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Isis donations dry up after executions
Isis donations dry up after executions

Donations to Isis jihadists have dramatically declined in the wake of brutal executions by the group that have shocked public…

Boko Haram copies Isis in new beheading video

A new beheading video from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremist group copies some of the hallmarks of propaganda from…

Kate Shuttleworth: Israel on hunt for acolytes of Isis

A Palestinian family of six sleep in one bedroom in a cramped, damp and mouldy three-room home.

Jihadi John's mother: 'That's my son!'

The mother of Mohammed Emwazi realised seven months ago that her son was the masked killer known as Jihadi John but failed…

War

'Dam Buster' medals auctioned

One of only two Kiwis to take part in the famous "Dam Busters" air attack during World War II is to auction his medals to…

War criminal claim checked

Prime Minister John Key says he is not aware of any suspected war criminals from the former Yugoslavia in New Zealand but…

Top prize given to preacher who called 9/11 attacks an 'inside job'
Top prize given to preacher who called 9/11 attacks an 'inside job'

An Indian television preacher who called the 9/11 attacks an "inside job" has received one of Saudi Arabia's most prestigious…

Torture use to thwart plot
Torture use to thwart plot

The Independent reveals how information obtained by torture helped thwart a plot to bring down two airliners over the US…

Jihadi John linked to UK bombing plot
Jihadi John linked to UK bombing plot

"Jihadi John" was able to flee the scrutiny of the security services despite being a member of a terrorist cell known to…

Jihadi John had anger issues - teacher
Jihadi John had anger issues - teacher

Teacher says Isis terrorist revealed as Mohammed Emwazi was involved in a number of fights in his first year at high school…

Terrorism

NZ troops can opt out of Iraq
NZ troops can opt out of Iraq

Soldiers may be excused from going to train Iraqi forces in fight against Isis, for personal reasons…

Isis: How did it come to this?

New Zealand troops are preparing for a two-year tour in Iraq to help the fight against Islamic State. This is what they…

Jihadi John angry at plight of Muslims

The unmasking of Isis militant "Jihadi John" as a Londoner who had repeatedly been questioned by security services has sent…

John Roughan: Aiding those under Isis rule the right call

Many times over the years we've been aware that people in a foreign country are going through hell, John Roughan writes.

MI5 blamed for radicalising Jihadi John
MI5 blamed for radicalising Jihadi John

Asim Qureshi has caused outrage by saying the murderer Jihadi John was 'beautiful' adding that he 'wouldn't…

Who is Jihadi John? Executioner named

The Isis executioner known as 'Jihadi John' was today named as a graduate from London who was able to flee to Syria despite…

ISIS abducts 220 Syrian Christians

The number of Christians abducted by the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria has risen to 220 in the past three days…

Robert G Patman: 'Behind the wire'

Edmund Burke once said political decisions often involve a choice between intolerable and disagreeable options.

Terence O'Brien: Iraq mission case of misguided foreign policy

The decision to commit NZ military contingent to Iraq is a case of misguided foreign policy.

Australia to thwart 'jihadi brides'
Australia to thwart 'jihadi brides'

Australia is working to stop young women leaving the country to become "jihadi brides" for Isis.

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