|The Australian government has warned women that joining up with the Islamic State group is unlikely to be a "romantic adventure." UK police photo showing three schoolgirls at Gatwick Airport, England on February 17, 2015 who have been reported missing and are believed to be making their way to Syria to meet up with the Islamic State group. Photo: London Metropolitan Police/EPA|
A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides," Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said February 26, warning against notions of a "romantic adventure."
|Fighters of the Islamic State terrorist group take part in military training in Mosul city, northern Iraq, November 2, 2014. Photo: EPA|
Malaysia and Myanmar have agreed that the Islamic State threat is real and IS may try to instill its ideology in hotspots in ASEAN, reports the Malay Mail on February 20.