15 women along with five children were killed and a further 16 people were injured.
Just before Christmas President Trump intervened in a case involving a Navy SEAL and Navy authorities who wanted to sanction the soldier.
Former Fine Gael by-election Verona Murphy is to announce on Tuesday whether she will run as an Independent candidate in Wexford in the upcoming General Election.
There must — mustn’t there? — have been someone in the room who asked questions when the US president, Donald Trump, and his advisors met to discuss the proposal to kill Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani.
Those who see the Taoiseach as a politician with a tendency to make stuff up as he goes along could do worse than point to his responses before and after the Wexford by-election, now notorious for Verona Murphy’s remarks about migrants.
Verona Murphy has signalled that she may run as an Independent candidate in Wexford in the general election after being dropped by Fine Gael.
Former Irish Defence Forces soldier Lisa Smith, who is facing trial accused of ISIS membership, has been granted bail with strict conditions including an internet and social media ban.
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) was last night weighing up whether there is enough evidence to give the green light to charge returned alleged Islamic State supporter Lisa Smith.
Ms Smith was arrested just before 11am on Sunday after she was flown from Turkey along with her two-year-old daughter.
It was right and proper that Lisa Smith and her daughter be brought back to Ireland as Irish citizens and treated in a humane manner.
Intelligence gathered by foreign security services on returned Islamic State supporter Lisa Smith is a key part of evidence being put to the Dundalk woman in questioning.
The 38-year-old Dundalk woman travelled to Syria in 2016 to join the so-called Islamic State group.
Gardaí have a duty to protect jihadist supporter Lisa Smith and her family just like any other citizen, commissioner Drew Harris has said.
The Taoiseach canvassing alongside a woman who has made the remarks Verona Murphy has gives a certain imprimatur to her, writes Alison O'Connor
For Islamic extremists, African gold mines are a treasure trove both of explosives and funds to recruit new members and buy arms, writes David Lewis and Ryan McNeill
On Thursday, a Washington judge ruled that an Alabama woman who joined Islamic State was not a US citizen. Hoda Muthana, who left Alabama in 2014, has admitted she “deeply regrets” her decision and wants to return to America with her son.
Ireland has an obligation to protect Lisa Smith’s young daughter, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said.
“Our competitors have become masters at exploiting the seams between peace and war,” the General wrote in The Sunday Telegraph.
Lisa Smith, who is linked to Islamic State, escaped from a Kurdish forces detainment camp in Syria last month. It is believed she is now being detained close to Syria's border with Turkey.
The brutal ‘reign’ of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of IS, self-proclaimed caliph, and the world’s most wanted man, has ended, write Ahmed Rasheed and Ahmed Aboulenein.
Turkish ground forces have moved across the border to fight against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, hours after Turkish jets and artillery pounded areas in Syria’s northern border
Simon Coveney said the action risks undermining the progress made this year in the fight against Islamic State.
The report, citing Irish security sources, said all five people had sentences for funding terrorist offences abroad, rather than participating in terror plots here.
Far from being defeated, Islamic State continue to battle on several fronts, write Anne-Marie Slaughter and Asha C Castleberry
Ireland is in discussions with an EU judicial body regarding the operation of a new EU register on terrorists.
Any hasty foreign-troop withdrawal from Afghanistan would lead to a fiasco similar to the Soviet retreat from the country in the 1980s and would result in chaos, says Amin Saikal
The solicitor representing Irish woman Lisa Smith who travelled to join Islamic State in Syria, is calling on the Irish government to bring her home and if necessary prosecute her under Irish law.
"To be honest I don't think I will be going back, ever."
A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, killing five people and injuring 11 others.
His comments follow those of Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty has called for Ms Smith and her two-year-old daughter to be brought home to Ireland.
The withdrawal of American troops late last year was premature, with fighting intensifying in Idlib province, say Charles A Kupchan and Sinan Ülgen
Foreign terrorist fighters have travelled from Ireland to North Africa, the EU police agency says.
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has appeared for the first time in five years in a video released by the extremist group.
The move prevents Muslim women from veiling their faces.
Sri Lankan soldiers have exchanged gunfire with suspects after attempting to raid a building in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province as part of the ongoing investigation into the Easter Sunday suicide bomb attacks.
So that’s Tuesday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
The Government should not find it too difficult to meet its responsibility in facilitating the return of former Air Corps corporal Lisa Smith and her child from Syria, UN special rapporteur Fionnuala Ní Aoláin has said.
Lisa Smith, the Irish woman who went to Syria is 2015 and married an ISIS fighter, has said that she wants to come home to Ireland.
Trump shows his political skills against the Democrats
Many US presidents didn’t see eye-to-eye with their top spies, but none has came close to the damage being wrought by the current incumbent, writes former public affairs director of the CIA, Kent Harrington.
Why write about hate? St Patrick’s Day is a time of celebration for all of us. My grandchildren are proud to march, even in the coldest of weather, and it means a lot to them and their local community, writes Fergus Finlay.
Lisa Smith, an Irish woman who was married to a fighter in Syria, will be allowed home and will be difficult to prosecute, but it is uncertain what returnee policy should be, says Sheelagh Brady.
A leading Muslim cleric says he would not feel safe having Islamic State suspect, Lisa Smith, roaming the streets of Ireland unless she goes through a process to de-radicalise her.
It seems humanly impossible not to have some sympathy for the Islamic State “brides” and their unfortunate children, many of whom are dying in refugee camps.
Polish national Dariusz Alchimionek had denied the manslaughter of one man and assault causing harm to his brother.
Here's your lunchtime bulletin.
Tunisian authorities have given seven suspects life terms and handed out other sentences after a trial over two separate attacks that killed around 60 people in 2015 - mainly tourists.
So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
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