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Aus govt to seek broader security powers to combat IS threat

Sep 22, 2014

Aus govt to seek broader security powers to combat IS threat

Australia's government will seek broad new security powers to combat what it says is a rising threat from militant Islamists, the attorney general said on Monday, on the heels of sweeping counterterrorism raids last week involving hundreds of police. #Syria #Australia #terror #Terror Attack #Iraq #militants #Tony Abbott #IS #ISIslamic State #terror threat level #counter-terrorism raids
Australian police arrest 15 after reports of ISIL planning public execution in country

Sep 18, 2014

Australian police arrest 15 after reports of ISIL planning public execution in country

Australian police on Thursday made a series of arrests in a counter-terrorism operation after intelligence reports that the Islamic State supporters were planning a public execution in the country, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. #Syria #Australia #terror #Terror Attack #Iraq #militants #Tony Abbott #IS #ISIslamic State #terror threat level #counter-terrorism raids
ISIL militants were planning demo attacks in the country, says Australian PM Abbott

Sep 18, 2014

ISIL militants were planning demo attacks in the country, says Australian PM Abbott

Australia's prime minister says intelligence that Islamic State supporters were planning to carry out a killing to demonstrate its abilities led to counter-terrorism raids in Sydney. #Syria #Australia #terror #Terror Attack #Iraq #militants #Tony Abbott #IS #ISIslamic State #terror threat level #counter-terrorism raids
Palestinian shot dead in overnight Israeli raid in West Bank

Sep 10, 2014

Palestinian shot dead in overnight Israeli raid in West Bank

The Israeli military says its forces shot and killed a Palestinian in an overnight raid in the West Bank. #World #NewsTracker #Israel #raid #Palestine #West Bank #Gaza #palestinian #al-Amari
UAE sent warplanes to bomb Islamists in Libya, say US officials

Aug 26, 2014

UAE sent warplanes to bomb Islamists in Libya, say US officials

The United Arab Emirates has secretly sent warplanes on bombing raids against Islamist militias in Libya over the past week, using bases in Egypt, US officials said. #Tripoli #Syria #Egypt #Libya #NewsTracker #United Arab Emirates #Iraq #UAE #Islamist groups #Air-craft raids on Libya

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UAE sent warplanes to bomb Islamists in Libya, say US officials

Sep 22, 2014

Counter-terrorism raids: five unanswered questions

800 police, 15 people detained, but only one terrorism charge. Was there really a plot to behead a member of the public? And if so, why havent more charges been laid? Continue reading..... #George Brandis #Sydney #Tony Abbott #Brisbane #Australia
UAE sent warplanes to bomb Islamists in Libya, say US officials

Sep 22, 2014

Syria refugee flood hits 130,000

The number of Syrian refugees who have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State (IS) militants has reached 130,000. Turkey's deputy prime minister warned that the number could rise further but insisted that Turk... #George Brandis #Sydney #Tony Abbott #Brisbane #Australia
UAE sent warplanes to bomb Islamists in Libya, say US officials

Sep 21, 2014

Bolivian victim innocent - mother

The mother of an Irish security worker shot dead by Bolivian special forces has said she has further evidence that her son was an innocent victim. Michael Dwyer, 24, from Brocka, Ballinderry, Co Tipperary, was killed in April 2009 over an alleged pol... #United Nations #Bolivia #Evo Morales