Smoke rises from the northern Syrian city of Ras al-Ain during an attack launched by the Turkish army on Sunday. Isis jihadists held captive in the area have fled. Photo: Xinhua
Smoke rises from the northern Syrian city of Ras al-Ain during an attack launched by the Turkish army on Sunday. Isis jihadists held captive in the area have fled. Photo: Xinhua
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Southeast Asia on alert for Isis ‘grand agenda’ as escaped Indonesian jihadists in Syria eye the region

  • The terror network is shifting its focus to fake news as a cheap and easy method of undermining trust in the region’s secular governments as a way to destroy them
  • The potential return to Southeast Asia of 50 hardcore Indonesian militants and their families is expected to revive the movement, and experts warn the threat is ‘real and now’

Smoke rises from the northern Syrian city of Ras al-Ain during an attack launched by the Turkish army on Sunday. Isis jihadists held captive in the area have fled. Photo: Xinhua
Smoke rises from the northern Syrian city of Ras al-Ain during an attack launched by the Turkish army on Sunday. Isis jihadists held captive in the area have fled. Photo: Xinhua
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