Google removes Isis official app from Play store

Google has removed an app from Islamist militant group Isis, which was available to download from the Google Play store, ITV News has been told.

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Google removes Isis app from Play store

Google has removed an app from Islamist militant group Isis, which was available to download from the Google Play store, ITV News has been told.

The Islamist militants launched the app in April to try to enhance their profile on social media.

The ISIS app was known as 'the Dawn of Glad Tidings'. Credit: Google Play

Thousands of people had downloaded the 'Dawn of Glad Tidings' app, which promised users "news from Iraq, Syria and the Islamic world".

A Google spokesman said: "We remove any applications that breach our community guidelines."

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