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# jihadists - Monday 18 February, 2019

European countries reject calls to repatriate Syria jihadists

The Islamic State’s former “caliphate” is now almost completely destroyed.

# jihadists - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Two men jailed in first trial linked to 2015 Paris attacks

Jihadists massacred 130 people in the Islamic State attacks in Paris in 2015.

# jihadists - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Inside the controversial rehab centre for Saudi jihadists

Mohammed bin Nayef Counselling and Care Centre has a focus on finding an ideological cure for jihadism.

# jihadists - Monday 5 June, 2017

Islamic State claims responsibility for London Bridge terror attack

The so-called ‘Islamic State’ says it was behind the attack that killed seven people and critically wounded 21.

# jihadists - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Irish peacekeepers in Lebanon at risk from 'jihadist threat' says top general

Major General Michael Beary said that UN forces were wary of returning jihadists from Syria.

# jihadists - Monday 9 January, 2017

Pope hits out at 'homicidal madness' of jihadist attacks

The leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics also called on government leaders to combat the poverty.

# jihadists - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'Entire families were killed' - Airstrike on IS controlled town hits civilians

The deadly strike came as Iraqi forces battled jihadists deep inside Mosul.

# jihadists - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

"Let us learn to live together": Sister of priest slain by jihadists addresses mourners

Despite the rain, thousands have gathered outside Rouen’s cathedral to show their respects.

# jihadists - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

'Kind, shy and dedicated', Fr Jacques Hamel is the 236th victim of jihadists in France since 2015

The so-called Islamic State group said today’s attack was carried out by its ‘soldiers’.

# jihadists - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Three people, including two UN peacekeepers, killed in attack by suspected Islamist militants

A further 20 people were injured in the pre-dawn attack, four seriously.

# jihadists - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

A film about a jihadist attack on Paris is on hold because of eerie echoes with reality Made In France This post contains videos

A film about a jihadist attack on Paris is on hold because of eerie echoes with reality

Posters for the film placed all over the city’s metro have been taken down.

# jihadists - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

'There are suspected jihadists in Ireland right now, but the threat is low'

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has confirmed the government is monitoring a number of individuals.

# jihadists - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Islamic State suicide bombers attack US forces after seizing town close to their base

Up to 25 IS fighters attacked the US base using suicide bombers and gunmen.

# jihadists - Monday 26 January, 2015

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

Another city in Iraq was also liberated.

# jihadists - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Mastermind of jihadist cell in Belgium 'still at large'

Meanwhile, arrests made in Greece yesterday are said to be unconnected to the cell.

# jihadists - Saturday 17 January, 2015

'No evidence of jihadist terror groups training in Irish mountains'

Frances Fitzgerald has said everything is being done to protect Ireland against terror threats.

# jihadists - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Counter-terror chief: We can't stop all attacks without becoming a totalitarian society

Gilles de Kerchove also warned that Europe’s prisons have become a ‘massive incubator’ for radicalisation.

# jihadists - 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.

# jihadists - Friday 28 November, 2014

Austrian police raid homes, prayer rooms and mosques for jihad recruiters

150 people have so far been discovered leaving Austria to join jihadists in Syria and Iraq.

# jihadists - Friday 14 November, 2014

Britain to seize passports from British jihadists to stop them returning home

Australia is facing a similar scenario to Britain with at least 73 of its nationals having their passports cancelled to prevent them travelling to Iraq and Syria.

# jihadists - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Islamic State oil refineries hit in latest air strikes

Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama led the UN Security Council in approving a resolution demanding that countries take action to stem the flow of foreign jihadists to Iraq and Syria.

The flow of Europeans joining Islamic State 'isn't drying up'

The EU counter-terrorism chief has said the number has swelled from 2,000 to 3,000 in just months.

# jihadists - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Wife of British taxi driver captured by Islamic State pleads with captors to release him

“I cannot see how it could assist any State’s allow the world to see a man like Alan dying,” she said.

# jihadists - Thursday 18 September, 2014

800 police stop Islamic State plan to 'behead random Australian'

The major pre-dawn operation resulted in 15 arrests.

# jihadists - Monday 15 September, 2014

Nations meet in Paris to discuss how to defeat Islamic State

Representatives of 20 nations will take part.

# jihadists - Friday 12 September, 2014

Australia warns "terrorist attack is likely" over fears of returning jihadists

The Australian Prime Minister said that the level equals to the terror threat level in the United Kingdom.

# jihadists - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

John Kerry travels to Middle East to hold anti-IS talks

Saudi has confirmed the Arab anti-IS talks with Kerry for Thursday.

# jihadists - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

French mum reunited with two-year-old daughter taken by alleged jihadi father in October

The father was arrested in Turkey last weekend with their daughter Assia.

# jihadists - Saturday 30 August, 2014

'We will go home one day': Yazidis determined to return to their temples and normal lives

“We were pushed out of Sinjar, but even if (the jihadists) come here, I would rather die for this temple than leave Iraq.”

# jihadists - Monday 11 August, 2014

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

US "urgently" shipping weapons to arm Iraqi Kurds against jihadists

France is calling on the European Union to follow suit.

# jihadists - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Boston bomb suspect blames brother

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told investigators his brother was the leader in last week’s deadly attacks, and that no international terrorist groups were involved.

# jihadists - Sunday 24 June, 2012

DCU gets €5m to investigate violent political extremism online

The research will look at the activities of violent jihadists, nationalist-separatists and extreme right-wing groups on the internet.

# jihadists - Sunday 12 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: Gerry Ryan’s open secret, Fine Gael’s bailout fallout, and some cranky phone calls for the Cabinet.