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# islamic-state - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Victims lying in pools of blood after deadly Islamic State suicide attack

More than 100 people were wounded.

Five teenagers arrested over ‘ISIS-inspired terror plot’

Police said they believe the plot was to have involved “edged weapons”.

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# islamic-state - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Islamic State video shows militants destroying ancient city of Nimrud

The ruins of the city founded in the 13th century BC were one of the most famous archaeological sites in Iraq.

# islamic-state - Friday 10 April, 2015

Man found “making final preparations” for suicide attack on military base

He was arrested and has been charged.

# islamic-state - Thursday 9 April, 2015

TV network taken off air after ‘unprecedented’ cyberattack

The station was unable to broadcast on any of its channels.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Video shows ISIS beheading four men and hanging their bodies on crosses

A masked executioner is shown beheading the four with a sword, after reading out charges over a loudspeaker.

Mass graves containing hundreds of soldiers found in Iraqi city

Forensic teams are examining the remains.

# islamic-state - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Thousands of refugees flee after Islamic State takes over their camp

Palestinian forces inside Yarmuk are largely surrounded by IS fighters who have captured large swathes of the camp since an assault that began Wednesday.

# islamic-state - Friday 3 April, 2015

Son of British politician among nine caught trying to cross Syrian border

The Labour councillor said he was shocked and upset to hear his son was arrested on the border – he thought he was on a work placemen in Birmingham.

# islamic-state - Sunday 29 March, 2015

The militant behind the Tunisia museum massacre has been killed

21 tourists were killed in the attack on the Bardo Museum.

# islamic-state - Friday 27 March, 2015

The Grafton Barber is now an ‘Islamic State’ target, apparently

Their website has been hacked by ‘supporters’.

# islamic-state - Monday 23 March, 2015

‘I couldn’t believe it was my son’: Father of Australian schoolboy who joined IS speaks out

Jake Bilardi is believed to have died while carrying out a suicide bombing.

# islamic-state - Sunday 22 March, 2015

‘Islamic State’ calls for attacks on US soldiers as names and addresses published

However, security sources believe the information was already in the public domain.

American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches

The advance of rebel forces has continued.

# islamic-state - Friday 20 March, 2015

Suicide bombings that killed 142 ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ ISIS warns

Bombers have attacked mosques in Yemen’s capital, killing scores and wounding more than 300 people.

# islamic-state - Monday 16 March, 2015

Saddam Hussein’s tomb destroyed amid fighting… but his body might not be there

The tomb was levelled during heaving fighting for Tikrit.

‘Feel it? Cold, isn’t it?’ – Jihadi John caressed hostage’s neck with knife blade

One of the former hostages has written about his terrifying experiences.

# islamic-state - Sunday 15 March, 2015

British teenagers arrested while travelling ‘to join Islamic State’

The three have been detained by Turkish authorities.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

This striking newspaper cover won front page of the year last night

The Independent on Sunday picked up the top gong in Britain for this front page on the killing of a hostage by Islamic State.

New ISIS video purportedly shows child executing ‘Israeli spy’

The footage shows the boy, who appears to be aged around 12, shooting the hostage in the forehead using a pistol.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

# islamic-state - Monday 9 March, 2015

Rape Crisis Centre website hacked by ‘Islamic State’

It is unclear if the group is connected to ISIS.

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State

Authorities said the boys were radicalised over the Internet and their parents were shocked.

# islamic-state - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Boko Haram declares allegiance to ISIS

The Nigerian terror group’s leader said the pledge was being made as it would “enrage the enemy of Allah”.

# islamic-state - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Families of schoolgirls who joined ISIS in Syria criticise police over letter

It is believed the teenagers travelled to Turkey and made their way into Syria.

# islamic-state - Friday 6 March, 2015

The Islamic State group are destroying the site of an ancient city

The group are said to be ‘bulldozing’ the ancient city of Nimrud.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

More young girls are leaving their homes to join ISIS militants. But why?

It is evident that many of these women are drawn to the society depicted by ISIS, which gives them a prominent – if restrictive – role.

# islamic-state - Monday 2 March, 2015

Iraqi troops are throwing everything they’ve got at Islamic State

It’s in a bid to take back the key stronghold of Tikrit.

# islamic-state - Sunday 1 March, 2015

CCTV shows British schoolgirls on their way to join ISIS in Syria Terrorism This post contains videos

CCTV shows British schoolgirls on their way to join ISIS in Syria

The girls spent 18 hours at a bus station in Turkey before getting on a coach to take them to the Syrian border.

# islamic-state - Friday 27 February, 2015

‘Jihadi John’: A quiet football fan who developed thirst for war

People who knew him could not reconcile the football-loving Emwazi with that of the “cold, sadistic and merciless” killer.

Japanese police arrest teens for ‘Islamic State inspired’ killing

Low-crime Japan has been captivated by the killing.

“We will feel justice when there’s a bullet between Jihadi John’s eyes”

Families of slain journalists and aid workers have spoken out after the man was identified.

# islamic-state - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Islamic State killer ‘Jihadi John’ has been named

The Washington Post have named him as London man Mohammed Emwazi.

Men arrested for plotting to join IS talked about shooting Barack Obama

The men were vocal online, the FBI said.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

London schoolgirls fleeing to Islamic State militants have crossed into Syria Appeal This post contains images

London schoolgirls fleeing to Islamic State militants have crossed into Syria

An estimated 550 Western women have travelled to join the militants Iraq and Syria.

# islamic-state - Monday 23 February, 2015

British soldier who went to Syria to fight ISIS found and returned to unit

The 19-year-old told his family he was joining the Kurdish fighters because ‘these guys need our help’.

# islamic-state - Friday 20 February, 2015

From The42 British snooker player forced to explain the ‘Isis’ sponsor logo on his waistcoat Not That Isis

British snooker player forced to explain the ‘Isis’ sponsor logo on his waistcoat

“It’s about being loyal to [a company] that has been loyal to me,” says Rory McLeod.

# islamic-state - Monday 16 February, 2015

Egypt bombs ISIS after video shows beheading of 21 Christians

“We affirm that avenging Egyptian blood and retaliating against killers is a duty we must carry out.”

# islamic-state - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Islamic State suicide bombers attack US forces after seizing town close to their base

Up to 25 IS fighters attacked the US base using suicide bombers and gunmen.

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