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M’sia Reaffirms Commitment To Fight Terrorrism

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WASHINGTON DC: Malaysia has reaffirmed its commitment to the US to continue fighting the Islamist State (IS) and all forms of terrorism. Labelling them a common enemy of both nations, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Malaysia would ensure its part of the world was safe as part of its commitment. “The other goal…

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IS Attacks In Retaliation Of Recent Death Of Leader

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KUALA LUMPUR – We cannot take our eyes off possible threats as the Islamic State (IS) has a huge network in this region, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today. He said the bombing attacks in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand are coordinated attacks by IS, adding that they are in…

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Head Of IS In Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, Has Been Killed

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KABUL – The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, has been killed in an operation led by Afghan special forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar, President Ashraf Ghani announced on Sunday. Hasib, appointed last year after his predecessor Hafiz Saeed Khan died in a U.S. drone strike, is believed to have ordered…

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Appeals Court Upholds Sentence On Ex-IS Militant’s Son

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PUTRAJAYA – The son of a former Islamic State (IS) militant lost his appeal today to reduce his 12 years jail term for involvement in a criminal conspiracy to promote terrorism in Malaysia. A Court of Appeal three-man bench led by Justice Datuk Wira Mohtarudin Baki unanimously dismissed Abu Daud Murad Halimmuddin’s appeal after ruling…

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Man Pleads Not Guilty For Supporting IS

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KUALA LUMPUR: An insurance runner pleaded not guilty at a High Court here Wednesday to supporting the commission of a terrorist act and possessing items related to the Islamic State (IS) terror group The accused, Fazar Nor Md Reduan, 33, was said to have provided support by saying he would use explosives. His act was…

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Closed Airspace Above Syria Become More Relevant

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BAKU – The issue of introducing closed airspace over northern Syria was discussed in 2015. The Turkish authorities, in particular, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has repeatedly urged NATO and international coalition forces to ensure closed airspace over the northern Syria. Today, this issue is more relevant than ever, Trend news agency reports. Earlier when Turkey…

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MCMC Blocks Websites Propagating IS Ideology In Malay

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission has blocked a total of 11 websites and 22 URLs involved in the propagation of Islamic State (IS) ideology in the Malay language, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak (pic). He said action was taken following MCMC’s monitoring of new media outlets…

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Cops Confirm Movida Night Club Bombing First Ever Successful IS Attack On Malaysian Soil

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KUALA LUMPUR: Police has confirmed that the Movida night club bombing last week was the first ever successful IS attack on Malaysian soil. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the attack, which left eight people injured, was carried out by locals who were directly instructed by Isis member Muhamad Wanndy Mohamad Jedi…

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IS Releases Video Declaring Philippines A Caliphate

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PETALING JAYA: The Islamic State has released a chilling new propaganda video through its division in the Philippines, in an attempt to radicalise and recruit Muslims in Southeast Asia, especially Malaysia. The 21-minute clip released on Tuesday shows fighters from the region declaring the Philippines a caliphate, and beckoning compatriots to travel to Philippines if…

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Carpenter Jailed Five Years For Entering Syria To Support IS

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KUALA LUMPUR: House carpenter Muhammad Kasyfullah Kasim (pic) was given a five-year prison sentence for entering Syria to support the IS terrorist group. High Court Judicial Commissioner Mohamad Shariff Abu Samah meted out the sentence against Muhammad Kasyfullah, 38, after he pleaded guilty to the charge on Tuesday. Muhammad Kasyfullah was charged under Section 130J(1)(b)…

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Man Turns Up At Mindef Building With Bomb, Claims To Be IS Member

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KUALA LUMPUR – A man was detained after he turned up at the Defence Ministry (Mindef) in Jalan Padang Tembak here, claiming he was carrying a bomb and was a member of the Islamic State terror group. Wangsa Maju District police chief Supt Mohamad Roy Suhaimi Sarif said the 30-year-old suspect was detained at the…

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Boy Holds Knife To Woman To Prove IS ‘Membership’

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KUALA LUMPUR – A 16-year-old boy, brainwashed into believing the Islamic State ideology, held a woman at knife-point at a supermarket in Sungei Petani. Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the teenager, who was clad in IS attire, was arrested minutes later at 8.30pm on Monday. “He is being detained under…

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New Islamic State Video Threatens Attack On White House

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Islamic State militants released a video on Thursday threatening the White House with suicide bombings and car blasts and vowing to conduct more attacks on France.   The latest threat comes one day after the militant group put out a video showing scenes of New York City, which suggested it was also…

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IS-Linked Kosovo Hacking Expert Still Under Investigation

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KUALA LUMPUR – Investigations into a Kosovo national Islamic State (IS) hacking expert, who was arrested here on Sept 15 is still underway before extradition to the United States (US). Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said this was to enable the Malaysian police to look closely at several issues pertaining to the…

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Soldier Charged With Possession Of Printed Materials On IS

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PORT DICKSON – A soldier was charged at the Magistrate’s Court today with possession of a telephone containing images relating to the Islamic State (IS) militant group. However, no plea was recorded from Corporal Mohd Azidi Said, 28, of the Armed Forces College here, after the charge was read before Magistrate M. Mageshwary. Mohd Azidi…

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“Come Home,” Says Father Of IS Woman

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BALING – Knowing that his daughter is now in turbulent Syria, Ahmad Hussin is hoping for a miracle to happen to make her return to her family here. “If she is fated to return to her family, then she will be back, just like she has been destined to be in Syria. “(But) if a…

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Malaysians Who Joins IS Are Lack Of Religious Knowledge

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PAGOH: Malaysians who are involved in the Islamic State (IS) militant group are those who lack of religious knowledge as what the group is fighting for is against the teaching of Islam, said Federal Criminal Investigation Department director Datuk Seri Mohmad Salleh. He said all the information that IS spread to its followers through the…

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Fight IS Influence Via The Internet

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KUALA LUMPUR – Cyber warfare needs to be intensified in preventing the threats and destructive ideology of the Islamic State (IS) from spreading in this country. Principal assistant director of the Counter Terrorism Division of the Special Branch in Bukit Aman, SAC Datuk Ayub Khan Mydin Pitchay said a holistic approach was required with the…

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Schoolgirl Keen On IS Before Entering Religious School

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KUALA LUMPU – A schoolgirl, detained in connection with an attempt to join the so-called IS militant group in Syria, was believed to have been interested in its ideology, even before entering a religious school. Bukit Aman Special Branch principal assistant director (counter-terrorism division) principal assistant director Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said the information…

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IS Has Executed 100 Foreigners Trying To Quit

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LONDON – The Islamic State extremist group has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the Financial Times newspaper said Saturday. An activist opposed to both IS and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is well-known to the British business broadsheet,…

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Another Suspected IS Member Held In KLIA

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KUALA LUMPUR: Police nabbed a suspected Islamic State member when he was about to leave for Syria at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport about 5.30am today. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the 39-year-old local man was planning to go to Syria via Brunei. The suspect was arrested by the Special Branch’s…

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Hostages Held By Suspected IS Armed Assailant

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – An armed assailant was holding an unknown number of hostages inside a central Sydney cafe on Monday, police said, with local television showing some being forced to hold up a black flag with white Arabic writing in the window. Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who has warned of militant plans to strike Australian…

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Two Civil Servants Detained Over IS Links

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Two civil servants, who were among three arrested for suspected links with the Islamic State (IS) group, have been funding Malaysians to head to Syria since the middle of this year. Described as low-ranking employees, sources said the two men, aged 23 and 28, had been setting aside a portion of their monthly salary for…

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Architech, Two Other Men Charged With Trying To Support IS

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SEPANG: ‎An architect and two other men were charged at the Sessions Court today with trying to support terrorist group Islamic State(IS) by taking a flight to Turkey. Architect Mohd Syafrein Rasid, 26, technician Mohamad Yusoffe Ishak, 26 and‎ trader Mohd Rosmadi Che Daud, 42, were accused of trying to become members of IS by…

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Obama Admits US Underestimated Islamic State Fighters

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DAMASCUS – United States President Barack Obama admitted that the US underestimated the threat posed by Islamic State (IS) fighters in Syria, as US-led coalition warplanes pounded the oil sites that fund the extremist group. Late Sunday coalition planes hit the entrance to the country’s main gas plant, in an apparent warning to IS militants…

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Nothing Islamic About IS, Says Australia’s Grand Mufti

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MELBOURNE – Australian imams say there is nothing Islamic about the “murderous actions” by the militant group Islamic State (IS). The phrase “Islamic State” refers to an era when Muslims, Christians and Jews lived together harmoniously, the Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) said. But the militants had misappropriated the terminology for their own political and…

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