Tag: Mahmud Ahmad
Newly minted IGP Fuzi Harun says 11 foreigners were among those arrested in Malaysia with active links to the Islamic State terrorist network in a two-month operation.
Indonesia and Malaysia will face new threats in the form of returning fighters from Mindanao, says think tank.
Khalid Abu Bakar berkata, Mahmud Ahmad mungkin melarikan diri dari bandar itu dengan pemimpin Abu Sayyaf, Isnilon Hapilon selepas serangan tentera Filipina.
Khalid Abu Bakar says he may have escaped from the city with Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon after an onslaught by the Philippine army.
Khalid denies earlier media reports that Malaysia's most wanted terrorist was killed in Marawi.
Polis percaya Mahmud Ahmad itu masih berada di bandar Marawi.
Laporan dari Manila berkata bekas pensyarah Mahmud Ahmad terbunuh dalam pertempuran antara pengganas IS dan pihak berkuasa Filipina di Marawi.
Reports from Manila say ex-Universiti Malaya lecturer Mahmud Ahmad died in fighting between Islamic State-allied terrorists and Philippine security forces in Marawi.
Youths join terrorist groups in the hope of destroying existing structures and creating their version of an ideal society, with some hoping it will bring about the approval they crave.
Young people looking for hope and support, which is lacking in Malaysia, are more inclined to participate in terrorist groups although there is a sudden drop in the number of educated people joining IS, says expert.
The source said they included Indonesians, Malaysians, at least one Pakistani, a Saudi, a Chechen, a Yemeni, an Indian, a Moroccan and one man with a Turkish passport.
Mahmud Ahmad is said to be one of two representatives trusted by IS caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in this region.
IS plans to use Sabah as transit for militants to enter Philippines, says IGP Khalid Abu Bakar on arrest of 3 Bangladeshis, 1 Filipino.
Report tells of fighters chosen specially for sniper work and suicide bombings.