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  1. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Muslim cleric held for alleged bail breach LONDON- Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada was arrested in London for breaching his bail terms, days before the British government begins an appeal against a court decision blocking his deportation to Jordan. Accused by Britain of posing a security risk and being a spiritual inspiration for one of the 9/11 hijackers, Qatada is wanted in his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1187319/briefs-march-10-2013
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596506/rebels-join-army-search-abducted-italian-missionary
  3. Radical too well known to pose threat to security

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... Nick Meo Before Abu Bakar Bashir's imprisonment, few Indonesians had heard of him although he was well known as a firebrand speaker in radical Muslim circles. Now he is one of the best-known faces in Indonesia and a subject of intense interest on which he will try to capitalise. Terrorism expert Sidney Jones, of the International Crisis Group, believes he poses no real ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/553137/radical-too-well-known-pose-threat-security
  4. Rebels 'ready to help military'

    Posted Sep 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kabalu said. He said the rebels would move out of strongholds in the southern islands 'to give way to a big military offensive' against Abu Sayyaf. 'We are prepared to leave ... Philippines. It signed a truce with the government in 2003, but a lack of co-ordination between forces on both sides has often led to clashes. In July, renegade MILF guerillas backed by Abu Sayyaf ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608149/rebels-ready-help-military
  5. The brotherhood of terror

    Posted Sep 07th 2006, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello Al-Qaeda and Jemaah Islamiah are now infamous in the 'war on terror', but other groups also pose a threat: Abu-Sayyaf Based in the southern Philippines, ... that of the Superferry 14 off the coast of Manila in February 2004, killing 116 people. Initially, Abu-Sayyaf had strong links to al-Qaeda. The current relationship is much less clear. Al-Qaeda in Iraq Network ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/563056/brotherhood-terror
  6. Military centre fuels fears over US role

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Indonesia, where the US military has no presence, and Malaysia, where it is confined to port visits. 'They are using Abu Sayyaf just as an excuse to be there,' he said, referring to the militant group that has been linked to al-Qaeda. Herbert Docena, research associate of Focus on the Global South, a left-wing think-tank in Bangkok, agreed. 'I have real doubts that Abu Sayyaf ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/606686/military-centre-fuels-fears-over-us-role
  7. Military centre sparks fears over US role

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... it is confined to port visits. 'They are using Abu Sayyaf just as an excuse to be there,' he said, referring to the militant group that has been linked to al-Qaeda. He said construction had began just as the Philippine military claimed it was about to finish off Abu Sayyaf, which numbers about 400 men. Herbert Docena, research associate of Focus on the Global South, a left-wing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/606687/military-centre-sparks-fears-over-us-role
  8. Crackdown on Islamists 'could backfire'

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... one of Indonesia's most outspoken radical Islamist leaders and has been at loggerheads with Abu Bakar Bashir, who has threatened jihad, or holy war, against the police in Poso. ... groups associated with it. The about-face forced the mujahedeens onto the Sulu Archipelago, heartland of the Abu Sayyaf terror group. The archipelago extends from Mindanao as far as Borneo, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/581768/crackdown-islamists-could-backfire
  9. Lax security offers little comfort to jittery guests

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the bombings mark retaliation against ongoing anti-terror crackdowns against the Indonesian-based Jemaah Islamiyah and the local Abu Sayyaf. The shadowy Abu Sayyaf is considered the most dangerous terrorist organisation in the Philippines. The army recently announced the killing of a key Abu Sayyaf leader. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/578337/lax-security-offers-little-comfort-jittery-guests
  10. Muslim region tense ahead of US exercises

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Mindanao peace activists said the eight were massacred by the military, but the military says they died in 'a legitimate encounter' between troops and members of the al-Qaeda-linked Abu ... acting on a tip-off that Abu Sayyaf had brought a hostage- a Chinese businesswoman named Rosalinda Lao- to the area. A resident, Ibnul Wahid, came out of his house when he heard the troops ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/626227/muslim-region-tense-ahead-us-exercises

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