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# daesh - Thursday 25 January, 2018

London man found guilty of encouraging jihadi terrorism through YouTube videos

Gary Staples, aged 50, created seven videos consisting of photo slideshows depicting terror incidents.

# daesh - Monday 8 January, 2018

Couple were 'preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in UK'

The couple, who met on a dating site, support the so-called Islamic State, a London court was told.

# daesh - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Attack launched on one of Islamic State's last strongholds in Iraq

IS jihadists overran Tal Afar in June 2014.

# daesh - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Airstrikes or minefields: The deadly choice facing Raqqa’s 300,000 residents

US-backed forces are advancing on Raqqa – a stronghold of the so-called Islamic State.

# daesh - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

ISIS cyber criminal who hid USB drive in cufflinks sentenced to 8 years in prison

Samata Allah was alleged to have assisted IS in spreading its propaganda online.

# daesh - Sunday 19 February, 2017

350,000 children trapped in Mosul faced with grim choices as 'most brutal fighting yet' begins

Iraqi forces have launched an offensive against Islamic State in the contested town of Mosul.

# daesh - Thursday 16 February, 2017

IS claims responsibility as two separate bombings kill at least 122 in Pakistan and Iraq

A Pakistani shrine was targeted, and a car bomb exploded in Baghdad today.

# daesh - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'Do you speak Arabic?': How the US bungled its online fight against IS

The US security programme dealing with IS online is beset with “incompetence, cronyism and flawed data”.

# daesh - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Syria's proxy war: 'The Irish government must call in the US and Russian ambassadors'

The Syrian conflict can be solved but it will be by peacemaking, not more war, writes Jim Roche.

# daesh - Friday 7 October, 2016

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

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

# daesh - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

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

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.

# daesh - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Police use water cannon on right-wing protesters at Brussels victims’ shrine

“This is our home” and “The state, Daesh accomplice,” the hooligans shouted.

# daesh - Monday 28 December, 2015

Iraqi forces just scored a major victory against Islamic State

IS fighters have abandoned Ramadi.

# daesh - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Soldier who lost leg in Iraq tells those with anti-Muslim sentiment to "get a grip"

Chris Herbert is not impressed with the recent perceived rise in Islamophobia in the western world.

# daesh - Sunday 6 December, 2015

'They're a death cult, we're a life cult' - Bono tells CNN the difference between Islamic State and U2 Paris This post contains videos

'They're a death cult, we're a life cult' - Bono tells CNN the difference between Islamic State and U2

The singer also shared a song he had written about Paris.

# daesh - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Islamic State group says it executed Norwegian and Chinese hostages

Photos of two bodies which appeared to be those of the men featured in the English-language magazine Dabiq.

# daesh - Monday 27 October, 2014

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.