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Islamic State leader Baghdadi in first purported speech in a year

Islamic State leader Baghdadi in first purported speech in a year

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in his first purported speech in nearly a year, has called on his followers to persevere.

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Love filled their trip. But on Day 369, ISIS struck
Cycling

Love filled their trip. But on Day 369, ISIS struck

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
Five Islamic State terrorists stripped of Australian citizenship
Extremism

Five Islamic State terrorists stripped of Australian citizenship

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.

Turkey stuns Australia, rejects extradition of terrorist Neil Prakash
Terrorism

Turkey stuns Australia, rejects extradition of terrorist Neil Prakash

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: space that gives us freedom is under threat
Opinion
Opinion

The Grey Zone: space that gives us freedom is under threat

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
'Australia will be my first home and my last home': Nihad's new life begins
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Iraq

'Australia will be my first home and my last home': Nihad's new life begins

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
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Wife of IS recruiter found guilty of not standing for Sydney judge
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Wife of IS recruiter found guilty of not standing for Sydney judge

Moutia Elzahed, the wife of jailed Islamic State extremist Hamdi Alqudsi, was the first person in NSW to face the charge.