15-year-old Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar killed a NSW police force employee on Friday.
There is still much we do not know about lone-wolf terrorism. But what we do know may provide investigators with a sort of detection system to prevent attacks from taking place.
A number of IS videos feature the songs of Maher Mesh'al, who was killed over the summer in Syria.
Whether it's the Islamic State, the Ku Klux Klan – or, yes, even American political parties – groups use music in many of the same ways, for many of the same reasons.
The opening ceremony of an exercise organized by the US military in Ndjamena, Chad earlier this year to take on Boko Haram.
Apart from numerous worldwide threats including from China, Iran, North Korea and Russia, the US is taking more notice of Africa due to the expansion of extremist organisations on the continent.
On the case: Thai policemen.
The Thai authorities have finally announced they are exploring a connection between the recent Bangkok bombing and Chinese Uighur separatists. Why?
Afghan refugee children returning from Pakistan learn about the dangers of mines and explosives at a UNHCR registration centre in Kabul.
As Western nations increasingly focus elsewhere, the battle for Afghanistan rages on.
Moroccan woman Samira Yerou is arrested at Barcelona airport in March on suspicion of attempting to join IS militants in Syria.
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Western media tropes of black widows, deviant sexuality and unthinking compliance fail to explain why violence crosses the gender divide.
Tony Abbott has twice compared Islamic State to the Nazis, but does that aid our understanding of terrorism and what needs to be done to defeat it?
We need to find ways of speaking about the horrific actions of Islamic State that help, not hinder, understanding of the magnitude of those crimes and what needs to be done to combat them.
Judge, jury and executioner.
UK Ministry of Defence
The deaths of two British men after a drone strike leave David Cameron on questionable ground.
The convulsive reaction to Friday’s failed security operation by the Australian Border Force (ABF) in Melbourne was almost as farcical as the event itself. Operation Fortitude had been announced in a press…
The scene at the Erawan shrine.
The hapless finger-pointing over the blast at the Erawan shrine shows just how inept Thailand's military regime is.
Be very afraid – and vote for me.
With Canada's election campaign ramping up, Stephen Harper's government has pummelled the opposition with a barrage of fearmongering.
The message that terrorism is exceptional and egregious will be compromised if the current citizenship revocation bill becomes law.
Multiple concerns have been raised about the citizenship-stripping bill's inattention to human rights, its differential impact upon dual and sole nationals, and its potential application to persons who commit relatively minor crimes.
Indians protest against the execution of Jakub Memon.
India has only hanged four criminals since 2003. But given the state is founded on principles of non-violence, it's surprising they executed any of them.
Melbourne man Jan Laczynski (right), who lost five friends in the Bali bombings meets Nasir Abbas, who trained the bombers.
Would you meet with the people found responsible for the deaths of your family members or friends?
Saudi Arabia has been careful not to appear overly oppressive of groups like Islamic State for fear of antagonising its own constituents.
Saudi citizens supporting Islamic State are not the result of a coherent plan directed by its rulers, but the overflow of a long-standing system used to maintain its domestic legitimacy.
Reclaim Australia is attracting a broad assortment of supporters based on a loosely defined platform of anti-Muslim, anti-immigration and economic protectionist sentiment.
Reclaim Australia is not the first radical nationalist movement to emerge in Australia, and it has applied the lessons of past groups' mistakes to attract a broader range of people to its rallies.
Foul in wisdom, cruel in strength.
I am I.A.M
The West should recognise the part the Muslim world must play in destroying the enemy within.
Combatting youth extremism is a priority for the UK government. But at what cost?
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The Channel programme is meant to protect children, but it could be breaching their rights.
Mourners at a funeral for the bombing victims.
The government is already under fire for failing to protect Kurds from Islamic State.
But how to stop a next time?
What we need is an examination of whether we're looking at terrorism the right way to begin with.