Maura Conway

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Isis fighter: Alexandr Ruzmatovich Bekmirzaev, who was captured in Syria with Irish passport

“Tell them to shoot him. There is no need to send him back here. People like that, we don’t want them in this country.” The speaker, a Muslim man who(...)

Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft and YouTube announced the formation of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, which they said would continue to make their services ‘hostile to terrorists and violent extremists’.

Twitter is becoming less effective as a platform for so-called Islamic State (IS) terrorists, due to the rapid take-down rate of pro-IS accounts from(...)

US-led forces have targeted Isis social media “experts” and strategists, such as the drone killing last  August  of Isis second-in-command, Syrian-born Abu Muhammad al-Adnani in  Aleppo. Photograph: Youtube/Getty Images

No organisation continues to commit the time, people, and money that the so-called Islamic State has put into its online media campaign over the last(...)