Debris seen inside a church attacked by two suicide bombers in Sulu, Philippines, on January 27, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE

Isis terror tactics being exported to Southeast Asia, US official says

  • Isis fighters are not going to Southeast Asia en masse, but the US has seen a rise of Isis-inspired plans, including suicide bombings, in the region
  • Counterterrorism official Nathan Sales says Washington will target the various flows of terror financing to curb the efforts of terrorists in Southeast Asia
Topic |   Islamic militancy

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Debris seen inside a church attacked by two suicide bombers in Sulu, Philippines, on January 27, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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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
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Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. Photo: AP
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