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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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Islamic terrorist who raised funds for jihadists used up to six identities

An Algeria-born convicted Islamic terrorist facing deportation from Ireland has used six different names since arriving here 20 years ago. The man, linked by French authorities to al-Qa’ida, used his own name and five aliases at various points, according to … Continue reading

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Gardaí identify hardcore terror cell of over 12 jihadis living in Ireland

It is believed the extremists see Ireland as a soft touch and a gateway to Europe Gardaí have identified a hardcore cell of more than a dozen jihadis based in Ireland, we can reveal. The ISIS-supporting suspects are mainly living … Continue reading

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Ireland is “not immune” from the threat of Islamic terrorism

Gardaí have warned that Ireland is “not immune” from the threat of terrorism, but said that the possibility of an attack here remains unlikely. In a statement following the terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, An Garda Síochana said that the … Continue reading

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Halawa sisters complain of delay in deciding if husbands can join them in Ireland

Two sisters of Ibrahim Halawa – an Irish citizen who has been detained in Egypt without trial for almost four years – are suing the Minister for Justice over a delay of 18 months in deciding applications to have their … Continue reading

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