ISRAEL’S military says it shot down a Syrian jet which it claims had infiltrated its airspace, a rare incident that could provoke tensions.
PETER Dutton says the best outcome for a terrorist is to be “targeted and killed”, but he’s made an exception for one notorious Aussie jihadist.
DESPITE a life of extreme wealth and privilege, Princess Latifa Al Maktoum always craved freedom, but her attempt to escape from her controlling, powerful father went horribly wrong.
A FLARE-UP of violence on the Gaza border has seen Israel launch its biggest daytime attack on Hamas in years, and could signal a further escalation to come.
DONALD Trump announced nine months ago that ISIS had been defeated. But the reality on the ground is very different.
A SOCIAL media star has been arrested as part of a crackdown on un-Islamic behaviour after she posted videos of herself dancing.
AT least 10 people are dead and 73 injured after a train en route to Istanbul derailed near the Bulgarian border.
A LEBANESE woman has been sentenced to eight years in prison after insulting Egypt in a YouTube video she made complaining about her holiday.
DONALD Trump says Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has agreed to pump one million barrels more crude oil per day to stem rise in global energy prices.
BLOODSHED continues on the Palestine-Israeli border with two fatalities and more than 130 wounded, leading to violent demonstrations.
A QUEENSLAND man, his wife and three children packed their bags and headed to a war zone. Nothing prepared them for what they saw.
AS Palestinians struggle under a Trump administration, the Palestinian president was eager to appeal to the Duke of Cambridge.
PRINCE William continued his historic tour of Israel, visiting a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem where he became “visibly” emotional.
THESE days it seems people will donate to even the most ridiculous crowd-funding campaigns. So why is it so difficult for someone who truly deserves help to get it?
PRINCE William has landed in the Middle East where he will become the first member of the British Royal family to visit Israel and Palestine.
AS THE longstanding ban against women driving in Saudi Arabia is lifted, some bitter men have already started a backlash, struggling to come to terms with the change.
A FLIGHT from New York was delayed for more than an hour after four male passengers refused to sit next to, or look at, females on board.
FROM today, women in Saudi Arabia can legally drive a car as the world’s last ban on female drivers is lifted after 30 years.
IN AN emotional video Angelina Jolie describes the current situation in Mosul, Iraq as “the worst devastation I’ve seen in all my years working with UNHCR”.
A DEVASTATING explosion during a ceasefire has rocked an Islamic holiday, killing 26 and wounding 41 others with IS claiming responsibility for the attack.
THE barbaric Pakistan Taliban chief who ordered the assassination of Malala Yousafzai has been killed in a US counter-terrorism strike.
A LEAKED photo of the Nazi swastika flag flying on an Australian military vehicle in Afghanistan has sparked outrage.
LAB analysis has confirmed it is ‘very likely’ the banned nerve agent sarin was used in the Northern Syria attack that reportedly killed many, including children, last year.
A SAUDI-led coalition launched a strike on the Yemen city of Hodeida; the main entry point for food and humanitarian aid supplies that millions rely on.
HOW far would you go to save a loved one in danger? This family risked their lives posing as jihadists to save their son from ISIS.
THE European country said it would shut down seven mosques and expel up to 60 imams in a crackdown on “political Islam”, triggering fury.
AUSTRALIA’S so-called Dr Jihad, who fled to join ISIS three years ago and featured in their propaganda videos, has been killed in Syria according to unverified reports.
WHEN an unarmed nurse was tragically shot dead, this woman received hundreds of death threats over her alleged involvement.
CUT off from the world for “supporting terrorism”, this country has resorted to bizarre measures to keep itself afloat.
ISRAEL has launched further strikes against Syria following unprecedented attacks on the country, amid talks the wartorn nation has been ‘carved up’ by regional and global powers.
THIS woman’s days are full of men telling her what she can and can’t wear. So she’s shaming the guys who come up to her in the street.
SAUDI Arabia has issued its first ever driver’s licences to 10 women, amid a crackdown on others who campaigned for the right to drive.
SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad will reportedly visit North Korea, making it the first state trip to the rogue nation under Kim Jong-un’s rule.
THE defeat of a Russian air defence weapon in Syria may now have a cause: Israel has revealed it has unleashed its F-35 strike fighters for the first time.
DRAMATIC footage has emerged of the crash landing of a Saudi Arabian Airlines jet in which 50 people were injured after the plane was forced to come down without its landing gear.
A PURSUIT of money and influence that started at Donald Trump’s inauguration in January of last year has been exposed at last.
THE Islamic State militant believed responsible for the execution of a Jordanian pilot, who was filmed being burned alive in a cage, has reportedly been captured. WARNING: Graphic
RIOTS. Killings. War. At the centre of this chaotic scene is Donald Trump. And his evangelical supporters are hoping he will bring on Armageddon.
AS the death toll in Gaza reaches 60, the United States has claimed that Hamas is using the relocation of the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as an excuse for violence.
AS IVANKA Trump smiled for the cameras, a horrific scene was unfolding nearby. Now the First Daughter is being blasted.
PREVIOUSLY unreadable remnants of the Dead Sea Scrolls are giving up their secrets — and they may have revealed there are more lost scrolls yet to be found.
DONALD Trump tweeted a simple five word message to congratulate Israel. Hours later 52 people died in the deadliest violence in years.
FOR eight years, this building has been largely unremarkable. But it now sits at the centre of a firestorm of angry protests.
DOZENS of people have died and thousands are injured after mass protests along the Gaza border in response to the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
THE US President’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, has arrived in Jerusalem as tensions in the Middle East threaten to erupt.
AS President Hassan Rouhani claimed Iran could remain in the faltering nuclear deal, the US has said it wants to thrash out a new agreement with Europe.
AT LEAST six people have been killed and 33 injured after militants detonated bombs and stormed a government building in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.
IT WAS supposed to be a harmless public prank, but it had people screaming and running away in terror. When does a quest for publicity go too far?
SYRIA’S president has issued an ominous warning about the situation in the Middle East as Israel unleashed more than 50 attacks in retaliation for its forces being targeted.
IRAN says Donald Trump “can’t do a damn thing” after he dumped the nuclear deal as MPs burnt the US flag, shouting, “death to America!”
IN a rare blast, former US President Barack Obama has slammed Donald Trump for pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal calling it a “serious mistake”. Malcolm Turnbull has also weighed in.
YOU would probably write this off as another pretentious hipster dessert, but officials were furious when it was served to Japan’s PM on an overseas trip.
IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani has warned that the US will face “historic regret” if Donald Trump scraps a nuclear agreement with Tehran.
THE chemical weapons watchdog has completed its fact-finding mission in Douma and now the answers aren’t far away.
AFTER stealing thousands of secret documents, Israel’s leader stood in front of a big screen that proclaimed “Iran lied”. Here’s why that matters.
DOUBT has been cast over Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s attempt to expose Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program in a live address on national TV.
DONALD Trump lashed out, saying he was “100 per cent right” about a nuclear deal as a fellow world leader staged a bizarre PowerPoint-style presentation on secret weapons.
THOUSANDS of women who have been lured to a faraway place with the promise of a good job have instead encountered the employers from hell.
AT FIRST, this just looks like a candid shot of a pre-game sporting event. But there’s a greater message behind it.
DOZENS have been killed, including at least eight journalists, in a series of suicide bombings in Afghanistan. WARNING: Graphic
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has amped up the Trump administration’s rhetoric against Iran during a visit to Saudi Arabia.
AN EXPLOSION at a military site in northern Syria was so powerful it registered as a 2.6-magnitute earthquake. The source of the attack is mysterious.
AFGHAN security forces have thwarted an alleged plot by insurgents armed with rockets to attack diplomatic missions and the NATO compound in Kabul.
FIREFIGHTERS are battling a blaze inside the Trump Hotel in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku, weeks after a man died in an inferno at Trump Tower in New York City.
AN ambitious, 13-year project to preserve artefacts from the Gallipoli battlefields is finally complete, with almost 2000 items ranging from rum jars to bullet casings uncovered.
THE global chemical weapons watchdog has collected more samples from the Syrian town hit by an alleged poison gas attack, as Russia continues to deny it ever happened.
FAMOUS porn star Mia Khalifa has spoken about the controversial scene that led to threats she would be executed.
THE images of toxic chemical attacks in Syria earlier this month shocked the world. But one group of influential Twitter “activists” is making shocking claims.
AT least 57 people are dead and more than 100 injured, many of them women and children, after a suicide bomber attacked a voter registration centre in Kabul.
CHEMICAL weapons inspectors have taken samples from the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria to determine what further action should be taken.
A UN security team doing reconnaissance for inspectors to visit sites of a suspected chemical weapons attack have been shot at in Syria.
THESE pictures may not look like much, but they signify an escalating crisis in the Middle East that may have devastating consequences.
FOUR Sydney brothers allegedly planned to blow up a Etihad plane with 400 people on board. But the bomb in a Barbie doll was unwittingly found.
A BRITISH sub was reportedly locked in a cat-and-mouse struggle with Russia as the strike against Syria unfolded above it.
CHEMICAL weapons inspectors have reportedly arrived at the site of the apparent chlorine gas attack which triggered Western air strikes on Syria after earlier being blocked.
THE first footage from inside the Syrian town allegedly subject to a chemical weapons attack appears to show a missile shell at the site.
DAYS after American, British and French forces launched a strike on Syria, Damascus is claiming it has thwarted another missile attack on two air bases.
SATELLITE images show the utter destruction left behind from the US led air strike against Syria’s chemical weapon’s arsenal.
AUSTRALIA is about to be in a whole heap of trouble, with the supply of one of its major commodities expected to run out in a matter of days, experts have warned.
SURVIVORS of the Syrian gassing that sparked military action from the West have revealed what they saw on the ground. WARNING: Graphic content.
PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has not ruled out joining future military action in Syria, as the US warns it is ready if Bashar al-Assad deployed chemical weapons again.
DONALD Trump has faced backlash from an unlikely source following the strikes on Syria, with one host breaking down on air.
HIS country may have been under attack, but this nine-second video highlights why air strikes on Syria won’t hurt the nation’s president.
HUGE explosions and the glow of incoming missiles dominated the Damascus sky. But Syria says it knew it was coming.
RUSSIA has responded to the US, UK and French air strikes with a dark threat of their own.
THE US has released startling satellite images showing the damage done by the US-led strikes on Syria’s chemical weapon plants.
AN armada of US warships, the largest strike force since the 2003 Iraq war, is steaming towards the Middle East as Russia accuses the UK of staging a chemical attack in Syria.
AS DONALD Trump consults with the United States’ global allies on a possible imminent attack, Russia has hit back at the President and the West.
RUSSIA’S ambassador to the UN has warned of escalation over Syria and refused to rule out conflict with the US if Washington conducts a retaliatory strike over the suspected chemical weapons attack.
SAUDI Arabia’s military has intercepted at least one ballistic missile over its capital and shot down two more elsewhere.
SAUDI Arabia has escalated its feud with arch enemy Qatar by using a 200m wide canal and nuclear waste to turn its rival into an island.
DONALD Trump has cancelled his trip to South America to deal with Syria as his Homeland Security Adviser was forced to resign days after he spoke out on issues, including Syria.
DONALD Trump has telegraphed his plans to launch a missile strike, issuing an extraordinary threat to Russia on Twitter.
DONALD Trump vows tough action will be taken against those who carried out a chemical attack on Syria, and suggested Russia won’t be immune to punishment.
MARIE Colvin reported on a story few journalists were willing to. Hours after revealing horrific details, she was killed in what was believed to be a random bombing but now appears very different.