A three-month-old baby died and six people were injured when a Palestinian man drove his car into pedestrians in Jerusalem.
Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm has slammed the latest Islamic State video, calling people who join the jihadist group ‘clowns’ and ‘d---heads’.
The United States military is trying to determine if an air-drop of weapons meant for Kurdish fighters in Syria is now in the hands of Islamic State militants.
The threat of living under ISIS rule is all too real for people in Baghdad. But the cast of a popular Iraqi television program is using humour to dispel some of...
A Cairo court has set an appeal hearing date in January next year for jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste and two Al-Jazeera colleagues.
Seven members of an al-Qaeda inspired jihadist group have been sentenced to death in Egypt for carrying out deadly attacks on the army, officials say.
Prime Minister John Key has told parliament New Zealand has to play its part in the fight against Islamic State extremists in the Middle East.
A poll finds that people in the Middle East see religious and ethnic hatred as their biggest threat; Europeans and Americans are more concerned about inequality.
Kurdish fighters have weathered an assault by Islamic State fighters as the US dropped weapons to them and they waited for Iraqi help to arrive.
Turkey will allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to Kobane to fight Islamic State militants, the foreign minister says.
A suicide bomber has targeted a Shi'ite mosque in central Baghdad, killing at least 17 worshippers.
American-led air strikes near Kobane have been helping Kurdish fighters repulse a new IS attempt to cut their supply lines from Turkey.
Australia has finalised a deal with Baghdad to deploy troops to assist Iraqi troops in their fight against Islamic State jihadists.
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Among the many recommendations of the Review of the Australian Curriculum is the view that the curriculum should place “more emphasis on morals, values and spirituality”.
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Australian authorities are failing domestic violence victims and forcing them to shoulder responsibility in policing perpetrators, advocates say.
NSW Police has joined forces with the Ethnic Relations Commission to help international students in the state from experiencing isolation.