Tag: ISIS

MHA: 2 radicalised Singaporeans detained for planning to join IS

Singapore— According to a press statement from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), two Singaporeans have been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) for their intent to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).  On July 25, Thursday, the MHA announced that...

Malaysian police chief warns of suicide attacks if ISIS members are back

A top Malaysian police officer warns of suicide attacks as Isis fighters return home, saying those coming from Syria and Iraq could attempt to spread the word through social media. Inspector-general of police Abdul Hamid Bador, in an interview with South China Morning Post says Malaysian returnees...

France to Iraq: Don’t execute ISIS French citizens

France said Tuesday it was stepping up efforts to stop Iraq executing four French citizens convicted of fighting alongside the Islamic State (IS) group. An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced three French nationals to death for joining the Islamic State group, the first IS members...

US intelligence assessments contradict Trump on North Korea, ISIS, and Iran

Washington - US senior intelligence officials contradict President Trump’s assertions on North Korea, ISIS, and Iran. President Donald Trump has previously declared that North Korea is no longer a nuclear threat, touted the defeat of ISIS, doubted the effects of climate change and railed against...

ISIS presents “most serious” threat to S’pore; radicalised individuals greatest concern

“The terrorism threat to Singapore remains the highest in recent years,” the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said in its “Singapore Terrorism Threat Assessment Report 2017”. The report, released on Thursday, gives an overview of the terror threat situation in the region and in Singapore. The...

Trouble in paradise: Three Asean nations live up to future no-go tourist list!

In November last year, three Asean nations made it to an Aussie list of future no go countries with a potential rise in terror attacks and a rise in nationalistic-cum-religious fervour barring tourists from visiting them. With the recent spate of attacks in the Philippines,...

Foreign fighters complicate Mindanao militant invasion

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The Philippines government said foreign fighters (including Malaysians and Indonesians) have joined an Islamic State-linked militant group occupying a southern Philippine city. The authorities said they believe the group - which is holding high ground while the military is slowed down on lower grounds -...

Thousands gather in Berlin to hear Obama speak

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Trump the saviour of Arabism

There was no surprise in US President Donald Trump’s message to the Islamic world, as it was to be one against Iran, Syria and the so-called Islamic State. What was surprising is the reaction by moderates after the speech, showing their utter disgust or complete...

Indian shipment of ‘terror pills’ for IS seized in Italy

Who is behind the 37 million tramadol pills, worth $75 million that was found packed into three containers at the port of Genoa and labeled as blankets and shampoo? The Italian police discovered the ship load of tramadol pain killers was destined for Libya's terrorists - said...