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From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation Lisa Smith

Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation

Legal experts have said that Irish prosecutors will have limited options if they charge Lisa Smith.

From TheJournal.ie 'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey Erdogan

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey

President Erdogan said that the man was not Turkey’s problem.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland Risk Assessment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump to bring 'beautiful dog, talented dog' from ISIS raid to the White House Conan This post contains videos

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

The US President has repeatedly praised the pooch’s role in the deadly raid.

From TheJournal.ie Pentagon releases images from raid that resulted in death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi Islamic State

Pentagon releases images from raid that resulted in death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi

The Pentagon also released video of airstrikes on a group of unknown fighters on the ground.

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

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

The Islamic State leader was killed in a US-led raid in Syria at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Trump confirms ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US military raid Islamic State

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say Escaped

Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say

The displacement camps host some 12,000 foreigners – 8,000 children and 4,000 women.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith Islamic State

Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith

The Dundalk woman is being held in a displacement camp in Syria for the wives and children of Islamic State fighters.

From TheJournal.ie British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody Kurds

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody

The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack' Prison

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding Kabul

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding

“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis Courts

Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis

The court heard that one of the man’s sons was killed fighting in the Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home Islamic State

Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home

The Dundalk woman and her young daughter are currently in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa Smith says she fears her daughter will be seen as a terrorist's child if she returns to Ireland Islamic State

Lisa Smith says she fears her daughter will be seen as a terrorist's child if she returns to Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that he wants her to come back to Ireland, but noted concerns over security risks and cost.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa Smith expresses desire to live in a 'caliphate...but not a brutality group' as she seeks to return to Ireland Isis

Lisa Smith expresses desire to live in a 'caliphate...but not a brutality group' as she seeks to return to Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter

The charges carry a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

From TheJournal.ie Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects Murder

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

Three main defendants who allegedly pledged allegiance to IS are accused of direct involvement.

From TheJournal.ie Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years Propaganda

Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years

The world’s most wanted man was last seen in Mosul in 2014

From TheJournal.ie 15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house Sri Lanka

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

The deaths came as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot.

From TheJournal.ie Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359 Colombo

Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359

Hundreds were killed in a series of bomb blasts in the country on Easter Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return' Column

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'

“While Smith was living with IS during 2016, 135 European citizens were slaughtered in 10 separate attacks that year,” security expert Tom Clonan writes.

From TheJournal.ie Half of Irish people think countries should refuse to repatriate citizens who fought with Islamic State Islamic State

Half of Irish people think countries should refuse to repatriate citizens who fought with Islamic State

The Irish government has said citizens have the right to return home, but fighters face the possibility of prosecution.

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

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

Experts have said there needs to be a focus on ensuring more people in Ireland do not become radicalised.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State group defeated in Syria by Syrian Democratic Forces BAGHOUZ

Islamic State group defeated in Syria by Syrian Democratic Forces

Fighters from the US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance raised their yellow flag in Baghouz early today.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work? Lisa Smith

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

The government here has said Lisa Smith, who was married to an Islamic State fighter, can come home.

From TheJournal.ie 'She got duped': Woman who helped Lisa Smith convert to Islam 'shocked' at alleged ISIS links Syria

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The compassionate thing to do': Lisa Smith will have right to return to Ireland as will her child, says Varadkar Syria

'The compassionate thing to do': Lisa Smith will have right to return to Ireland as will her child, says Varadkar

Lisa Smith is reportedly being detained by the US armed forces based in northern Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí confirm Irish woman who'd become radicalised is ex-Defence Forces member Islamic State

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dutch Isis fighter and husband of Shamima Begum wants to bring her home to Netherlands Islamic State This post contains videos

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

Yago Riedijk is currently being detained in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Statelessness: Here's how removing a person's nationality causes problems Islamic State

Statelessness: Here's how removing a person's nationality causes problems

People access their human rights through citizenship – without it, people can’t to go to school, get a job, or get married.

From TheJournal.ie 'She is not a US citizen': Trump requests block on US-born woman who joined IS from returning Islamic State

'She is not a US citizen': Trump requests block on US-born woman who joined IS from returning

The US generally grants citizenship to everyone born on its soil; Hoda Muthana was born in the US and raised in Alabama.

From TheJournal.ie British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust' Syria

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

There is concern that this move could set a “dangerous precedent”.

From TheJournal.ie British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government Shamima Begum

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

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

From TheJournal.ie British teenager who joined ISIS has given birth after expressing desire to return to the UK Shamima Begum

British teenager who joined ISIS has given birth after expressing desire to return to the UK

Shamima Begum ran away from London to Syria in 2015 to join Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump tells Europe to take back captured IS fighters or the US will be 'forced' to release them Islamic State

Donald Trump tells Europe to take back captured IS fighters or the US will be 'forced' to release them

The White House is expected to begin the withdrawal of American troops from Syria in coming days.

From TheJournal.ie British teen who left London to become ISIS bride wants to 'come home and live quietly' Shamima Begum This post contains videos

British teen who left London to become ISIS bride wants to 'come home and live quietly'

Shamima Begum ran away from London with two school friends in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie US-backed Syrian forces 'push forward' against 'caliphate' in eastern Syria Islamic State

US-backed Syrian forces 'push forward' against 'caliphate' in eastern Syria

A Syrian Democratic Forces field commander said his fighters were battling their way forwards this morning.

From TheJournal.ie US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria Islamic State

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US-led coalition starts withdrawing from Syria amid fears about Isis rebuilding Islamic State

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

Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw troops last month.

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