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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 »

Security expert: Claims of ISIS recruitment in PH should be taken seriously


The claims of former President Fidel V. Ramos (FVR) and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte confirming that an unidentified number of Filipinos have been recruited to train and fight with terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) should not be dismissed outright, a national security expert said Tuesday.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Singapore, Australia to boost intelligence sharing on jihadist

Demonstrators at a rally supporting Kurdistan hold placards protesting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in front of the White House on August 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. Jihadists carried out a "massacre" in the northern Iraqi village of Kocho, killing dozens of people, most of them members of the Yazidi religious minority, officials said on Saturday. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

Australia and Singapore vowed Friday to enhance intelligence sharing in the face of growing fears about the threat posed by jihadist citizens returning home after fighting in Syria and Iraq.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH on the hunt for two top South-east Asia jihadists, including a Singaporean


Philippine security forces say they have expanded their manhunt for one of the world’s most wanted terrorists to include his Singaporean counterpart, also a top jihadist believed to have been killed in an airstrike in 2012.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

No charges filed against Aussie jihadist

Philippine Immigration officers escort Robert Edward Cerantonio (C), an Australian convert to Islam who used the internet to urge people to join "jihad" in Iraq and Syria, shortly after arriving at Manila airport on July 11, 2014, after he was arrested in Cebu City. The Australian convert was arrested in the Philippines on July 11, local police said. AFP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »