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Hostage's brother: 'Muslim faith not to blame'
Hostage's brother: 'Muslim faith not to blame'

The brother of British hostage David Haines murdered by Islamist militants has issued a tearful video statement about growing…

How great is the threat posed by the Islamic State?

Hours before President Obama announced a new U.S. military offensive against the Islamic State, one of his top counter­terrorism…

'An act of pure evil'

Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed Britain would do all in its power to bring the killers to justice.

Welfare cut for terror suspects

Welfare payments will be stripped from people in Australia suspected of supporting terrorism.

War

Full commitment waiting for UN nod

Australian special forces and aircraft will not be sent into Iraq until the Cabinet considers a risk assessment and the…

Jack Tame: Bombs won't destroy ideology

He strode out. He spoke well and he "My Fellow Americans-ed" with the best of them. But this speech was one US President…

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45 Fijian peacekeepers released in Syria
45 Fijian peacekeepers released in Syria

Al-Qaida-linked Syrian militants released all 45 Fijian peacekeepers they had held captive for two weeks.

Obama orders air strikes in Syria
Obama orders air strikes in Syria

President Barack Obama authorised US airstrikes inside Syria for the first time on Wednesday night.

Isis gets rich on the economy of terror
Isis gets rich on the economy of terror

Few experts disagree with David Cameron and Barack Obama's assertion that by paying ransoms Western governments end up bankrolling…

Paul Thomas: Why a single death horrifies us more than wholesale slaughter
Paul Thomas: Why a single death horrifies us more than wholesale slaughter

Joseph Stalin probably never said "the death of one man is a tragedy; the death of a million is a statistic". But the widespread…

Terrorism

Prince 'heartbroken' by Christians' fate
Prince 'heartbroken' by Christians' fate

The Prince of Wales has written an impassioned letter to Christians in Iraq speaking of his "heartbreak"…

Iraqi soldier 'played dead' to survive

An Iraqi soldier survived a mass execution carried out by Islamic State militants (Isis) by dropping to the floor and pretending…

British aid worker new Isis target

A Briton will be the next hostage murdered by Islamist terrorists, the British extremist known as "Jihadi John" threatened…

Second US journalist hostage beheaded

"I'm back Obama," says the man in a new internet video released before a second US journalist held hostage, Steven Sotloff…

No NZ plans to follow sanctions against jihadists
No NZ plans to follow sanctions against jihadists

Prime Minister John Key says the Government is not planning to follow Australia and the UK in stepping…

'Massacre' averted, as town taken back

Iraqi forces broke through to the jihadist-besieged town of Amerli, where thousands of people have been trapped for two…

UK's 'greatest terrorist threat'

Britain faces the "greatest and deepest" terror threat in the country's history, Prime Minister David Cameron warned yesterday…

Stripped and marched to their deaths

Video emerges appearing to show around 200 government soldiers in Syria being marched in their underwear through the desert…

UAE and Egypt bomb Islamists in Libya

The UAE and Egypt secretly bombed Islamist militia in Libya last week, apparently catching Washington off guard.

Families asked to ID future terrorists
Families asked to ID future terrorists

UK police want people to ID "aspiring terrorists" among their family members after the murder of James…

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Iraq

Arabs back anti IS move
Arabs back anti IS move

Arab nations rallied behind the US President's call on Thursday to expand operations against jihadists in Iraq and Syria…

13th anniversary of Sept 11 attacks marked
NZ backing for strikes on jihadists
US teen admits to helping IS militants
Obama to outline strategy for Iraq
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