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7 suspected Abu Sayyaf militants killed in clash

November 05, 2020 5:00 AM

MANILA • Seven suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group were killed in a clash with government troops near a remote island in the Philippines' southern province of Sulu before dawn on Tuesday, the military said.

Philippine security forces on 'alert' for reprisals after arresting Abu Sayyaf militant

August 15, 2020 1:24 PM

MANILA (AFP) - Philippine security forces were on alert Saturday (Aug 15) for possible reprisal attacks after arresting a key leader of an Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS)-linked militant group accused of kidnapping and beheading several foreigners.

Malaysian police seeks info from Philippines on arrested Abu Sayyaf militant

August 15, 2020 10:23 AM

KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian police are keen to work with their Filipino counterparts following the arrest of notorious Abu Sayyaf sub-commander Idang Susukan in Davao City, the Philippines.

Malaysia detains 13 suspected militants

March 19, 2019 5:00 AM

The Malaysian police said they have arrested 13 suspected militants, including six supporters of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) who were involved in the deadly siege of Marawi town in the southern Philippines two years ago.

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