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  • Sep 16, 2014
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Jamalul Kiram III

Over 50 arrests in strife-hit Malaysian state

Malaysian police said on Friday they have arrested more than 50 people in a remote state since the start of a nearly month-long incursion by Filipino Islamists.

Saturday, 9 March, 2013, 1:43am

Malaysia rejects ceasefire, kills 32 Filipino militants

Malaysia said clashes between intruding Filipino militants and its security forces had left 60 people dead as of yesterday, as it rejected a ceasefire offer from the fighters' leader.

8 Mar 2013 - 2:53am

Malaysia incursion toll rises to 60 after new clashes

Malaysia said clashes between intruding Filipino militants and its security forces had left 60 people dead as of late on Thursday, as it rejected a ceasefire offer from the fighters’ leader.

7 Mar 2013 - 9:08pm

Philippine ‘sultan’ calls for ceasefire with Malaysia

A self-proclaimed Philippine sultan whose followers launched a deadly incursion into Malaysia last month called on Thursday for a ceasefire, following a major offensive by Malaysian troops.

Jamalul Kiram III declared a unilateral ceasefire for 12.30pm and urged Malaysia to reciprocate, according to a statement read out by his spokesman in Manila.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Malaysia intensifies hunt for Filipino invaders

Malaysia's police chief said followers of a self-styled Muslim sultan had scattered after an air and ground attack on Tuesday on their stronghold in eastern Sabah state, aimed at ending Malaysia's worst security crisis in years.

7 Mar 2013 - 2:42am

Malaysia hunts missing invaders as more 'sultan of Sulu' fighters join

Malaysian forces searched house-to-house on Wednesday after armed Filipino invaders apparently escaped a military assault, as a Philippine guerrilla warned more fighters had arrived.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Malaysian troops sent to Borneo after police slain

Malaysia sent hundreds of soldiers to a Borneo state on Monday to help neutralise armed Filipino intruders who have killed eight police officers in the country’s bloodiest security emergency in years.

4 Mar 2013 - 3:30pm

Seven killed in fresh clashes in Malaysian Borneo

Five Malaysian policemen and two gunmen died in a fresh clash on Borneo as fears mounted that violence linked to a deadly standoff with Filipino intruders had spread to other areas, police said on Sunday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III continues to fight for Sabah

When the Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels signed a framework peace agreement at the Philippine presidential palace last October, 75-year-old Jamalul Kiram III was invited to represent the Sultanate of Sulu in the southern Philippines. He comes from a once-wealthy ruling clan that traces its lineage back to the 15th century and what is now Malaysia's Sabah state.

3 Mar 2013 - 4:18pm