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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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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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Singaporeans Among Foreign Fighters Involved In ISIS-linked Insurgency In Southern Philippines’ Marawi

Foreign Muslim militants, including some from Singapore, are involved in the days-long clashes in a key city in the southern Philippine island group of Mindanao, the military said on Friday (May 26). “There are… Malaysians, Singaporeans… in the fight that…
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