islamic state southeast asia - updates

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Suspected ISIS leader-recruiter nabbed in Manila

Feb 19, 2018 - 8:52 AM

(UPDATED) Egyptian Fehmi Lassqued is captured by joint Philippine police and military operatives in Manila

SUSPECT. Fehmi Lassqued is caught by joint forces of the PNP and AFP. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Indonesian 'terrorist' killed his Maute-ISIS 'buddy' to escape – PNP

Nov 06, 2017 - 2:14 PM

'Ang unang ginawa niya, pinatay niya 'yung kan'yang buddy, para makalayas siya, at doon siya sa Lanao lake lumangoy, at nagtago for 3 hours,' says PNP chief Dela Rosa

ARRESTED. Indonesian Muhammad Ilham Syahputra is detained in Camp Crame, Quezon City after his capture in Marawi. PNP Photo

ISIS to followers in SE Asia: 'Go to the Philippines'

Jun 25, 2016 - 2:01 PM

If you cannot go to [Syria] join up and go to the Philippines Malaysian militant Mohd Rafi Udin tells followers Malaysia s counter terrorism chief says they expect more attacks in the region

FIGHT IN PH? A new video shows ISIS calling on followers in Southeast Asia to fight either in Syria or in the Philippines. Screenshot from ISIS video