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#islamic state

# islamic-state - Yesterday’s News

The only Republican in Barack Obama’s national security team is resigning

Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defence Secretary.

# islamic-state - Friday 21 November, 2014

Gerry Adams is not a member of ISIS

Or so he says anyway.

# islamic-state - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Fine Gael TD says Dublin protesters ‘act like parasites and live off country people’ ISIS Situation This post contains videos

Fine Gael TD says Dublin protesters ‘act like parasites and live off country people’

Noel Coonan also warned of an ‘ISIS situation’ developing if violent protests continue.

Three men charged with plotting to behead a member of the public

They were inspired by a speech from an Islamic State group spokesman.

# islamic-state - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Obama confirms ISIS beheading video is real

Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter Kassig, was captured while working as an aid worker in Syria.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Catch up as you wake up.

British IS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ reportedly injured in air strike

The British man is believed to have been responsible for the murders of US journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and British aid workers David Haines and Allan Henning.

# islamic-state - Friday 14 November, 2014

Britain to seize passports from British jihadists to stop them returning home

Australia is facing a similar scenario to Britain with at least 73 of its nationals having their passports cancelled to prevent them travelling to Iraq and Syria.

Gold, silver and copper: Islamic State group to begin minting its own currency

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi says Western economies have “enslaved Muslims”.

# islamic-state - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Islamic State leader calls for ‘volcanoes of jihad’ in alleged new recording

He was rumoured to have died in an air strike earlier this week.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

16-year-old Dutch girl arrested on her way to join IS in Syria

Dutch authorities had registered the girl as missing and suspected she wanted to join the Islamic State group.

# islamic-state - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Islamic State group slaughter dozens in one Iraqi village

Militants lined up and shot at least 50 men and women yesterday.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Opinion: What is the lure of IS for western girls and women?

Why would a western woman – who enjoys the freedom to vote, drive, and wear what she wishes – subject herself to such an apparently patriarchal culture?

New video showing British hostage John Cantlie talking to camera released by IS jihadist group

Cantlie was kidnapped in Syria in November 2012 while covering the civil war there.

# islamic-state - Monday 27 October, 2014

Opinion: Welcome to the new normal – global instability

From the rise of extremist groups in the Middle East, to conflict on the fringes of Europe, it’s clear the world is entering a new age of international relations.

# islamic-state - Friday 24 October, 2014

Watch: US military obliterate Islamic State flag planted on Kobane hill

The effect of the air campaign remains the subject of debate.

# islamic-state - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Teenage girls lured by ISIS with promises of ‘Disney lives’ with good homes and husbands

Three girls were stopped in Germany yesterday as they tried to make their way from the US to Syria.

US-led air strikes have killed 553 people in Syria in a month

That figure includes 32 civilians.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Three teen girls suspected of trying to join IS stopped at German airport

The three Colorado girls were heading for Turkey.

Father of British Islamic State hostage dies not knowing the fate of his son No Answers This post contains videos

Father of British Islamic State hostage dies not knowing the fate of his son

Paul Cantlie had made an emotional appeal for the safe return of his son, John.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Man stones his own daughter to death in new Islamic State video

The woman was accused of adultery.

# islamic-state - Monday 20 October, 2014

Turkey will help Kurds fight Islamic State across the border in sudden policy shift Peshmerga This post contains images

Turkey will help Kurds fight Islamic State across the border in sudden policy shift

“We have no wish at all to see Kobane fall.”

# islamic-state - Sunday 19 October, 2014

# islamic-state - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Kurdish fighters battle back in fight against Islamic State

The US military says that the signs from Syria are “encouraging”.

# islamic-state - Friday 17 October, 2014

London men charged with plotting terrorism and taking oath of Islamic State group

Four men face terrorist charges and a fifth faces firearms charges.

# islamic-state - Thursday 9 October, 2014

At least 21 killed in Turkey when protests against Islamic State turned violent

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

US warns that air strikes alone will not stop advancement of Islamic State

A US army official has said that Syrian and Iraqi troops are needed on the ground.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

This is how close ISIS is to crossing into Turkey

The city of Kobane has become incredibly important.

# islamic-state - Monday 6 October, 2014

Now IS has advanced to the Turkish border – and planted its flag there

Syrian Kurds are fighting IS in the crucial town of Kobane.

# islamic-state - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Poll: Should images from IS execution videos be published by the media? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should images from IS execution videos be published by the media?

Even outlets who have previously published them have stopped, what do you think?

The 9 at 9: Saturday

And breathe, it’s Saturday. Here are the nine stories you need to know.

# islamic-state - Friday 3 October, 2014

IS claim murder of British aid worker Alan Henning in beheading video

A top US official has described it as “another example of IS brutality”.

The parents of beheaded journalist James Foley are on the Late Late Show tonight

Foley was killed by the Islamic State in August.

# islamic-state - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Hunt for 15 suspects over beheading of French tourist

Herve Gourdel was kidnapped and beheaded by fugitives last week.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

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”.

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