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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. Two more Abu Sayyaf bomb plot suspects held in Manila

    Posted Apr 01st 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... or 'Kosovo' and tagged as the group's leader, is alleged to be a second cousin of Abu Sayyaf chief Khaddafy Manatad Janjalani. The Abu Sayyaf is a home-grown terrorist group largely based ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. US forces lost the fight for acceptance at Abu Ghraib

    Posted Jul 15th 2004, 12:00am by Borzou Daragahi

    ... that things can never be the same again between Americans and ordinary Iraqis. The images of US soldiers torturing Iraqi prisoners at the now notorious Abu Ghraib jail has led to a profound change in how the people see the troops. For example, art galleries displaying Abu Ghraib-inspired sculptures and city walls spray-painted with Abu Ghraib-related graffiti show how the images of abuse ...

  5. Moral high ground sinks with abuse scandals

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The article has rekindled painful memories of similar atrocities committed by US forces at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. It was based on the confidential findings of a military investigation ... without United Nations support, the legally dubious detention of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, and the Abu Ghraib scandal have all fallen far short of the mark. They have created a negative ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Deja vu all over again

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... Abu Ghraib prison with a pained sense of recognition, why are so many officials reacting with apparent astonishment? That is the truly astonishing thing. Disbelief and perplexed outrage, we ...

  8. Who said it?

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... successful Philippine defence chief Voltaire Gazmin, on an attack aided by the U.S. against Abu Sayyaf rebels ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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