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# isil - 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 9,086 Views 10 Comments

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

# isil - 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 15,907 Views 44 Comments

IS jihadists overran Tal Afar in June 2014.

# isil - 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 18,349 Views 26 Comments

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

# isil - Thursday 1 June, 2017

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 9,680 Views 12 Comments

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

# isil - 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 14,258 Views 28 Comments

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

# isil - 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 5,974 Views 38 Comments

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

# isil - Monday 13 March, 2017

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

Mar 13th 2017, 7:47 PM 15,866 Views 19 Comments

Iraqi forces recently retook the building from the so-called Islamic State group.

# isil - Monday 2 January, 2017

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:11 AM 12,629 Views 15 Comments

The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# isil - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Isis leader 'calls for fight to the death' in audio recording
# Iraq
# Iraq

Isis leader 'calls for fight to the death' in audio recording

Nov 3rd 2016, 7:59 AM 14,214 Views 57 Comments

“Do not retreat. Holding your ground with honour is a thousand times easier than retreating in shame.”

# isil - Monday 17 October, 2016

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun
# Iraq
# Iraq

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has begun

Oct 17th 2016, 7:35 AM 7,782 Views 67 Comments

The city fell to IS fighters in June 2014. It is their last stronghold in Iraq.

# isil - Monday 22 August, 2016

Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS

Aug 22nd 2016, 10:02 PM 18,853 Views 41 Comments

They were arrested on Sunday night.

# isil - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Teenager jailed after being caught with 'step-by-step' terrorism guide
# Stansted Airport
# Stansted Airport

Teenager jailed after being caught with 'step-by-step' terrorism guide

Jul 28th 2016, 10:55 PM 31,426 Views 160 Comments

A subsequent search of his home uncovered a handwritten oath of allegiance to Islamic State.

# isil - Saturday 23 July, 2016

At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing

Jul 23rd 2016, 2:03 PM 15,520 Views 184 Comments

The blast struck a group of ethnic Hazara demonstrators.

# isil - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport
# 4th Of July
# 4th Of July

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:53 PM 36,719 Views 73 Comments

The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.

# isil - Friday 24 June, 2016

Alleged Islamic State recruiter has his deportation challenge dismissed
# Courts
# Courts

Alleged Islamic State recruiter has his deportation challenge dismissed

Jun 24th 2016, 1:08 PM 15,923 Views 0 Comments

The man had been trying to prevent his deportation to Jordan.

# isil - Friday 25 March, 2016

New pro-Islamic State propaganda video features Donald Trump
# Brussels
# Brussels

New pro-Islamic State propaganda video features Donald Trump

Mar 25th 2016, 1:23 PM 19,289 Views 31 Comments

Experts say the “fanboy” video is an attempt to move attention away from the fact the extremist group is losing ground in the Middle East.

# isil - Saturday 19 March, 2016

British journalist 'mocks US' in latest Islamic State video
# Held Hostage
# Held Hostage

British journalist 'mocks US' in latest Islamic State video

Mar 19th 2016, 1:50 PM 24,294 Views 27 Comments

John Cantlie was kidnapped in November 2012.

# isil - Monday 18 January, 2016

At least 135 dead and 400 abducted in Islamic State 'massacre'
# Syria
# Syria

At least 135 dead and 400 abducted in Islamic State 'massacre'

Jan 18th 2016, 9:29 AM 15,392 Views 65 Comments

Syria’s state news agency SANA said at least 300 civilians were killed.

# isil - Friday 8 January, 2016

Islamic State fighter 'executes his mother in public' after she asks him to leave group
# Syria
# Syria

Islamic State fighter 'executes his mother in public' after she asks him to leave group

Jan 8th 2016, 12:38 PM 43,626 Views 198 Comments

Hundreds of people are believed to have witnessed the killing.

# isil - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Isis threatens Britain in new executions video
# Message To Cameron
# Message To Cameron

Isis threatens Britain in new executions video

Jan 3rd 2016, 9:17 PM 30,814 Views 73 Comments

In the footage, an English-speaking IS fighter calls British Prime Minister David Cameron an “imbecile”.

# isil - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

European court intervenes to stop alleged Islamic State recruiter being deported
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

European court intervenes to stop alleged Islamic State recruiter being deported

Dec 30th 2015, 10:30 PM 46,785 Views 0 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights made a dramatic intervention in proceedings this evening.

# isil - Monday 28 December, 2015

Muslims say they're too busy watching Netflix and making carrot cake to join ISIS
# Trolling
# Trolling

Muslims say they're too busy watching Netflix and making carrot cake to join ISIS

Dec 28th 2015, 7:07 PM 26,544 Views 34 Comments

Priorities.

Iraqi forces just scored a major victory against Islamic State
# FALL OF RAMADI
# FALL OF RAMADI

Iraqi forces just scored a major victory against Islamic State

Dec 28th 2015, 7:37 AM 15,292 Views 28 Comments

IS fighters have abandoned Ramadi.

# isil - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Santa pees on ISIS in American Christmas lights display
# Festive
# Festive

Santa pees on ISIS in American Christmas lights display

Dec 15th 2015, 12:39 PM 20,758 Views 16 Comments

In happened in Limerick. Not that Limerick.

It looks like Islamic State is making a grab for oil in Africa
# Libya
# Libya

It looks like Islamic State is making a grab for oil in Africa

Dec 15th 2015, 6:00 AM 15,148 Views 38 Comments

French surveillance planes spotted the group making advances towards oil fields in Libya.

# isil - Friday 4 December, 2015

Germany has approved plans to 'destroy Islamic State's safe havens'
# Backing France
# Backing France

Germany has approved plans to 'destroy Islamic State's safe havens'

Dec 4th 2015, 11:55 AM 31,285 Views 112 Comments

MPs have backed a vote to join the anti-IS coalition.

# isil - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Turkey won't apologise to Russia for 'treacherous stabs in the back'
# Increased Tensions
# Increased Tensions

Turkey won't apologise to Russia for 'treacherous stabs in the back'

Nov 26th 2015, 3:27 PM 14,132 Views 136 Comments

And Vladimir Putin is not happy.

# isil - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Isis bookshop vandalised for fifth time, still refuses to change name
# Egyptian Goddess
# Egyptian Goddess

Isis bookshop vandalised for fifth time, still refuses to change name

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:45 AM 39,655 Views 56 Comments

‘Some ignorant people believe that the terrorists have a gift store in the middle of Denver.’

# isil - Thursday 19 November, 2015

US warned France about Paris attack ringleader in May
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US warned France about Paris attack ringleader in May

Nov 19th 2015, 7:31 AM 19,126 Views 26 Comments

The fate of Abdelhamid Abaaoud is not known after the raid in St-Denis yesterday.

# isil - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees

Nov 17th 2015, 7:34 AM 12,238 Views 123 Comments

Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.

# isil - Monday 16 November, 2015

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?
# Terror Army
# Terror Army

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?

Nov 16th 2015, 11:02 PM 47,330 Views 93 Comments

What are the roots of the militant group, and why are people talking about its ‘new phase’?

# isil - Friday 30 October, 2015

Boots on the ground: The US is sending in troops to bring the fight to Isis
# Special Forces
# Special Forces

Boots on the ground: The US is sending in troops to bring the fight to Isis

Oct 30th 2015, 5:35 PM 15,190 Views 91 Comments

Barack Obama says it will consist of “fewer than 50″ special forces.

# isil - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

More US soldiers will be fighting IS in Iraq, but it's not quite 'boots on the ground'
# Direct Action
# Direct Action

More US soldiers will be fighting IS in Iraq, but it's not quite 'boots on the ground'

Oct 28th 2015, 7:56 AM 8,503 Views 59 Comments

The US military will be taking part in ‘direct action’ against Islamic State.

# isil - Thursday 15 October, 2015

British mum flees Islamic State, says it wasn't her 'cup of tea'
# Syria
# Syria

British mum flees Islamic State, says it wasn't her 'cup of tea'

Oct 15th 2015, 9:38 AM 23,990 Views 75 Comments

Shukee Begum went to Syria with her five children to find her husband.

# isil - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Why did Islamic State choose this flag and what does it mean?
# Shahada
# Shahada

Why did Islamic State choose this flag and what does it mean?

Oct 10th 2015, 7:30 AM 20,704 Views 82 Comments

“They created a logo with an insanely powerful force, and completely trivialised it.”

# isil - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State
# Central College Limerick
# Central College Limerick

Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State

Oct 8th 2015, 12:54 PM 13,167 Views 52 Comments

It has since been taken down.

# isil - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Four people arrested after police employee is shot dead by teenage boy
# Sydney
# Sydney

Four people arrested after police employee is shot dead by teenage boy

Oct 7th 2015, 8:21 AM 16,325 Views 52 Comments

Authorities are treating the murder as an act of terrorism.

# isil - Monday 5 October, 2015

The Islamic State has blown up another ancient landmark
# Palmyra
# Palmyra

The Islamic State has blown up another ancient landmark

Oct 5th 2015, 10:56 AM 13,718 Views 53 Comments

The group blew up the Arch of Triumph in Palmyra.

# isil - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back
# Backtracking
# Backtracking

Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back

Oct 1st 2015, 7:31 AM 20,147 Views 99 Comments

The US presidential candidate said many of the refugees could be members of Islamic State.

# isil - Sunday 27 September, 2015

France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State
# Syria
# Syria

France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State

Sep 27th 2015, 10:23 AM 21,703 Views 124 Comments

Western powers are ramping up efforts against the terrorist organisation.

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