Tag Archive: Marawi

Philippines Arrest Top Female IS Recruiter, Ex-Wife Of Radicalised Singaporean

MANILA: Philippine security forces have arrested a 36-year-old Filipino woman suspected of recruiting, via social media, fighters from around the world for the ultra-radical Islamic State (IS). Karen Aizha Hamidon was arrested in Taguig city, an hour east of the…
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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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Defeat Of Rebels Could Spell More Trouble For Southeast Asia

Like the stirring of a hornet’s nest — as an expert here put it — the imminent defeat of Islamist militants in the southern Philippine city of Marawi could pose a bigger problem further down the road, terrorism analysts said…
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