Tag: Abu Sayyaf Group

  • Indo Sailors Recount Hijacking

    Crew taken by Abu Sayyaf Group. Indonesian Sailors Recount Hijacking On that sweltering afternoon, June 20, 2016, Tugboat Charles 001 was sailing at normal speed in the waters between Jolo […]

  • Indonesia closes kidnap net

    Net closing on kidnappers. Indonesia locates area sailors being held by Abu Sayyaf Indonesia says it knows the whereabouts of seven of its citizens abducted by a Daesh-affiliated militant group from a tugboat […]

  • ASG behind kidnappings

    Men confirmed as being held by ASG. Indonesian crew held by Abu Sayyaf in Sulu The Philippines’ military confirmed Sunday that seven Indonesians abducted from a tugboat earlier this week […]

  • Indonesian crew kidnapped

    More crew kidnapped, Abu Sayyaf Group suspected. Indonesia hostages spark security concerns It’s the fourth time this year that crew members on Indonesian boats travelling through essential trade routes in […]

  • Sulu Sea Security

    Beyond the South China Sea, conversations at the 2016 Shangri-La Dialogue also centered on the Sulu Sea. The Other Sea That Dominated the 2016 Shangri-La Dialogue By Prashanth Parameswaran A […]

  • ASG releases hostages

    ASG finally releases men. Terrorist Group Releases Four Tug Crewmembers Philippine military officials have confirmed that four Malaysian tug crewmembers held by the Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf have been […]

  • Abu Sayyaf a major terror threat?

    The resurgent Abu Sayyaf terrorist group is flying the Isis flag in the Philippines – but not everyone is convinced by their posturing. Does Abu Sayyaf pose a major terror […]

  • Celebes Sea Cooperation

    What models can Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines follow for their new trilateral maritime cooperation? A Quest for Best Practices: Trilateral Cooperation on Maritime Security in the Celebes Sea By […]