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# islamic-state - Yesterday’s News

British jets take out Islamic State weapons post and machine gun vehicle

IS fighters near the Turkish border were among the targets of the strikes.

Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis

It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the stories you need to know as you start your day.

# islamic-state - Monday 29 September, 2014

Israeli PM warns nuclear-capable Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State

He said “to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war”.

Flanagan: ‘The beheading, the barbaric sexual violence is too harrowing to witness’

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

Al-Nusra terror group warns of attacks on nations involved in Syrian air strikes

The group, linked to Al-Qaeda, has declared the air strikes “a war against Islam”.

# islamic-state - Saturday 27 September, 2014

British warplanes are already in the skies over Iraq waiting to attack

The Tornado combat jets took off from an RAF base in Cyprus.

Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants? Your Say This post contains a poll

US flying “near continuous” bombing raids but warn “ground component” will be needed

The US is planning to train and arm 5,000 Syrian rebels.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what you need to know before you start your weekend.

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?

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?

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about Enda Kenny’s ‘McNulty-gate’ apology, Helen O’Driscoll, and new bank bailout developments.

# islamic-state - Friday 26 September, 2014

British and Belgian politicians vote to join air strikes on Islamic State

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”.

David Cameron asks British parliament to back “years” of Iraq action

Cameron told the House of Commons that British Army is “prepared for that commitment”.

How imminent is an “imminent terrorist attack threat”?

Not necessarily that imminent, it seems.

# islamic-state - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Islamic State plot to attack US and Paris subway systems revealed

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.

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Poll: Do you support US-led airstrikes on the Islamic State group? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support US-led airstrikes on the Islamic State group?

They killed 19 people last night, including 5 civilians and one child.

US led strikes in Syria killed 19 overnight, including 1 child

The UK will vote tomorrow on joining the strikes.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about Islamic State attacks, huge cocaine seizure and John McNulty.

Islamic State oil refineries hit in latest air strikes

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.

New video shows beheading of Frenchman by Islamic State militants

Herve Gourdel, a French hiker, was abducted at the weekend.

Cameron recalls British parliament to vote on joining air strikes in Iraq

Speaking after talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi, Cameron said he was “confident” that members of the House of Commons would authorise the move.

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The flow of Europeans joining Islamic State ‘isn’t drying up’

The EU counter-terrorism chief has said the number has swelled from 2,000 to 3,000 in just months.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about IS targeted by strikes in Syria, Irish troop deployments and the ploughing championships.

US and five Arab countries begin airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria

The strike was conducted by the US, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.

Captured British aid worker pleads for his life in audio file sent to his wife

Alan Henning was seized during an aid mission to Syria last December.

Coveney confirms Irish troops will return to Golan Heights amid increased tensions

Opposition TDs Mick Wallace and Richard Boyd Barrett disagree with the move.

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A little-known terror group was ‘on verge of major attack’ on the US

The group, unaffiliated to the Islamic State group, was also targeted in air strikes today.

Captured British journalist warns of “another Vietnam” in war with Islamic State

John Cantlie claims he was “abandoned” by the British government.

US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube Military Operation This post contains videos

US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube

The US navy have documented the attack by filming the Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles in action.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know before you take on Tuesday.

# islamic-state - Monday 22 September, 2014

Frenchman kidnapped by terrorists in Algeria

It is unclear which group is behind the latest kidnapping.

Fleeing ISIS: More than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have now crossed into Turkey

Extremists with Islamic State have seized dozens of villages in the past week.

# islamic-state - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Pics: Thousands of terrified Kurds flee to Turkey to escape Islamic State

Hundreds of Kurds abandoned their homes after warnings from Islamic State.

Wife of British taxi driver captured by Islamic State pleads with captors to release him

“I cannot see how it could assist any State’s allow the world to see a man like Alan dying,” she said.

# islamic-state - Friday 19 September, 2014

France is the first nation to join the US in attacking Islamic State…

… but refused to support the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

# islamic-state - Thursday 18 September, 2014

800 police stop Islamic State plan to ‘behead random Australian’

The major pre-dawn operation resulted in 15 arrests.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time

Last week Obama ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State.

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