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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.”

"Scared" Islamic State fighters are shaving their beards as noose tightens around Mosul
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"Scared" Islamic State fighters are shaving their beards as noose tightens around Mosul

Oct 27th 2016, 8:07 AM 25,248 Views 57 Comments

Western defence chiefs are already looking towards IS’s other major stronghold of Raqa in Syria.

Suicide bombers armed with rifles attack Iraqi city of Kirkuk
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Suicide bombers armed with rifles attack Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Oct 21st 2016, 7:55 AM 6,642 Views 49 Comments

Nearly all such raids have been carried out by the Islamic State group.

US fears ISIS will use chemical weapons in battle for Iraq's second city
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US fears ISIS will use chemical weapons in battle for Iraq's second city

Oct 19th 2016, 7:11 AM 8,100 Views 77 Comments

IS has claimed a string of deadly suicide bombings in Baghdad in recent days.

The Battle for Mosul: Islamic State is vastly outnumbered in its last stand in Iraq
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The Battle for Mosul: Islamic State is vastly outnumbered in its last stand in Iraq

Oct 18th 2016, 7:58 AM 9,021 Views 29 Comments

Iraqi forces are said to be ahead of schedule in their fight to take back the city.

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.

Lawyers give up defence of Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam
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Lawyers give up defence of Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam

Oct 12th 2016, 12:14 PM 17,453 Views 27 Comments

“We said from the beginning… that if our client remained silent we would quit his defence.”

IS recruits are more educated than you might think, according to a world study
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IS recruits are more educated than you might think, according to a world study

Oct 7th 2016, 6:05 AM 10,742 Views 78 Comments

The study aimed to identify socioeconomic traits that might explain why some are drawn to the Syria-based extremist group.

After two years of Islamic State rule, the children of Manbij are finally allowed return to school
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After two years of Islamic State rule, the children of Manbij are finally allowed return to school

Oct 2nd 2016, 6:20 AM 9,212 Views 12 Comments

A US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, backed by some Irish and British fighters, forced out Isis last month.

Irish citizen whose father and brother were killed by Islamic State denied permission to bring mother to Ireland
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Irish citizen whose father and brother were killed by Islamic State denied permission to bring mother to Ireland

Sep 29th 2016, 6:02 AM 28,854 Views 95 Comments

Rasheed’s* mother is unable to renew her passport and as a result a visa application from her will not be considered.

Mosul: An Islamic State city soon to be the centre of a huge battle
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Mosul: An Islamic State city soon to be the centre of a huge battle

Sep 29th 2016, 6:01 AM 12,910 Views 36 Comments

Once a cosmopolitan, multi-ethnic hub, Mosul has become the last stronghold of IS in Iraq.

Two teenage girls arrested in France over planned terror attack
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Two teenage girls arrested in France over planned terror attack

Sep 25th 2016, 2:23 PM 33,128 Views 28 Comments

Searches failed to find any weapons at their homes.

Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama
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Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama

Sep 13th 2016, 8:09 PM 11,351 Views 71 Comments

The Buddhist spiritual leader also said Europe should educate for the children of hundreds of thousands of refugees, mainly from the war-torn Middle East, to help them go home rebuild their countries.

Female troops fighting Isis in Syria support the 'Repeal the 8th' campaign - and Dublin Bus drivers
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Female troops fighting Isis in Syria support the 'Repeal the 8th' campaign - and Dublin Bus drivers

Sep 11th 2016, 12:42 PM 29,321 Views 138 Comments

The US-backed Bob Crow brigade, a group of British and Irish volunteers embedded with Kurdish forces in northern Syria, tweeted its support for the proposed changes to the Irish constitution with the slogan “Ní saoirse go saoirse na mban”.

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.

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary found guilty of inciting support for ISIS
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Radical preacher Anjem Choudary found guilty of inciting support for ISIS

Aug 16th 2016, 5:44 PM 16,027 Views 0 Comments

Legal restrictions were placed on the verdict being made public until now.

Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"
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Trump calls for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, looks for "common ground with Russia"

Aug 16th 2016, 8:14 AM 13,994 Views 88 Comments

Trump’s campaign has been spiralling downwards in the polls following a series of self-inflicted gaffes.

Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say
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Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say

Aug 16th 2016, 6:05 AM 12,913 Views 91 Comments

However, many believe that spending more on defence is not the answer.

Civilians celebrate in the streets as Islamic State is pushed out of Syrian city
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Civilians celebrate in the streets as Islamic State is pushed out of Syrian city

Aug 13th 2016, 5:11 PM 25,025 Views 115 Comments

Some men were seen clipping their beards with scissors while women were able to uncover their faces.

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis
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Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis

Aug 13th 2016, 2:14 PM 42,794 Views 210 Comments

The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.

Leader of Islamic State in Pakistan killed by US drone strike
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Leader of Islamic State in Pakistan killed by US drone strike

Aug 12th 2016, 9:50 PM 17,379 Views 43 Comments

Hafiz Saeed was killed in July.

I really meant it when I said Obama was the founder of Isis, Trump insists
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I really meant it when I said Obama was the founder of Isis, Trump insists

Aug 12th 2016, 8:52 AM 30,191 Views 167 Comments

He’s not apologising – and he’s not explaining very much either.

Canadian police kill 'terror suspect' who was allegedly planning suicide attack
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Canadian police kill 'terror suspect' who was allegedly planning suicide attack

Aug 11th 2016, 7:28 AM 16,272 Views 40 Comments

The man, in his mid-20s, was under a court order not to associate with Islamic State.

Hillary accuses Trump of "crossing the line", so Trump accuses Obama of "founding Isis"
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Hillary accuses Trump of "crossing the line", so Trump accuses Obama of "founding Isis"

Aug 11th 2016, 7:22 AM 27,761 Views 162 Comments

The belligerent Republican presidential nominee shows no signs of toning down his rhetoric after a difficult week.

Brother-in-law of Charlie Hebdo attacker arrested while travelling to Syria
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Brother-in-law of Charlie Hebdo attacker arrested while travelling to Syria

Aug 7th 2016, 4:23 PM 12,959 Views 58 Comments

Mourad Hamyd had said he was shocked by the 2015 killings.

"Let us learn to live together": Sister of priest slain by jihadists addresses mourners
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"Let us learn to live together": Sister of priest slain by jihadists addresses mourners

Aug 2nd 2016, 1:13 PM 10,943 Views 86 Comments

Despite the rain, thousands have gathered outside Rouen’s cathedral to show their respects.

French Muslims refuse to bury teenager who killed priest
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French Muslims refuse to bury teenager who killed priest

Jul 30th 2016, 4:09 PM 54,795 Views 68 Comments

Kermiche was awaiting trial on terror charges and had been fitted with an electronic tag.

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

Both killers were on French watch lists before brutal slaying of priest
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Both killers were on French watch lists before brutal slaying of priest

Jul 28th 2016, 9:54 PM 15,395 Views 95 Comments

The government is under increased pressure to stop the violence.

Anti-terror police warn UK Christians following French church attack
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Anti-terror police warn UK Christians following French church attack

Jul 27th 2016, 9:01 AM 16,541 Views 139 Comments

Churches have been asked to review security measures, as the Home Office releases millions in funding for places of worship.

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.

Hand-painted ISIS flag found in bedroom of teen who attacked German train passengers
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Hand-painted ISIS flag found in bedroom of teen who attacked German train passengers

Jul 19th 2016, 8:12 AM 16,555 Views 104 Comments

The teenager was shot dead by police as he tried to flee.

Baghdad death toll now at 250, making it the worst bombing since the invasion
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Baghdad death toll now at 250, making it the worst bombing since the invasion

Jul 6th 2016, 9:46 AM 8,545 Views 22 Comments

An Isis suicide bomber detonated a lorry packed with explosives in the predominantly-Shia Karrada district of the Iraqi capital during preparations for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr

At least 119 people killed as bomb attacks rock Baghdad
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At least 119 people killed as bomb attacks rock Baghdad

Jul 3rd 2016, 6:40 PM 23,145 Views 134 Comments

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement posted online.

'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.

Shazia Mirza: 'My Irish friends ... they didn't go join the IRA. I didn't go join Gaddafi'
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Shazia Mirza: 'My Irish friends ... they didn't go join the IRA. I didn't go join Gaddafi'

Jun 16th 2016, 9:30 PM 33,513 Views 84 Comments

The Muslim comedian will be exploring ‘illusion and seduction in Iraq and Syria’ in Dalkey tomorrow night.

Man who stabbed French policeman and wife to death had 'hit list' of VIPs, police and rappers
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Man who stabbed French policeman and wife to death had 'hit list' of VIPs, police and rappers

Jun 14th 2016, 10:59 PM 17,670 Views 73 Comments

He had been under surveillance since January as part of an investigation into a Syrian jihadi network.

French policeman and wife stabbed to death at home by man who pledged allegiance to Isis
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French policeman and wife stabbed to death at home by man who pledged allegiance to Isis

Jun 14th 2016, 7:02 AM 26,489 Views 95 Comments

The couple’s young son was found alive in their home.

At least 20 killed and dozens wounded in Damascus bombings
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At least 20 killed and dozens wounded in Damascus bombings

Jun 11th 2016, 12:41 PM 6,505 Views 26 Comments

A suicide bomber and a car bomb went off at the Sayyida Zeinab shrine in Damascus this morning.