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Head of Digital @DailyExpress_MY | Sabah-southern Philippines corr @akhbar | Reports on SE Asia Terrorism, CT, PCVE, Conflict | 🇲🇾n based in Sabah
Oct 6, 2018 12 tweets 7 min read
THREAD: #1 Police arrested 8 men including 7 foreigners for alleged connection to an Islamic learning centre in Perlis state allegedly related to a #terrorism group in Yemen and spreading salafi jihadi ideology in Southeast Asia, Malaysia police chief @Fuzi_Harun said today. #2 Arrests thanks to info from foreign intelligence agencies. The suspects - foreign instructor & students at the Islamic learning centre, are connected to a madrasa in Dammaj, Yemen, founded by Sheikh Muqbil bin Hadi al-Wadi'i, an extreme salafi jihadi ideologue.