The military has said foreign fighters, including those from Chechnya, Indonesia and Malaysia, have also joined the Marawi conflict.
The assault, Malaysia`s most serious security crisis in years, led to a siege between the militants and the country`s armed forces who were sent to root them out.Jun 08, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
At least 70 people were killed, mostly militants, over the six-week ordeal.
Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian teacher on his way to school in northern Sinai today, the second killing of a Christian in less than a week in the turbulent region, officials said.Feb 16, 2017, 16:00 PM IST
Australian Islamic State figher Khaled Sharrouf has become the country`s first dual nationality individual to be stripped of Australian citizenship under anti-terrorism laws, the Australian newspaper said on Saturday.Feb 11, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
The Philippine defence chief said Monday that 25 hostages are still being held by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines but urged that no ransom be paid for their release.Jan 23, 2017, 21:29 PM IST
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim ordered flags flown at half mast to commemorate the victims.Dec 11, 2016, 13:46 PM IST
The death toll from an attack late on Thursday by Islamic militants on a seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu has risen to 10, police said.Aug 26, 2016, 14:11 PM IST