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# islamic-state - Today’s News


# islamic-state - Yesterday’s News

After months of fighting, Islamic State has been driven out of Kobane

Another city in Iraq was also liberated.

Hackers claiming to support Islamic State have done this to Malaysia Airlines

It is the latest attack linked to a group calling itself the Lizard Squad.


# islamic-state - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage

A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan. The site set up by a Muslim cleric to counter the “facade” of ISIS

Between 25 and 30 Irish people have travelled to the areas where ISIS is now active in recent years.

# islamic-state - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Japan scrambles to verify footage of Islamic State hostage execution

It is not yet clear whether the video shows two kidnapped Japanese hostages.

Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as “a bit of a mess”, jails her for four years

A US judge described Shannon Conley as “a bit of a mess”.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

ISIS threatens to kill two hostages unless $200 million ransom is paid

The Japanese government has said it will not give in to “terrorism” after the video’s emergence.

# islamic-state - Saturday 17 January, 2015

‘The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did’ Syria This post contains videos

‘The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did’

A newly-released Irish film documents the lives of people in Majdal Shams – one of five remaining Arab villages in the Golan Heights.

# islamic-state - Monday 12 January, 2015

Ireland is ‘on alert’ after Paris terrorist attacks – Charlie Flanagan

France was rocked by a series of attacks last week.

# islamic-state - Thursday 1 January, 2015

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014 Four Years On This post contains videos

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014

Last year was the bloodiest since the conflict began in 2011.

‘Ireland must do more to stop human trafficking’ – Archbishop Martin

“Many of those who are trafficked and who live in small Irish communities feel trapped in a world which is heavily controlled.”

# islamic-state - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Europe must do more to stop Islamic State ‘slaughter’ in Iraq – Irish MEP

“Toppling Saddam was the easy bit from a western perspective.”

Targeted killings of journalists on the rise as beheadings signify ‘new bloody chapter’

The IFJ says a total of 135 journalists have died in 2014.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

‘Decapitate him, burn him alive’: Islamic State supporters call for hostage’s death

Moaz al-Kasasba was captured last week after his plane was reportedly shot down in Syria.

# islamic-state - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time

It is believed a heat-seeking missile shot down the warplane.

Man accused of plotting terrorist attack in Australia appeared on ISIS TV debate

Sulayman Khalid gained media attention for a TV appearance earlier this year.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Women and young girls are being ‘sold’ or given as ‘gifts’ by Islamic extremists

Amnesty International says thousands of people may have been targeted in the war crimes in Iraq.

# islamic-state - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From Business ETC Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare? Hacked

Is Islamic State turning its hand to cyber warfare?

“The targets might not stop with the borders of Syria.”

More than 200 people killed by IS ‘found in mass grave’

The ground that found the grave said the “vast majority” were civilians.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

‘I’ll Ride With You’: A blueprint for how we should deal with terrorism

Yesterday’s gesture by a Sydney commuter was an extraordinary show of solidarity and humanity – showing what differentiates us is negligible in comparison to what unites us.

Offensive letters, sexual assault and murder: The man who held a Sydney café hostage

Man Haron Monis was well known to police and had a significant number of charges against him before yesterday’s siege.

# islamic-state - Monday 15 December, 2014

Australian commuters offer to accompany Muslims to work if they don’t feel safe

It follows fears that Muslims may be targeted after a gunman took several people hostage in a cafe.

# islamic-state - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Son and wife of Islamic State leader detained in Lebanon

The woman was reportedly travelling on a false passport.

# islamic-state - Monday 1 December, 2014

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

# islamic-state - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Air strikes against Islamic State ‘aren’t working’

Syrian’s foreign minister said Turkey must do more to control its border.

# islamic-state - Monday 24 November, 2014

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.

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