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10 February 2018 9:39 AM Israeli jet shot down in Syria after Iranian drone intercepted

Jerusalem: Syrian anti-aircraft fire shot down an Israeli jet on Saturday, the military said, after Israel intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria and struck an Iranian target there. Footage from northern Israel showed what appeared to be white aircraft debris scattered on the ground. It was one of the most serious incidents involving Israel 53

9 February 2018 3:52 AM Fire breaks out on Thailand tourist hotspot Phi Phi Island

A huge fire broke out on Phi Phi Island in Thailand, a popular tourist destination on Tuesday night. One witness told Fairfax Media she saw five hotels and hostels up in flames, with the blaze "spreading like wildfire". A huge fire, possibly started by a gas canister explosion, has been ‘spreading like wildfire’ through the tourist island of Phi Phi in Thailand 48

7 February 2018 8:14 PM Israelis have secret pact with Egypt to take on ISIS

Washington: Unmarked Israeli warplanes and helicopters have carried out dozens of covert attacks against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups inside the Egyptian Sinai in recent years, said two former senior US officials. The airstrikes by Israeli planes are conducted with the support of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who has led an often brutal 59

1 February 2018 5:00 AM Melbourne nurse faces trial accused of working in Syria with IS, Chechen rebels

A Melbourne nurse accused of working with Islamic State in Syria will stand trial accused of helping the terrorist outfit and Chechen rebels as they prepared to attack the Syrian government. Father-of-five Adam Matthew Brookman has been in custody since he returned to Australia from Syria in July 2015, and is due to stand trial in the Victorian Supreme 22

31 January 2018 8:37 PM Turkey bans German-Kurdish soccer player for life over separatists

Ankara: A German-Kurdish player previously convicted of support for Kurdish separatists in Turkey has been banned for life, the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) said on Tuesday. Deniz Naki, 28, was banned from all competitive games for three years and six months and charged 273,000 liras ($90,000) for "separatist and ideological propaganda", the TFF said. Procedurally 45

26 November 2017 3:39 AM Flights cancelled after Bali's Mt Agung volcano erupts

Flights between Australia and Bali resumed on Sunday after eruptions from Bali's Mt Agung volcano grounded flights on Saturday, inundating nearby villages with ash. For the second time in a week, the volcano sent plumes of grey-black ash and steam at least 2000 metres into the sky prompting a number of airline to cancel services on Saturday. Bali's Mount 115

23 November 2017 4:01 AM Bail on a $50,000 bond for disability pensioner who funded top IS jihadist

A disability pensioner charged with funding Islamic State fighters in Syria has been bailed on a $50,000 surety. Isa Kocoglu, who was arrested during an early morning raid on his home in Hampton Park in October, took his fight for release to the Supreme Court after being refused bail by a magistrate. Australian Federal Police believe the 43-year-old 68

16 November 2017 8:08 AM Macron invites Hariri family to France 'not at all' for exile

Paris: Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri and his family will travel to France in coming days, a French presidential source says, after Emmanuel Macron invited him as part of efforts to defuse tensions in the Middle East. Speaking in the German city of Bonn after a climate conference on Wednesday, Macron said his invitation was not an offer of exile 117

3 November 2017 1:24 PM Australian detained in Lebanon, suspected of trying to join Islamic State in Syria

An Australian teenager, suspected of trying to travel to Syria to fight for Islamic State, has been arrested in Lebanon, local officials say. The Lebanese Internal Security Forces (ISF) said in a statement it had arrested a Lebanese-Australian man, who had lived in Sydney for several years "and embraced extremist ideology". The ISF said the man, born in 1999, had become 56

3 November 2017 10:41 AM Tim Cahill injury spells trouble for Socceroos as Honduras tie looms

The Socceroos have been dealt a body blow on the eve of their World Cup qualifiers with Honduras, with Tim Cahill limping off while playing for A-League club Melbourne City. Cahill was a surprise name on City's team sheet for Friday night's clash with Sydney FC, making his first start of the season. Looking to build on his side's strong start to the new campaign 61