# islamic-state - Yesterday’s News
The effect of the air campaign remains the subject of debate.
# islamic-state - Thursday 23 October, 2014
Three girls were stopped in Germany yesterday as they tried to make their way from the US to Syria.
That figure includes 32 civilians.
# islamic-state - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
The three Colorado girls were heading for Turkey.
Paul Cantlie had made an emotional appeal for the safe return of his son, John.
# islamic-state - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
The woman was accused of adultery.
# islamic-state - Monday 20 October, 2014
“We have no wish at all to see Kobane fall.”
# islamic-state - Sunday 19 October, 2014
“I had the name first.”
# islamic-state - Saturday 18 October, 2014
The US military says that the signs from Syria are “encouraging”.
# islamic-state - Friday 17 October, 2014
Four men face terrorist charges and a fifth faces firearms charges.
# islamic-state - Thursday 9 October, 2014
The Turkish army has been deployed on the streets in parts of six cities to enforce an open-ended curfew.
# islamic-state - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
A US army official has said that Syrian and Iraqi troops are needed on the ground.
# islamic-state - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
The city of Kobane has become incredibly important.
# islamic-state - Monday 6 October, 2014
Syrian Kurds are fighting IS in the crucial town of Kobane.
# islamic-state - Saturday 4 October, 2014
Even outlets who have previously published them have stopped, what do you think?
# islamic-state - Friday 3 October, 2014
A top US official has described it as “another example of IS brutality”.
Foley was killed by the Islamic State in August.
# islamic-state - Thursday 2 October, 2014
Herve Gourdel was kidnapped and beheaded by fugitives last week.
# islamic-state - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
IS fighters near the Turkish border were among the targets of the strikes.
It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.
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# islamic-state - Monday 29 September, 2014
He said “to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war”.
Addressing the UN tonight, Flanagan said the “bloodlust and inhumanity which ISIS is displaying in Syria and Iraq” has shocked all civilised people.
# islamic-state - Sunday 28 September, 2014
The group, linked to Al-Qaeda, has declared the air strikes “a war against Islam”.
# islamic-state - Saturday 27 September, 2014
The Tornado combat jets took off from an RAF base in Cyprus.
Should Ireland join the international coalition?
The US is planning to train and arm 5,000 Syrian rebels.
Why has there been a spate of beheadings? What should the group be referred to as? Has the West just gone to war with them?
Everybody’s talking about Enda Kenny’s ‘McNulty-gate’ apology, Helen O’Driscoll, and new bank bailout developments.
# islamic-state - Friday 26 September, 2014
Speaking today, David Cameron told MPs “there is no more serious issue than asking our armed forces to put themselves in harm’s way to protect our country”.
Cameron told the House of Commons that British Army is “prepared for that commitment”.
Not necessarily that imminent, it seems.
# islamic-state - Thursday 25 September, 2014
He told reporters today that he had been alerted to the plan to target systems in the US and Paris which involved militants from that country who are part of IS.
We’re going to need 20ccs of drama, STAT.
They killed 19 people last night, including 5 civilians and one child.
The UK will vote tomorrow on joining the strikes.
*That’s per plane.
# islamic-state - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
Everybody’s talking about Islamic State attacks, huge cocaine seizure and John McNulty.
Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama led the UN Security Council in approving a resolution demanding that countries take action to stem the flow of foreign jihadists to Iraq and Syria.