Australian boy in Syria creates quandary for government
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 7-year-old Australian boy who horrified the world a year ago when he was photographed holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier by the hair has created a quandary for the government, which wants to make scores of Australian fighters in the Middle East someone else’s problem by revoking their citizenship.
29 July, 2014 Australia plans to arrest 2 Middle East fighters CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian police have obtained arrest warrants for two Australians who are fighting with the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria after one posted photographs of the other posing with severed heads of Syrian soldiers.
27 May, 2015 Australia warns children of foreign fighters risk charges CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian boy who was photographed holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier could reportedly return to Australia with his mother and siblings, prompting the prime minister to warn Wednesday that children as well as adults who break terrorism laws […]
12 August, 2014 US secretary of state condemns severed head image CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday described a photograph of a Sydney-born 7-year-old boy clutching the severed head of a Syrian soldier as "disturbing" and "grotesque," and called for international cooperation against the terrorist threat […]
25 March, 2015 230 suspected jihadis prevented from leaving Australia CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Counterterrorism squads have prevented 230 suspected jihadis from departing Australian airports for the Middle East this month, including at least three teenage boys, officials said Wednesday.
11 August, 2014 Newspaper: Terrorist’s son poses in gruesome photo CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian newspaper on Monday published a photograph of a child it said was the son of an Australian convicted terrorist holding aloft the severed head of a Syrian soldier.