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#islamic state

# islamic-state - Friday 5 March, 2021

Pope Francis arrives in Iraq for first papal visit amid pandemic and security concerns
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Pope Francis arrives in Iraq for first papal visit amid pandemic and security concerns

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 12:15 PM 21,626 Views 46 Comments

Foreign minister Fuad Hussein said Iraqis were eager to welcome Francis’s ‘message of peace and tolerance’.

# islamic-state - Friday 26 February, 2021

Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules
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Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules

Feb 26th 2021, 10:40 AM 37,108 Views 87 Comments

Shamima Begum had her British citizenship revoked and now cannot return to fight her case.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets
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# National Rally

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets

Feb 10th 2021, 7:17 AM 18,472 Views 0 Comments

She is charged with breaking hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities in 2015.

# islamic-state - Monday 16 November, 2020

Trial begins over French train attack foiled by 'brave intervention' of three American tourists
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# Paris Train Attack

Trial begins over French train attack foiled by 'brave intervention' of three American tourists

Updated Nov 16th 2020, 8:15 PM 46,976 Views 0 Comments

The incident inspired a Hollywood film; the first day of the trial was spent discussing whether its director Clint Eastwood needed to be present.

# islamic-state - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Two British terror suspects - dubbed the Islamic State Beatles - charged in US over killing of Western hostages
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# On Trial

Two British terror suspects - dubbed the Islamic State Beatles - charged in US over killing of Western hostages

Oct 8th 2020, 7:05 AM 16,316 Views 0 Comments

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of being involved in a “brutal hostage-taking scheme”.

# islamic-state - Monday 14 September, 2020

Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022
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# Islamic State

Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022

Sep 14th 2020, 10:44 AM 21,484 Views 0 Comments

Smith is charged with membership of the Islamic State terrorist group and with financing terrorism.

# islamic-state - Friday 24 July, 2020

Lisa Smith faces additional charge of terrorist financing
# Courts
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Lisa Smith faces additional charge of terrorist financing

Updated Jul 24th 2020, 5:57 PM 33,634 Views 0 Comments

Smith has already been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation under 2005 terror legislation.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion
# Tablets
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# Tablets

Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion

Jul 1st 2020, 11:26 AM 40,701 Views 25 Comments

Around 84 million Captagon tablets were seized at the port of Salerno.

# islamic-state - Friday 21 February, 2020

Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul's Cathedral in London
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# Old Bailey

Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul's Cathedral in London

Updated Feb 21st 2020, 3:03 PM 27,526 Views 0 Comments

Safiyya Amira Shaikh will be sentenced in May.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Lisa Smith refused bail after being charged with offence under terror legislation
# Islamic State
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# Islamic State

Lisa Smith refused bail after being charged with offence under terror legislation

Updated Dec 4th 2019, 2:13 PM 102,850 Views 0 Comments

The 38-year-old is accused of being a member of the so-called Islamic State.

# islamic-state - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says
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# Lisa Smith

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says

Nov 30th 2019, 5:28 PM 30,472 Views 93 Comments

Smith is expected to arrive back in Ireland this weekend.

# islamic-state - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Suspected Islamic State member returned to Germany along with three children
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# Laura H

Suspected Islamic State member returned to Germany along with three children

Nov 24th 2019, 12:35 PM 16,675 Views 28 Comments

The woman is the first adult female to have officially been repatriated to Germany.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 13th 2019, 2:11 PM 11,163 Views 30 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 4:24 PM 16,050 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 3:30 PM 19,948 Views 113 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Thursday 31 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 31st 2019, 8:52 AM 45,075 Views 56 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 31st 2019, 6:56 AM 19,877 Views 55 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Monday 28 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 28th 2019, 12:30 PM 10,470 Views 21 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Sunday 27 October, 2019

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

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

Updated Oct 27th 2019, 1:32 PM 42,140 Views 135 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Sunday 13 October, 2019

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

Oct 13th 2019, 12:01 PM 10,913 Views 35 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith
# Islamic State
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# Islamic State

Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith

Oct 10th 2019, 7:09 PM 19,270 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 10th 2019, 7:46 AM 17,093 Views 27 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:26 PM 25,945 Views 52 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Sunday 18 August, 2019

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

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

Updated Aug 18th 2019, 2:24 PM 36,353 Views 32 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 24th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,383 Views 0 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Friday 19 July, 2019

Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home
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Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home

Jul 19th 2019, 5:07 PM 30,590 Views 48 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Thursday 18 July, 2019

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

Updated Jul 18th 2019, 11:35 AM 34,262 Views 146 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Friday 5 July, 2019

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

Jul 5th 2019, 10:40 AM 42,928 Views 143 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 12th 2019, 2:09 PM 25,025 Views 43 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 30th 2019, 8:19 AM 13,479 Views 0 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Monday 29 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 29th 2019, 8:14 PM 23,729 Views 29 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Saturday 27 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 27th 2019, 8:13 AM 23,766 Views 35 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 24th 2019, 7:20 AM 11,013 Views 37 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

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

Apr 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 26,422 Views 119 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

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

Mar 27th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,098 Views 55 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Sunday 24 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,289 Views 82 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Islamic State group defeated in Syria by Syrian Democratic Forces
# BAGHOUZ
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# BAGHOUZ

Islamic State group defeated in Syria by Syrian Democratic Forces

Mar 23rd 2019, 7:33 AM 12,230 Views 38 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 13th 2019, 7:05 AM 20,938 Views 63 Comments

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

# islamic-state - Monday 11 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 11th 2019, 5:08 PM 46,257 Views 61 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 11th 2019, 12:15 PM 39,477 Views 213 Comments

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

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