The Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict says the Marawi conflict has long-term repercussions for extremism in Southeast Asia, including greater cooperation among extremists, and more violent attacks
Violence may have become the new normal but people are not letting it get in the way of their lives
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'They (extremists) are creating intrigues and are sowing terror. They are also thriving on the sufferings and hardships of people,' says MILF chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim
Iraqi forces are facing increasingly difficult fighting and a rising number of suicide attacks, including some by female bombers, in the final stages of the battle for Mosul
The Philippines now serves as an inspiration for global jihadists, say terrorism experts, who asked the government to investigate an ISIS claim the Resorts World gunman converted to Islam
We tell the story of a family behind a homegrown terrorist group that most effectively spread the ISIS ideology in the Philippines
Facebook says it will seek to educate charities and other organizations on how to fight hate speech, in the wake of recent terror attacks in Belgium, Britain and France
Google general counsel Kent Walker says the company will use a combination of machine learning and human monitoring to keep 'extremist and terrorism-related videos' off its services
London police chief Cressida Dick says the incident is 'quite clearly an attack on Muslims' and promises a stepped-up police presence near mosques
In a joint blog post, the social network's global policy management director Monika Bickert and counterterrorism policy manager Brian Fishman say Facebook is committed to tackling the issue 'head-on'
Moro-Filipinas are often independent of their men, assertive, vocal, see the hijab as just another way of projecting their identity, and definitely, are major players in the locality
(UPDATED) Top US and Australian officials warn battle-hardened and angry foreign fighters may return to Southeast Asia from the Middle East and take up arms in their own countries
(3rd UPDATE) British Prime Minister Theresa May says the rampage is driven by the same 'evil ideology of Islamist extremism' behind recent attacks
Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu says intelligence pegs the number of ISIS fighters in the Philippines at 1,200, including 40 Indonesians, a stark contrast from the Philippines' 250-400 estimate
Caritas Philippines, the social action arm of the Catholic Church, initially releases P300,000 to support the relief operations of the Diocese of Iligan social action center
The arrest now brings to 14 the number of people they have in custody over the attack
(UPDATED) Provincial police chief Faizullah Ghairat says members of the elite Khost Provincial Force were the target of the attack
US President Donald Trump vows to stand with Muslim leaders to counter 'terrorism and the ideology that fuels it'
(4th UPDATE) 'This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life, and decent people of all religions who seek to protect it,' says US President Donald Trump
He faces a stark challenge from US President Donald Trump, who is currently visiting Iran's bitter regional rival Saudi Arabia, and has threatened to tear up the nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions
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(UPDATED) It has 'received credible information that terrorist groups may be planning to conduct kidnapping operations targeting foreign nationals in the areas of Palawan'
In his first address on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Manila, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the region can avoid the wave of populism felt in other parts of the world by making sure its people benefit from economic growth
The men, who are charged with belonging to a terrorist organization, admit that while in Brussels they visited the cousin of the two brothers who blew themselves up in the coordinated attack
Tough close-quarters fighting in heavily-populated areas of Mosul is still ahead, and ISIS also holds territory in other parts of Iraq, as well as in neighboring Syria
The faithful will spend a large part of Easter eve going through arduous security checks outside places of worship
'Given the current circumstances and our solidarity with the families of the dead, we are going to limit our celebrations to Easter mass,' a statement says
The attacks come weeks before a planned visit by Catholic Pope Francis intended to show support for Egypt's Christian minority
The incident is the latest battle against militants, which have involved hostage-taking, deadly explosions, and gunfights at multiple hideouts in several locations in northeastern areas of the country
(UPDATED) Two 'powerful' blasts go off some 400 yards from the hideout, targeting a huge crowd of people and police officials witnessing the commando operation
'As he was carrying explosives we primarily suspect him of being a militant,' Mufti Mahmud Khan, spokesman for the Rapid Action Batallion, tells Agence France-Presse
According to researchers, evidence now shows that many so-called lone-wolves are in reality encouraged and directed by ISIS operatives to undertake attacks for which the group can then claim credit
The President asks Mindanaoans to avoid extremism 'because it will destroy all of us'
The march began not far from the mosque, at Laval University, where the presumed killer was a student, before proceeding to the national assembly of the French-speaking province
The UN's cultural agency has reacted with outrage, calling the fresh destruction a 'war crime' and 'cultural cleansing'
As the group loses territory in the Middle East, radicalized fighters from Bangladesh, Indonesia and elsewhere are likely to target their native countries, Commander of the US Pacific Command Admiral Harry Harris says
'The terrorists who attack our land, who commit acts on our soil, are allied with those who are in the Levant, in Iraq and Syria, but here as well, in the Sahel,' says French President Francois Hollande
'First of all, I'm not afraid of letting anything slip because I'm not ashamed of what I am,' says Salah Abdeslam in correspondence with an anonymous woman
'We are dealing with a homicidal madness which misuses God's name in order to disseminate death, in a play for domination and power,' Pope Francis says
In an audio message, Ayman al-Zawahiri complains that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had alleged that Al-Qaeda opposes sectarian attacks on Shiites and was prepared to work with Christian leaders
The ruling, which is not final, also calls for deporting the 32-year-old after serving a 10-year jail term
Despite calls to Southeast Asian ISIS fighters to set up base in the Philippines, the Philippine military says notorious Indonesian fighter Bahrun Naim is not in the country.
The government says all signs so far suggests the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) was behind the bombing in the city of Kayseri
Many reclaimed towns are charred, looted ruins still vulnerable to Boko Haram attacks, so people live in the guarded camps, cut off from any means of supporting themselves and dependent on external aid
The arrests come 5 months after Tunisian extremist Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel plowed a 19-tonne truck into a crowd on the Nice seafront
(UPDATED) The Shabaab group claims responsibility for the attack in the seaport area, saying the target was a nearby military base
The fighting to retake ISIS's last major stronghold in Iraq has prompted a steady trickle of people to leave their homes, many taking refuge in camps where nighttime temperatures have dipped below zero