A group of former members of the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils, who staged an extraordinary coup last week, have opened a new bank account and are collecting and spending halal certification fees.
Deborah Snow Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has emphasised the need for Israel to retain "security control" over any future Palestinian state, and praised Australia as a "clear-eyed" nation "willing to puncture United Nations hypocrisy".
Lisa Visentin Once home to Redfern's Aboriginal community, The Block will be transformed primarily into student accommodation, under new plans lodged by the Aboriginal Housing Corporation for the area's redevelopment.
Adam Gartrell, political correspondent Australian forces are playing a key role in the escalating battle for the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Melanie Kembrey Ola Haydar remembers screaming and screaming for help.
Peter Hannam Ballarat and Bendigo faced losing electricity during the recent great eastern Australian heatwave so NSW could avoid power cuts, underscoring the parlous state of the country's grid.
Kate McClymont A witness in the murder trial of property developer Ron Medich has told the jury he heard Mr Medich saying "he should've put her [Mr Medich's wife Odetta] where McGurk is."
Rachel Browne The Christian Brothers underpaid sexual abuse victims by $14 million, a royal commission has heard.
Sean Nicholls Premier Gladys Berejiklian has refer allegations of illegal payments to the NSW Liberals
Harriet Alexander Labor MP Walt Secord has been accused of making a homophobic slur against the leader of the government in the NSW upper house, with an apparent reference to him as a "lady".