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IS-claimed bombing kills five in south Philippines

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 utama letupan bom di Jolo serah diri

Suspek yang dikenali sebagai Kamah menafikan penglibatan dalam pengeboman gereja yang membunuh 22 orang dan mencederakan 100 lain pada 27 Jan di Jolo.

Philippine forces hunt for Malaysian militant in Marawi

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.

Philippine army says two Indonesians rescued from Abu Sayyaf captors

The two Indonesian fishermen were abducted aboard a Malaysian-registered boat in November last year in waters near Malaysia’s eastern state of Sabah.

Captives escape Philippine militants after fake ransom

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.

Hostage taker in 2000 Sipadan kidnapping caught with grenade

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.

Philippine govt says hostage appeal an Abu Sayyaf tactic

Telephone calls, photographs showing plight of Malaysian hostages meant to pressure families, employers for ransom, embassy says.

Desperate plea from Malaysian held hostage by Abu Sayyaf

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.

Activist: Abu Sayyaf freed hostages due to barter trade ban

Communities in Southern Philippine provinces pressure gunmen to release Sarawakian hostages after food prices doubled following a trade ban imposed by Malaysia.

Najib arah badan Bernard Then dibawa pulang segera

Beliau mengucapkan takziah dan simpati kepada ahli keluarga mendiang yang sedang melalui saat-saat yang sukar.

Archived: Penculik tuntut wang tebusan jutaan ringgit

Mangsa yang diicullik di Sandakan telah dibawa lari dengan bot laju dan dipercayai berada di Indanan di Kepulauan Jolo.

Kidnapped Chinese tourist to be reunited with family today

Abu Sayyaf released the Chinese tourist and a Filipino hotel worker on Friday, no ransom was paid.

Cops monitoring funds to Jolo

Police said anyone found remitting money to finance militants in Jolo, Philippines can be arrested under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 .

Philippines battles rebels after air strike

Philippine soldiers facing dogged resistance from surviving militants.

Archived: Sabah trader crowned Sultan of Sulu

Government-in-exile installs Datu Mohd Akjan as 33rd ruler in a grand ceremony.

Archived: Sulu sultan ready to drop Sabah claim

Self-styled Sulu sultanate's Prime Minister has declared that a Malaysian citizen residing in Sabah will be installed as the new sultan soon.

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