My Sinchew/ IS

At ancient Syria site, IS discovers then destroys treasures

When the Islamic State group captured Tal Ajaja, one of Syria's most important Assyrian-era sites, they discovered previously unknown millennia-old statues and cuneiform tablets, and then they destroyed them.


Transnational terrorism and the IS brand

Denying the IS presence will not help governments deal with the problem. Perhaps they need to take a long, hard look within at the militant and extremist movements that already exist to stem further acts of terrorist violence.


Indonesia foils militant plot to attack Singapore

Indonesian police Friday arrested six suspected militants over a plot to fire a rocket at an upmarket Singapore waterfront district from a nearby island, prompting the city-state to tighten security.


France left soul-searching after brutal church attack

France was seeking Wednesday to understand how a jihadist awaiting trial on terror charges could attack a small-town church in broad daylight, killing a priest in the latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State group.


Police widen Puchong explosion dragnet to southern Thailand

Police have widened their search for two suspects in the bomb explosion at an entertainment centre in Puchong in June, to southern Thailand.


German bar attacker Syrian, had psychiatric problems

A Syrian migrant set off an explosion at a bar in southern Germany that killed himself and wounded a dozen others late Sunday, authorities said, the third attack to hit Bavaria in a week.


Grenade attack suspects charged in court

Two terror suspects involved in the hand grenade attack at Puchong last month was brought to the PJ Session Court at 9.15 a.m. this morning to face a total of eleven charges.


Munich gunman 'planned shooting for a year'

The teenager who shot dead nine people at a Munich shopping mall spent a year planning the rampage but selected his victims at random, officials said Sunday, as police arrested a 16-year-old Afghan friend of the gunman in connection with the attack.


Beijing policies driving Chinese Muslims to IS: study

Tough religious restrictions on Muslim minorities in China's far west may have driven more than 100 to join the Islamic State group, a US think tank said Wednesday.


Indonesia's most wanted Islamist militant killed: police

Indonesia's most wanted Muslim extremist has been killed in a firefight with troops, authorities said Tuesday, ending a years-long hunt for the Islamic State (IS) group supporter.


 

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