Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Islamic State militant


Philippines: Rodrigo Duterte signs bill creating Muslim autonomous region 'Bangsamoro'

July 27, 2018 1:41 pm

Rodrigo Duterte signed the BOL into a law, creating a new Muslim autonomous region in south Philippines. The autonomy deal, which has been negotiated for more than two decades under four presidents, was ratified earlier this week by both chambers of Congress.

Mattis praises Philippine army on winning fight in Marawi without rights abuse

October 25, 2017 3:13 pm

At the U.N. Human Rights Council meeting, these countries called on the Philippines to end killings in Duterte's fierce drug war. More than 3,900 people had been killed by the police, which claimed self-defense, in anti-drug operations since July last year.

US says Islamic State militant 'chemical weapon expert' Abu Malik killed in Iraq

January 31, 2015 10:53 am

US Central Command says Abu Malik was killed on January 24.

Wanted al-Shabab leader surrenders in Somalia

December 28, 2014 8:45 am

Hersi surrendered because he fell out with those loyal to Ahmed Abdi Godane, al-Shabab's top leader.

Pakistan Taliban sacks spokesman for declaring allegiance to IS

November 07, 2014 8:08 pm

The details about the new spokesperson were not given but a senior militant commander said he is using his jihadi name.

US checking report of 2nd American killed in Syria while fighting with IS

August 28, 2014 11:22 am

US confirmed the death of one American, Douglas McAuthur McCain while fighting along with the militant group.

American woman aid worker held hostage in Syria

August 27, 2014 9:58 am

The 26-year-old woman was captured by IS militant group last year while working in Syria.