New Zealander joins fight in Syria. Kiwi jihadist burns his NZ passport, vows to fight to achieve ‘martyrdom’ A Kiwi with links to al-Qaeda has taken up arms in Syria and says he will fight until he becomes a martyr. Mark John Taylor has burnt his New Zealand passport and says he has already been… Continue reading New Zealander joins fight in Syria.
A drone seeks a strike. Islamic convert Mark Taylor offers himself for a Darwin Award. Kiwi jihadist mistakenly broadcasts his location Mohammad Daniel, also know as Abu Abdul Rahman, and formerly known as Mark John Taylor. A Kiwi jihadist who claims to be fighting in Syria with the Islamic State has been mistakenly broadcasting his… Continue reading Kiwi jihadist mistakenly broadcasts his location
A New Zealander has been killed while fighting in Syria – the first Kiwi casualty in the civil war. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) said it is aware of “unconfirmed reports” a New Zealander has died fighting in the Middle East country. It did not say when the death happened but confirmed… Continue reading First Kiwi casualty in Syrian war