Islamic State

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Rights abuses often ‘tipping point’ for extremist recruitment, UN study finds
Quality education and exposure to different cultures identified as key preventive factors in African survey

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

07, Feb, 2023 @5:01 AM

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You Resemble Me review – portrait of the ‘female suicide bomber’ who wasn’t
Expertly blending fiction, news footage and interviews, this potent debut pieces together the events leading to Hasna Aït Boulahcen’s killing by French police

Peter Bradshaw

01, Feb, 2023 @4:50 PM

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Trial of man behind New York’s worst terror attack since 9/11 details path to radicalization
Sayfullo Saipov was convicted for the 2017 New York City truck attack and now awaits a decision on whether he lives or dies

Victoria Bekiempis

29, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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‘I buckled when I saw her remains’ – the biopic about ‘Europe’s first female suicide bomber’
After repeating ‘fake news’ about Hasna Aït Boulahcen’s role in the Paris attacks, Dina Amer switched from journalism to directing – to uncover deeper truths about this tragic misfit

Steve Rose

25, Jan, 2023 @4:19 PM

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Yazidi women kept as slaves by IS appeal to UN to intervene in their fight for compensation
Lawyers demand support from Australia for five victims of Khaled Sharrouf in test case for international law on torture survivors

Kaamil Ahmed

24, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Treasure hunters circle in search of Islamic State’s lost loot
The ruins of Iraq and Syria are proving a treasure trove, with former foes vying to uncover buried bullion, dollars and jewels

Martin Chulov and Nechirvan Mando in Erbil

20, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Shamima Begum says she understands public anger but ‘is not a bad person’
23-year-old tells story of how she joined Islamic State and life in a refugee camp in BBC podcast series

Alexandra Topping

11, Jan, 2023 @9:11 AM

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German police arrest Iranian man suspected of planning chemical attack
Police detain 32-year-old in town near Dortmund after tipoff from foreign agency believed to be the FBI

Kate Connolly in Berlin

08, Jan, 2023 @1:51 PM

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‘System working’: Labor defends Syria repatriations following arrest of woman on terror charge
‘Anyone who knowingly went to aid Isis deserves the full weight of the law,’ says minister Bill Shorten

Ben Doherty

06, Jan, 2023 @4:53 AM

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UK barber jailed after sending Islamic State thousand of pounds from Covid grants
Tarek Namouz, 43, sentenced to 12 years in prison after being found guilty of funding terrorism

Jasper Jolly, Emine Sinmaz and agencies

05, Jan, 2023 @4:39 PM

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NSW woman repatriated from Syria charged with allegedly entering Islamic State territory
Police allege woman knowingly entered ‘declared area’ of Syria in 2014 to be with her husband, who had joined the terrorist organisation

Ben Doherty

05, Jan, 2023 @3:20 AM

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The Guardian view on Afghanistan’s suffering: the war against women | Editorial
Editorial: Families are in desperate straits, the security situation is worsening – but the Taliban’s priority is punishing half the population


02, Jan, 2023 @6:30 PM

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