7 Suspected Jihadists Arrested, Reportedly Planning Attacks Against Sites Including Casablanca Port and Offshore

Published on October 29, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments October 28: An Islamic State cell broken up last week planned to attack Casablanca and its port, but a Syrian militant who assisted the group remains at large, the head of Morocco’s BCIJ security agency said on Monday. The group had targeted economically sensitive sites both in the city of Casablanca and offshore, said Abdelhak Khiame, adding that the…

October 29, 2019
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Philippines Raises Alert In Wake of IS Leader Al-Baghdadi’s Death

Published on October 29, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments October 28: Philippine security forces are on high alert against possible retaliatory attacks by Islamic State-inspired terror groups in the Philippines following IS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi’s death, a military spokesman said on Monday. Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo said Al-Baghdadi’s death struck a severe blow on terrorist organizations around the globe and he expect that the terror leader’s death…

October 29, 2019
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Malaysia KFR concerns

Intelligence sharing and mechanism required. Extra ‘power’ needed to tackle piracy, kidnapping issues: Shafie The State Government will need extra “power” to tackle piracy and kidnapping Continue Reading »

September 28, 2018
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PH, Malaysia closer ties

Closer ties to cut down on border issues. PH, Malaysia to sign maritime security pact vs. transnational crimes PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — The Philippines and Continue Reading »

July 5, 2018
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PCG guards for Moro Gulf

Additional security boost for transits. PCG sea marshals deployed aboard ships going to Mindanao By Raymund Antonio Sea marshals from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Continue Reading »

March 12, 2018
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PH Navy base in Sulu?

A closer look at a noteworthy development. A New Philippines Naval Station in Sulu? By Prashanth Parameswaran Late last month, the Philippines finalized plans for the Continue Reading »

March 6, 2018
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Duterte confirms Daesh grip

Threat of maritime terrorism persists. Duterte confirms Daesh grip on Mindanao By Manolo B. Jara MANILA: President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte confirmed that Daesh extremists in Continue Reading »

February 8, 2018
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Eyes open in SE Asia

Group dubbed ‘mini Interpol’. Six ASEAN Nations Begin Intelligence-Sharing Effort Anton Muhajir Six Southeast Asian countries on Thursday kicked off an information and intelligence-sharing initiative Continue Reading »

January 26, 2018
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China cure for Sulu pirates?

President Rodrigo Duterte credits China for helping combat piracy in Somalia and hopes the country can do the same thing for the Philippines and Indonesia. Continue Reading »

January 24, 2018
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