terrorism australia

Australian Convicted of Recruiting Foreign Fighters for Daesh

By Matt Siegel SYDNEY, July 12 – An Australian court on Tuesday convicted Sydney man Hamdi Al Qudsi of recruiting six young men to travel overseas and fight alongside Daesh and Al Qaeda affiliates in Syria. Al Qudsi, 42, was found guilty in a unanimous decision by the New South Wales state Supreme Court of

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Australian Teenager Pleads Guilty to a Terrorism Charge

By Matt Siegel SYDNEY, Dec 14 (Reuters) – A Melbourne teen arrested after police found explosives at his home pleaded guilty on Monday to a terrorism-related charge, highlighting concerns about youth radicalisation following last week’s arrest of a 15-year-old Sydney boy in police raids. The 17-year-old was planning an attack using improvised explosive devices, police

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