# islamic-state - Yesterday’s News
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.
Herve Gourdel, a French hiker, was abducted at the weekend.
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.
From inside The Pale? You’ll recognise these…
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
Everybody’s talking about IS targeted by strikes in Syria, Irish troop deployments and the ploughing championships.
The strike was conducted by the US, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.
Alan Henning was seized during an aid mission to Syria last December.
Opposition TDs Mick Wallace and Richard Boyd Barrett disagree with the move.
Log fires, rustling leaves, full permission to eat marshmallows with everything – ah, autumn, we’ve missed you.
The group, unaffiliated to the Islamic State group, was also targeted in air strikes today.
John Cantlie claims he was “abandoned” by the British government.
The US navy have documented the attack by filming the Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles in action.
# islamic-state - Monday 22 September, 2014
It is unclear which group is behind the latest kidnapping.
Extremists with Islamic State have seized dozens of villages in the past week.
# islamic-state - Sunday 21 September, 2014
Hundreds of Kurds abandoned their homes after warnings from Islamic State.
“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
… but refused to support the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
# islamic-state - Thursday 18 September, 2014
The major pre-dawn operation resulted in 15 arrests.
# islamic-state - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
Last week Obama ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State.