Turkey detains 37 Islamic State suspects, Syrian carrying explosives at border

Turkey detains 37 Islamic State suspects, Syrian carrying explosives at border

Ankara : Turkish police detained 37 Islamic State suspects in anti-terror operations in provinces across Turkey, media said on Wednesday, while officials said another suspect was held carrying more than 5 kg (11 lb) of explosives at the border with Syria. The governor’s office in the southern province of Hatay said the Syrian citizen was caught on Tuesday trying to

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Indonesian Female Immigration officer & six others arrested for Islamic State links

Immigration officer, six others arrested for Islamic State links

Kuala Lumpur : An Immigration officer was among seven suspected Islamic State (IS) militants who were arrested in Sabah and at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport from last Wednesday to Sunday. The woman officer is alleged to have arranged for militants to travel without valid documents to Sabah before heading to southern Philippines. The others included three Filipinos with permanent

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Indonesian women seeking to become Islamic State suicide bombers: study

Indonesian women seeking to become Islamic State suicide bombers

Jakarta : Indonesian women are taking on a more active role in violent extremism, with some seeking to become Islamic State (IS) group suicide bombers, a leading security think tank has warned. The growing problem was highlighted after the arrest in December of two women with links to IS allegedly planning suicide attacks in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country,

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Islamic State in agitprop video showing 70 Indonesian fighters hailing jihad

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For expert, the two-minute video shot in Syria a few days ago, is “strategic propaganda”. An estimated 500 Indonesians have left for Syria. Police have arrested several facilitators. Jakarta (AsiaNews) : A two-minute video has surfaced showing more 70 Indonesian-speaking men in military fatigues and armed with rifles preparing for a field assignment with the Islamic State (IS) group. In the

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