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Philippine Muslim rebels oppose Islamic State ‘virus’

Aquino Murad

The Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group has condemned extremist jihadists in Iraq and Syria, and vowed to stop the spread of their “virus” into the Southeast Asian nation.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Suspect in Abu Sayyaf kidnappings in Sabah nabbed in Tawi-Tawi

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Police announced Wednesday the arrest of a man who they described instrumental in the transfer of Abu Sayyaf captives from the nearby east Malaysian state of Sabah to Sulu.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH arrests suspect in deadly Malaysian raid

Tawi-tawi

Philippine police said Wednesday they had arrested a Filipino Islamic militant suspected of taking part in at least one deadly kidnapping raid on a Malaysian diving resort island.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

AFP: No Filipinos fighting with ISIS

Ramon Zagala

The Armed Forces of the Philippines said no Filipino rebels have been spotted training or joining extremists fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2 missing Germans held by Abu Sayyaf, police say

Abu Sayyaf group. AFP FILE PHOTO

Sulu police have confirmed that German nationals doctor Stefan Victor Okonek and Henrite Dielen are being held captive by the Abu Sayyaf in Indanan town.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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