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Sabah police rubbish report on child warriors

State police chief Ramli Din says they have not received any report that stateless children born in Sabah had returned to the Philippines and fought in Marawi.

‘Malaysian militant Amin Baco holed up in Sulu mountains’

He is also said to be renewing efforts to create an IS alliance of militant groups in Mindanao.

Rela members to take short course before Esszone duty

Esscom and other agencies such as the Special Branch will expose them to what they can and should do to assist the security authorities.

Esscom’s psy-ops paying off against piracy, militancy

Esscom commander DCP Hazani Ghazali urges public to 'stick their noses in other people’s business' in safety and security matters.

Terrorism expert: M’sians among members of new pact in Philippines

Radical volunteers from Malaysia, Indonesia and other Muslim countries are helping the new pact comprising pro-IS groups and communists, says Filipino expert.

‘Amin Baco could be in Basilan, may recruit more Malaysians’

Former hostage says if Amin's teenage son is still alive and hiding in Basilan, chances are that the militant is there as well.

Asean nations must brace themselves for small-scale IS attacks

Pawel Wojcik, an analyst on terrorism issues says the use of such warfare is not a recent development as it has been favoured by the Islamic State for a long time.

Sabahan Amin Baco said to be new IS emir for Southeast...

His whereabouts are unknown but he could be among dozens of militants, a captured Indonesian militant said are still hiding in Marawi.

Unknown Malaysians may be among 39 straggling militants in Marawi

These Malaysians are believed to remain holed up in the city along with some Indonesians and local militants.

Teenage son fighting alongside Malaysian militant ‘commander’ in Marawi

The boy is aged about 13, carries a gun and always keeps close to his father, says a former hostage.

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.

10 militants surrender in Marawi, whereabouts of Mahmud still unknown

Philippine authorities checking bodies of slain militants in attempt to identify the elusive Malaysian terrorist.

Military: Malaysian terrorist Mahmud Ahmad may have been killed

Authorities say they are verifying the identity of 13 terrorists who were killed in overnight operations in Marawi.

Commandos who killed Isnilon and Omar tell their story

The Philippine commandos say they only found out later that they had downed the country’s most wanted militant leaders during the shootout in Marawi.

Philippines military gunning for Malaysia’s most wanted terrorist

Mahmud Ahmad is believed to be still alive, and fighting Philippine troops along with a dwindling militant force in Marawi city, southern Philippines.

8 foreigners, including Malaysians, still fighting in Marawi

Malaysian police believe five Malaysians still holed up in Marawi city.

Esscom on alert as Philippine military makes final push in Marawi...

The heavy offensive by Philippine security forces that includes airstrikes raises the possibility that militants will flee to the east coast of Sabah.

Malaysian authorities to question Indonesians rescued from Abu Sayyaf in Jolo

EssCom and police Special Branch want information from the two Indonesian fishermen kidnapped from a Malaysian-registered boat in Sabah’s east coast waters last November.