Tag Archives: Middle East

Ireland to increase it’s intake of refugees and their extended families.

Up to 530 family members of refugees already living in Ireland are to be reunited under new government plans. Minister Charlie Flanagan briefed his Cabinet colleagues earlier today on the new reunification scheme, which applies to refugees from conflict zones … Continue reading

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Gardaí probe suspected jihadi in west of Ireland

Gardai are investigating a suspected Islamic State terror cell based in the west of Ireland. The “organised terror cell” is headed by two Chechen brothers who have been living in Ireland for a number of years. Senior sources have revealed … Continue reading

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ISIS terrorists planned Dublin attack

The Sunday Independent can reveal for the first time today that it could have been Dublin, not London, that was hit by an Islamic terror attack. Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane, who together with a third accomplice, were shot … Continue reading

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ISIS members use student ‘mules’ at Irish colleges to finance operations

Islamist extremists are using unsuspecting students in Irish third level colleges to transfer the proceeds of internet fraud to finance Islamic State terrorist operations. The unwitting, mostly foreign, students are duped into opening personal accounts in Irish banks by secret … Continue reading

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Convicted Islamic terrorist cannot be deported from Ireland, Supreme Court rules

A convicted Islamic terrorist cannot be deported from Ireland after the Supreme Court ruled the Justice Minister must re-examine his case. Former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald ordered the deportation of the Algerian, who has been linked to al-Qa’ida. But following … Continue reading

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EU faces unprecedented terror threat, says security commissioner

The terrorist threat in Europe presents a “grim threat picture” with the battlefield broadened to include thousands of “amateur wannabe terrorists”, the MacGill Summer School heard from former British ambassador in Dublin, Sir Julian King. He said that beating the … Continue reading

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Netanyahu criticises Ireland’s stance on Israel-Palestinian conflict

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has posted a message to Facebook expressing criticism of Ireland’s position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The message, posted after a meeting between Netanyahu and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney, stands in stark contrast to a more diplomatic … Continue reading

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