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# islamic-state - Today’s News

'Entire families were killed' - Airstrike on IS controlled town hits civilians

The deadly strike came as Iraqi forces battled jihadists deep inside Mosul.

# islamic-state - Friday 2 December, 2016

Isis likely to attack Europe again soon

A new report says IS will likely target countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organisation.

# islamic-state - Saturday 26 November, 2016

'You could be wiped out at any moment': Irishman on fighting Isis in Syria

Joshua Molloy, a Laois native and ex-British soldier, was arrested when trying to return to Ireland.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe

It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.

# islamic-state - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'

Both Aleppo and Mosul are being besieged by pro-government forces strongly supported by foreign air power but the media coverage is very different, writes Tom Clonan.

# islamic-state - Sunday 13 November, 2016

A year on from the Paris attacks - what do we know about those who killed 127 people?

A key conspirator was identified just this week

Iraqi forces retake ancient city blown up by ISIS

Iraqi troops pushed towards Nimrud last week.

# islamic-state - Monday 7 November, 2016

US-backed troops launch offensive on Islamic State "capital" in Syria

Operation “Wrath of the Euphrates” involves some 30,000 fighters and began on Saturday night.

# islamic-state - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Islamic State launches new wave of suicide bombings as Mosul battle rages on Door To Door This post contains videos

Islamic State launches new wave of suicide bombings as Mosul battle rages on

Civilians are risking their lives to flee the city.

# islamic-state - Friday 4 November, 2016

French teen gets suspended jail term for naming wifi network after Islamic State

His lawyer says he will fight the sentence.

# islamic-state - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Isis leader 'calls for fight to the death' in audio recording

“Do not retreat. Holding your ground with honour is a thousand times easier than retreating in shame.”

# islamic-state - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Iraqi forces move to cut off Islamic State militant supply lines

The latest operation could bring fighters close to the largely Sunni city of Hatra, a UNESCO world heritage site.

# islamic-state - Thursday 27 October, 2016

"Scared" Islamic State fighters are shaving their beards as noose tightens around Mosul Preparing To Escape This post contains videos

"Scared" Islamic State fighters are shaving their beards as noose tightens around Mosul

Western defence chiefs are already looking towards IS’s other major stronghold of Raqa in Syria.

# islamic-state - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city

Some 10,000 fighters are engaged in a huge assault to take back Iraq’s second city.

# islamic-state - Friday 21 October, 2016

Suicide bombers armed with rifles attack Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Nearly all such raids have been carried out by the Islamic State group.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

US fears ISIS will use chemical weapons in battle for Iraq's second city

IS has claimed a string of deadly suicide bombings in Baghdad in recent days.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

The Battle for Mosul: Islamic State is vastly outnumbered in its last stand in Iraq Ground War This post contains videos

The Battle for Mosul: Islamic State is vastly outnumbered in its last stand in Iraq

Iraqi forces are said to be ahead of schedule in their fight to take back the city.

# islamic-state - Monday 17 October, 2016

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun

The city fell to IS fighters in June 2014. It is their last stronghold in Iraq.

# islamic-state - 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.

# islamic-state - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Irish citizen whose father and brother were killed by Islamic State denied permission to bring mother to Ireland

Rasheed’s* mother is unable to renew her passport and as a result a visa application from her will not be considered.

Mosul: An Islamic State city soon to be the centre of a huge battle

Once a cosmopolitan, multi-ethnic hub, Mosul has become the last stronghold of IS in Iraq.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Father of bombing suspect reported him to FBI in 2014

Ahmad Khan Rahami’s father later retracted his statement, saying he meant his son was hanging out with gangs and acting like a thug.

# islamic-state - 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.

# islamic-state - Sunday 11 September, 2016

French police have arrested a 15-year-old boy suspected of planning a terror attack

Prime Minister Manuel Valls has warned that the country faces a threat from 15,000 homegrown radicals.

Female troops fighting Isis in Syria support the 'Repeal the 8th' campaign - and Dublin Bus drivers

The US-backed Bob Crow brigade, a group of British and Irish volunteers embedded with Kurdish forces in northern Syria, tweeted its support for the proposed changes to the Irish constitution with the slogan “Ní saoirse go saoirse na mban”.

Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary

A 22-year-old man has been arrested.

# islamic-state - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has agreed to a US-Russia ceasefire deal

The two powers could launch joint airstrikes against Islamist jihadists if the deal holds.

# islamic-state - Friday 9 September, 2016

Woman behind failed Paris attack engaged to man who killed priest

The woman, referred to as Sarah H, was also betrothed to a man who killed two police officials in June.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Radical UK cleric Choudary jailed for encouraging support of Islamic State jihadists

Dressed in a white robe, Choudary showed no emotion as the sentence was passed.

# islamic-state - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Turkey sends tanks into Syrian village to fight Islamic State extremists War

Turkey sends tanks into Syrian village to fight Islamic State extremists

At least 20 tanks, five armoured personnel carriers, trucks and other armoured vehicles crossed the border this afternoon.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West

Islamic State said that one of its main figures has been killed by a US airstrike.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Islamic State mass graves reveal thousands of dead bodies and extent of horror

As IS territory shrinks the grim process of recovering the dead can begin.

# islamic-state - Monday 29 August, 2016

At least 60 have been killed in a suicide bomb in Yemen

Attacks in Aden are often claimed by jihadists from either Al-Qaeda or the Islamic State group, which have both taken advantage of the chaos in Yemen to make gains in southern and southeastern regions.

# islamic-state - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions

One of the boys is identified as being British.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Tourism slump as France counts the cost of terrorism and transport strikes

France is the world’s top tourist destination and the sector accounts for around 9% of its GDP.

# islamic-state - Monday 22 August, 2016

Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS

They were arrested on Sunday night.

# islamic-state - Monday 15 August, 2016

Trump wants to quiz people on religion and gender equality before they enter US

The Republican presidential candidate previously called for a ban on Muslims entering America.

# islamic-state - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Civilians celebrate in the streets as Islamic State is pushed out of Syrian city

Some men were seen clipping their beards with scissors while women were able to uncover their faces.

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis

The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.

# islamic-state - Friday 12 August, 2016

Leader of Islamic State in Pakistan killed by US drone strike

Hafiz Saeed was killed in July.

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