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Nation 14 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Sailor: I want Abu Sayyaf wiped out

TAWAU: “I want the Abu Sayyaf wiped out.” This is the fervent wish of freed hostage Mohd Ridzuan Ismail.

AseanPlus News 12 Aug 2015 | 2:24 PM

Abu Sayyaf beheads Philippine village chief

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines: Abu Sayyaf bandits have beheaded the chair of Barangay Aliguay, Dapitan City, whom they kidnapped in May with two Philippine Coast Guard personnel.

AseanPlus News 13 Apr 2014 | 6:59 PM

Abu Sayyaf extremist killed in new Philippines clashes

MANILA: A Muslim extremist has been killed in fighting between soldiers and Abu Sayyaf rebels in the southern Philippines, a day after 12 people died in a similar shootout, the military said Sunday.

Philippines 18 Oct 2014 | 4:38 PM

Up to 15 hostages still in Abu Sayyaf hands

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines: There are still 11 to 15 hostages still in the hands of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group here, with some held captive for up to four years.

Nation 31 Oct 2014 | 11:44 AM

Abu Sayyaf gunmen threaten send back Malaysian captive's head to wife if ransom not paid

KOTA KINABALU: Abu Sayyaf militants are threatening to behead Kunak fish breeder Chan Sai Chuin if the RM3mil ransom is not paid in November.

Nation 06 Dec 2014 | 12:41 PM

Philippine army rescue Swiss held by Abu Sayyaf for over two years

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Philippine government troops on Saturday rescued a Swiss national abducted by Abu Sayyaf militants more than two years ago, Xinhua news agency reported.

Nation 01 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf leader shot dead in Tawau

KOTA KINABALU: An Abu Sayyaf sub-commander high on the Philippines’ wanted list was among three gunmen killed in a gunfight at a plantation in the east coast of Sabah.

Nation 04 Sep 2016 | 4:33 AM

Sabah on alert for Abu Sayyaf terrorists fleeing southern Philippines

KOTA KINABALU: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) is bracing itself for fleeing Abu Sayyaf terrorists into the state in view of the all-out war declared against them by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte.

AseanPlus News 14 Jun 2016 | 9:17 AM

Philippine senator wants Abu Sayyaf Group kidnapped or killed

MANILA: “Kidnap them back or kill them,” was Philippine senator-elect Panfilo Lacson’s proposed solution to how the incoming administration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte should deal with the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).

Nation 04 May 2016 | 12:13 PM

Abu Sayyaf releases gruesome beheading video

PETALING JAYA: Abu Sayyaf has released a video of Canadian hostage John Ridsdell being beheaded by their militants.