radical Islamism - updates

Rappler's latest stories on radical Islamism


Rappler Talk: Rohan Gunaratna on global security, threats in Southeast Asia

Mar 13, 2018 - 9:29 PM

Maria Ressa talks to terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna

How pro-ISIS fighters recruited Filipino youth for Marawi siege

Jul 22, 2017 - 11:28 AM

Through messaging app Telegram and by targeting university campuses in Mindanao pro ISIS fighters successfully convince Muslim youth to join their ranks in Marawi and contribute financially to the cause

DESTRUCTION. Smoke rises after aerial bombings by Philippine Air Force planes on Islamist militant positions in Marawi, on June 6, 2017. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

Abu Sayyaf, MILF, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Jul 05, 2017 - 8:45 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

German police hunt Syrian bomb plot suspect

Oct 09, 2016 - 10:10 PM

Security is stepped up at airports and train stations as the search for 22 year old Jaber Albakr continues

The police secures a residential area in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, on October 09, 2016, a day after the police found explosive material in the east German apartment of a Syrian man suspected of planning a bomb attack.  Police found several hundred grams of "explosive materials" in the east German apartment of a Syrian man suspected of planning a bomb attack, and arrested three people connected to him. The suspect who remains at large, 22-year-old Syrian Jaber Albakr, could have had "an Islamist motive" sources close to the police told AFP. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Hendrik Schmidt / Germany OUT

Indonesia's religious affairs minister: Radicals have made heaven cheap

Apr 02, 2015 - 9:09 AM

The religious affairs minister of the country with the biggest Muslim population in the world speaks up about the rise of radicalism in Indonesia

Menteri Agama Lukman Hakim Saifuddin. Foto oleh Jet Damazo/Rappler

Bomb suspect's wife helping in probe

Apr 24, 2013 - 6:51 AM

Katherine Russel is doing everything she can to assist in the ongoing investigation