’s parents have been taken into custody following last night’s attack.

Texas teen arrested for plotting ISIS-inspired shopping centre mass shooting
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Texas teen arrested for plotting ISIS-inspired shopping centre mass shooting

May 2nd 2018, 10:30 PM 15,107 Views 0 Comments

17-year-old Matin Azizi-Yarand spent more than $1,400 (€1,170) buying weapons and tactical gear.

Trump to decide 'very quickly' whether to pull US troops out of war-torn Syria
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Trump to decide 'very quickly' whether to pull US troops out of war-torn Syria

Apr 4th 2018, 1:38 PM 9,451 Views 60 Comments

Trump’s comments conflict with views of his top military advisors.

'We want this to stop': Mourners pack Trebes church to pay tribute to victims of terror attack
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'We want this to stop': Mourners pack Trebes church to pay tribute to victims of terror attack

Mar 25th 2018, 1:29 PM 8,572 Views 9 Comments

The bishop of Carcassonne and Narbonne celebrated the mass to honour the four killed and three wounded.

'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'
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'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'

Mar 18th 2018, 3:00 PM 27,320 Views 65 Comments

A Syrian refugee explains why he left his home country to start a new life in Ireland.

Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question
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Why does a person become radicalised? That's the million dollar question

Mar 13th 2018, 8:15 PM 22,001 Views 35 Comments

We speak to experts and a young man who wanted to travel to Syria.

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France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets

Mar 1st 2018, 4:01 PM 13,669 Views 0 Comments

The crime is punishable by up to three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS
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German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS

Jan 21st 2018, 11:24 AM 22,584 Views 42 Comments

She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.

Couple were 'preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in UK'
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Couple were 'preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in UK'

Jan 8th 2018, 10:59 PM 40,178 Views 0 Comments

The couple, who met on a dating site, support the so-called Islamic State, a London court was told.

Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church
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Gunman kills nine in attack on Egyptian church

Dec 29th 2017, 2:13 PM 9,030 Views 47 Comments

The jihadist had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb.

Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day
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Former US Marine charged over plan to attack popular tourist spot on Christmas Day

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:40 AM 10,144 Views 0 Comments

Everitt Aaron Jameson had expressed support for the so-called Islamic State group.

Civilians, especially Christians, targeted in battle between Philippine army and ISIS
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Civilians, especially Christians, targeted in battle between Philippine army and ISIS

Nov 17th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,036 Views 29 Comments

The battle claimed the lives of 1,100 people.

Islamic State recaptures its last urban stronghold in Syria
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Islamic State recaptures its last urban stronghold in Syria

Nov 11th 2017, 6:21 PM 13,265 Views 25 Comments

Syrian regime forces and allied militia from Lebanon, Iraq and Iran overran Albu Kamal on Thursday but lost the town again.

New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences
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New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences

Nov 1st 2017, 9:39 PM 22,136 Views 0 Comments

Eight people were killed in New York’s worst attack since 11 September 2001.