Australia raises terror alert level to 'high' on Mideast fears

A flag of the Islamic State (IS) is seen in Iraq on September 11, 2014. Concern over Australians fighting for jihadist groups has increased the terror threat levelSydney (AFP) – Australia on Friday raised its terror threat level to “high” for the first time in a decade on growing concern about Australian jihadists returning from fighting in Iraq and Syria.

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