Musa - updates

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Usurious investment schemes are haram, says sharia lawyer

Jun 12, 2019 - 10:07 AM

Salih Musa, a former head of a sharia court in Central Mindanao, says it is forbidden for Muslims to participate in schemes that give outrageous returns as it is already a form of usury

USURY IS HARAM. File photo of Islamic law expert Salih Musa of General Santos City. Photo from Salih Musa's FB account

Top militant linked to Al-Qaeda killed in Indian Kashmir

May 24, 2019 - 3:54 PM

As the news of Zakir Musa's death spread on Thursday night, hundreds of protestors spill out on the streets and clash with government forces in many areas, including in the main city of Srinagar

ZAKIR MUSA. Kashmiri villagers carry a body of top militant commander Zakir Musa of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind group during a funeral procession at Dadsar village in Tral, south of Srinagar, on May 24, 2019. Photo by Tauseef Mustafa/AFP

Malacañang cautions public vs spreading videos harmful to OFWs

Apr 24, 2018 - 12:38 PM

The memorandum of agreement on OFW welfare between the Philippines and Kuwait will still be signed despite the controversy, says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Ambassador of Kuwait to the Philippines Musaed Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh during a meeting at the Presidential Guest House in Davao City on April 23, 2018. Joining the President are Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Bong Go. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Turkey journalists reject 'terror' claims as trial opens

Jul 24, 2017 - 8:42 PM

UPDATED The journalists are charged with supporting in the newspaper s coverage 3 groups considered by Turkey as terror outfits

JOURNALISTS ON TRIAL. A man raises his fist as he chants slogans during a demonstration on July 24, 2017 outside Istanbul's courthouse, where journalists and directors of Turkish daily newspaper Cumhuriyet are on trial. Photo by Bulent Kilic/ AFP

Turkish court jails 9 staff of opposition daily

Nov 05, 2016 - 4:50 PM

UPDATED The suspects are charged with links to the Kurdistan Workers Party and the movement of Fethullah Gulen who is blamed for the failed coup bid in July

RALLY. A protester holds a copy of the Turkish daily newspaper Cumhuriyet during a demonstration outside the newspaper's headquarters in Istanbul on November 2, 2016. Yasin Akgul/AFP

5 face terror charges over Australia-Syria boat plan

May 15, 2016 - 9:21 AM

The men aged in their 20s and early 30s and whose passports had been cancelled included notorious Australian Islamic preacher Musa Cerantonio who was detained in the Philippines in 2014

Australia stops 5 from 'taking boat to Indonesia to join jihad'

May 11, 2016 - 12:42 PM

The men include Australian Islamic preacher Musa Cerantonio who is detained in the Philippines in 2014 and deported for reportedly urging people to join jihad in Iraq and Syria

Rare ISIS bombings in southern Iraq kill 33

May 01, 2016 - 10:55 PM

In a statement on social media the Islamic State says two attackers detonated their car bombs against security forces

Iraqis look at the damage following a twin suicide bombing attack, claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group in the southern Iraqi city of Samawah, situated deep in Iraq's Shiite heartland, on May 1, 2016.   / AFP PHOTO / HAIDAR HAMDANI

Why we need to empower the youth of Basilan

Sep 17, 2015 - 5:00 PM

What we want is to feel that other Filipinos recognize our presence acknowledge us because we are part of this country too Listen to what we have to say and respond to our calls for help

FOR PEACE. Basilan youth show their support for Gaza through a prayer vigil. Photo courtesy of Yarah Musa

Istri kelima Hamengku Buwono IX meninggal dunia

Sep 03, 2015 - 11:03 AM

Semasa hidupnya Norma tinggal di Istana Swarna Bhumi Bogor yang khusus dibangun Sultan Hamengku Buwono untuk istri kelimanya tersebut

Pangeran Charles dari Inggris saat bertamu di Keraton Yogyakarta, duduk berdampingan dengan Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X dan istrinya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 4 November 2008. Foto oleh Himawan TOK/EPA

Behind the Basilan you know

Aug 10, 2015 - 3:35 PM

Most beautiful stories are untold and hidden behind awful scenes These are the same stories we need to tell because they show us a world we have yet to see

A local strolls along White Beach in Malamawi Island, Basilan. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Militants kill at least 17 police in Afghan south – officials

Jun 13, 2015 - 5:19 PM

Three others are wounded from the incident

EXCLUSIVE: Marwan’s ties that bind: From family to global terrorism

Feb 08, 2015 - 11:30 AM

In 2002 authorities around the world didn t know the role of Marwan in terror networks Looking back we can piece together the ties that bind him and his family to local and global terror plots

2014 in Moods

Jan 04, 2015 - 11:47 AM

4 moods dominated 2014 as seen from your votes on the mood meter

PH deports alleged Aussie jihadist supporter without charges

Jul 23, 2014 - 2:36 PM

UPDATED Austalian police say ISIS supporter Musa Cerantonio will not be charged for his social media posts but adds they will continue to monitor and assess them

DEPORTED. Musa Cerantonio arrives in Manila after police arrest him in Cebu. File photo by Rappler

Jihadist supporter Cerantonio 'a fraud', says Australia FM

Jul 14, 2014 - 9:33 AM

Australian Foreign Minister Bishop: It seems that he is just a fraud because he was saying that he was fighting in Syria and Iraq when all the time he was holed up in a flat in the Philippines

Suspected Aussie terrorist to be deported

Jul 12, 2014 - 12:01 PM

UPDATED Previously identified as one of the two most influential voices inspiring and guiding foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq Cerantonino is charged for being undocumented and for being an undesirable alien

ARRESTED. Australian Musa Cerantonio arrives in Manila from Cebu. He is being kept at Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan. File photo by Edwin Llobrera

Rappler Newscast | July 11, 2014

Jul 12, 2014 - 10:13 AM

Cebu police arrest jihad evangelist Musa Cerantonio President Aquino rejects Budget Secretary Abad’s resignation Indonesia’s Jokowi plans to end fuel subsidies

Australian ISIS supporter nabbed in Cebu

Jul 11, 2014 - 3:06 PM

4th UPDATE Australian born Musa Cerantonio is flown to Manila and is brought to a Bureau of Immigration facility inside Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig

Online preacher Musa Cerantonio leaves Philippines to join ISIS?

Jul 05, 2014 - 2:34 PM

This will be a fresh factor to call all radical militants to join ISIS says the head of Indonesia’s National Counter Terrorism Agency known by its Indonesian acronym BNPT

Rappler Newscast | June 23, 2014

Jun 23, 2014 - 9:26 PM

Senator Jinggoy Estrada is jailed for the second time Influential jihadist is in the Philippines Egypt sentences Al Jazeera journalists to prison

ISIS online cheerleader Musa Cerantonio spotted in PH

Jun 21, 2014 - 5:50 PM

[Exclusive] Melbourne born the 29 year old jihadist has been staying in the Philippines for nearly a year He has been seen in Manila Cebu and Zamboanga according to Rappler’s sources

'Miracle baby' survives 11-storey fall in US

May 15, 2014 - 10:26 AM

The baby boy is in critical condition but is expected to survive the steep fall from his parents apartment balcony

US miracle baby

Pakistan court drops attempted murder case against baby

Apr 12, 2014 - 4:57 PM

The court also launched a separate case to look into how police pressed charges against baby Mohammad Musa

Qatar hero Musa asks for PH support vs Korea

Aug 09, 2013 - 10:38 AM

After helping Gilas land the 1 seed Qatar is now asking for the Philippines support against Korea

Envoy hit for 'inaction' over OFW abuse

Aug 08, 2013 - 9:01 PM

On the first day of hearings on the sex for flight scheme senators grill a labor attaché for alleged inaction over a sexual harassment case

Senate to grill ‘sexual predators in barong’

Jul 29, 2013 - 8:40 PM

Sen Jinggoy Estrada who heads the committee on labor calls officials in sex for flight scheme maginoo pero sobrang bastos

SEAT RESERVED. Sen Jinggoy Estrada tells labor attache Adam Musa that a seat is reserved for him in a Senate hearing on the sex-for-flight scheme. Estrada links Musa to the sex-for-flight scheme as he talks about the stories of 3 supposed victims who were present in the Senate on Monday. Photo by Senate PRIB/Cesar Tomambo

Gilas Diaries: Asia's Old Guards (Part 1)

Jul 25, 2013 - 9:33 AM

Enzo Flojo takes a look at West Asia s veterans suiting up in the FIBA Asia Championships

Photo by EPA/Wu Hong.

Protect Saudi 'violators,' PH embassy told

Jul 11, 2013 - 10:26 PM

The group Migrante blames the Philippine embassy after the Saudi police allegedly committed abuses against stranded OFWs

CAMP SITE. Overseas Filipino workers set up camp outside the Philippine consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. File photo by Migrante-Jeddah

Talks with MNLF a review, not negotiations

Jun 17, 2013 - 10:39 PM

An OIC representative is set to arrive in the country on Thursday to facilitate the tripartite review

Malaysia: show DNA proof of terrorist's death

Feb 04, 2012 - 1:09 PM

After premature claims from PHL authorities in the past Malaysia wants DNA proof of terrorist s death