Khalid Kelly

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Children at the al-Hawl  camp, which is saturated by civilians fleeing Baghouz, the last pocket in Syria held by Islamic State. Photograph: Laurence Geai/Le Monde

Unlike many western European countries, the State has taken a relatively benign approach to the question of what to do with jihadists returning from S(...)

In 2013, Alexandr Ruzmatovich Bekmirzaev left Ireland for the Middle East, where it is understood he joined a group linked to Islamic State.

A suspected Islamic State terrorist captured in Syria was radicalised in Ireland by a Jordanian man who gardaí believe recruited at least five other p(...)

 Alexandr Ruzmatovich Bekmirzaev

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has adopted a “too moderate” tone following the capture of an Irish citizen alleged to have been fighting there with Islamic St(...)

London attacker Rachid Redouane was a 30-year-old Moroccan-Libyan pastry chef who had been living in Rathmines, Dublin

Irish authorities have been helping British police and security services in the wake of the attack at London Bridge on Saturday. Here’s what we know s(...)

Gardaí believe Terence Kelly began the process of committing to becoming a suicide bomber for Isis while living in Ardagh, Co Longford. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

The personal background of Islamic Irish convert Terence Kelly, who blew himself up in an Isis bombing attack in Iraq, is set to be studied closely by(...)

Dubliner Terence Kelly outside the Mosque in Clonskeagh in 2010. Photograph: Alan Betson

Terence “Khalid” Kelly died last week after carrying out an Islamic State suicide bombing in Iraq, according to the jihadist group. In June, 2004, in(...)

“I hate England, I hate living there I have no intention of returning,” said Khalid Kelly. “Ireland, I feel the same way about. There is a load of non-Muslims there.”  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A confrontation Khalid Kelly had in a Pakistani barbershop in 2007 appears to have been key to his decision to align himself fully with violent extrem(...)