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#islamic state

# islamic-state - Today’s News

US strikes have killed a key Islamic State leader

Maher Al-Bilawi was the IS commander in Fallujah.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Woman from Omagh jailed over Islamic state offences

Lorna Moore has been sentenced to two and a half years for not disclosing her husband’s plans to travel to the conflict zone.

# islamic-state - Sunday 15 May, 2016

25 police recruits killed by suicide bomber in Yemen

In a separate incident, at least seven people were killed by suicide bombers in Iraq.

# islamic-state - Friday 29 April, 2016

Eurovision puts Basque flag on its banned list (alongside the Islamic State banner)

Spanish politicians aren’t too happy at the move.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

The heightened terror threat means French teens are being let smoke in school

Which poses a greater threat – Islamic State or tobacco?

# islamic-state - Monday 18 April, 2016

Three children killed in Turkey by Islamic State rocket fire

The rockets hit close to a school.

# islamic-state - Sunday 17 April, 2016

An Irishman fighting against Isis in Syria is now being held in Iraq

Joshua Molloy was detained after allegedly trying to enter the country illegally.

# islamic-state - Saturday 16 April, 2016

15-year-old girl who stabbed policeman 'was working for Islamic State'

The teenager attacked the officer during a routine check before being overpowered.

# islamic-state - Monday 11 April, 2016

Australian teen prisoner 'carved Isis symbol into his cellmate's forehead'

New South Wales Corrections Minister David Elliott said he was outraged by the alleged attack.

# islamic-state - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Anti-Islamic State journalist 'shot in the head' in Turkish city

It’s believed to be the second attempt on his life in three months.

# islamic-state - Friday 8 April, 2016

People in Islamic State controlled city forced to eat "soups made from grass"

Human Rights Watch has called for Iraq to allow aid to reach starving residents of the city.

# islamic-state - Thursday 7 April, 2016

300 factory workers abducted by Islamic State

However, IS has lost a supply route.

# islamic-state - Monday 4 April, 2016

Police find 45 kilos of ammunition in flat linked to a failed terror attack on France

French suspect Anis Bahri was arrested at the flat in Rotterdam on 27 March at France’s request.

# islamic-state - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Islamic State has lost more territory today

Syrian troops have taken a key bastion.

# islamic-state - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Mass grave found among ancient ruins taken from Islamic State

“They were executed either by beheading or by shooting,” the source said.

# islamic-state - Monday 28 March, 2016

The ancient city of Palmyra could be restored in 5 years

“We could have completely lost Palmyra… The joy I feel is indescribable.”

# islamic-state - 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.

Man taken off plane after woman says she saw ‘IS-related’ messages on his phone is released

The Iraqi man had been removed from the flight after another passenger suspected him to be a terrorist.

Canadian man arrested under terrorism charge while carrying a gun

If convicted, he could face a maximum of 10 years in prison.

Islamic State has been forced out of Palmyra in a ‘major symbolic victory’ for Syrian forces

The so-called caliphate took over the world heritage site and city in May 2015.

# islamic-state - Saturday 26 March, 2016

On board the 24-hour bus journey into the heart of the Islamic State

The Charles Helou bus station in Beirut provides a rare link between IS-held turf in Syria and the outside world.

# islamic-state - Friday 25 March, 2016

Islamic State’s second-in-command killed by US forces, Pentagon says

The killing is believed to be the second of a top IS commander in recent weeks.

Briton who told his family he was safe among the Brussels dead

Around 40 nationalities are thought to be among the dead and wounded.

New pro-Islamic State propaganda video features Donald Trump

Experts say the “fanboy” video is an attempt to move attention away from the fact the extremist group is losing ground in the Middle East.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Tom Clonan: ‘Islamic State will consider today’s attacks a great success’

Columnist Tom Clonan takes an in-depth look at the aftermath following today’s attacks in Brussels and what it means for security in Europe.

In photos: The devastation of today’s attacks in Brussels Belgium This post contains images

In photos: The devastation of today’s attacks in Brussels

At least 34 people were killed in two explosions.

# islamic-state - Monday 21 March, 2016

Man found guilty of war crime after posing for photo with decapitated head of IS fighter

Jebbar Salman Ammar, 29, had posted three images on Facebook of himself with the head of a fighter.

# islamic-state - Saturday 19 March, 2016

British journalist ‘mocks US’ in latest Islamic State video

John Cantlie was kidnapped in November 2012.

# islamic-state - Friday 18 March, 2016

Man allegedly threatened gardaí with bomb and ‘said he was from Isis’

The incident took place late last night at Pearse Street Garda station.

# islamic-state - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Eagles of Death Metal frontman ‘begs for forgiveness’ after suggesting Paris attack was an inside job

Jesse Hughes said his comments were “unfounded and baseless”.

# islamic-state - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Stolen memory stick contains details of thousands of Islamic State fighters

The documents were given to Sky News, which has informed authorities about the haul.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Islamic State’s stronghold is holding out against coalition forces

US Special Forces say they’ve currently no plans to take the de facto capital of Raqqa.

# islamic-state - Monday 7 March, 2016

Two French teenage girls who attempted to go to Syria to join Isis returned home

The mother of one of the girls said she had caught her daughter trying to leave for Syria two years ago.

# islamic-state - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Pope Francis condemns ‘senseless and diabolical’ terrorist attack on elderly care home

16 people were killed in the attack including four nuns.

# islamic-state - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Man removed from plane after passenger read ‘prayer’ message as threat

A passenger sitting next to Laolu Opebiyi – a Christian from London – read the WhatsApp message over his shoulder.

# islamic-state - Friday 19 February, 2016

Islamic State posts images of ‘spy’ beheadings

It’s claimed the two men were caught spying for the Egyptian army.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Widow of Isis leader charged with contributing to death of US aid worker

Arizona native Kayla Mueller died in Islamic State captivity last year.

# islamic-state - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Two Algerian men arrested over suspected Islamic State plot in Berlin

They are suspected of having links to the jihadist group.

# islamic-state - Monday 1 February, 2016

Islamic State triple bomb kills 71 as ‘terrorists’ in peace talks cause friction Syria This post contains videos

Islamic State triple bomb kills 71 as ‘terrorists’ in peace talks cause friction

Russia is objecting to the Army of Islam group being part of negotiations.

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