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Islamic State: video showing 17yo Australian boy chilling and horrible, MPs say

Federal MPs have described an Islamic State (IS) video featuring an Australian teenager as “chilling” and “horrible”. In the propaganda video, which emerged yesterday, 17-year-old Australian Abdullah Elmir tells Prime Minister Tony Abbott the terrorist group will never stop fighting. Muslim groups in Australia have condemned the video and are worried it will increase community […]

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Islamic State: Australian 17yo Abdullah Elmir’s friends defend his decision to join jihadists

Friends of a Sydney teenager who has appeared in an Islamic State (IS) propaganda video have defended his decision to join the jihadist group. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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NSW State Reference Library renamed the Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room

One of Australia’s leading libraries has honoured one of its greatest advocates, the former governor of New South Wales Marie Bashir. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Islamic State and the killing of a culture

The great writer Harold Pinter became a clear-spoken, passionate opponent of bigotry, prejudice, censorship and the abuse of power by the powerful. But it was always language that Pinter scrutinised most closely. Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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Tony Abbott ready for Australia to join fight against Islamic State despite measured response

As one military figure put it recently, “blind Freddy” could see that the Abbott government was ready and willing to contribute to military action against the Islamic State. Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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Sydney Harbour would become marine park under state Labor

Sydney Harbour would become marine park under state Labor Sydney Harbour would become a marine park that extends from Pittwater to Port Hacking under a Labor election promise announced on Sunday. If established, the Sydney Marine Park would have a mix of sanctuary areas, where recreational fishing is … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Martin Indyk on the power of Islamic State

Former US Special envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and US Ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, discusses the complexities of the war against Islamic State. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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NSW Governor Marie Bashir honoured by State Parliament ahead of retirement

New South Wales Governor Marie Bashir will be honoured by State Parliament today as she prepares to retire from public office. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Rare World War I archives at NSW State Records show impact of war

A new exhibition at NSW State Records has revealed some rare insights into how World War I affected those in the trenches, as well as the lives of those at home. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Australia raids over 'Islamic State plot to behead'

Australia raids over 'Islamic State plot to behead' Police have carried out anti-terrorism raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence reports that Islamist extremists were planning random killings in Australia. PM Tony Abbott said a senior Australian Islamic State militant had called for "demonstration … Full News here – Read more on BBC News

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Australia raids over 'Islamic State plot to behead'

Australia raids over 'Islamic State plot to behead' Police have carried out anti-terrorism raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence reports that Islamist extremists were planning random killings in Australia. PM Tony Abbott said a senior Australian Islamic State militant had called for "demonstration … Full News here – Read more on BBC News

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Sydney in the firing line of Islamic State fanatics: Police search for five

Sydney in the firing line of Islamic State fanatics: Police search for five … Five rocket launchers were bought from Sydney crime figure Adnan Darwiche by Mohamed Ali Elomar, the Pendennis terror plot “puppet master” who is serving 21 years in prison over plans to attack the Lucas Heights nuclear reactor and the NSW Parliament. […]

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Father of Australian Islamic State fighter warns parents to be vigilant about extremist behaviour

The father of an Australian Islamic State fighter tells parents at a family picnic day to take their children’s passports if they think their offspring plan on joining extremists. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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NSW Labor parachutes three candidates into state seats to contest next election

Despite attempts to democratise the pre-selection process, the New South Wales Labor Party has parachuted three candidates into seats in Lakemba, Shellharbour and Gosford to contest the next election. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Sydney jihadist named commander of Iraqi Islamic State unit

Sydney jihadist named commander of Iraqi Islamic State unit Among them is former Sydney man Abu Sulayman, who is a sharia official and operational planner with Jabhat al-Nusra, al- Qa'ida's affiliate in Syria and bitter rival of Islamic State. Sulayman is considered by ASIO to be among the most senior … Full News here – […]

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