Lisa Smith: Her most likely exit from the al-Hawl camp in northeastern Syria is with the involvement of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Lisa Smith has made a complex diplomatic situation even more difficult by doing media interviews in which she continues to stop well short of stepping(...)

File photograph of Lisa Smith from Dundalk (to right of taoiseach and Chief of Staff) converted to Islam and moved to Syria. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A security assessment will be carried out to ensure that the Irishwoman who is an alleged Islamic State supporter is “not a threat to life and limb he(...)