Tag Archive: ISIS

Analysis: Islamic State Distortion Of Hijrah: Emigrating For A Lost Cause

Since 2015 there have been at least a dozen Singaporeans investigated by the Singapore authorities for harbouring intention to travel or emigrate to the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS). This year four individuals were detained for the same reason. In September,…
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Mufti: Beware Of Messages That Misquote The Quran, Prophetic Sayings And Traditions To Justify Acts Of Violence

Singapore’s top Muslim leader has called on his community to be wary of messages that misquote the Quran as well as prophetic sayings and traditions to justify acts of violence. In his Friday (Sept 29) sermon delivered at all mosques…
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Crisis In Rakhine State Evoked Strong Emotions Across The Muslim World Drawing In ISIS And Al-Qaeda

The plight of the Rohingya, an Islamic minority in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, has evoked strong emotions across the Muslim world. Many countries have protested against the persecution of the community, following a violent crackdown by the Myanmar army that left hundreds…
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[Fake News] A US Article Claims Singaporean ISIS Fighter Was Spotted In Tampines And Police Warn Not To Approach

In the fake article from Houston News, it wrote about how one of Singaporean most wanted fugitives, Megat Shahdan Abdul Samad, thought to have been at large in Syria, has apparently been spotted in Tampines, a planning area and residential…
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Malaysia’s Defence Minister Plans To Send Humanitarian Aid To Marawi

Malaysia’s Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said he is in discussions with his Philippine counterpart to send humanitarian aid to conflict-hit Marawi. “We want to make sure Islamic State (IS) doesn’t have a foothold in the region, whether it’s in Marawi…
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