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An Irish nurse meets ex-ISIS slaves: 'They put stones inside the cuts and sewed them shut'
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An Irish nurse meets ex-ISIS slaves: 'They put stones inside the cuts and sewed them shut'

Oct 28th 2017, 10:00 PM 99,641 Views 76 Comments

I am only back in Ireland two weeks from spending time with women and children who survived ISIS torture, writes Eileen Carr.

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere
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In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere

Oct 28th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,056 Views 20 Comments

The so-called Islamic State takes the subject of propaganda very seriously.

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home
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'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

Oct 21st 2017, 9:15 AM 19,593 Views 72 Comments

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'
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US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'

Oct 17th 2017, 6:16 PM 9,599 Views 39 Comments

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

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.

Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall
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Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall

Oct 14th 2017, 1:29 PM 18,016 Views 51 Comments

The city’s loss would be the latest in a string of heavy blows for IS.

British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in US drone strike'
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British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in US drone strike'

Oct 12th 2017, 7:51 AM 40,309 Views 97 Comments

Sally Jones used social media to recruit women to Islamic State and offered practical advice on how to travel to Syria.

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square
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Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square

Oct 7th 2017, 2:24 PM 21,263 Views 0 Comments

The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.

Iraq is set to deport 500 Isis brides
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Iraq is set to deport 500 Isis brides

Sep 18th 2017, 5:32 PM 27,081 Views 41 Comments

The women were captured along with 800 children.

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.

Spain terror attacks: A timeline of events
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Spain terror attacks: A timeline of events

Aug 18th 2017, 10:58 AM 20,902 Views 58 Comments

Police are investigating a Spanish-based terror cell.

The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014
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The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014

Aug 14th 2017, 10:56 PM 8,912 Views 92 Comments

President Trump denounced “evil” racism, bigotry and hatred during a speech today.

Israel to close Al-Jazeera offices over 'incitement of violence'
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Israel to close Al-Jazeera offices over 'incitement of violence'

Aug 7th 2017, 10:07 AM 9,476 Views 173 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Arab satellite news broadcaster of incitement.

Australia plane plot: Bomb plan was 'directed by senior Isis commander'
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Australia plane plot: Bomb plan was 'directed by senior Isis commander'

Aug 4th 2017, 7:24 AM 8,362 Views 0 Comments

Police say they also foiled a second alleged plot involving a “chemical dispersion device”.

'I didn't want to know how chaotic it was going to be... If I had, maybe I wouldn't have gone'
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'I didn't want to know how chaotic it was going to be... If I had, maybe I wouldn't have gone'

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:00 AM 28,462 Views 6 Comments

John Reilly talks to TheJournal.ie after his trip to Mosul directly after the siege.

'ISIS welded our doors shut and rigged them with bombs' - The civilians in the battle for Mosul
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'ISIS welded our doors shut and rigged them with bombs' - The civilians in the battle for Mosul

Jul 11th 2017, 6:09 AM 10,261 Views 11 Comments

IS-controlled areas in west Mosul became more and more crowded with civilians.

Iraq declares victory over ISIS after months-long battle in Mosul
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Iraq declares victory over ISIS after months-long battle in Mosul

Jul 9th 2017, 7:56 PM 13,446 Views 24 Comments

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office said he was in “liberated” Mosul.

20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul
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20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul

Jul 6th 2017, 3:25 PM 6,205 Views 21 Comments

In neighbouring Syria, US-backed forces are facing fierce resistance from IS.

'You will be held accountable Trump': ISIS sympathisers hack US government websites
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'You will be held accountable Trump': ISIS sympathisers hack US government websites

Jun 26th 2017, 10:15 AM 24,184 Views 26 Comments

The messages were written in gold lettering against a black backdrop.

Isis has blown up the mosque where its own leader declared himself 'caliph'
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Isis has blown up the mosque where its own leader declared himself 'caliph'

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:57 AM 20,554 Views 16 Comments

Jihadists also destroyed an iconic, leaning minaret.

British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years
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British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years

Jun 14th 2017, 10:59 PM 14,123 Views 121 Comments

The 24-year-old pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey last month.

Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents
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Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents

Jun 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,051 Views 14 Comments

US-backed forces are advancing on Raqqa – a stronghold of the so-called Islamic State.

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.”

Islamic State claims responsibility for London Bridge terror attack
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Islamic State claims responsibility for London Bridge terror attack

Jun 5th 2017, 7:08 AM 21,558 Views 55 Comments

The so-called ‘Islamic State’ says it was behind the attack that killed seven people and critically wounded 21.

Tributes paid to those injured and killed in London terrorist attack
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Tributes paid to those injured and killed in London terrorist attack

Jun 5th 2017, 1:30 AM 43,342 Views 23 Comments

Off-duty officers and a business editor are among the injured.

ISIS 'claims responsibility' after gunfire reported at casino complex in Philippine capital
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ISIS 'claims responsibility' after gunfire reported at casino complex in Philippine capital

Jun 1st 2017, 8:39 PM 14,642 Views 33 Comments

No fatalities have been reported so far.

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.

'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered
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'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered

May 31st 2017, 2:40 PM 22,778 Views 19 Comments

The army says it has killed at least 89 ISIS fighters as they take back territory from the militants in Marawi.

IS-linked militants have taken parts of a Philippine city and have been killing women and children
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IS-linked militants have taken parts of a Philippine city and have been killing women and children

May 29th 2017, 10:06 AM 28,321 Views 42 Comments

There are fears for those trapped in the city of Marawi.

Irish Muslim accused of funding ISIS refused bail
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Irish Muslim accused of funding ISIS refused bail

May 26th 2017, 6:36 PM 19,184 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the refusal was necessary.

'It is just reckless': US army lost track of $1bn worth of arms and military equipment in Middle East
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'It is just reckless': US army lost track of $1bn worth of arms and military equipment in Middle East

May 24th 2017, 10:57 AM 19,736 Views 50 Comments

An audit received by Amnesty International found failings in how equipment was logged and monitored.

Ireland and the Islamic State: Man released without charge after arrest for terror offences
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Ireland and the Islamic State: Man released without charge after arrest for terror offences

May 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 23,120 Views 108 Comments

Two men were arrested yesterday in Dublin, suspected of assisting the financing of the Islamic State terror group.

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens
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ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens

May 8th 2017, 4:38 PM 9,760 Views 17 Comments

Abdul Hasib ordered the attack on a military hospital in March when assailants stabbed bedridden patients and threw grenades into wards.

Garda Special Detective Unit carrying out surveillance operations on suspected ISIS threats
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Garda Special Detective Unit carrying out surveillance operations on suspected ISIS threats

May 7th 2017, 12:05 AM 55,615 Views 159 Comments

Officers are aware of a number of business fronts they suspect are laundering money for Islamic State jihadists.

FBI translator married Islamic State fighter she was hired to spy on
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FBI translator married Islamic State fighter she was hired to spy on

May 2nd 2017, 8:17 PM 33,975 Views 39 Comments

According to CNN, he was Denis Cuspert, a notorious ex-rapper.

ISIS cyber criminal who hid USB drive in cufflinks sentenced to 8 years in prison
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ISIS cyber criminal who hid USB drive in cufflinks sentenced to 8 years in prison

May 2nd 2017, 5:40 PM 12,408 Views 16 Comments

Samata Allah was alleged to have assisted IS in spreading its propaganda online.

Tom Clonan: We need to talk about how unprepared we are for a terror attack
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Tom Clonan: We need to talk about how unprepared we are for a terror attack

Apr 18th 2017, 8:30 PM 834 Views 124 Comments

“In the new reality, the ordinary police on duty, or Gardai, will be required to close down such attacks.”

Guns, an IS flag and 3kg of explosives found as French police foil terror plot
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Guns, an IS flag and 3kg of explosives found as French police foil terror plot

Apr 18th 2017, 7:13 PM 12,778 Views 31 Comments

Two men were arrested just days before the first round of France’s presidential election.

Isis death toll from 'Mother Of All Bombs' reaches 90
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Isis death toll from 'Mother Of All Bombs' reaches 90

Apr 15th 2017, 9:42 AM 37,225 Views 133 Comments

The bomb was dropped on Thursday.

Massive US bomb 'killed 36 ISIS fighters and destroyed tunnel network'
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Massive US bomb 'killed 36 ISIS fighters and destroyed tunnel network'

Apr 14th 2017, 7:26 AM 27,028 Views 51 Comments

The Afghan presidential palace said precautions were taken to avoid civilian casualties.