Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. Photo: AP

Osama bin Laden’s anthrax scientist freed by Malaysia

  • Yazid Sufaat served a string of jail sentences for his work with both Islamic State and al-Qaeda
  • The United States will ‘be very concerned’ at his release: expert
Topic |   Islamic militancy

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Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. Photo: AP
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Police officers stand guard at the scene of the suicide bombing at Medan city police headquarters. Photo: EPA

Indonesian maid who worked in Hong Kong probed for links to Medan bombing

  • Ika Puspitasari, who is serving jail time, worked for two decades in Hong Kong and Malaysia
  • Investigators found she met the wife of the suspected bomber, but had no other involvement in the blast that injured six
Topic |   Terrorism

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Police officers stand guard at the scene of the suicide bombing at Medan city police headquarters. Photo: EPA
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