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# terrorist - Monday 18 March, 2019

New intelligence unit to assess threats to State security will be set up by the end of the year

Varadkar says Ireland is as prepared as any other country for a terror attack.

# terrorist - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Four jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia beach attacks in which three Irish tourists died

Five other defendants in the Sousse case were handed jail terms ranging from six months to six years, while 17 were acquitted.

# terrorist - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Turkish speaking 'content reviewer' sacked for calling Kurdish colleague a 'terrorist'

The woman was dismissed, and unsuccessfully sued for unfair dismissal at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# terrorist - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Danny Healy-Rae seeks legal advice after Shane Ross calls him a 'terrorist'

The Transport Minister made the comments while calling on rural TDs to back drink-driving legislation.

# terrorist - Monday 26 March, 2018

Far-left French politician arrested over tweet appearing to celebrate heroic policeman's death

The policeman offered himself in exchange for a woman being used as a human shield.

# terrorist - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya

The corpses have been stored there for the past year awaiting a final decision on their fate.

# terrorist - Monday 23 October, 2017

EU money could protect public spaces in Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Galway from terror attacks

The new fund will help cities build barriers that could prevent terror attacks.

# terrorist - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Police in Antrim find rocket launcher and 'terrorist related' tools

Officers also found a replica pistol, a baseball bat and a hammer.

# terrorist - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

The homeless men who rushed to help the Manchester Arena victims

“Just because I’m homeless, it doesn’t mean I haven’t got a heart,” Stephen Jones said.

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack RIP

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack

Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander died after the Manchester Arena was targeted last night.

Missing in Manchester: Family members in desperate search for loved ones

Hotels in the area took in children who became separated from their parents in the immediate aftermath of the explosion.

'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion

Eyewitnesses described the incident at the Ariana Grande gig as one of terror and panic.

# terrorist - Monday 6 February, 2017

Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos

Facebook’s European headquarters are accused of failing to take down doctored images that falsely link the man to Islamist attacks.

# terrorist - Friday 3 February, 2017

31-year-old Royal Marine admits to stashing explosive devices in the UK

Ciaran Maxwell, with an address at Exminster Devon, also pleaded guilty to manufacturing and constructing explosives.

# terrorist - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Two attackers killed after car bomb explodes near Turkish courthouse

A policeman and court worker were also killed in the blast, according to local media reports.

# terrorist - Friday 12 August, 2016

Canadian shot dead after detonating explosive had links to global terrorism network

Aaron Driver (24) was killed on Wednesday during a police raid outside to home he was staying in.

# terrorist - Friday 29 July, 2016

French prime minister says it was a "failure" priest killer was released with electronic tag

Manuel Valls also told Le Monde newspaper he is “open” to a temporary ban on the foreign financing of mosques.

# terrorist - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Three-month state of emergency declared in Turkey

President Erdogan has vowed to hunt down those responsible for last week’s coup.

# terrorist - Saturday 16 July, 2016

French minister calls on all citizens to become reservists to help protect the country

Four men believed to be linked to the Tunisian who killed 84 people in the attack were arrested in France overnight.

Five children fighting for their lives after truck attack in Nice

One of the children is an unidentified eight-year-old boy who is possibly a foreigner.

# terrorist - Friday 15 July, 2016

Terrorist in Nice truck attack named as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel

Police sources have said the French-Tunisian had no direct links to terrorism.

# terrorist - Friday 20 May, 2016

Body part and luggage found in search for missing EgyptAir plane

The country’s aviation minister has said a “terrorist attack” was a more likely cause than technical failure.

# terrorist - Friday 11 March, 2016

Bataclan rejects 'senseless' Eagles of Death Metal frontman claim that security knew about shooting

The venue said that the singer’s comments were because he was traumatised.

# terrorist - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Muslim schoolboy wasn't interviewed because of 'terrorist' spelling mistake, police say

Under UK law, the child’s teachers followed protocol by reporting him.

# terrorist - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Police called after Belgium and Roma midfielder is mistaken for a terrorist

Radja Nainggolan saw the funny side when hotel guests contacted the authorities after claiming he looked suspicious.

# terrorist - Monday 16 November, 2015

"We said our goodbyes." - Irish couple's miraculous escape from Bataclan horror

Katie Healy described how she and her boyfriend escaped despite him being shot.

# terrorist - Friday 13 November, 2015

US sources claim 'Jihadi John' dead after drone strike

The Pentagon has said it is not clear he was killed but defence sources say they’re 99% sure.

# terrorist - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Train gunman 'dumbfounded' by terrorist claims - says he just wanted to rob people

The man said he found a suitcase with a weapon and decided to use it to rob passengers but he denies firing any shots.

# terrorist - Saturday 16 May, 2015

The British government still has unreleased files on Ireland's worst terrorist attack

34 people lost their lives in the coordinated attack 41 years ago.

# terrorist - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Police capture terror suspect after he accidentally shoots himself

The 24-year-old Algerian man was arrested after shooting himself and calling an ambulance.

# terrorist - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

More young girls are leaving their homes to join ISIS militants. But why?

It is evident that many of these women are drawn to the society depicted by ISIS, which gives them a prominent – if restrictive – role.

# terrorist - 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.

# terrorist - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

New anti-terrorism laws for Ireland to be introduced 'within weeks'

Those that take part in terrorism could have their Irish citizenship revoked.

# terrorist - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros

It has announced that any sales commissions will be handed over.

# terrorist - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Paris shooting that left one police officer dead declared terrorist act

A number of mosques have also been attacked today.

# terrorist - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Man accused of plotting terrorist attack in Australia appeared on ISIS TV debate

Sulayman Khalid gained media attention for a TV appearance earlier this year.

# terrorist - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

US (finally) releases details of the CIA's interrogation of terror suspects after 9/11

The report is expected to be a damning indictment of a secret program under the administration of former president George W Bush to question dozens of detainees.

# terrorist - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls reportedly sold into marriages

Around 220 schoolgirls are still missing after being abducted by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

# terrorist - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Carlos the Jackal fined for anti-Semitic insults aimed at prison officer

The Venezuelan, who was one of the world’s most wanted militants, is currently serving two life sentences in France.

# terrorist - Monday 7 October, 2013

Libya demands explanation from US over raid

Libya has asked for clarifications regarding the abduction of an al-Qaida leader in Tripoli.

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