Alexandr  Bekmirzaev, who became a naturalised Irish citizen in 2010, is believed to have left for Syria in 2013.

The man who is believed to have converted Alexandr Bekmirzaev to radical Islamic views was a regular attender at the mosque in Clonskeagh, Dublin, acc(...)

“It wasn’t a training camp. It was an opportunity to walk in an open space where you could talk about anything and no one was listening”

A number of Islamic radicals, including the recently captured Irish passport holder Alexandr Bekmirzaev, discussed their dream of living under Sharia (...)