In a New York lab, a team is still avidly working to identify the remains of than 1,000 victims of the hijacked plane attacks on the World Trade Center
'I studied Madrasah and I grew up in a Madrasah, but I am not a terrorist, I am not an extremist,' says Ustadz Alzad Sattar
The department is seen to consolidate security agencies like the Philippine National Police to focus on internal security
Security agencies fail to prevent another bombing in Sultan Kudarat in southern Philippines, raising questions about the effectiveness of martial law
Facebook's definition, says UN rights expert Fionnuala Ni Aolain, equates all non-state groups that use violence in pursuit of any goals or ends to terrorist entities
(UPDATED) Military chief General Carlito Galvez Jr says ISIS is the biggest security threat in the Philippines
Three members of the security forces are also killed in a shootout with gunmen holed up in a building in Salt town
(UPDATED) Branch 19 does not throw out the main petition seeking to declare the CPP-NPA as a terrorist group
President Rodrigo Duterte formally presents the signed Bangsamoro Organic Law to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front
Defense chief Delfin Lorenzana makes the announcement 5 days after the Basilan car blast that killed 10
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There is no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack, but most of the recent assaults in the city have been carried out by the Islamic State group (ISIS), which has a stronghold in Nangarhar.
The Official Gazette says 18,632 people had been sacked including 8,998 police officers over suspected links to terror organizations that 'act against national security'
Sudanese officials say that having Khartoum on Washington's blacklist makes international banks wary of doing business in Sudan and in turn hampers the country's economic revival
A statement from the office of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi does not specify how they were executed, but death sentences in terrorism-related cases are usually carried out by hanging
Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago says the proposed bill expands the definition of terrorism to include 'simple' acts of protest like workers' strikes and flash mobs
'[The defendant] has been proven to have committed a criminal act of terrorism,' says judge Akhmad Jaini, who also cites Aman Abdurrahman's involvement in other attacks for handing down the death penalty
In its annual report, Europol, says last year, a total 33 terror attacks were reported on the continent and Britain – 10 of which were successful, killing 62 people, while the rest were foiled or failed
(UPDATED) The suspected Boko Haram jihadists also fire rocket-propelled grenades into the crowds that had gathered at the scene of the attacks, increasing the casualties
The military adds that the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front are working for the quick return of residents displaced by the offensive
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(UPDATED) Federal prosecutors say they have launched a terror investigation into the incident in Liege, Belgium
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They are now required to register and submit deeds of undertaking to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering Act, as well as attend regular trainings
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The city has been on high alert since its own bombing incident in September 2016
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(UPDATED) Unday Macadato is arrested in Quezon City after Cubao locals reported him to the police
'The above-named individuals tagged in the list are personally known to this body and to the community of Sagada as common and law-abiding citizens,' says the Sagada Municipal Council
The Oplan is confidential as publishing will predictably compromise the counterterrorism operations it organizes
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(3rd UPDATE) Concerns about security grow in the lead-up to legislative elections scheduled for October 20
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The military says it was able to 'foil a large terrorist operation'
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Quezon City police prepare for the possibility of a terror attack on the public transportation hub
"I left Swat with my eyes closed and now I am back with my eyes open," she told Agence France-Presse, referring to how she was airlifted out in a coma after the attack in 2012
'The [Muslim] community has been stabbed, Islam itself has been stabbed... by people who use symbols that are dear to our hearts,' says Carcassonne imam Mohamed Belmihoub
(UPDATED) At least one worshipper is killed and 8 others wounded in the attack
Malacañang says there are additional deployments in places of convergence such as transport terminals, churches, malls, and other public recreation areas
Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, 45, was among a group of officers who rushed to the scene after the attacker stormed a supermarket and fired at shoppers and staff.
Former finance secretary Roberto de Ocampo gives a glowing assessment of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana's performance as defense chief
The law allows police to stop anyone within the vicinity of what they deem to be a 'serious incident,' including a terror attack, from taking photos and video or communicating about police operations through text and audio messages
While it noted a resolve to 'protect human rights,' it failed to condemn member state Myanmar's treatment of the Muslim-minority Rohingya
'The Islamic State has shrunk in the physical space, but in the cyberspace, it is still very capable,' says terrorism analyst Rohan Gunaratna on Rappler Talk
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says the use of the "dark web" by extremists and other criminals was a spiralling problem
NAPC's Liza Maza urges the DOJ to withdraw the petition tagging CPP-NPA as a terrorist organization, which formally ended Duterte's romance with the Left