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Nation 15 Apr 2016 | 12:15 AM

Abu Sayyaf posts pix of Malaysian hostages on Facebook

KOTA KINABALU: A picture of the four Malaysian hostages kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf group has been posted on Facebook, presumably by the terrorist group themselves.

Nation 17 Jul 2014 | 8:34 AM

Abu Sayyaf leader Alhabsi cheers beheading of hostages in chilling video clip

PETALING JAYA: More details are beginning to emerge of Alhabsi Misaya, the notorious Abu Sayyaf leader, who is said to be holding marine policeman Kons Zakiah Aleip hostage in southern Philippines.

Nation 16 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf suspected of shooting fishing boat

KOTA KINABALU: Gunmen linked to the Abu Sayyaf might be behind the shooting of a Sabah-registered fishing vessel in the border waters between northern Kudat and the Philippines.

Nation 15 Oct 2014 | 4:19 PM

Abu Sayyaf ready to negotiate with Manila for German hostages

ZAMBOANGA CITY: The Abu Sayyaf rebel group said Wednesday it is open to negotiating with Philippine Foreign Minister Alberto Del Rosario for the release of two German hostages.

Nation 06 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf releases ‘ransom money’ video on Facebook

PETALING JAYA: Were the Abu Sayyaf paid for the release of two Germans they abducted in April?

Nation 13 Nov 2014 | 4:57 PM

Pakatan MPs’ plea to Abu Sayyaf: Please release hostages

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Rakyat MPs have appealed to Abu Sayyaf members to release the two Malaysians kidnapped from Eastern Sabah earlier this year.

Philippines 17 Sep 2016 | 11:43 AM

Philippine militant group Abu Sayyaf releases Norwegian hostage

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines: Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf spokesperson Abu Ramie said Norwegian national Kjartan Sekkingstad had been freed and handed over to a Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) commander in Barangay (village) Bud Pula in the Patikul town on Saturday.

Nation 13 Jun 2016 | 7:52 AM

Abu Sayyaf kills another Canadian hostage as deadline lapses

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Abu Sayyaf terrorists killed one of its hostages in Sulu on Monday afternoon, after the 3pm deadline for the payment of a 600mil Peso (RM53.2mil) ransom lapsed.

Nation 05 Nov 2014 | 3:10 PM

Abu Sayyaf show proof it received ransom for German hostages

PETALING JAYA: Abu Sayyaf has released video footage showing piles of cash reportedly worth 250mil pesos (RM18.5mill) that was paid as ransom for the release of two German captives.

AseanPlus News 15 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf leader Muktadil killed, says Philippines military

MANILA: An Abu Sayyaf leader from Sulu who was linked to kidnappings in Sabah, Malaysia, has been killed, the military said.