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# is - Saturday 30 April, 2022

British ‘Beatle’ terrorist given life sentence over deaths of US hostages
# US
# US

British ‘Beatle’ terrorist given life sentence over deaths of US hostages

Apr 30th 2022, 8:24 AM 12,263 Views 0 Comments

Alexanda Kotey was one of four so-called Islamic State militants nicknamed The Beatles by their captives due to their British accents.

# is - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Islamic State 'Beatle' found guilty for role in US hostage deaths
# US
# US

Islamic State 'Beatle' found guilty for role in US hostage deaths

Apr 14th 2022, 10:05 PM 12,603 Views 0 Comments

The jury deliberated for four hours before finding El Shafee Elsheikh guilty on all counts.

# is - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Trial of Islamic State 'Beatle' begins as defense claims mistaken identity
# Washington
# Washington

Trial of Islamic State 'Beatle' begins as defense claims mistaken identity

Mar 30th 2022, 8:05 PM 10,546 Views 0 Comments

El Shafee Elsheikh, 33, is accused of involvement in the murders of two American journalists and two aid workers.

# is - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Kurdish forces retake Syrian prison six days after it was seized by IS
# Hassakeh
# Hassakeh

Kurdish forces retake Syrian prison six days after it was seized by IS

Jan 26th 2022, 2:49 PM 11,618 Views 3 Comments

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said fighting in and around Ghwayran prison since it was taken last week has killed 181 people.

# is - Saturday 16 October, 2021

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people
# Kandahar
# Kandahar

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people

Oct 16th 2021, 7:55 AM 11,378 Views 14 Comments

The attack killed at least 41 people and injured scores more.

# is - Friday 26 February, 2021

Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Woman who went to Syria to join IS as a teenager cannot return to Britain, UK's highest court rules

Feb 26th 2021, 10:40 AM 37,189 Views 88 Comments

Shamima Begum had her British citizenship revoked and now cannot return to fight her case.

# is - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says

Nov 30th 2019, 5:28 PM 30,503 Views 93 Comments

Smith is expected to arrive back in Ireland this weekend.

# is - Thursday 10 October, 2019

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody
# Kurds
# Kurds

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody

Oct 10th 2019, 7:46 AM 17,108 Views 27 Comments

The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.

# is - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects
# Murder
# Murder

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects

Apr 30th 2019, 8:19 AM 13,499 Views 0 Comments

Three main defendants who allegedly pledged allegiance to IS are accused of direct involvement.

# is - Saturday 27 April, 2019

15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house

Apr 27th 2019, 8:13 AM 23,800 Views 35 Comments

The deaths came as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot.

# is - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government
# Shamima Begum
# Shamima Begum

British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government

Feb 19th 2019, 7:21 PM 55,696 Views 139 Comments

The family of Shamima Begum have said they are disappointed with the Home Office’s decision.

# is - Sunday 10 February, 2019

US-backed Syrian forces 'push forward' against 'caliphate' in eastern Syria
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US-backed Syrian forces 'push forward' against 'caliphate' in eastern Syria

Feb 10th 2019, 12:45 PM 9,706 Views 28 Comments

A Syrian Democratic Forces field commander said his fighters were battling their way forwards this morning.

# is - Friday 21 December, 2018

Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS
# Morocco
# Morocco

Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

Dec 21st 2018, 7:07 AM 16,603 Views 33 Comments

Three of the four suspects were arrested yesterday over the grisly killing of the two hikers.

# is - Friday 27 July, 2018

UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed

Jul 27th 2018, 11:11 AM 28,275 Views 98 Comments

The two suspected British jihadists were captured by US-backed Syrian forces.

# is - Friday 22 June, 2018

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
# Starbucks
# Starbucks

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Jun 22nd 2018, 2:36 PM 14,411 Views 17 Comments

Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.

# is - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Police say six members of same family responsible for suicide bombings in Indonesia
# Mass Casualties
# Mass Casualties

Police say six members of same family responsible for suicide bombings in Indonesia

May 13th 2018, 1:38 PM 9,186 Views 25 Comments

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the blasts which left 11 dead.

# is - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Notorious British IS fighters nicknamed the 'Beatles' captured by Kurdish forces - reports
# Syria
# Syria

Notorious British IS fighters nicknamed the 'Beatles' captured by Kurdish forces - reports

Feb 8th 2018, 9:55 PM 19,009 Views 57 Comments

Violence flared in eastern Syria where the US-led coalition said it killed pro-regime fighters to fend off an attack on its Kurdish allies.

# is - Sunday 21 January, 2018

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS
# Iraq
# Iraq

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS

Jan 21st 2018, 11:24 AM 22,600 Views 42 Comments

She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.

# is - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people
# Shiite Cultural Centre
# Shiite Cultural Centre

Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people

Dec 28th 2017, 7:05 PM 10,994 Views 41 Comments

Some anguished relatives were so distraught they crawled on the ground pulling their hair.

# is - Friday 15 December, 2017

Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Man loses case against Irish council's refusal to hold ceremony for Christians killed by IS

Dec 15th 2017, 5:17 PM 18,554 Views 86 Comments

The man had claimed the council was discriminating against him on religious grounds by refusing to hold a wreath-laying ceremony.

# is - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Islamic State recaptures its last urban stronghold in Syria
# Albu Kamal
# Albu Kamal

Islamic State recaptures its last urban stronghold in Syria

Nov 11th 2017, 6:21 PM 13,266 Views 25 Comments

Syrian regime forces and allied militia from Lebanon, Iraq and Iran overran Albu Kamal on Thursday but lost the town again.

# is - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

Oct 21st 2017, 9:15 AM 19,596 Views 72 Comments

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

# is - Friday 20 October, 2017

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'
# Raqqa
# Raqqa

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'

Oct 20th 2017, 12:00 PM 4,251 Views 17 Comments

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

# is - Monday 16 October, 2017

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies
# Kirkuk
# Kirkuk

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies

Oct 16th 2017, 2:55 PM 9,091 Views 10 Comments

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.

# is - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square

Oct 7th 2017, 2:24 PM 21,266 Views 0 Comments

The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.

# is - Friday 6 October, 2017

British man found guilty after showing child graphic IS beheading video
# Radicalisation
# Radicalisation

British man found guilty after showing child graphic IS beheading video

Oct 6th 2017, 6:20 AM 13,670 Views 0 Comments

The pharmacist from Leicester, who will be sentenced today, also taught two children how to fight and to throw a knife.

# is - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Attack launched on one of Islamic State's last strongholds in Iraq
# Tal Afar
# Tal Afar

Attack launched on one of Islamic State's last strongholds in Iraq

Aug 20th 2017, 1:31 PM 15,916 Views 44 Comments

IS jihadists overran Tal Afar in June 2014.

# is - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter
# Research
# Research

Islamic State propaganda is facing 'substantial and aggressive disruption' on Twitter

Aug 15th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,751 Views 6 Comments

Researchers found that efforts by Twitter to quickly remove IS postings on the social media platform were having an impact.

# is - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

'ISIS welded our doors shut and rigged them with bombs' - The civilians in the battle for Mosul
# Liberation
# Liberation

'ISIS welded our doors shut and rigged them with bombs' - The civilians in the battle for Mosul

Jul 11th 2017, 6:09 AM 10,269 Views 11 Comments

IS-controlled areas in west Mosul became more and more crowded with civilians.

# is - Friday 16 June, 2017

Russia says that it may have killed the leader of Islamic State
# Air Raid
# Air Raid

Russia says that it may have killed the leader of Islamic State

Jun 16th 2017, 12:18 PM 28,047 Views 81 Comments

Russia carried out an attack on a meeting of IS leaders.

# is - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Duterte tells soldiers to 'crush enemy' as Islamic State tightens grip on city
# Philippines
# Philippines

Duterte tells soldiers to 'crush enemy' as Islamic State tightens grip on city

Jun 7th 2017, 9:14 AM 18,362 Views 26 Comments

“When I say crush them, you have to destroy everything, including lives.”

# is - Thursday 1 June, 2017

ISIS 'claims responsibility' after gunfire reported at casino complex in Philippine capital
# Philippines
# Philippines

ISIS 'claims responsibility' after gunfire reported at casino complex in Philippine capital

Jun 1st 2017, 8:39 PM 14,643 Views 33 Comments

No fatalities have been reported so far.

Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS

Jun 1st 2017, 7:13 AM 9,687 Views 12 Comments

Security forces have been battling militants in Marawi, a major Muslim city in the predominantly Catholic country.

# is - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russians
# Classified Information
# Classified Information

Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russians

May 16th 2017, 1:00 PM 29,050 Views 188 Comments

The Washington Post reported Trump had shared “highly classified” information with Russian officials.

# is - Monday 8 May, 2017

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens
# 'annihilated'
# 'annihilated'

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens

May 8th 2017, 4:38 PM 9,761 Views 17 Comments

Abdul Hasib ordered the attack on a military hospital in March when assailants stabbed bedridden patients and threw grenades into wards.

# is - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Guns, an IS flag and 3kg of explosives found as French police foil terror plot
# Marseille
# Marseille

Guns, an IS flag and 3kg of explosives found as French police foil terror plot

Apr 18th 2017, 7:13 PM 12,830 Views 31 Comments

Two men were arrested just days before the first round of France’s presidential election.

# is - Friday 14 April, 2017

Massive US bomb 'killed 36 ISIS fighters and destroyed tunnel network'
# Mother Of All Bombs
# Mother Of All Bombs

Massive US bomb 'killed 36 ISIS fighters and destroyed tunnel network'

Apr 14th 2017, 7:26 AM 27,031 Views 51 Comments

The Afghan presidential palace said precautions were taken to avoid civilian casualties.

# is - Monday 10 April, 2017

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists
# Double Bombing
# Double Bombing

State of emergency declared as Egypt is warned of 'long and painful' war against jihadists

Apr 10th 2017, 7:13 AM 14,266 Views 29 Comments

At least 44 people were killed in two church bombings yesterday.

# is - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

US teen 'inspired by IS' to plot assassination of Pope Francis pleads guilty
# Terror Plot
# Terror Plot

US teen 'inspired by IS' to plot assassination of Pope Francis pleads guilty

Apr 4th 2017, 7:50 AM 8,915 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old had sought to enlist a sniper, who was actually an undercover FBI agent.

# is - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'

Mar 29th 2017, 10:21 AM 5,978 Views 38 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.

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