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War in Syria: US-led coalition kills 500 civilians in a month

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State terror group has killed nearly 500 civilians in one month of its pursuit of militant fighters in Syria.

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Bail denied for Adelaide woman allegedly linked to Islamic State

Bail denied for Adelaide woman allegedly linked to Islamic State

A South Australian student charged with being a member of Islamic State is refused bail after the magistrate rules there is a risk she will undertake politically motivated attacks if released.

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	RAAF sends aircraft to combat ISIS in the Philippines

RAAF sends aircraft to combat ISIS in the Philippines

Australia's advanced intelligence-gathering P-3 Orion aircraft are heading to the Philippines to help in the fight against Islamic State-affiliated terrorist groups.

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Australian spy planes to fly over Philippines in IS fight

Australian spy planes to fly over Philippines in IS fight

Australian military spy planes will start flying over the southern Philippines to help the fight against Islamic State — one month after more than 500 militants, including foreign fighters, stormed the besieged city of Marawi.

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Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia consolidate to thwart IS penetration in SE Asia

Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia consolidate to thwart IS penetration in SE Asia

The Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia agree to pool intelligence and tackle militant financing as fears grow that protracted fighting in a southern Philippine city could be the prelude to an Islamic State infiltration of the region.

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Canadian sniper shatters world record for the longest confirmed kill in history

A Canadian soldier in Iraq has killed an Islamic State militant from more than three kilometres away.

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	Australia to back Philippines in fight against pro-ISIS

Australia to back Philippines in fight against pro-ISIS

Australia will back the Philippines in the war against pro-Islamic State fanatics by sending cutting-edge spy planes above the war-torn nation.

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	Neil Prakash denies committing any crimes in court

Neil Prakash denies committing any crimes in court

Australia's most wanted terrorist Neil Prakash, 26, has denied breaking the law despite his senior role within the ranks of the Islamic State in a court appearance in Turkey.

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	Russia claims

Russia claims 'high degree of certainty' Baghdadi is dead

'It is highly likely that Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi was eliminated in an airstrike of the Russian Air Force,' said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov.

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RAAF spy planes to join fight against Islamic State in the Philippines

The RAAF will start flying its advanced intelligence-gathering planes over the southern Philippines to help the country's military beat back an onslaught by Islamic State-affiliated insurgents.

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Islamic State's destruction of Mosul's famous mosque their 'official announcement of defeat'

Islamic State's destruction of the mosque where al-Baghdadi announced his caliphate called the 'official announcement of their defeat'.

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Brussels station bomber supported IS, prosecutors say

Brussels station bomber supported IS, prosecutors say

A Moroccan national who attempted an attack on Central Station in Brussels is suspected of supporting the Islamic State group, prosecutors say, a day after the man tried to detonate a suitcase bomb packed with nails and gas bottles.

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Medieval Mosul mosque where Islamic State declared 'caliphate' blown up

Medieval Mosul mosque where Islamic State declared 'caliphate' blown up

The Iraqi Army releases a photo it says shows Islamic State militants have blown up the centuries-old Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul where leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared their "caliphate" three years ago.

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Islamic State blows up medieval Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate'

Islamic State blows up medieval Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate'

The Iraqi Army releases a photo showing Islamic State militants have blown up the centuries-old Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul where leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared their "caliphate" three years ago.

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Battle for Mosul: al-Nuri Mosque where Islamic State declared caliphate destroyed

Iraq says IS destroyed its own spiritual headquarters, while IS blames US air strikes.

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	Melbourne Christmas terror plot Muslims appear in court

Melbourne Christmas terror plot Muslims appear in court

Four men charged with plotting to bomb Melbourne landmarks on Christmas Day allegedly tried to go to Syria before working on an Islamic State-inspired attack on home soil (raids from last year pictured).

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Islamist militants storm school in the Philippines, take students hostage

Pro-Islamic State militants have stormed a town and occupied a school in the southern Philippines.

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Islamic militants storm school in the Philippines, take students hostage

Pro-Islamic State militants have stormed a town and occupied a school in the southern Philippines.

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	ISIS militants storm Philippines school and take hostages

ISIS militants storm Philippines school and take hostages

Islamic State militants stormed a school in the Philippines' North Cotabato province on Wednesday morning and have taken several hostages, police say.

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Islamic militants storm school in the Philippines

Pro-Islamic State militants have stormed a town and occupied a school in the southern Philippines.

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'Hostile' pro-Syrian regime drone shot down by forces fighting IS

'Hostile' pro-Syrian regime drone shot down by forces fighting IS

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group shoots down an armed Iranian-made drone "displayed hostile intent" over Syria, two days after the US military brought down a Syrian military jet.

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Islamic State chief cleric killed in Syria air strike: US-led coalition

Binali was one of IS' most visible preachers and appeared regularly in its propaganda videos.

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Facing old foes: Could the fall of IS 'caliphate' be the start of Iran-US war?

The US and Iran have been able to tolerate each other in the Iraqi theatre. But what happens once Islamic State's strongholds in Raqqa and Mosul fall?

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	Islamic State Lego being sold online to Australians

Islamic State Lego being sold online to Australians

A counterfeit 'Falcon Commandos' Lego set, which depicts ISIS terrorists dressed in black battling counter-terror police, is being produced in China and sold online.

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	Fake Islamic State Lego being sold online to Australians

Fake Islamic State Lego being sold online to Australians

A counterfeit 'Falcon Commandos' Lego set, which depicts ISIS terrorists dressed in black battling counter-terror police, is being produced in China and sold online.

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	Oldest HSC student Iraq refugee Islamic State

Oldest HSC student Iraq refugee Islamic State

Hekmat Alqus Hanna, 50, is the oldest student to sit for the HSC exam this year. The father-of-three is repeating his studies so he can again work as a general physician after immigrating from Iraq.

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'Final chapter': Iraqi forces launch assault against IS in battle for Mosul

'Final chapter': Iraqi forces launch assault against IS in battle for Mosul

Iraqi forces storm the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul, in an assault they hope will be the "final chapter" in the nine-month old campaign to seize the militants' stronghold.

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Hamas, Israelis reject Islamic State claims over Jerusalem attack

Palestinian factions and the Israeli military have rejected claims by Islamic State that a fatal shooting and stabbing attack in Jerusalem was the work of the group.

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Philippines President Duterte threatens to extend martial law

Philippines President Duterte threatens to extend martial law

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte indicates he may expand martial law as troops battle Islamic State-linked militants in the south of the country, even though the Philippines constitution decrees it must last no longer than 60 days.

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Islamic State snipers shooting families fleeing siege of Mosul

Islamic State snipers shooting families fleeing siege of Mosul

About 100,000 civilians remain trapped behind Islamic State lines in Mosul with a US-backed government offensive to recapture the Iraqi city entering its ninth month, the United Nations refugee agency says.

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Iraq, US sceptical over claims Russian planes could have killed IS leader

Iraq, US sceptical over claims Russian planes could have killed IS leader

Moscow says its forces may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an air strike in Syria last month, but Washington says it can't corroborate the death and Western and Iraqi officials are sceptical.

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	Mother defends son who made attempts to join ISIS

Mother defends son who made attempts to join ISIS

The mother of a Sydney man charged with allegedly trying to travel to Syria to fight with Islamic State says she was surprised when her 'good boy' was arrested at Sydney Airport.

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Moudasser Taleb denied bail after 'attempting to join Islamic State'

A 22-year-old man accused of trying to flee the country to join Islamic State will remain in custody for at least eight weeks.

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Four killed in Islamic State attack on mosque in Kabul

A militant attack on a Kabul mosque killed at least four people and wounded eight more on Thursday.

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	Australian arrested travelling to Syria to fight for ISIS

Australian arrested travelling to Syria to fight for ISIS

Moudasser Taleb, 22, (pictured) has been nabbed by counter-terrorism officers at Sydney Airport allegedly trying to travel to Syria to fight with Islamic State.

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Moudasser Taleb radicalised online before attempting to join Islamic State in Syria, police allege

In just three weeks, everything changed for Moudasser Taleb.

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Moudasser Taleb radicalised online before attempting to join Islamic State in Syria

In just three weeks, everything changed for Moudasser Taleb.

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ABC correspondent shot in neck while on assignment in Philippines

ABC correspondent shot in neck while on assignment in Philippines

ABC South-East Asia correspondent Adam Harvey says he is "OK" after being shot in the neck while covering a battle between the Philippines military and militants loyal to Islamic State in Marawi.

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'Staggering loss of civilian life' in US-led air strikes in Raqqa: UN investigators

'Staggering loss of civilian life' in US-led air strikes in Raqqa: UN investigators

Intensified coalition air strikes have killed at least 300 civilians in the Syrian city of Raqqa since March, as US-backed forces close in on the stronghold of Islamic State forces, UN war crimes investigators say.

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	Yazidi mother who was sold as a sex slave to ISIS is freed

Yazidi mother who was sold as a sex slave to ISIS is freed

Noura Khalaf, 24, was kidnapped by Islamic State in 2014 along with her children. She was sold and bought some five times before eventually being freed by Kurdish forces.

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	Dr Toby Walsh fears

Dr Toby Walsh fears 'killer robots' could be used by ISIS

Killer robots could be used by terror groups like Islamic State to commit unprecedented massacres, according to Australia's leading artificial intelligence researcher.

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'We thought it would be our end': Marawi workers recount escape from Islamic State

'We thought it would be our end': Marawi workers recount escape from Islamic State

Five construction workers escape the Philippine city of Marawi after hiding from Islamic State (IS) fighters in a basement for three weeks.

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	ISIS calls on followers to attack Australia during Ramadan

ISIS calls on followers to attack Australia during Ramadan

A audio message purporting to come from an Islamic State spokesperson has threatened an attack on Australia during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Russia issues warning to US over strikes on pro-regime forces in Syria

The warning came amid claims that Islamic State's "caliph" had been killed and that the US-led coalition was using white phosphorus in its offensive on IS-held Raqqa.

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'Islamic State "sisters" will be the next bridge killers'

We had gone undercover to make a Dispatches documentary for Channel 4, focusing not on Butt and his fellow Islamists but on a less obvious group – the ‘sisters’, the women who share their twisted views.

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US forces join Philippine troops to end Marawi city siege

US forces join Philippine troops to end Marawi city siege

US special forces are helping the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to end a siege in Marawi by militants allied to Islamic State, a US spokesperson in Manila says.

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Battle for Raqqa: Coalition forces begin assault on Islamic State 'capital'

Coalition forces have begun a long-anticipated offensive against IS militants in Raqqa

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US strikes pro-Syria forces 'in self-defence'

The US-led coalition battling Islamic State has waged a fresh strike against forces supporting the Syrian government.

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US strikes on pro-Syria forces

The US-led coalition battling Islamic State has waged a fresh strike against forces supporting the Syrian government.

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US strikes on pro-Syria government forces

The US-led coalition battling Islamic State has waged a fresh strike against forces supporting the Syrian government.

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