Tuesday June 23, 2015
A round-up of national and international news.
Tuesday June 16, 2015
More than 23,000 refugees fleeing fighting in northern Syria crossed into Turkey from 3-15 June, the United Nations refugee agency has said.
Friday May 22, 2015
D'admhaigh Rialtas na Stát Aontaithe inniu go bhfuil bainte siar as chomh maith is atá ag éirí le mílistigh an Stáit Ioslamaigh ISIS seilbh a ghlacadh ar áiteanna sa tSiria agus san Iaráic le roinnt laethanta.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Syrian pro-government fighters have withdrawn from the Syrian city of Palmyra after militants from the self-styled Islamic State group entered its neighbourhoods in large numbers, Syrian state television has said.
Monday May 18, 2015
The US-led coalition against the self-styled Islamic State has conducted 19 air strikes in the vicinity of the Iraqi city of Ramadi over the past 72 hours.
Friday May 15, 2015
Fighters from the so-called Islamic State group are said to have taken over the main government compound in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi.
Monday April 27, 2015
US led forces targeted Islamic State militants in Syria with five air strikes this morning and conducted 26 strikes against the group in Iraq, the US military said.
Sunday April 12, 2015
The group calling itself Islamic State has released a video that shows militants smashing artefacts at the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in northern Iraq.
Thursday March 19, 2015
The United Nations has said Islamic State forces may have committed genocide when trying to wipe out the Yazidi minority in Iraq as well as war crimes against civilians, including children.
Friday March 06, 2015
The head of UNESCO has condemned the destruction of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq by the Islamic State group, saying it amounted to a "war crime".