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Islamic State leader Abu Sayyaf killed in US operation

American commandos have killed senior IS leader Abu Sayyaf in a covert operation in war-torn Syria, the US government said on Saturday. Sayyaf was killed yesterday when he engaged the US forces in......

Indian escapes from Qaeda-linked captors in Philippines

After 14 months in captivity, an Indian national abducted by Al Qaeda linked Abu Sayyaf militants in southern Philippines on Friday dramatically escaped from his captors while they were sleeping......

4 die in Manila prison riot

At least four people were killed when militants belonging to the Abu Sayyaf group attempted to break out of a Manila prison Monday. Reports said the stand off began after some 10 prisoners at the......

'Wives of IS leaders pass info to avoid intercepts'

Wives of top Islamic State leaders, including its chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, play an important role in passing information to one another and then to their spouses to avoid electronic intercepts,......

Islamic State opens bank, moves towards statehood

Any attempt to defang Islamic State must first cut off its main sources of funding, says Sandhya Jain. In a bid to legitimise its existence as a new State carved out of vast swathes of territories......
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Bomb kills 3, hits convoy of Philippine vice mayor

A powerful bomb hidden in a parked motorcycle exploded and hit the passing convoy of a vice mayor on Thursday in the southern Philippines, killing... ...
Philippine military

Members of the Abu Sayyaf rebel group. (Photo: AFP) Officials would not say if the discovery pointed to possible Abu Sayyaf involvement Manila :... ...
Gunmen abduct 3 foreign tourists, Filipina from resort

Gunmen kidnapped two Canadian tourists, a Norwegian employee and a Filipina from a luxury resort island in the conflict-wracked southern... ...
Filipino troops stage raids on foreign and local militants

01:22 pm Manila: Hundreds of Philippine troops launched an offensive to capture at least six foreign Islamic militants and their Abu Sayyaf rebel... ...
One Yazidi woman's horrific ordeal - and miraculous rescue

Standing alone at the end of a dirt track on top of a mountain, the 18-year-old Yazidi woman is wearing a broad smile. It's because it took us so... ...

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