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Cops foil bid by terror cell to attack non-Muslim places of...

IGP Abdul Hamid Bador says four men who are part of an Islamic State wolf pack were arrested in swoops in Terengganu and the Klang Valley last week

US pressure on Hezbollah, Iran is working, Pompeo says in Beirut

Lebanese politicians who met Mike Pompeo said they had told him Hezbollah was part and parcel of Lebanese politics.

‘Multiple fatalities’ as gunman targets New Zealand mosques

Mass shootings are rare in New Zealand, which tightened its gun laws to restrict access to semi-automatic rifles in 1992.

New Zealand police hunt gunman on loose after mosque attack

Armed police were deployed after shots were fired at around 1.40pm local time on Friday.

Report: Putrajaya trying to bring home 13 from Syria who joined...

Police say those wanting to return will be allowed to do so but they must comply with checks and enforcement and complete a one-month government-run rehabilitation programme.

Australia terror attacker ‘inspired by Islamic State’

Islamic State (IS) said via its propaganda arm that Shire Ali was an Islamic State fighter.

Syria calls on US, French, Turkish forces to withdraw immediately

Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem says the foreign forces are on Syrian soil illegally, under the pretext of fighting terrorism, and "will be dealt with accordingly."

Man behind UK parliament attack accused of attempted murder

Police said the man was initially arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences but revealed he had been "further arrested for attempted murder".

Ramasamy helped achieve peace, says ex-Aceh rebels

Expressing shock that some Malaysian groups are linking Ramasamy to terrorism, Gerakan Aceh Merdeka says he played a pivotal role in achieving peace in Aceh in 2005.

Scare Diego unleashes terror as Comic-Con kicks off

Early arrivals at San Diego Comic-Con were treated to a preview night as New Line Cinema unleashed exclusive footage of horror movies.

‘Killed’ Abu Sayyaf militant gives himself up to Filipino army

Nurhassan Jamiri, who led a militant Abu Sayyaf sub-group, is reported to have given himself up with 13 followers to Philippine troops in Basilan yesterday.

Malaysian, 2 foreigners jailed 10 years over terror plan

They were planning to go to the Philippines to commit acts of terror.

1,100 potential troublemakers for GE14, says top cop

The chaos could stem from anything from fake news to threats by the IS militant group, says Mohamad Fuzi Harun.

Looted cash, gold helps IS recruit in Philippines

Marawi banks, businesses and homes looted of cash and jewellery.

Use mass media to tackle extremism, academic tells ulama

Lecturer from Saudi Arabia says ulama play an important role in explaining true Islamic teachings.

Indian police ask interfaith couples: Is it love or terror?

NIA investigated 89 cases of “Love Jihad” and found nine to be alliances planned by people linked to the Islamic State.

India to seek Zakir Naik’s extradition from Malaysia, says report

India's National Investigation Agency has sent evidence on the controversial preacher's alleged terror activities to its home ministry and is awaiting prosecution sanction before taking action.

‘Flag family members going astray’

Singapore minister says the authorities should be alerted if relatives and friends suspect anyone is influenced by terrorist elements.

Former UM lecturer may lead IS in Southeast Asia

Mahmud Ahmad is said to be one of two representatives trusted by IS caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in this region.

Chronology of terror attacks on Britain

Most attacks since have been carried out by homegrown Islamists, the deadliest remains the July 2005 assault.

Philippine troops kill top gang leaders

The soldiers from the Joint Task Force Sulu killed brothers Nixon and Brown Muktadil of the Muktadil Gang early today.

Police vow to hunt down threat-issuing Daesh militants

Police will monitor closely all aspects, including YouTube video clips, a medium often used by this group to intimidate the people.

Thailand steps up security after Uighurs ‘linked to terror’ visit

Authorities were also investigating several ethnic Chechens following reports last week that some were on Phuket.

13 held over links to Islamic State

Police confiscate IS-linked documents during raid, says IGP Khalid Abu Bakar.