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First Singaporean convicted of terror financing gets 2.5-year jail term

Man sentenced for sending money to Jamaica-based Islamist preacher.

Trump says Turkey and Kurds needed to fight it out ‘like...

Critics call his remarks on the deadly clash ‘obscene and ignorant’.

EU leaders ‘note’ Turkey ceasefire, demand end to Syria offensive

EU says operation is causing 'unacceptable human suffering' and undermines fight against IS.

I never created terrorists, Zakir Naik tells India’s NIA

The controversial preacher says merely following someone on social media does not make terrorists.

Tigers everywhere: Malaysia’s terrorism mystery

Many things don’t add up, like the absence of reports anywhere of an LTTE revival.

We were influenced by Naik videos, say Indian IS supporters

India says the majority of the 127 people arrested became radicalised because of videos featuring Dr Zakir Naik and others

Five arrested over Paris police headquarters’ attack

Among detainees is an imam identified as a potential security risk.

Indonesian police in hot pursuit of suspects after IS-linked attack

Authorities target extremist network behind assassination attempt on ex-army chief.

IS menace looms as Turkey readies invasion of Syria

Attack on Kurdish defences could pave way for group’s comeback.

Iraqi police fire on protesters in unrest, death toll passes 100

104 killed, including eight members of the security forces.

Thai PM says no IS ties as Egypt arrests student

Prayuth Chan-ocha plays down militant group links in predominantly Buddhist nation.

Extremists everywhere, why pinpoint Islam, says Salleh

Former federal minister says violence is not a tenet of the religion, and a small minority does not represent the world's 2 billion followers of Islam.

Suicide bomber killed at Philippine army base

A military statement says the attacker was 'foreign looking', wore an abaya gown and appeared to be a woman.

Explosions hit Gaza police checkpoints, 3 dead

Palestinian security forces are progressing in their pursuit of those behind the explosions in the Gaza Strip which killed 3 including 2 policemen.

US Secretary of State Pompeo says ISIS strong in some areas

In Geneva, a senior Chinese official warns that there was a danger of Islamic State militants re-emerging in Syria.

Trump hails ‘very good’ discussions with Taliban

While President Trump says discussions are going well with the Taliban, a massive bombing in Kabul yesterday suggests otherwise.

IS claims responsibility for Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63

Wedding halls have become a big business in Kabul which in turn have turned them into targets for IS.

Chechnya sends ex-IS women into schools, not jails

While some countries have stripped IS recruits of citizenship or banned them from coming back, Chechnya is actively repatriating women and children.

Deadly Cairo blast caused by explosives-packed car

Egyptian premier Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has described the car blast killing 20 people in Cairo as a 'terrorist incident'.

Indonesia probes death of pregnant woman in Syrian camp

A pregnant Indonesian woman dies after enduring torture by Islamic State militants, this has prompted an investigation.

US believes Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza is dead

Asked if he had intelligence that bin Laden's son had been killed, US President Donald Trump tells reporters, 'I don't want to comment on it.'

Malaysia beritahu kenapa ia terima pulang bekas militan

Menolak bekas pejuang yang ingin pulang berisiko mendorong mereka kembali kepada ideologi militan yang dipegang sebelum ini.

Malaysia tells why it’s taking back returning militants

Rejecting them would backfire in the fight against terrorism, says Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay.

Singapore detains 2 men accused of seeking to join IS

The island nation's leaders warn that it is a prime target for an attack due to its status as a regional financial centre.