An Australian convert to Islam arrested in the Philippines for allegedly urging people to join “jihad” in Iraq and Syria was deported to his homeland Wednesday, but police said he would not be charged.
By Tina G. Santos
The 29-year-old Australian national suspected to be a jihad preacher was deported back to his country Tuesday night.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) downgraded on Wednesday its crisis alert for Filipinos in Yemen from Level 3, signaling voluntary repatriation, to the restriction phase under Level 2 as it cited the “improving security and political situation” there.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The bodies of the seven Filipinos killed in the bombing of Yemen’s defense ministry complex early this month will arrive in the Philippines on Tuesday.
By Matikas Santos
The Filipinos who survived the initial suicide attack in a Defense Ministry Complex in Yemen capital city of Sana’a had to pretend to be dead to avoid getting killed in a shootout that followed, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.