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Aiding those under Isis rule the right call
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

Asim Qureshi has caused outrage by saying the murderer Jihadi John was 'beautiful' adding that he 'wouldn't hurt a fly'.

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…

War

Kurdish force cuts vital Isis supply line

Syrian Kurdish fighters have cut an important Isis supply line from Syria to Iraq as they expand an offensive launched in…

Show guts in other ways

Bad news, peaceniks. If you oppose the deployment of NZ troops to Iraq, you are gutless, a coward, at least in the estimation…

Robert G Patman: 'Behind the wire'
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
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.

Journalists arrested over drone
Journalists arrested over drone

Three Al-Jazeera journalists have been arrested in Paris for illegally flying a drone.

Terrorism

Three men arrested in plot to join Isis
Three men arrested in plot to join Isis

One of the men charged with plotting to travel overseas to join the Islamic State spoke of attacking…

Mike Hosking: PM's call brave and honourable

The enemy is no longer on a singular battlefield, the enemy is in every major town and city on the planet, writes Mike Hosking…

Isis kidnaps 90 Christians in Syria

At least 90 Assyrian Christians have been kidnapped in northeast Syria after Isis seized two villages - the first time Christians…

Boko Haram: Teen bombers kill 24

Teenage suicide bombers, suspected to be Boko Haram extremists, have killed at least 24 people at Nigerian bus stations.

Editorial: NZ doing the right thing in a just cause
Editorial: NZ doing the right thing in a just cause

No New Zealand government should commit troops to a war zone without a clear awareness of the ramifications…

16 trainers among 106 NZDF staff

The deployment of 106 Defence Force personnel to a military base in Iraq will include just 16 trainers, the New Zealand…

PM on defensive over Iraq decision

Prime Minister John Key has defended his angry counter-attack in Parliament after Opposition parties' criticised the decision…

Kiwi troops off to Iraq

NZ soldiers training Iraqi troops near Baghdad will not be taking a "them-and-us" view of the Iraqis but a partnership approach…

Shoppers unfazed by terror threat

Shoppers went about their business at Westfield malls in Auckland and Wellington today, paying little mind to a terror threat…

Defence chief: Troops will be armed
Defence chief: Troops will be armed

Lieutenant General Tim Keating, says New Zealand troops deployed to Iraq will have force protection…

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Iraq

Ex-hostage heads back to war zone
Ex-hostage heads back to war zone

Auckland peace activist Harmeet Sooden is going back to Iraq, where he was held hostage for four months.

Bryce Edwards: The backlash against war
Professor Rober Ayson: We need regional leadership
Claire Trevett: Key guarding high ground over Iraq 'crusade'
Deep divide over Isis mission
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