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#isis

# isis - Monday 30 May, 2022

Lisa Smith found guilty of membership of the terrorist organisation Isis by Special Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

Lisa Smith found guilty of membership of the terrorist organisation Isis by Special Criminal Court

May 30th 2022, 11:14 AM 62,705 Views 0 Comments

Earlier she was found not guilty of funding terrorism.

# isis - 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 12,618 Views 0 Comments

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

# isis - 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 10,559 Views 0 Comments

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

Prosecution evidence against Lisa Smith falls short of what's required, barrister tells court
# Courts
# Courts

Prosecution evidence against Lisa Smith falls short of what's required, barrister tells court

Mar 30th 2022, 3:46 PM 9,107 Views 0 Comments

Smith (40) has been on trial for nine weeks at the Special Criminal Court.

# isis - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Lisa Smith ‘answered call to migrate to Syria’, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Lisa Smith ‘answered call to migrate to Syria’, court hears

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 4:51 PM 10,654 Views 0 Comments

The former soldier denies membership of so-called Islamic State.

# isis - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Court will consider verdicts in Lisa Smith trial
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Court will consider verdicts in Lisa Smith trial

Mar 24th 2022, 3:36 PM 11,687 Views 0 Comments

The former Irish soldier has pleaded not guilty to membership of an unlawful terrorist group, namely Islamic State.

# isis - Monday 21 March, 2022

Lisa Smith warned her family to become Muslim 'before it's too late', court told
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Lisa Smith warned her family to become Muslim 'before it's too late', court told

Mar 21st 2022, 4:58 PM 21,466 Views 0 Comments

Lisa Smith sent a Facebook message saying she would see her family in heaven if they converted, the Special Criminal Court heard today.

# isis - Friday 11 February, 2022

FBI agent tells court it was 'beyond suspicion' Lisa Smith joined Isis
# Courts
# Courts

FBI agent tells court it was 'beyond suspicion' Lisa Smith joined Isis

Feb 11th 2022, 4:03 PM 24,458 Views 0 Comments

Five counter-terrorism FBI agents gave evidence this week during legal argument in the trial.

# isis - Thursday 3 February, 2022

ISIS leader killed in US military raid in Syria, with multiple civilian fatalities
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

ISIS leader killed in US military raid in Syria, with multiple civilian fatalities

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 1:57 PM 21,901 Views 2 Comments

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says civilians are among at least 13 people killed in the operation, including four children.

# isis - Monday 24 January, 2022

Lisa Smith: Judges reject call to dismiss charges - trial starts tomorrow
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Lisa Smith: Judges reject call to dismiss charges - trial starts tomorrow

Jan 24th 2022, 11:40 AM 19,552 Views 0 Comments

Smith is charged with alleged offences associated with membership of Islamic State.

# isis - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday

Jan 19th 2022, 2:58 PM 11,096 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old, from Co Louth, is accused of being a member of Islamic State and financing terrorism.

# isis - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Lisa Smith's bid to have terror charges dropped will be heard next week
# Court
# Court

Lisa Smith's bid to have terror charges dropped will be heard next week

Jan 11th 2022, 4:06 PM 11,289 Views 0 Comments

Lisa Smith’s trial before the non-jury court was due to start this week.

# isis - Monday 10 January, 2022

Lisa Smith trial expected to be delayed as defence seek for case to be struck out
# Court
# Court

Lisa Smith trial expected to be delayed as defence seek for case to be struck out

Jan 10th 2022, 4:43 PM 15,574 Views 0 Comments

Smith is charged with alleged membership of terror group Islamic State (ISIS) and other associated charges.

# isis - Monday 22 November, 2021

Shamima Begum says she did not hate Britain when she fled to Syria to join Isis
# UK
# UK

Shamima Begum says she did not hate Britain when she fled to Syria to join Isis

Nov 22nd 2021, 8:33 AM 20,623 Views 42 Comments

Begum left her east London home for Syria as a 15-year-old schoolgirl in 2015.

# isis - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony

Sep 28th 2021, 5:26 PM 4,533 Views 0 Comments

300 survivors as well as family members of the victims of the attacks are to take the stand over the coming weeks.

# isis - Thursday 16 September, 2021

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara
# Isis
# Isis

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara

Sep 16th 2021, 10:56 AM 31,778 Views 14 Comments

Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi was killed in a strike by France’s Barkhane military operation a few weeks ago, French authorities said.

# isis - Friday 3 September, 2021

British IS ‘Beatles’ terrorist facing life behind bars after guilty pleas
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

British IS ‘Beatles’ terrorist facing life behind bars after guilty pleas

Sep 3rd 2021, 7:35 AM 18,277 Views 0 Comments

Alexanda Amon Kotey was one of the gang of four IS militants nicknamed “the Beatles” by their captives due to their British accents.

# isis - Friday 27 August, 2021

Pentagon believes only one blast took place at Kabul airport yesterday
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Pentagon believes only one blast took place at Kabul airport yesterday

Updated Aug 27th 2021, 5:00 PM 65,345 Views 63 Comments
  • Two British adults and a teenager are among the victims.
  • The Islamic State group has said it carried out the attack.
  • The attack killed at least 85 people, including 13 US troops.
Opinion: What is ISIS-K? Two terrorism experts on the group behind the Kabul attack
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Opinion: What is ISIS-K? Two terrorism experts on the group behind the Kabul attack

Aug 27th 2021, 9:34 AM 21,674 Views 10 Comments

ISIS-K, an affiliate of the Islamic State group, claimed responsibility for the Kabul terrorist attack.

# isis - Sunday 22 August, 2021

US drafts airlines for Kabul rescue as deadline pressure grows
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US drafts airlines for Kabul rescue as deadline pressure grows

Updated Aug 22nd 2021, 2:58 PM 64,594 Views 45 Comments

G7 leaders will discuss the crisis in Afghanistan on Tuesday in a virtual summit.

# isis - 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 37,198 Views 87 Comments

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

# isis - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets
# National Rally
# National Rally

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on trial over IS tweets

Feb 10th 2021, 7:17 AM 18,544 Views 0 Comments

She is charged with breaking hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities in 2015.

# isis - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Child of alleged Isis fighter challenges state's decision not to recognise him as Irish citizen
# High Court
# High Court

Child of alleged Isis fighter challenges state's decision not to recognise him as Irish citizen

Nov 5th 2020, 3:48 PM 25,406 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s Irish citizenship was based on his father’s naturalisation which was retrospectively revoked by the State.

# isis - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Two British terror suspects - dubbed the Islamic State Beatles - charged in US over killing of Western hostages
# On Trial
# On Trial

Two British terror suspects - dubbed the Islamic State Beatles - charged in US over killing of Western hostages

Oct 8th 2020, 7:05 AM 16,345 Views 0 Comments

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of being involved in a “brutal hostage-taking scheme”.

# isis - Monday 14 September, 2020

Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022

Sep 14th 2020, 10:44 AM 21,646 Views 0 Comments

Smith is charged with membership of the Islamic State terrorist group and with financing terrorism.

# isis - Monday 31 August, 2020

Opinion: 'Stripping Isis fighter of Irish citizenship over sham marriage presents us with uncomfortable questions'
# Norma Costello
# Norma Costello

Opinion: 'Stripping Isis fighter of Irish citizenship over sham marriage presents us with uncomfortable questions'

Aug 31st 2020, 6:30 AM 35,480 Views 43 Comments

There is a sad irony in how wealthy western states have farmed out a security and immigration problem to the Kurds, writes Norma Costello.

# isis - Friday 17 July, 2020

Another delay in the case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Another delay in the case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith

Jul 17th 2020, 4:53 PM 21,644 Views 0 Comments

The 38-year-old former Irish defence forces member was due to return to Dublin District Court today.

# isis - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion
# Tablets
# Tablets

Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion

Jul 1st 2020, 11:26 AM 40,774 Views 25 Comments

Around 84 million Captagon tablets were seized at the port of Salerno.

# isis - Friday 17 April, 2020

The case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith has been adjourned for three months
# Adjourned
# Adjourned

The case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith has been adjourned for three months

Apr 17th 2020, 12:35 PM 16,248 Views 0 Comments

Smith was arrested at Dublin Airport in November.

# isis - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'Not a single piece of evidence': Lawyers for Lisa Smith argue for terror charge to be dropped
# Court
# Court

'Not a single piece of evidence': Lawyers for Lisa Smith argue for terror charge to be dropped

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 1:36 PM 28,903 Views 0 Comments

The Irish woman has been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation, under 2005 terror legislation.

# isis - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Gardaí ruled out terrorism links in 'random' Dundalk killing, court hears
# Mohamed Morei
# Mohamed Morei

Gardaí ruled out terrorism links in 'random' Dundalk killing, court hears

Dec 11th 2019, 5:38 PM 13,890 Views 0 Comments

Mohamed Morei has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the murder of Yosuke Sasaki in January 2018.

# isis - Monday 2 December, 2019

Lisa Smith's period of detention has been extended by 24 hours
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith's period of detention has been extended by 24 hours

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 47,200 Views 137 Comments

Smith was arrested upon arrival at Dublin Airport yesterday.

# isis - Friday 29 November, 2019

Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says

Nov 29th 2019, 4:02 PM 22,078 Views 94 Comments

The former Defence Forces member who was married to an Islamic State fighter is due back in Ireland

# isis - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Suspected Islamic State member returned to Germany along with three children
# Laura H
# Laura H

Suspected Islamic State member returned to Germany along with three children

Nov 24th 2019, 12:35 PM 16,695 Views 28 Comments

The woman is the first adult female to have officially been repatriated to Germany.

# isis - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland

Nov 12th 2019, 3:30 PM 19,987 Views 113 Comments

Yesterday Turkey said it was in the process of deporting 20 ‘foreign jihadists’.

# isis - Monday 4 November, 2019

Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'
# Turkey
# Turkey

Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'

Nov 4th 2019, 12:40 PM 20,061 Views 143 Comments

Simon Coveney has said his primary concern is for Smith’s two-year-old daughter.

# isis - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Donald Trump to bring 'beautiful dog, talented dog' from ISIS raid to the White House
# Conan
# Conan

Donald Trump to bring 'beautiful dog, talented dog' from ISIS raid to the White House

Oct 31st 2019, 8:52 AM 45,126 Views 56 Comments

The US President has repeatedly praised the pooch’s role in the deadly raid.

Pentagon releases images from raid that resulted in death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Pentagon releases images from raid that resulted in death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi

Oct 31st 2019, 6:56 AM 19,915 Views 55 Comments

The Pentagon also released video of airstrikes on a group of unknown fighters on the ground.

# isis - Monday 28 October, 2019

Officials warn ISIS still a threat as it regroups following death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
# Isis
# Isis

Officials warn ISIS still a threat as it regroups following death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Oct 28th 2019, 12:30 PM 10,482 Views 21 Comments

The Islamic State leader was killed in a US-led raid in Syria at the weekend.

# isis - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Trump confirms ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US military raid
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Trump confirms ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US military raid

Updated Oct 27th 2019, 1:32 PM 42,199 Views 136 Comments

Baghdadi ignited an explosive vest after being chased into a tunnel by US forces.

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