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  1. Extremists part of group run by leader of Gaza's most-feared clan

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... City street while driving home from work- demanding the release of Islamic militants, particularly Palestinian-born Abu Qatada, held in Britain. Following the claim, Hamas said it had cut all ...

  2. Rebel warns Abu Sayyaf thrive on conflict

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Chasing the Muslim extremist group Abu Sayyaf with more military troops will only inject new life into an already dying movement, warns jailed Moro National ... a natural death'. Besides, he added, 'I don't know if the Abu Sayyaf still exists or only in the minds of some people'. Misuari knows the Abu Sayyaf well since the backbone ...

  3. Gulf of inspiration

    Posted Feb 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Abu Dhabi is to build an audacious multibillion-dollar cultural district with three museums and a space-ship-like performing arts centre designed by celebrity architects. Does it offer a good model for West Kowloon? Write to us ...

  4. Rebels join army in search for abducted Italian missionary

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... separatist commander Abdusalam Akiddin, who goes by the pseudonym Commander Kiddie. 'Commander Kiddie is definitely not with the Milf but a member of the [al-Qaeda-linked] Abu Sayyaf operating ... of all captives. The abduction also came three days after the United States embassy in Manila paid US$10 million to four former Abu Sayyaf members for betraying their chieftain Khadaffy Janjalani ...

  5. Arms for the poor

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... the reasons visitors keep away is Abu Sayyaf, a homegrown, small but vicious radical Islamic group that Washington, Brussels and Manila have added to their lists of terrorist organisations. The group's stated aim is to turn the region into an Islamic state. In the past few weeks, a US-backed military offensive has claimed the life of several Abu Sayyaf leaders, including Jundam Jumalul, ...

  6. A history of violence

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello Set up in the early 1990s with al-Qaeda money, Abu Sayyaf's original mission was to create an Islamic state in western Mindanao, home to most of the 4 million Muslims in the Philippines. Abu Sayyaf's original name was Harakatul al-Islamiya, or Islamic movement. Its founder was Abdurajik Abubakar Janjalani, an Islamic preacher and a veteran of the Afghan anti-Soviet ...

  7. Bali bombers hiding in the Philippines

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a military official said. 'There may be more, but so far we have identified five of them,' Brigadier-General Juancho Sabban said on Tuesday, adding that they were being sheltered by the Abu Sayyaf group in Jolo, a southern Philippine island. 'The Abu Sayyaf is protecting them because they cannot operate on their own in the Philippines,' said General Sabban. Two were ...

  8. My Country, My Country

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... do-gooder's descent from vigorous dynamism to abject helplessness. My Country begins with him visiting inmates at the Abu Ghraib prison and wrangling with the American about their rights, and finishes ... to Al-Adhadh's inspection of Abu Ghraib, but it offers a revealing look at the predicament of the doctor and his countrymen. All he can do is take down the names of the inmates, including a nine-year-old ...

  9. Barred from a forum, scholar fears for Indonesia's religious freedom

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... which could stifle intellectual debate. Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd- famous for his views on the Koran as a religious, mythical and literary work rather than a divine message from Allah to the Prophet Mohammad- said the Indonesian government had treated him 'impolitely'. 'I now worry about the conditions of Islam in Indonesia,' Professor Abu Zayd told The Jakarta Post. 'I ...

  10. Citigroup pays junk-bond rate to keep dividend

    Posted Nov 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and weather this year's mortgage-market decline. The 11 per cent interest rate on US$7.5 billion of convertible shares that Citigroup sold to the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is almost double ... Citigroup's common stock pays a dividend equivalent to a 7.1 per cent yield. Citigroup sought a cash infusion from the ruling family of Abu Dhabi, one of seven sheikhdoms that comprise the United Arab ...




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