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Isis in Iraq’s Mosul used ‘chemical agent’

March 6, 2017 3:34 pm
Isis in Iraq’s Mosul used ‘chemical agent’

More than a million civilians were still in the city when the offensive to retake it began nearly five months ago. Photo / AP Twelve people from the embattled city of Mosul, including a 2-month-old baby, have been treated for suspected exposure to a blistering chemical agent, medics said, as […]

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Isis using ‘Mad Max-style’ suicide vehicles

March 1, 2017 8:15 pm
Isis using ‘Mad Max-style’ suicide vehicles

Vehicles in Mad Max:Fury Road. Isis fighters are using Mad Max-style suicide vehicles in Mosul, Australia’s defence chief said. Isis fighters were increasingly using Mad Max-style suicide vehicles and commercial drones armed with grenades in their defence of the Iraqi town of Mosul, Australia’s defence chief said. Australian Defence Force Chief […]

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Australian-born Islamist electrician bought materials to build long-range missile for ISIS

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Australian-born Islamist electrician bought materials to build long-range missile for ISIS

Electrician Haisem Zahab, 42 is led into custody by counter terrorism police. Photo / Channel Nine News A 42-year-old Australian-born electrician charged over an alleged terror plot this week had bought materials to build a long-range missile prototype for Isis, police allege. Haisem Zahab had allegedly been researching how to […]

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Islamic State claims Istanbul terror attack

January 2, 2017 1:52 pm
Islamic State claims Istanbul terror attack

Medics carry a wounded person at the scene after an attack at a popular nightclub in Istanbul. Photo / AP Islamic State has claimed responsibility on Monday for a New Year’s Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone […]

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Kurdish women Isis fighters fear the most

November 12, 2016 4:30 am
Kurdish women Isis fighters fear the most

Female Kurdish fighters are playing an important part in the battle against Isis. Picture / AP Headed for the front line near Syria’s Raqqa, 23-year-old Kurdish fighter Kaziwar has just one thought on her mind: to make her jihadist foes pay for their treatment of women. “Our taking part in […]

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Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s dark message to the West purportedly released in new audio

November 3, 2016 10:50 am
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s dark message to the West purportedly released in new audio

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, giving a speech in an unknown location. Photo / AP The leader of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, rose from obscurity to lead the world’s most infamous and feared jihadist group, but shuns the spotlight and cultivates an aura of mystery. A recording purportedly […]

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watchdog says ‘Cubs of the caliphate’ slaughtered in their hundreds in the battle for Mosul

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watchdog says ‘Cubs of the caliphate’ slaughtered in their hundreds in the battle for Mosul

Young boys being trained by Isis in a propaganda video. More than 300 Islamic State child soldiers – dubbed the “cubs of the caliphate” – have been slaughtered in Mosul after they were sent in to battle by the terrorist group, a human rights group reports. The Islamic State faces […]

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Iraqi college students trapped in a house for eight hours with Isis fighters

November 2, 2016 10:56 am
Iraqi college students trapped in a house for eight hours with Isis fighters

Seven students managed to hide under the beds in their house after Isis fighters broke in. Four men died when the suicide belt one was wearing detonated. Photo / Courtesy of Emad Matti She sent just one text to her mother: “I am trapped in a house with Islamic State […]

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Retaking Mosul: Iraqi security forces most complex anti-Isis operation

October 18, 2016 6:09 am
Retaking Mosul: Iraqi security forces most complex anti-Isis operation

Iraqi security forces have launched an assault on Mosul. Photo / AP Iraq has launched its biggest fight against Isis. In a televised address, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi pledged to raise the Iraqi flag over Mosul once more, calling on residents to cooperate with advancing forces. The US-backed operation aims […]

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Iran claim Isis Ashura attack foiled

October 14, 2016 6:15 am
Iran claim Isis Ashura attack foiled

Pakistani police officers patrol ahead of Ashura, the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram. Photo / AP Iran broke up an Isis (Islamic State) plan to bomb commemorations marking the Shia religious mourning period of Ashura, state media reported, the latest alleged militant plot to target the country. […]

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