ISIS recruiter claims he 'loves Australia,' cries at sentencing

Hamdi Alqudsi cries in court, as he faces up to 70 years in prison for recruiting seven men for ISIS.Rachel Kaplan, 8/24/2016, 10:06 AM

Australia: Woman stabbed to death in possible 'extremist' attack

British woman stabbed to death at a hostel in Queensland. Attacker yelled "Allahu Akbar" while arrested.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2016, 6:02 AM

Australia joins the search for Raoul Wallenberg's fate

Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop has called for the truth to be revealed about the fate of Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 9:34 PM

World Zionist Organization reaches out down under

Former MK Dov Lipman visits Australia to teach Israel supporters to combat BDS with a more 'nuanced' approach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2016, 5:04 PM

Australia cuts funding to World Vision over Hamas ties

Legal organization Shurat Hadin: "Foreign aid organizations are directly responsible for the murder of scores of Jews in Israel."Rachel Kaplan, 8/4/2016, 10:53 PM

Australia moves to indefinite detention of terrorists

Particularly dangerous offenders - specifically terrorists - targeted by new measures; new legislation also to bar 'incitement to genocide.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2016, 4:02 PM

5 Jewish lawmakers elected to Australian Parliament

Five Jewish candidates in Australia, including the first Jewish Liberal from New South Wales, assured seats in the next Parliament.JTA, 7/7/2016, 5:21 AM

Assad claims: Western nations are secretly doing deals with us

Syrian President hints that Western nations are secretly doing deals with his country despite openly criticizing him.Ben Ariel, 7/1/2016, 4:15 AM

Australian Elections 2016

Australians go to the polls on Saturday to elect both upper and lower houses.David HaCohen, 6/29/2016, 8:56 AM

Haredi principal 'unfit for extradition' in Australia abuse case

Sex abuse victims support group up in arms as Malka Leifer wins latest bid to evade justice; will remain in Israel for 'treatment.'JTA, 6/6/2016, 8:17 AM

Australian killed fighting ISIS in Syria

Jamie Bright, a former soldier, the third Australian citizen to be killed fighting with Kurdish forces.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 8:34 AM

Sixth man charged over Australia's 'tinnie terror' plan

25-year-old charged with preparing to join jihadists abroad via boat, after his passport was cancelled.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/27/2016, 11:39 AM

'McKosher' moniker rejected by Australia Trademark Office

Australian lawyer who claims he is of Scottish-Jewish descent fails in a bid to register the trademark “McKosher."JTA, 5/18/2016, 4:32 AM

Australia: Five face terror charges over plans to join jihadists

Five young men charged in Australia over a plan to sail to Indonesia to join jihadist groups in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2016, 6:39 AM

Australian cancer curing fraud faces legal action

Belle Gibson shot to fame for claiming to have treated her terminal brain cancer with Ayurvedic medicine - now the state is after her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2016, 1:08 PM

Top Australia ISIS recruiter killed in Iraq

Australia's most wanted ISIS terror suspect killed in an American air strike in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 6:45 AM

Bitcoin creator revealed?

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 1:40 PM

Jewish man charged following synagogue stabbing over herring

Jewish man who stabbed a fellow congregant in the chest over kiddush charged by Australian police.JTA, 4/19/2016, 9:18 PM

Facebook bans user for criticizing anti-Semitism

Former IDF soldier's gym in Australia shares offensive post to warn against anti-Semitism. Facebook responds by banning gym page.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2016, 10:03 PM

Vandals paint swastika on Australian synagogue

Rabbi pens ‘furious' message after synagogue defaced in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.Shoshana Miskin, 4/4/2016, 10:03 AM

Jewish family in suburban Melbourne finds swastika drawn on car

Unknown vandals spray paint swastika on car. Police dismiss family's concerns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2016, 11:32 AM

Australia's Labor Party adopts motion encouraging Israel trips

In a move meant to counter an anti-Israel resolution, Australia's Labor party passes motion encouraging members to visit Israel.Ben Ariel, 2/15/2016, 5:13 AM

Australia considers adopting ISIS couple's orphans

After Australian jihadist couple die in Syria, Canberra considering givings their orphans refuge - but weighing the risks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 3:26 PM

Australia's Labor Party considering banning Israel trips

Australia’s opposition Labor Party reportedly mulling a proposal that would ban members from participating in sponsored trips to Israel.Ben Ariel, 2/5/2016, 6:13 AM

'Typo' store erases Israel for 'Palestine'

Australian stationery chain pulls line of globes which had 'Palestine' but not Israel because 'there wasn't enough space for the name.'Ari Yashar, 2/1/2016, 3:55 PM

'Most senior' Australian ISIS recruiter reported dead

Australian government says it can't yet confirm Neil Prakash's death, which was reported by ISIS sources.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 11:54 AM

Australian ISIS fan planned 'Kangaroo bomb'

19-year-old on trial for plot to 'pack' kangaroo with explosives and set it loose on police officers on veteran's day.Ari Yashar, 1/28/2016, 3:57 PM

Australia rejects US request for more ISIS help

Defense Minister: We already make 'substantial contributions' to air campaign, training Iraqi forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2016, 7:14 AM

Australia warns: ISIS is eyeing Indonesia for 'caliphate'

Australian Attorney-General warns ISIS is working to boost its presence in Indonesia, which would make it easier to attack Western targets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2015, 5:42 AM

PA minister angry over 'twisted facts' of Australian delegation

PA's Sabri Saidam accuses envoys of asking 'rude' questions based on 'false information' garnered during visit to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 12/16/2015, 9:56 PM

Australia arrests two over Sydney terror plot

Police in Australia arrest 15-year-old and 20-year-old over plans to carry out a terror attack in Sydney.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2015, 6:29 AM

Will Australia arrest 'hero' who went to fight ISIS?

Family of Australian who fought for the Kurds against ISIS beg government not to 'say good and evil are the same thing.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2015, 7:22 AM

Historical synagogue in Australia defaced with Nazi symbols

Historical synagogue in the outback city of Broken Hill defaced with Nazi and Islamic symbols.Ben Ariel, 12/2/2015, 5:46 AM

Israel, Australia push for stronger technological ties

Econ Ministry's chief scientist visits Australia, signs R&D agreement with Commonwealth Bank of Australia.Matt Wanderman, 11/29/2015, 4:08 PM

In shadow of Paris, first Australian Muslim party launched

First party for Australian Muslims surfaces days after ISIS attacks, and even as first of 12,000 Syrian migrants land Down Under.Ari Yashar, 11/17/2015, 4:47 PM

First of 12,000 Syrian migrants reaching Australia

MP calls to close borders until assuring no terrorists let in after Paris attack, but govt. rejects idea to not 'alienate Muslim community.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2015, 11:42 AM

Migrants riot, burn holding facility in Australia

After Iranian Kurd escapes detention facility and is found dead, migrants take over site and set it on fire as guards abandon them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2015, 9:17 AM

Millions sent from Australia to fund terror groups

$53 million AUD sent to Islamists in Iraq and Syria, Canberra reveals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2015, 8:43 AM

Australian Mosque Raided Following Nearby Terror Attack

Police in New South Wales raid a mosque reportedly visited by a 15-year-old boy before he shot dead a civilian policeman.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/5/2015, 12:01 AM

Online ISIS Jihadist Revealed to be Young American Jew

Joshua Goldberg, 20, of Florida posed as Australian ISIS supporter, calling for terror attacks in Western countries.Cynthia Blank, 9/13/2015, 2:53 PM

'We Need to Collaborate in Fight Against Terror'

Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn from Australia outlines the challenges in fighting terrorism, calls for international collaboration.Yoni Kempinski, 9/9/2015, 2:15 AM

Australian PM Slammed for Saying ISIS Worse than Nazis

Council of Australian Jewry blasts Abbott, says ISIS's horrific crimes 'cannot be compared to the systematic round-up of millions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2015, 8:26 AM

Teen Donates Bar Mitzvah Gifts to Disabled Vets

13 year-old Adam Yanklovitch made special trip to Israel to see IDF Disabled Veterans' rehabilitation center himself for the cause.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2015, 12:47 PM

Taking 'Reality' too Far? Australian Show Features ISIS Battle

Participants forced to dodge real-life ISIS gunfire in Syria as part of 'reality show' about life as a refugee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2015, 8:37 AM

Australian 'ISIS Nurse' Arrested on Return Home

Amid growing threat of homegrown terror, nurse who helped ISIS for 4 years on trial; claims forced to join while on humanitarian work.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2015, 8:36 AM

Australia's Labor Party Would Consider Recognizing 'Palestine'

Australia's Labor party agrees on resolution that should the party come to power, it would consider recognizing Palestinian statehood.Elad Benari, 7/27/2015, 4:12 AM

Australian Charged with Fighting for ISIS

39 year-old nurse returns from Syria to face terrorism charges after allegedly being captured and forced to join the group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2015, 7:41 AM

Watch: Australians Nearly Shot by ISIS on Reality TV Show

When TV gets too real: participants in Australian show join Kurds and are brought straight to frontlines, where ISIS almost kills them.Ari Yashar, 7/23/2015, 6:28 PM

Hostage Crisis in Australia, Attacker Armed with Explosives

Man with explosives strapped to his body takes at least 1 person hostage in park in Western Australian town of Bunbury.Ari Yashar, 7/16/2015, 4:25 PM

NFL Hopeful Apologizes for 'Jews Killed Jesus' Tweets

Jarryd Hayne addresses Jewish community in apology for tweets blaming Jews for killing Jesus, claims to accept 'people of all faiths.'Cynthia Blank, 7/15/2015, 8:31 PM

UAE Jails Aussie Woman for 'Bad Words' on Facebook

Australian posts anonymous photo of car blocking disabled spaces, and now has her 'life in the hands of chaos. I'm terrified.'Ari Yashar, 7/14/2015, 8:15 AM

NFL Hopeful in Hot Water for 'Jews Killed Jesus' Tweet

Australian rugby player Jarryd Hayne stirs outrage with use of millennia-old anti-Semitic trope that Jews responsible for killing Jesus.Cynthia Blank, 7/12/2015, 7:51 AM

From Kimberley Plan to Israel Prize

Celebrated painter Yosl Bergner launches new exhibit to be displayed at the Limmud FSU conference in Sydney, Australia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 6:21 PM

Australia Won't Bring Kids of ISIS Beheader Home from Syria

Australian grandmother 'devastated' as Australia says it won't bring back grandkids her Muslim convert daughter brought to Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 10:25 AM

Brutal Australian Jihadist May Be Alive After Drone Strike

Australia tries to verify reports that Khaled Sharrouf, notorious for being photographed with severed heads, survived drone strike in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2015, 12:08 PM

New Australian Counter-Terror Bill Removes Citizenship

Immigration minister announces dual citizens can now lose citizenship for taking part in terror, even if they never left the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2015, 10:27 AM

Australian Mom: Help My Children Flee ISIS

Mother-in-law of infamous terrorist who had her grandson holding severed heads asks to have her daughter and grandchildren return.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2015, 7:15 AM