Foreign fighters returning to New Zealand from the Middle East as Islamic State crumbles is a “risk”, says John Key. The threat was among issues raised in talks between Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in Auckland with her counterpart Murray McCully and the Prime Minister at the weekend. Bishop said Australia had stepped up its support… Continue reading Foreign fighters in the Middle East could return to New Zealand as Islamic State crumbles – John Key.
Maori Muslim leader Te Amorangi Kireka-Whaanga is calling on “souljahs of Allah” to help him form their own Islamic state. The self-proclaimed peace advocate announced on his Facebook that he has changed the Aotearoa Maori Muslim Association name to Islamic State of Aotearoa. Kireka-Whaanga, who was named as one of the 500 most influential Muslims… Continue reading New Zealand Muslim Leader Te Amorangi Kireka-Whaanga Forming Own Islamic State.
Up to 80 New Zealanders have been linked to the extremist group Islamic State and are being closely watched by Government agencies, Prime Minister John Key has revealed. In a major speech on national security in Wellington this morning, Mr Key said agencies had a watch list of between 30 and 40 people who were… Continue reading Key reveals 80 Kiwis linked to Islamic State.