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Nick Ralston

Nick Ralston is the Crime Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Terrorism raids: plot to kill Aussies on video by top terrorist Mohammad Baryalei

David Wroe and Nick Ralston Top terrorist recruiter Mohammad Baryalei is behind an Islamic State plot to murder Australians on video, police say, sparking the nation's biggest ever counter-terrorism raids and prompting warnings...

Australian man in Syria, 'Abu Asma al-Australi', suspected to be suicide bomber

Abu Asma' al-Australi

Natalie O'Brien, Nick Ralston An Australian man is suspected of carrying out a suicide bombing attack in Syria on behalf of the proscribed terror group the al-Nusrah Front.

US charges laid over Iran deals

David Levick, 50, at the industrial complex in Thornleigh where his business, ICM Components is located. Levick has been indicted by a US grand jury for conspiring to export sensitive military and other technology from the US to Iran. 1st March 2012
Photo by Dallas Kilponen

By Dylan Welch and Nick Ralston A Sydney electronics supplier has been charged in the United States with conspiring to export sensitive missiles, drone, torpedo and helicopter equipment to the Iran military, as part of a Justice...