Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines ASEAN

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.
Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber World

Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

Military and police of the Philippines arrested Rahim Abdul, a suspected Abu Sayyaf bomb expert with a bounty of 1.3 million PHP (26,000 USD) on his head, said Philippine military on November 30.
Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf World

Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf

Six soldiers of the Philippine army were killed and four others were injured during a clash with gunmen of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Basilan province of the Philippines.
Indonesia: Woman jailed for suicide bombing plot World

Indonesia: Woman jailed for suicide bombing plot

A woman who was accused of having links with a bombing plot of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) at the Indonesian presidential palace in Jakarta was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison, her lawyer said on August 28.
Dozens of gunmen attack police post in southern Thailand World

Dozens of gunmen attack police post in southern Thailand

As many as 12 police officers were injured as dozens of gunmen on April 3 attacked a police post in Yala province in restive Muslim-majority southern Thailand. This was the largest attack in the area in many years, said Thai authorities.
Malaysia arrests seven terror suspects World

Malaysia arrests seven terror suspects

Malaysian police arrested six foreigners and one Malaysian for suspected links to terrorist groups, including the self-claimed Islamic State (IS), on March 5.
Indonesian police kill two militants World

Indonesian police kill two militants

The Indonesian police on December 25 killed two suspected militants and arrested two others just few days after foiling bomb suicide plots of a group relating to the so-called Islamic State (IS) near Jakarta on Christmas Day.