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# attacks - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

'Kind, shy and dedicated', Fr Jacques Hamel is the 236th victim of jihadists in France since 2015

The so-called Islamic State group said today’s attack was carried out by its ‘soldiers’.

# attacks - Saturday 23 July, 2016

"IS didn't create this guy... but he was already well on his way" - The psychology of lone-wolf attacks

"IS didn't create this guy... but he was already well on his way" - The psychology of lone-wolf attacks

People craving violence being drawn in by the IS ideology can be a highly volatile mix.

# attacks - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Five arrested in connection with Nice massacre to face court

Like Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, none of those detained were known to French intelligence prior to the attack.

# attacks - Friday 1 July, 2016

There's been a big rise in racist crime reports in the UK since the Brexit vote

New figures show that there were five times as many racist attacks as normal since last Thursday.

# attacks - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

The Hutch-Kinahan feud: a timeline

Seven people have been killed in the feud since last September.

# attacks - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Email ordering closure of the Brussels metro was sent to the wrong address minutes before attacks

The email was sent to an official’s personal address.

# attacks - Friday 29 April, 2016

200 civilians killed in a week of bombing in Syria during ceasefire

US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed “outrage” over an attack by government forces on a hospital.

# attacks - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Officers "on the breadline" because of pay cuts after attacks from prisoners

“Not everybody is going to go into work, open up a cell door on a Monday morning and get hit with a knife in the back of the head.”

# attacks - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Salah Abdeslam to be placed in isolation after being charged over Paris attacks

The French national is believed to be the last surviving member of a terror squad that hit Paris in November.

# attacks - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Tourists in Turkey warned of 'credible threats'

The country has been hit by four suicide bombings this year.

# attacks - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Over 800 tourists were robbed or attacked here last year

Most of the attacks were in Dublin city centre.

# attacks - Saturday 2 April, 2016

"If I wanted, there would have been more victims": Paris attacks leader claims he chose not to blow himself up

Salah Abdeslam is the sole surviving jihadist responsible for the November attacks.

# attacks - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

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Belgium-Portugal soccer friendly moved from Brussels after terror attacks

The match takes place next Tuesday.

# attacks - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

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.

# attacks - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Syria's leader says ceasefire "does not mean everyone stops using their weapons"

Bashar al-Assad said his troops would continue fighting “terrorists”.

# attacks - Monday 25 January, 2016

Islamic State is planning for large-scale attacks on Europe, says police chief

The head of the EU police agency Europol says that IS has developed a “new combat-style capability”.

# attacks - Saturday 23 January, 2016

'I'm an Irishman in the West Bank helping kids get to school through checkpoints'

Alex Dunne has been in the West Bank for over 40 days now, collecting stories of stories of military incursions, night raids, and settler attacks.

# attacks - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Former chef jailed for five years after three-week crime spree

The man was armed with a syringe and a blade.

# attacks - Friday 1 January, 2016

A man has been shot after attempting to ram a soldier guarding a mosque in France

Local authorities have said that the man was shot in the arm and the leg.

Taliban suicide car bomber hits Afghan restaurant popular with foreigners

Three people were wounded by the attack, which the Taliban claimed responsibility for.

# attacks - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Islamic State leader with 'direct' link to Paris attacks killed in Syria airstrikes

The pentagon report that the man was killed on 24 December.

# attacks - Sunday 27 December, 2015

One of the Bataclan killers has been quietly buried in Paris

Samy Amimour was one of three terrorists who killed 90 people at the music venue on 13 November before taking his own life during the Paris terror attacks.

# attacks - Saturday 19 December, 2015

This map shows Islamic State's expanding reach across Europe

Calls to action in Europe have led to a number of successful attacks for the terrorist group this year.

# attacks - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Third attacker at Bataclan venue identified, says police source

The two other attackers have already been named.

# attacks - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Pouring petrol on a blazing fire will not extinguish it - Why the UK airstrikes on Isis are reckless

We’re all gung-ho for a counter attack but we need a conversation, writes Rob McDonnell.

# attacks - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Belgium on highest possible alert level amid warning of 'Paris-style' attack

Heavily armed police and soldiers are patrolling Brussels this afternoon.

# attacks - Friday 20 November, 2015

Dublin is to unite for a Concert for Paris tonight

The orchestral production of all French music will take place in St Patrick’s Cathedral from 8pm.

# attacks - Thursday 19 November, 2015

'Yes, I mourn for Paris. But, I do so while weeping for the invisible victims in our global world'

‘When we see the bloodshed in Paris, we should open our borders to refugees, not close them’, writes Mairead Healy.

# attacks - Saturday 14 November, 2015

As it happened: Paris on high alert after slaughter of 129 people by 'three teams of terrorists'

One Irish person was injured in the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II.

Islamic State bombs also killed 44 people in Lebanon this week

Over 230 people were injured

# attacks - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Indonesia to begin chemically castrating convicted paedophiles

It would be carried out by injecting paedophiles with female hormones.

# attacks - Friday 2 October, 2015

Russia warned 'indiscriminate bombing' of non-Isis targets will fuel extremism

Russia said its air strikes hit Isis targets outside of Isis-controlled territory.

# attacks - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Six people dead in more than a dozen letter bomb attacks

The attacks took place across southern China.

After a string of 'unprecedented' attacks, Australia is getting tough with sharks

There have been 13 attacks in New South Wales so far this year, compared to three in 2014.

# attacks - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Teenager stabbed and two robbed in early-morning Galway attacks

A man has been arrested in connection with the incidents.

# attacks - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Two hospitalised after one man stabbed and another attacked with metal piping

The separate incident saw both men suffered non-life threatening injuries.

# attacks - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Publicans warn that increased violence in pubs could lead to a death

The head of the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has said an increase in attacks has happened in recent years.

# attacks - Saturday 16 May, 2015

The British government still has unreleased files on Ireland's worst terrorist attack

34 people lost their lives in the coordinated attack 41 years ago.

# attacks - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Gerry Adams: 'It's a wee while since the PSNI arrived at my house with sniffer dogs'

Two cars belonging to Sinn Féin councillors were also burnt out.

# attacks - Friday 1 May, 2015

Dublin homeless centre closes after attacks on staff

Merchants Quay has temporarily suspended its day services, and will reopen shortly.