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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.

From TheJournal.ie What we know about the Irish citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for Islamic State Syria

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 2 British soldiers wounded in Islamic State missile attack Syria

2 British soldiers wounded in Islamic State missile attack

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the pair were part of the international anti-jihadist coalition, led by the United States.

From TheJournal.ie 15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco Terror Cell

15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco

Seven other detainees will be referred to the prosecution in the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS Morocco

Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

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

From TheJournal.ie Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands Terrorism

Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands

Police had yet to identify the target of the planned attack.

From TheJournal.ie At least 29 people, including children, shot dead at military parade in Iran Islamic State

At least 29 people, including children, shot dead at military parade in Iran

Iran has said there will be a “crushing response”.

From TheJournal.ie Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter National Rally

Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter

Le Pen shared the gruesome images in 2015. Today, she tweeted copies of a court order telling her to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

From TheJournal.ie Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers Deadly Insurgency

Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers

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

From TheJournal.ie Man pleads guilty to plotting London terror attack with aim of killing 100 Oxford Street

Man pleads guilty to plotting London terror attack with aim of killing 100

Lewis Ludlow had sworn allegiance to the so-called Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was kidnapped by Islamic State, sold into slavery and endured rape, torture and humiliation' Opinion

'I was kidnapped by Islamic State, sold into slavery and endured rape, torture and humiliation'

UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad writes how six of her brothers were shot and buried in irrigation ditches when Islamic State invaded the Sinjar region in northern Iraq.

From TheJournal.ie UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed Death Penalty

UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed

The two suspected British jihadists were captured by US-backed Syrian forces.

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