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#Syria

# syria - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Two rockets fired from Syria hit Israel, says army – so they’re returning fire Tensions

# syria - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie After months of fighting, Islamic State has been driven out of Kobane Taking It Back

After months of fighting, Islamic State has been driven out of Kobane

Another city in Iraq was also liberated.

# syria - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as “a bit of a mess”, jails her for four years Shannon Conley

Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as “a bit of a mess”, jails her for four years

A US judge described Shannon Conley as “a bit of a mess”.

# syria - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it’s important to remain on alert’ Belgium

‘Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it’s important to remain on alert’

Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.

# syria - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did’ Syria This post contains videos

‘The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did’

A newly-released Irish film documents the lives of people in Majdal Shams – one of five remaining Arab villages in the Golan Heights.

# syria - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages Syria

Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages

The women were kidnapped last July.

# syria - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS’ Integration

‘A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS’

Irish MEP Brian Hayes says more needs to be done to make sure these people feel part and parcel of Ireland.

# syria - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Footage emerges of Paris suspect Hayat Boumeddiene at Turkish airport Charlie Hebdo

Footage emerges of Paris suspect Hayat Boumeddiene at Turkish airport

The footage reaffirms suggestions that she was not in France at the time of the terror attacks.

# syria - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These are the countries hosting the world’s refugees Displaced

These are the countries hosting the world’s refugees

Ireland has more than 6,000 refugees and a further 5,000 awaiting decisions.

# syria - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014 Four Years On This post contains videos

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014

Last year was the bloodiest since the conflict began in 2011.

# syria - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Runaway ship with 900 refugees on board stopped from striking Italian coast Disaster Averted

Runaway ship with 900 refugees on board stopped from striking Italian coast

There were 900 Syrian refugees on board the ship.

# syria - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Decapitate him, burn him alive’: Islamic State supporters call for hostage’s death Twitter

‘Decapitate him, burn him alive’: Islamic State supporters call for hostage’s death

Moaz al-Kasasba was captured last week after his plane was reportedly shot down in Syria.

# syria - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year Pics Of The Year

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

# syria - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time Hostage

Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time

It is believed a heat-seeking missile shot down the warplane.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I will be killed for sure’: Life could get even worse for gay people in Syria Middle East

‘I will be killed for sure’: Life could get even worse for gay people in Syria

If the jihadists secure even more control, there are some frightening scenes ahead.

# syria - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland giving over €3 million to South Sudan, Syria and Ethiopia Donated

Ireland giving over €3 million to South Sudan, Syria and Ethiopia

The money is going to South Sudan and Syria.

# syria - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From Business ETC Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare? Hacked

Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?

“The targets might not stop with the borders of Syria.”

From TheJournal.ie More than 200 people killed by IS ‘found in mass grave’ Syria

More than 200 people killed by IS ‘found in mass grave’

The ground that found the grave said the “vast majority” were civilians.

# syria - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has given 111 Syrians permission to live here this year One Hundred And Eleven Welcomes

Ireland has given 111 Syrians permission to live here this year

But rejected the applications of 197.

# syria - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Son and wife of Islamic State leader detained in Lebanon Al-Baghdadi

Son and wife of Islamic State leader detained in Lebanon

The woman was reportedly travelling on a false passport.

From TheJournal.ie “Devastating”: The World Food Programme has run out of money to feed 1.7m people Can't Feed The World

# syria - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year Terror Attacks

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

# syria - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Air strikes against Islamic State ‘aren’t working’ Syria

Air strikes against Islamic State ‘aren’t working’

Syrian’s foreign minister said Turkey must do more to control its border.

# syria - Friday 28 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Austrian police raid homes, prayer rooms and mosques for jihad recruiters Vienna

Austrian police raid homes, prayer rooms and mosques for jihad recruiters

150 people have so far been discovered leaving Austria to join jihadists in Syria and Iraq.

# syria - Monday 24 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The only Republican in Barack Obama’s national security team is resigning Outta Here

The only Republican in Barack Obama’s national security team is resigning

Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defence Secretary.

# syria - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 14-year-old shot in the head at Turkish border Syria

14-year-old shot in the head at Turkish border

The teenager was blinded in both eyes.

# syria - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Producer of fake “Syrian hero boy” clip apologises after online outcry Syria Hoax Boy

Producer of fake “Syrian hero boy” clip apologises after online outcry

The director of the video has revealed it was shot on location in Malta last summer with professional actors.

From TheJournal.ie British IS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ reportedly injured in air strike Closing In

British IS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ reportedly injured in air strike

The British man is believed to have been responsible for the murders of US journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and British aid workers David Haines and Allan Henning.

# syria - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gold, silver and copper: Islamic State group to begin minting its own currency Islamic Dinar

Gold, silver and copper: Islamic State group to begin minting its own currency

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi says Western economies have “enslaved Muslims”.

# syria - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State leader calls for ‘volcanoes of jihad’ in alleged new recording Al-Baghdadi

Islamic State leader calls for ‘volcanoes of jihad’ in alleged new recording

He was rumoured to have died in an air strike earlier this week.

# syria - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Has the leader of ISIS been hit in a US airstrike? Unconfirmed Reports

Has the leader of ISIS been hit in a US airstrike?

A US official said he couldn’t confirm if Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was in a convoy destroyed by US-led airstrikes.

# syria - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Derry man charged with attending weapons training camp in Syria Eamon Bradley

Derry man charged with attending weapons training camp in Syria

Eamon Bradley, from the Cregan area, returned home after becoming disillusioned with the campaign in Syria, the court was told.

# syria - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in Derry in connection with “illegal activity” in Syria Civil War

Man arrested in Derry in connection with “illegal activity” in Syria

Reports say the man had recently returned from the war-torn country.

# syria - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Longread

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# syria - Saturday 1 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British tourists warned they could be targeted by terrorists Be Vigilant

British tourists warned they could be targeted by terrorists

The Foreign Office said it would be motivated by the conflict in Iraq and Syria.

# syria - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Time Out

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

John Cantlie and ISIS, street harassment and GamerGate.

# syria - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What is the lure of IS for western girls and women? Jihadist Brides

Opinion: What is the lure of IS for western girls and women?

Why would a western woman – who enjoys the freedom to vote, drive, and wear what she wishes – subject herself to such an apparently patriarchal culture?

# syria - Monday 27 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Welcome to the new normal – global instability New World Order

Opinion: Welcome to the new normal – global instability

From the rise of extremist groups in the Middle East, to conflict on the fringes of Europe, it’s clear the world is entering a new age of international relations.

# syria - Friday 24 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Watch: US military obliterate Islamic State flag planted on Kobane hill Death From Above

Watch: US military obliterate Islamic State flag planted on Kobane hill

The effect of the air campaign remains the subject of debate.

# syria - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girls lured by ISIS with promises of ‘Disney lives’ with good homes and husbands Jihadist Brides

Teenage girls lured by ISIS with promises of ‘Disney lives’ with good homes and husbands

Three girls were stopped in Germany yesterday as they tried to make their way from the US to Syria.

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