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Islamic State

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

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Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen abducted by members of an Islamist group have been freed 18 months after they were abducted in waters off the southern Philippines, the Philippine military said on September 16.

Indonesian police arrest IS-linked terrorists

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Indonesian police arrest IS-linked terrorists

The Indonesian police’s anti-terror squad has arrested five militants who link with the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) group in South Sulawesi province, said the spokesman of the provincial police.

Indonesian court disbands IS-linked group

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Indonesian court disbands IS-linked group

A court in Indonesia on July 31 disbanded Jemaah Ansharut Daulah, the country's largest Islamic State-linked group, for "conducting terrorism" and affiliating itself with a militant organisation.

Malaysia: Seven nabbed for suspected links to IS

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Malaysia: Seven nabbed for suspected links to IS

Malaysian police announced on July 18 that they had arrested seven suspected Islamic State militants, including a man who threatened to assassinate the Malaysian King, Sultan Muhammad V, and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed.

Philippines: 12 terrorists killed

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Philippines: 12 terrorists killed

Twelve terrorists have been killed in clashes with Philippine government security forces, bringing the death toll of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters to 57 in the ongoing campaign in the southern Philippines that started on June 1.

Two Philippine women abducted in Iraq

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Two Philippine women abducted in Iraq

Two Philippine women were kidnapped on a road connecting Iraq’s capital city of Baghdad to oil-rich city of Kirkuk, local security and military officials said on July 7.

Indonesia arrests terror suspects

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Indonesia arrests terror suspects

Indonesian police have arrested terrorists in East and Central Java provinces, suspected of planning several attacks in government offices and banks operating in Blitar city, East Java province.