Five people including three soldiers are killed in a bombing targeting an elite army unit in the Philippines's restive south, which the Islamic State claim is a suicide attack.
Suspek yang dikenali sebagai Kamah menafikan penglibatan dalam pengeboman gereja yang membunuh 22 orang dan mencederakan 100 lain pada 27 Jan di Jolo.
Mohd Amin Baco, a Sabahan, is believed to be a ‘prominent terrorist leader’ among the Islamic State-linked insurgents who remain in the southern Philippine city.
The two Indonesian fishermen were abducted aboard a Malaysian-registered boat in November last year in waters near Malaysia’s eastern state of Sabah.
The three told police their fourth colleague had run in another direction and it was unclear if he had escaped or been recaptured by the militants.
Abdulmubin Salahuddin was arrested in Zamboanga City for his alleged role in being one of the Abu Sayyaf abductors who took 21 people from the island resort 17 years ago.
Telephone calls, photographs showing plight of Malaysian hostages meant to pressure families, employers for ransom, embassy says.
Mohd Ridzuan Ismail, from Pahang, tells of beatings, starvation and threats to five hostages in southern Philippines, in call to local daily arranged by captors.
Communities in Southern Philippine provinces pressure gunmen to release Sarawakian hostages after food prices doubled following a trade ban imposed by Malaysia.
Beliau mengucapkan takziah dan simpati kepada ahli keluarga mendiang yang sedang melalui saat-saat yang sukar.
Mangsa yang diicullik di Sandakan telah dibawa lari dengan bot laju dan dipercayai berada di Indanan di Kepulauan Jolo.
Abu Sayyaf released the Chinese tourist and a Filipino hotel worker on Friday, no ransom was paid.
Police said anyone found remitting money to finance militants in Jolo, Philippines can be arrested under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 .
Philippine soldiers facing dogged resistance from surviving militants.
Government-in-exile installs Datu Mohd Akjan as 33rd ruler in a grand ceremony.
Self-styled Sulu sultanate's Prime Minister has declared that a Malaysian citizen residing in Sabah will be installed as the new sultan soon.