Bomb blasts and gunshots heard along Malaysian-Thai border

Tak Bai, a border town on the Malaysia-Thailand border in the southern Thai province of Narathiwat, was awakened by a series of bomb blasts and sounds of gunfire on Wednesday (May 25). The blasts, which occurred at about 10pm, were Read More …

Spanish Police Arrests 5 Jihadists On Suspicion Of Preparing A Terrorist Attack

With the active support of Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre, the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) has arrested in Barcelona and Madrid five suspected members of an Islamic State cell. The suspects – all Algerian nationals, are believed to have Read More …

Southeast Asia’s Overlooked Foreign Fighter Problem

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continues to confront a dilemma: what to do with the fighters accused of fleeing to Syria to join the Islamic State. To the extent that this issue gets any airtime in English-language press, the focus tends to Read More …

Malaysia foils plot by suspected militants to ‘avenge’ fireman’s death by targeting VIPs, houses of worship

The police’s Counter Terrorism Division seized six improvised explosive devices (IED) in one of the swoops, believed to be used on the day of attacks at entertainment outlets and houses of worships in the Klang Valley during the Muslim holy Read More …

Thai army: 41 bombs seized from militants were made in Malaysia

41 homemade bombs seized in southern Thailand’s Takbai district several days ago were produced in neighbouring Malaysia and meant for attacks after Ramadan. This was according to the Thai Army, which concurred with a statement by the Narathiwat police several Read More …

Indian Army demonstrates skills in radio controlled IED at Harimau Shakti

The Indian Army on Wednesday demonstrated training on the assembling of a radio controlled explosive device for Malaysian Army on third day of their first-ever joint military exercise “Harimau Shakti” at Wardieburn camp in Kuala Lumpur. The two-week long military Read More …