Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in his first purported speech in nearly a year, has called on his followers to persevere.
Asked why they had quit their office jobs and set off on a biking journey around the world, the young American couple offered a simple explanation.
- by Rukmini Callimachi
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said the five dual-nationals had turned their backs on Australia by joining the notorious terrorist group in the Middle East.
Julie Bishop has expressed disappointment at a Turkish court's decision to reject the extradition of Australia's most prominent terrorist Neil Prakash.
- by Farid Y Farid
The Grey Zone allows us to live alongside different faiths without killing one another; it is the space that means we can have robust political debates without punching each other in the nose. But we are chipping away
- by Peter Greste
She was captured by IS, sold and raped and has never seen the baby she have birth to. Now Nihad is hoping Australia will deliver her dreams of a happier life.
- by Latika Bourke
Moutia Elzahed, the wife of jailed Islamic State extremist Hamdi Alqudsi, was the first person in NSW to face the charge.