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Nation 19 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cops prepared for fleeing Abu Sayyaf

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are ready to face the possibility that remnants of the Abu Sayyaf terror group may be fleeing to Sabah, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.

Nation 07 Nov 2016 | 5:09 AM

German man held by Abu Sayyaf a former captive of Somali pirates

PETALING JAYA: The 70-year-old German man, who is now in the hands of Abu Sayyaf, had been a captive before when Somali pirates raided his yacht and took him and his wife.

AseanPlus News 06 Sep 2016 | 10:37 AM

Philippine army strikes Abu Sayyaf in Sulu

MANILA: Soldiers in Sulu engaged with members of the Abu Sayyaf on Tuesday, the military said.

Philippines 25 Aug 2016 | 12:58 AM

Duterte orders annihilation of Abu Sayyaf after hostage beheading

DAVAO CITY: After reports that Abu Sayyaf terrorists had beheaded an 18-year-old hostage, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte said he had given orders to eliminate the organisation.

Nation 27 Jan 2016 | 5:48 AM

Abu Sayyaf bigger threat to Sabah than IS

KOTA KINABALU: The southern Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf militant group poses a bigger threat to Sabah than the Islamic State, says Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) academic Prof Dr Kamarulzaman Askandar.

Nation 30 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf man involved in kidnappings captured

PETALING JAYA: Filipino police and military have captured an Abu Sayyaf rebel involved in the kidnapping of two Malaysians and a South Korean in southern Philippines, said a report in The Mindanao Examiner.

Nation 17 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Semporna kidnap: Looks like an Abu Sayyaf act

KUALA LUMPUR: The Abu Sayyaf terrorist group is believed to be behind the murder and kidnap on the picturesque Pom Pom Island, off the coast of Sabah.

Nation 21 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf threatens to behead three hostages

KOTA KINABALU: Abu Sayyaf terrorists have threatened to behead a Malaysian and two Indonesian fishermen if no ransom is paid for their release.

Nation 31 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

No demands from Abu Sayyaf

KOTA KINABALU: Abu Sayyaf gunmen who are holding a Malaysian and two Indonesian fishermen in their southern Philippines Jolo island, have yet to make fresh contact with their families or the authorities.

AseanPlus News 14 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Two Abu Sayyaf members hiding in swamps still not found

CALAPE (Philippines): The two remaining Abu Sayyaf members hiding in mangrove swamps on Pangangan Island here are still nowhere to be found, a police official said.