Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao for one more year World

Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao for one more year

The Philippine Congress voted on December 12 to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao for another year until the end of 2019, due to concerns over continued threats from rebels and groups sympathetic to Islamic State militants.
Malaysian police arrest two IS-linked suspects World

Malaysian police arrest two IS-linked suspects

Malaysian police on January 22 announced that they have arrested two men with links to Islamic State (IS) on suspicion of planning to carry out acts of violence and promoting IS ideology.
Malaysia, Canada counter terrorism World

Malaysia, Canada counter terrorism

Malaysia and Canada have committed to working together to combat terrorism, Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said following his meeting with Canadian counterpart Harjit Singh Sajjan on
Indonesia: man jailed over Jakarta attack World

Indonesia: man jailed over Jakarta attack

An Indonesian court on November 23 sentenced Saiful Muhtorir to nine years in prison for his role in a deadly gun and suicide bombing attack in Jakarta last January.
Singapore prohibits newspaper linked to IS World

Singapore prohibits newspaper linked to IS

The Singapore Ministry of Communications and Information on July 22 banned the distribution and possession of the Al Fatihin newspaper published by Furat Media, a company linked to the IS.