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Jihadi John's father calls him 'a dog'
Jihadi John's father calls him 'a dog'

Jihadi John's father has disowned his terrorist son in an emotional outburst, calling him "a dog, an animal and a terrorist"…

High-stakes battle against Isis for Tikrit

Fighting began in the key central Iraqi city of Tikrit, birthplace of the former dictator Saddam Hussein, as government…

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…

War

Dambuster's medals auction hits a snag

A protector of New Zealand heritage has stepped into the plans of Kiwi "Dambusters" veteran Les Munro to auction his 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…

Kate Shuttleworth: Israel on hunt for acolytes of Isis
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!'
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…

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…

Terrorism

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…

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…

NZ troops can opt out of Iraq

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

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
Jihadi John angry at plight of Muslims

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

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

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…

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…

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