Indonesia: Five more IS-linked suspects captured World

Indonesia: Five more IS-linked suspects captured

Five terrorists were arrested by Indonesia’s Densus 88 counter-terrorism squad on October 2 for allegedly involving in the Eastern Indonesia Mujahideen (MIT), a militant group linked to the self-claimed Islamic State (IS).
IS supporters in Singapore detained World

IS supporters in Singapore detained

A Singaporean was detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) after investigations showed that he was "radicalised and harboured the intention" to travel to Syria to join the self-claimed Islamic State (IS), said the Singaporean Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
Malaysia arrests three suspects over terror plots World

Malaysia arrests three suspects over terror plots

Three militants inspired by the self-claimed Islamic State (IS) group have been arrested in Malaysia, accused of planning attacks on non-Muslim places of worship in the country and neighbouring Indonesia, police said on May 16.
Two Philippine women abducted in Iraq ASEAN

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.
Indonesian prosecutors propose death penalty for radical cleric World

Indonesian prosecutors propose death penalty for radical cleric

Indonesian prosecutors have demanded a death penalty for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman who was accused of ordering attacks including a January 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in the capital city of Jakarta that killed four civilians and four attackers.
Vietnam condemns terror attacks in Indonesia Politics

Vietnam condemns terror attacks in Indonesia

Vietnam strongly condemns the recent terror attacks in Surabaya city of Indonesia, including inhuman attacks at three churches in the early morning of May 13 that left many civilians dead and injured, said the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
Condolences sent to Indonesia over terror attacks Politics

Condolences sent to Indonesia over terror attacks

President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 14 cabled messages of condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the recent terror attacks in Surabaya city of Indonesia, especially the bombings at three churches in the early morning of May 13 that left many civilians dead and injured.
Indonesia raises security alert to highest level World

Indonesia raises security alert to highest level

Major cities and regions in Indonesia, including Jakarta capital, Riau islands, East Java and Bali island, have raised their security alert status to the highest level after a series of bomb attacks.
Indonesian jail riot ends with six deaths World

Indonesian jail riot ends with six deaths

A riot and deadly two-day standoff by terrorism detainees in a police detention center near the Indonesian capital ended on early May 10 after a police assault on the cellblock led to a mass surrender by those holed up inside, officials said.
Thailand arrests IS suspect World

Thailand arrests IS suspect

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan announced that Awae Wae-ya, a Thai man suspected to have links with the self-claimed Islamic State (IS), has been arrested.