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# islamic-state - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

# islamic-state - Friday 20 October, 2017

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital' Raqqa This post contains videos

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

MI5 boss says UK is facing 'intense' terrorism that is becoming 'harder to detect'

The UK has suffered five terror attacks since the start of this year.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital' Raqqa This post contains videos

US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

# islamic-state - Monday 16 October, 2017

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.

# islamic-state - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall

The city’s loss would be the latest in a string of heavy blows for IS.

# islamic-state - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square

The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.

# islamic-state - Monday 18 September, 2017

Iraq is set to deport 500 Isis brides

The women were captured along with 800 children.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments

Four suspects appeared in court yesterday.

# islamic-state - Sunday 20 August, 2017

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

IS jihadists overran Tal Afar in June 2014.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter

Researchers found that efforts by Twitter to quickly remove IS postings on the social media platform were having an impact.

# islamic-state - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Supreme Court blocks State from deporting Algerian man linked to terrorism

The judge said it was not clear why the Minister for Justice concluded that the man was not at risk of being tortured if deported.

# islamic-state - Saturday 22 July, 2017

A teenage girl suspected of leaving Germany to become an 'Isis bride' has been arrested in Iraq

Linda W. disappeared last year after apparently making contact with IS members.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

US general says he hopes ISIS leader is 'deader than a doornail' but cannot confirm death

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it received information from top IS leaders confirming his death.

# islamic-state - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus

It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.

# islamic-state - Monday 26 June, 2017

'You will be held accountable Trump': ISIS sympathisers hack US government websites

The messages were written in gold lettering against a black backdrop.

# islamic-state - Monday 19 June, 2017

Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines

These publications justify recent attacks in Europe and glorify terrorism.

# islamic-state - Friday 16 June, 2017

Russia says that it may have killed the leader of Islamic State

Russia carried out an attack on a meeting of IS leaders.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years

The 24-year-old pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey last month.

# islamic-state - 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.

# islamic-state - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Secret dates and private school lessons: how Syria's Raqa resisted years of IS rule

IS replaced the traditional curriculum in schools, it taught children how to carry out suicide attacks and boasted about the “virgins” with which the attacker could be rewarded.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Duterte tells soldiers to 'crush enemy' as Islamic State tightens grip on city

“When I say crush them, you have to destroy everything, including lives.”

# islamic-state - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege

Yacqub Khayre killed one person, and took another hostage in the attack.

# islamic-state - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS

Security forces have been battling militants in Marawi, a major Muslim city in the predominantly Catholic country.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Fear, confusion and rotting corpses: Inside the Philippine city besieged by IS-linked militants

Government forces have told the militants to surrender.

# islamic-state - Monday 29 May, 2017

IS-linked militants have taken parts of a Philippine city and have been killing women and children

There are fears for those trapped in the city of Marawi.

# islamic-state - Friday 26 May, 2017

More than 20 Egyptian Christians killed by gunmen on bus in Cairo

The attack came after church bombings in December and April that killed dozens of Coptic Christians.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

# islamic-state - Friday 19 May, 2017

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters Washington This post contains videos

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters

Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Donald Trump 'wasn't aware' where intelligence he passed to the Russians came from The Mcmaster Defence This post contains videos

Donald Trump 'wasn't aware' where intelligence he passed to the Russians came from

Trump’s national security advisor has attempted to defend the president.

Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russians

The Washington Post reported Trump had shared “highly classified” information with Russian officials.

# islamic-state - Monday 8 May, 2017

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens

Abdul Hasib ordered the attack on a military hospital in March when assailants stabbed bedridden patients and threw grenades into wards.

# islamic-state - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Garda Special Detective Unit carrying out surveillance operations on suspected ISIS threats Exclusive

Officers are aware of a number of business fronts they suspect are laundering money for Islamic State jihadists.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

FBI translator married Islamic State fighter she was hired to spy on

According to CNN, he was Denis Cuspert, a notorious ex-rapper.

# islamic-state - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners

These crimes include offences carried out by Islamic State extremists.

# islamic-state - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack

The government wants the new measures to take effect on 1 March next year.

# islamic-state - Friday 21 April, 2017

US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack

The attack on1 January left 39 people dead.

Suspect wanted in wake of Paris shooting hands himself in to Belgian police

The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, which has occurred just days before a crucial French presidential election.

# islamic-state - Monday 10 April, 2017

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.

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