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#ISIL

# isil - Monday 16 October, 2017

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

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

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

“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

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

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'

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

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

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

“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

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

They were arrested on Sunday night.

# isil - Thursday 28 July, 2016

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

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

The blast struck a group of ethnic Hazara demonstrators.

# isil - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

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

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

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

John Cantlie was kidnapped in November 2012.

# isil - Monday 18 January, 2016

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

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

Hundreds of people are believed to have witnessed the killing.

# isil - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Isis threatens Britain in new executions video

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

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

# isil - Monday 28 December, 2015

Iraqi forces just scored a major victory against Islamic State

IS fighters have abandoned Ramadi.

# isil - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Santa pees on ISIS in American Christmas lights display

In happened in Limerick. Not that Limerick.

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

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'

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'

And Vladimir Putin is not happy.

# isil - Sunday 22 November, 2015

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

‘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

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

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

# isil - Monday 16 November, 2015

Explainer: Who are Islamic State?

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

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?

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

# isil - Thursday 8 October, 2015

# isil - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

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

Authorities are treating the murder as an act of terrorism.

# isil - Monday 5 October, 2015

The Islamic State has blown up another ancient landmark

The group blew up the Arch of Triumph in Palmyra.

# isil - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back

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

Western powers are ramping up efforts against the terrorist organisation.

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