Tag Archive: hijrah

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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Ominous signs of an Asian hub for Islamic State in the Philippines

Dozens of foreign jihadis have fought side-by-side with Islamic State sympathizers against security forces in the southern Philippines over the past week, evidence that the restive region is fast becoming an Asian hub for the ultra-radical group. A Philippines intelligence…
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