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US drops biggest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan
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US drops biggest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

Apr 13th 2017, 5:59 PM 46,357 Views 125 Comments

It’s the second attack they’ve launched this week.

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-led air strike near ISIS-held city kills 15 civilians in Syria
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US-led air strike near ISIS-held city kills 15 civilians in Syria

Apr 8th 2017, 1:54 PM 13,912 Views 48 Comments

More than 320,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began with anti-government demonstrations in March 2011.

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.

Islamic State claims responsibility for the Westminster attack
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Islamic State claims responsibility for the Westminster attack

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:35 PM 39,142 Views 85 Comments

Britain will not raise its terror threat level after the attack.

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks
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Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks

Mar 22nd 2017, 1:32 PM 9,628 Views 17 Comments

Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.

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.

German police shut down shopping centre over terror threat fears
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German police shut down shopping centre over terror threat fears

Mar 11th 2017, 4:44 PM 17,180 Views 60 Comments

Sniffer dogs have been brought in to search for explosives.

Islamic State imposes dress code on men in captured city to allow its fighters blend in
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# Raqa

Islamic State imposes dress code on men in captured city to allow its fighters blend in

Mar 7th 2017, 6:09 AM 12,843 Views 11 Comments

The new restriction comes as a Kurdish-Arab alliance of fighters nears Raqa, backed by the US-led coalition launching air strikes against IS.

Australian electrician charged with helping Isis develop long-range guided missiles
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# Laser Warning Device

Australian electrician charged with helping Isis develop long-range guided missiles

Feb 28th 2017, 7:55 AM 9,920 Views 0 Comments

The 42-year-old was refused bail and will appear again in court next month.

The DUP's Sammy Wilson told a US TV station that it's okay to compare Sinn Féin with ISIS
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# Big Claim

The DUP's Sammy Wilson told a US TV station that it's okay to compare Sinn Féin with ISIS

Feb 27th 2017, 2:43 PM 32,571 Views 130 Comments

The MP said he agrees with the comparison.

Iraqi soldiers recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State
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# Latest Offensive

Iraqi soldiers recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State

Feb 23rd 2017, 1:21 PM 7,272 Views 25 Comments

A BBC reporter is on the front lines with the soldiers and is publishing regular updates.

350,000 children trapped in Mosul faced with grim choices as 'most brutal fighting yet' begins
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350,000 children trapped in Mosul faced with grim choices as 'most brutal fighting yet' begins

Feb 19th 2017, 1:02 PM 9,857 Views 22 Comments

Iraqi forces have launched an offensive against Islamic State in the contested town of Mosul.

'We have very little food left': People are burning their own clothes to stay warm in Mosul
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'We have very little food left': People are burning their own clothes to stay warm in Mosul

Feb 18th 2017, 5:35 PM 11,746 Views 9 Comments

The stage is set for what could be Iraq’s bloodiest battle yet in the fight against IS.

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers
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# Friendly Fire

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Feb 9th 2017, 5:09 PM 13,743 Views 26 Comments

Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.

'Do you speak Arabic?': How the US bungled its online fight against IS
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# Propaganda War

'Do you speak Arabic?': How the US bungled its online fight against IS

Feb 4th 2017, 8:15 PM 22,739 Views 12 Comments

The US security programme dealing with IS online is beset with “incompetence, cronyism and flawed data”.

BBC causes a stir with Real Housewives of ISIS sketch
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BBC causes a stir with Real Housewives of ISIS sketch

Jan 6th 2017, 1:48 PM 27,840 Views 86 Comments

The satirical sketch has been watched millions of times.

'This psychopath is going to kill us': How people survived the Istanbul nightclub massacre
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'This psychopath is going to kill us': How people survived the Istanbul nightclub massacre

Jan 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 14,940 Views 44 Comments

People hid in bathrooms, and even a freezer, to avoid the gunman.

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.

German police arrest man 'who may have been involved' in Berlin attack
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German police arrest man 'who may have been involved' in Berlin attack

Dec 28th 2016, 1:58 PM 8,176 Views 15 Comments

The 40-year-old is accused of planning the attack at the Christmas market in Berlin with Anis Amri.

Polish truck driver was 'shot hours before' Berlin market attack
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Polish truck driver was 'shot hours before' Berlin market attack

Dec 27th 2016, 2:05 PM 21,019 Views 16 Comments

German paper Bild says that the driver was shot in the head between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on the day of the attack.

Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive
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Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive

Dec 23rd 2016, 9:34 AM 24,920 Views 32 Comments

The 19-minute video shows two uniformed men being hauled from a cage before being bound and torched.

It's over: Assad has finally retaken full control of Aleppo's charred ruins
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It's over: Assad has finally retaken full control of Aleppo's charred ruins

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:30 AM 10,606 Views 50 Comments

The battle lasted nearly four and a half years, turning the city into a worldwide symbol of bloodshed and devastation.

"Significant" Isis-inspired terror plot for Christmas Day foiled in Australia
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"Significant" Isis-inspired terror plot for Christmas Day foiled in Australia

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:36 AM 12,191 Views 5 Comments

The plot was expected to target one of Melbourne’s best-known intersections on Christmas Day.

Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack
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Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

Dec 20th 2016, 8:20 PM 63,893 Views 266 Comments

Earlier, the Pakistani asylum seeker arrested in connection with the incident was released due to lack of evidence.

A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 30 soldiers
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A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 30 soldiers

Dec 18th 2016, 7:55 AM 5,513 Views 5 Comments

The camp where the explosion took place also a suicide bombing on 10 December which killed at least 45 people.

Men who gave social welfare money to Brussels attacks suspect jailed
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# MAN IN THE HAT

Men who gave social welfare money to Brussels attacks suspect jailed

Dec 12th 2016, 5:28 PM 17,654 Views 22 Comments

Abrini would become known as the “man in the hat” after his image was caught on security cameras.

ISIS suicide bomber kills 35 Yemeni troops
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ISIS suicide bomber kills 35 Yemeni troops

Dec 10th 2016, 5:29 PM 6,799 Views 29 Comments

Yemeni authorities have for months pressed a campaign against jihadists.

Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of being a 'puppeteer' in the Middle East's religious wars
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Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of being a 'puppeteer' in the Middle East's religious wars

Dec 8th 2016, 11:34 AM 8,593 Views 33 Comments

Such public criticism of the Sunni power is unprecedented for a British foreign minister.

'Entire families were killed' - Airstrike on IS controlled town hits civilians
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'Entire families were killed' - Airstrike on IS controlled town hits civilians

Dec 8th 2016, 8:27 AM 5,903 Views 32 Comments

The deadly strike came as Iraqi forces battled jihadists deep inside Mosul.

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon
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Isis likely to attack Europe again soon

Dec 2nd 2016, 7:58 AM 16,713 Views 94 Comments

A new report says IS will likely target countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organisation.

Seven-year-old girl tweets of being "between death and life" as Aleppo on verge of falling
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# I Saw Deaths

Seven-year-old girl tweets of being "between death and life" as Aleppo on verge of falling

Nov 28th 2016, 10:45 AM 13,677 Views 50 Comments

Retaking the beleaguered city from rebel forces is key for regime head Bashar al Assad’s strategy in the now five-year war.

'You could be wiped out at any moment': Irishman on fighting Isis in Syria
# Joshua Molloy
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# Joshua Molloy

'You could be wiped out at any moment': Irishman on fighting Isis in Syria

Nov 26th 2016, 2:30 PM 29,482 Views 66 Comments

Joshua Molloy, a Laois native and ex-British soldier, was arrested when trying to return to Ireland.

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe
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The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe

Nov 22nd 2016, 10:54 AM 29,235 Views 107 Comments

It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'
# Aleppo And Mosul
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# Aleppo And Mosul

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'

Nov 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 51 Views 20 Comments

Both Aleppo and Mosul are being besieged by pro-government forces strongly supported by foreign air power but the media coverage is very different, writes Tom Clonan.

Iraqi forces retake ancient city blown up by ISIS
# Nimrud
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# Nimrud

Iraqi forces retake ancient city blown up by ISIS

Nov 13th 2016, 2:24 PM 9,705 Views 11 Comments

Iraqi troops pushed towards Nimrud last week.

Iraq forces find mass grave in area recaptured from ISIS
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Iraq forces find mass grave in area recaptured from ISIS

Nov 8th 2016, 7:04 AM 11,252 Views 10 Comments

Bodies were buried amongst rubbish in shallow graves.

Past interviews give an insight into Irish jihadist 'Khalid Kelly'
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# Terence Kelly

Past interviews give an insight into Irish jihadist 'Khalid Kelly'

Nov 7th 2016, 11:59 PM 27,573 Views 75 Comments

In the past, Terry Kelly appeared on the Late Late Show, and spoke to RTÉ’s Philip Boucher Hayes.

US-backed troops launch offensive on Islamic State "capital" in Syria
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US-backed troops launch offensive on Islamic State "capital" in Syria

Nov 7th 2016, 7:13 AM 7,680 Views 27 Comments

Operation “Wrath of the Euphrates” involves some 30,000 fighters and began on Saturday night.

French teen gets suspended jail term for naming wifi network after Islamic State
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French teen gets suspended jail term for naming wifi network after Islamic State

Nov 4th 2016, 7:34 PM 14,162 Views 29 Comments

His lawyer says he will fight the sentence.