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# is - Sunday 22 March, 2015

'Islamic State' calls for attacks on US soldiers as names and addresses published

However, security sources believe the information was already in the public domain.

# is - Sunday 15 March, 2015

British teenagers arrested while travelling 'to join Islamic State'

The three have been detained by Turkish authorities.

# is - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Reports Aussie teen who joined Islamic State group died in suicide attack in Iraq

It is believed that Jake Bilardi converted to Islam after his mother died of cancer.

# is - Monday 2 March, 2015

Iraqi troops are throwing everything they've got at Islamic State

It’s in a bid to take back the key stronghold of Tikrit.

# is - Friday 27 February, 2015

'Jihadi John': A quiet football fan who developed thirst for war

People who knew him could not reconcile the football-loving Emwazi with that of the “cold, sadistic and merciless” killer.

Japanese police arrest teens for 'Islamic State inspired' killing

Low-crime Japan has been captivated by the killing.

# is - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Men arrested for plotting to join IS talked about shooting Barack Obama

The men were vocal online, the FBI said.

# is - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

US magazine hackers warn Obamas of 'Bloody Valentine's Day'

The group, Cyber Caliphate, claim to be connected to Islamic State.

Obama confirms death of 26-year-old American woman held by Islamic State

IS said last Friday Kayla Jean Mueller had died in an air strike.

40 Irish fighters are in ISIS, claims former member

He also said that there is “much talk” about attacking Western soil.

# is - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Family of US hostage 'hopeful' she is alive despite IS claim she is dead

The US says it is skeptical and are investigating claims by Islamic State she was killed by an airstrike.

# is - Friday 6 February, 2015

IS claims an American hostage was killed in a coalition air strike

US officials have declined to comment on the reports.

# is - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Jordanian pilot held hostage by Islamic State 'burned alive'

The video appears to show Maaz al-Kassasbeh locked in a metal cage.

# is - Monday 26 January, 2015

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

Another city in Iraq was also liberated.

# is - 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.

Jihad.info: 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.

# is - 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.

# is - 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.

# is - Friday 16 January, 2015

Potential American presidential candidate wants Americans to be willing to die for what they believe like ISIS

“They got the wrong philosophy, but they’re willing to die for what they believe, while we are busily giving away every belief and every value for the sake of political correctness.”

# is - Monday 12 January, 2015

Ireland is 'on alert' after Paris terrorist attacks - Charlie Flanagan

France was rocked by a series of attacks last week.

# is - 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.”

# is - 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.

# is - 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.

# is - Thursday 18 December, 2014

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.

# is - 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.

# is - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Son and wife of Islamic State leader detained in Lebanon

The woman was reportedly travelling on a false passport.

# is - 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.

# is - Sunday 16 November, 2014

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.

# is - 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.

# is - 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.

# is - 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?

# is - 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.

# is - 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.

# is - Thursday 23 October, 2014

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

That figure includes 32 civilians.

# is - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Maíria Cahill, Irish Water and the manhunt in Ottawa…

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.

# is - 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.”

# is - Sunday 19 October, 2014

What do you do when your business has "ISIS" in its name?

“I had the name first.”

# is - Friday 17 October, 2014

Opinion: A holy war? Examining the relationship between religion and violence

Is a clash of ideologies tearing apart the fabric of world order?