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Mindanao lawmakers: Anti-terror bill will further incite violence, not end terrorism

Jun 03, 2020 - 11:23 PM

'This law is not meant to combat terrorism. It is meant to give the state the power to tag whomever they please as a terrorist. Hindi pa ba tayo natuto?' says House Deputy Speaker Mujiv Hataman of Basilan

JUNK TERROR BILL. A protester raises a sign against the anti-terror law outside the University of the Philippines' Quezon Hall in Quezon City on June 3, 2020. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

BPO firm Afni appoints new vice president for PH operations

Feb 04, 2020 - 12:36 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Khalid Khursheed assumes full responsibility for the operational oversight and performance of Afni programs in the Philippines

Qatar emir appoints trusted confidant as new prime minister

Jan 29, 2020 - 9:26 AM

'This is part of a wider trend in Qatar to become more meritocratic, getting the right people for the job,' says regional expert Andreas Krieg

EMIR. A handout picture provided by the official website of the Iranian Presidency on January 12, 2020 shows Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani speaking during a joint press conference with the Iranian president in Tehran. Photo by Iranian Presidency/AFP

Khalid returns to Manila for April 2020 concert

Dec 04, 2019 - 11:10 AM

Khalid is bringing his 'Free Spirit World Tour' to the Philippines

Lawmakers to DOH: Why only 33 areas for Universal Health Care rollout?

Aug 28, 2019 - 5:24 PM

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III cites 'limitations' such as budgetary constraints as among the reasons

Martial law extension needed for 'public safety' – Mindanao congressmen

Dec 12, 2018 - 3:18 PM

'If there are indeed abuses as what other sectors claim to, why are we, Mindanaons, still craving for the continued implementation of martial law?' asks Misamis Occidental 2nd District Representative Henry Oaminal

JOINT SESSION. The Senate and the House of Representatives voted in favor of a year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao on December 12, 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

American Teen in Manila: Khalid performs for Pinoy fans

Nov 07, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The American singer opens November with a concert at the Big Dome

AMERICAN TEEN. Khalid draws a big audience as he performs in Manila. Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

Saudi Arabia ready to boost oil output, spare capacity

Oct 24, 2018 - 4:00 AM

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih says his country is ready to boost its crude oil production

Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi Energy and Oil Minister and Chairman of OPEC's Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), speaks to journalists during the 10th JMMC meeting in Algiers on September 23, 2018.  Ryad KRAMDI / AFP

LOOK: Armed MILF allowed to register for 2019 polls in Lanao del Norte

Oct 01, 2018 - 8:59 PM

MILF combatants are not allowed to enter Lanao del Norte if they are armed and in uniform, says governor-turned-lawmaker Khalid Dimaporo

Khalid is coming to Manila for a concert

Aug 13, 2018 - 6:55 PM

The singer and songwriter will be holding his Manila concert on November 2

AMERICAN TEEN IN MANILA. He's coming to Manila! Photo courtesy of Midas Promotions

Canada PM does not back down on rights defense in Saudi spat

Aug 09, 2018 - 12:47 PM

Tensions have been high between the two countries since August 6, when Riyadh expelled Canada's ambassador, recalled its own envoy and froze all new trade and investments

ON HUMAN RIGHTS. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country 'will always speak strongly and clearly in private and in public on questions of human rights.' File photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

WATCH: UAE vlogger defends OFWs against Kuwaiti influencer

Jul 25, 2018 - 10:35 AM

'How would you feel if you worked for someone that didn't only not give you a day off but disagrees with the very ideology that you deserve a day-off?' Khalid Al Ameri asks Sondos Al Qattan

RESPONSE. "If I work for you, I would run so far away, the CIA won’t be able to find me," UAE vlogger Khalid Al Ameri tells Kuwaiti influencer Sondos Al Qattan. Photos from Al Ameri and Al Qattan's social media accounts.

Lanao del Norte's Dimaporo ready to question an unconstitutional BBL

Jul 11, 2018 - 1:55 PM

'We're all adults here. If I don't get what I want and I feel that this is unconstitutional, I'll challenge it in the Supreme Court, period,' says Lanao del Norte 1st District Representative Khalid Dimaporo

Photo by Camille Elemia

Mindanao lawmakers hit Marawi rehab: 'Painstakingly too slow'

May 23, 2018 - 5:43 PM

Legislators slam the reconstruction plan for the most affected areas in Marawi City because the proposed structures are set to be built in residential areas, potentially displacing residents

'TOO SLOW.' House Muslim affairs panel chairperson Mauyag Papandayan Jr (1st from L) and Anak Mindanao Representative Amihilda Sancopan (1st from R) are both dissatisfied with the Marawi rehabilitation's pace so far. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

UK marks first anniversary of Westminster Bridge attack

Mar 22, 2018 - 10:37 PM

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says the commemoration was drawn up after consultation with 14 bereaved families, survivors, the emergency services and local councils

REMEMBERING THE WESTMINSTER ATTACK. Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons, speaks during a commemorative event of prayer and reflection for the victims of the attack on Westminster and Parliament, at Westminster Hall, inside the Palace of Westminster in London on March 22, 2018. Photo by Alastair Grant/AFP

10 songs to have sex to tonight, according to Spotify

Feb 13, 2018 - 8:37 PM

Get in the mood with these sexy tunes

Jay-Z leads Grammy nods as hip-hop dominates

Nov 29, 2017 - 7:25 AM

The Recording Academy, which consists of more than 13,000 music professionals, will vote to decide the winners who will be unveiled at the annual Grammys gala on January 28

TOP RAPPER. This file photo taken on September 15, 2017 shows Jay-Z performing during Day 1 of The Meadows Music & Arts Festival at Citi Field in New York. Angela Weiss/AFP

Romanian injured in UK parliament terror attack dies

Apr 07, 2017 - 4:51 PM

Andreea Cristea is knocked from Westminster Bridge as the attacker drove into pedestrians on March 22 Life support for Cristea was withdrawn on Thursday police say

UK ATTACK. People light candles on a patch of sand during a vigil in Trafalgar Square in central London on March 23, 2017, in solidarity with the victims of the March 22 terror attack outside the British parliament. File photo by Joel Ford/AFP

'No evidence' of London attacker link to jihadist groups – police

Mar 28, 2017 - 7:52 AM

The statement comes as 52 year old Muslim convert Khalid Masood s mother speaks out for the first time saying she is deeply shocked saddened and numbed

FIRST RESPONDERS. Members of the emergency services work on Westminster Bridge, alongside the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 22, 2017, during an emergency incident. Photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP

Police stumped as all but one suspect freed in London attack

Mar 26, 2017 - 8:06 AM

We must all accept that there is a possibility we will never understand why he did this That understanding may have died with him says senior counter terrorism officer Neil Basu

LONDON ATTACK. Police officers in forensics suits work at the scene on March 23, 2017 where the car collided with the gates of the Houses of Parliament during the March 22 terror attack in Westminster in central London. Photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

New arrests as British police release photo of parliament attacker

Mar 24, 2017 - 5:28 PM

3rd UPDATE A total of 11 people have been arrested over the attack their ages ranging from 21 to 58 all on suspicion of preparation of terrorist attacks

FIRST RESPONDERS. Members of the emergency services work on Westminster Bridge, alongside the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 22, 2017, during an emergency incident. Photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP

Malaysia police confirm Kim Jong-Nam identity

Mar 10, 2017 - 8:57 PM

Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar says he could not release details of how the identity was determined due to security concerns

NORTH KOREA WOES. Royal Malaysian Police Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar addresses journalists in Bayan Lepas on Malaysia's northern island state of Penang on March 7, 2017, following the March 6 expulsion of North Korean ambassador to Malaysia Kang Chol from the country. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/ AFP

9/11 mastermind tells Obama attacks were America's fault

Feb 09, 2017 - 1:30 PM

It was not we who started the war against you in 9 11; it was you and your dictators in our land writes self proclaimed mastermind Mohammed

US President Barack Obama speaks as an image of the twin towers are projected during a ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on May 15, 2014 in New York. Obama inaugurated the museum commemorating the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad / AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD

Brussels bombings brothers got guns, explosives for Paris attacks – ISIS

Apr 13, 2016 - 9:41 PM

If the group s claim is proven it would mean the El Bakraoui brothers play a more prominent role in the Paris attacks than previously thought

AFTER THE BLAST. Destroyed windows at the terminal building after explosions at Brussels Airport in Zaventem near Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016. File photo by Laurent Dubrule/EPA

Brussels suicide brothers are the link to Paris carnage

Mar 23, 2016 - 10:44 PM

Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui are Belgian nationals with major convictions not linked to terrorism federal prosecutor Frederic Van Leeuw says at a news briefing on Wednesday March 23

POLICE SEARCH. Belgian police secure a house at 64 Busselenberg street in the district of Anderlecht-Brussels, during a police search, Brussels, Belgium, March 23, 2016. Photo by Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

3 Brussels attackers identified as nation mourns

Mar 23, 2016 - 8:43 PM

3rd UPDATE All 3 suspects have been linked to the November attacks in Paris

AFTER THE BLAST. Destroyed windows at the terminal building after explosions at Brussels Airport in Zaventem near Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016. Photo by Laurent Dubrule/EPA

[Part 1] Moro Mindanao rehabilitation: Lessons from the past

Jun 20, 2015 - 2:00 PM

It was not American soldiers who made the most transforming impact on the war zones of the southern Philippines; it was their civilian counterparts who had brought about these profound positive changes

Historic Malaysian opposition alliance falls apart

Jun 16, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Democratic Action Party DAP chief Lim Guan Eng says his party will no longer work with its former partner the Pan Malaysian Islamic Party PAS

HAPPIER TIMES. Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim (C) along with Pan Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) president, Hadi Awang (2-R) and Democratic Action Party (DAP) secretary general Lim Guan Eng (2-L), DAP adviser, Lim Kit Siang (L) and PAS spiritual leader Nik Aziz Nik Mat (R) in Shah Alam near Kuala Lumpur 25 February 2013. Ahmad Yusni/EPA

139 grave sites, 28 trafficking camps found in Malaysia

May 25, 2015 - 1:01 PM

Police chief Khalid Abu Bakar reveals the findings a day after the government announced the discovery of camps and graves the first such sites found in Malaysia since a regional human trafficking crisis erupted earlier this month

MASS GRAVES. Thai rescue workers dig to recover human remains of suspected Rohingya refugee after discovering a second abandoned migrant trafficking camp at a jungle on a mountain in the Sadao district, Songkhla province, near the Thai-Malaysian border in southern Thailand, 05 May 2015.

Yemen crisis talks resume under shadow of walkout

Feb 09, 2015 - 11:00 PM

Yemen a deeply tribal country awash with weapons has been riven by crisis since veteran strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh was forced from power in 2012 following a bloody year long uprising against his rule

COUP.  Photo shows a general view of the  Al-Saleh mosque in Sana'a, Yemen taken on May 26, 2014. Photo by Yahya Arhab/EPA

Shiite militia tightens grip on Yemen after 'coup'

Feb 07, 2015 - 10:16 PM

The Huthi coup marks a grave and inacceptable escalation and endangers the security stability sovereignty and territorial integrity of Yemen the Gulf Cooperation Council says

COUP.  Photo shows a general view of the  Al-Saleh mosque in Sana'a, Yemen taken on May 26, 2014. Photo by Yahya Arhab/EPA

Al-Qaeda suspect dies days before US trial

Jan 04, 2015 - 9:40 AM

Abu Anas al Libi 50 and Saudi businessman Khalid al Fawwaz are due to stand trial on January 12 over the attacks on the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people and wounded around 5 000

Qatar joins Gulf partners in backing Sisi's Egypt

Dec 10, 2014 - 8:08 AM

Leaders of the 6 nation Gulf Cooperation Council GCC states in their final statement announce their full support to Egypt and the political program of President Abdel Fattah al Sisi

GULF LEADERS. A general view for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Foreign Ministers meeting ahead of leaders annual summit, in Doha, Qatar, 09 December 2014. Ali Haider/EPA

Filipino helpers win P13-M claim vs UAE ambassador

Nov 26, 2014 - 9:17 PM

The 3 Filipinas were severely underpaid and worked long hours making an Irish tribunal rule that the envoy and his wife violated Ireland workers statutory rights

Gilas to face Qatar, Korea, Kazakhstan as Asian Games quarters begin

Sep 25, 2014 - 9:14 PM

The Philippines resumes its quest for Asian Games gold when it faces Qatar South Korea and Kazakhstan in back to back to back quarterfinal games beginning Friday

Yaseen Musa and Qatar will seek revenge against Marc Pingris and Gilas Pilipinas. File photo by FIBA Asia/Nuki Sabio.

Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in US prison

Sep 24, 2014 - 12:30 AM

The 48 year old Kuwaiti who has defended the September 11 2001 attacks was found guilty on March 26 of plotting to kill Americans and providing material support to terrorists

This video grab taken June 2002 from the Qatar-based al-Jazeera satellite television channel shows a photo of Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a spokesman for the al-Qaeda network, who announced in a recorded statement that chief terror suspect Osama bin Laden, his right-hand man Ayman Zawahri and fugitive Afghan Taliban Mullah Mohammad Omar were alive and threatened new attacks on the US. Photo from EPA/ AL-JAZEERA

Does Indonesian police chief really know what happened to MH370?

Sep 16, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Indonesian National Police chief Gen Sutarman has been put on the global hot seat for reportedly saying he knew what happened to the ill fated Malaysia Airlines flight But what did he really say?

NO TRACE. In this photo taken from a Royal New Zealand Airforce (RNZAF) P-3K2-Orion aircraft, co-pilot and Squadron Leader Brett McKenzie helps to look for objects during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, off Perth, Australia, April 13, 2014. Photo by Greg Wood/Pool/AFP

Malaysian state leader to quit following bitter row

Aug 27, 2014 - 9:35 AM

Selangor chief minister Khalid Ibrahim was expelled from the party of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim earlier this month for refusing party instructions to vacate his appointed post

OUT. In this file photo, chief minister of Selangor Khalid Ibrahim (C) attends a ceremony to launch the third bridge project in Klang, outside Kuala Lumpur on August 6, 2014. Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysia opposition averts rift as Islamic party toes line

Aug 17, 2014 - 4:11 PM

We are trying very hard to strengthen our coalition Our bottom line is to ensure that Pakatan Rakyat is the alternative in Malaysian politics

HAPPIER TIMES. Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim (C) along with Pan Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) president, Hadi Awang (2-R) and Democratic Action Party (DAP) secretary general Lim Guan Eng (2-L), DAP adviser, Lim Kit Siang (L) and PAS spiritual leader Nik Aziz Nik Mat (R) in Shah Alam near Kuala Lumpur 25 February 2013. Ahmad Yusni/EPA/File

Is Malaysia's opposition on shaky ground?

Aug 06, 2014 - 12:40 PM

An impasse over a key political appointment has reignited nagging doubts over the cohesiveness of the three party Pakatan Rakyat coalition

HAPPIER TIMES. Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim (C) along with Pan Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) president, Hadi Awang (2-R) and Democratic Action Party (DAP) secretary general Lim Guan Eng (2-L), DAP adviser, Lim Kit Siang (L) and PAS spiritual leader Nik Aziz Nik Mat (R) in Shah Alam near Kuala Lumpur 25 February 2013. Ahmad Yusni/EPA

Malaysia police say MH370 mystery may never be solved

Apr 02, 2014 - 2:10 PM

Malaysia s top police official warns that what caused MH370 s disappearance may never be known

LOOKING OUT. Communications specialist Hidetaka Sato on a Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream aircraft looks out of a window searching for wreckage and debris of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the Southern Indian Ocean, April 1, 2014. Rob Griffith/EPA

Plane makes emergency landing on New York expressway

Jan 05, 2014 - 10:02 AM

New York City Fire Department says the situation is under control

Three British Muslims guilty of rucksack bomb plot

Feb 21, 2013 - 10:08 PM

Three British Muslim men were found guilty of planning a string of bombings that prosecutors said would create an anniversary along the lines of 7 7 or 9 11

UNITED KINGDOM, London : A combination of handout images released by Britain's West Midlands Police on February 21, 2013, shows Irfan Naseer, (L) Irfan Khalid (C) and Ashik Ali (R). All three British Muslim men were found guilty on Thursday of planning a string of bombings that prosecutors said could have been deadlier than the July 7, 2005, attacks on London's transport network. AFP PHOTO / WEST MIDLANDS POLICE

9/11 mastermind appears in court in military vest

Oct 18, 2012 - 12:23 AM

Sheikh Mohammed considers himself a prisoner of war and wants to wear the same uniform he wore while fighting for the US supported mujahedeen in Afghanistan and in Bosnia

9/11 mastermind, co-plotters to be arraigned

May 05, 2012 - 2:53 PM

The arraignment a step toward the trial of the century marks the second time the US tried to prosecute 9 11 suspects

Key 9/11 plotters charged in court

Apr 05, 2012 - 8:29 AM

The US files charges against 5 alleged plotters of the 9 11 attacks setting the stage for a high profile trial