Islamic State’s propaganda machine crippled in international operation

A “ground-breaking” international operation has crippled the propaganda machine of Islamic State, the European police agency has said.

Europol said the two-day “takedown” action had “punched a big hole in the capability of IS to spread propaganda online and radicalise young people in Europe”.

A particular target was the group’s Amaq news agency, which has been used by IS to broadcast claims of responsibility for attacks and spread propaganda messages.

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Source: Sky News