Army foils BIFF bomb plot, seizes IEDs, nabs 5 rebels

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 01:32:54 +0000

Army foils BIFF bomb plot, seizes IEDs, nabs 5 rebels

Military and police foiled early another attempt by IS-linked terrorists to bomb targets in Mindanao after they raided a rebels’ safehouse.

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ISIS-inspired groups eyed in Cotabato blast — PNP

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 06:50:36 +0000

The police are eyeing the possible involvement of local terrorist groups inspired by the ISIS in the deadly blast in front of a mall in Cotabato City on New Year’s Eve.

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‘Worse every day’: Afghans expect 2019 to be even deadlier

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 04:07:05 +0000

'Worse every day': Afghans expect 2019 to be even deadlier

After a year of record bloodshed, Afghans are bracing for a deadlier 2019 with a US drawdown and a presidential vote likely to fuel violence.

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3 rebels, 1 civilian killed in Army-BIFF clash in Maguindanao

3 rebels, 1 civilian killed in Army-BIFF clash in Maguindanao

Three members of the Islamic State-linked Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and a civilian were killed in a military operation that prevented a bombing attempt in North Cotabato.

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UPDATE: 2 killed, 15 injured in another bombing in Sultan Kudarat

ZAMBOANGA CITY – One more victim died in a new bomb attack in Sultan Kudarat’s Isulan town on Sunday night – the second explosion in five days – blamed by the military to the pro-IS Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters or BIFF in southern Philippines. The first fatality, an 18-year-old, died at the scene of the blast — […]

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Marawi folk grow impatient over slow pace of city rebuilding

Marawi folk grow impatient over slow pace of city rebuilding

MARAWI CITY—Norodin Lucman, a Muslim leader who lived in one of the villages here flattened by the five-month war between government troops and gunmen loyal to the Islamic State last year, is getting impatient.

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After stinging defeats, Islamic State revamps strategy to survive

Four years after announcing its cross-border “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, a stinging string of defeats has pushed the Islamic State jihadist group to reorganize and change strategy to survive.

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German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman’s claim about IS man

Ashwaq Haji Hami

German prosecutors said Saturday they are taking seriously a Yazidi refugee’s claim that she ran into her former Islamic State captor twice in Germany, but say they need more information to identify him.

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US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

An Iraqi man accused of killing for the Islamic State entered the U.S. as a refugee after claiming to be a victim of terrorism, in a case drawing attention amid the Trump administration’s criticism of the resettlement program’s vetting process.

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