Yasir Arafat declared dead in hospital after experiencing chest pain; he and two Myanmar accomplices were also linked to a deadly blast in India in 2014.
Security analyst and scholar of Southeast Asian terrorism Sidney Jones speaks about regional security in Southeast Asia after the collapse of ISIS in the Middle East.
Security at international and domestic airports boosted based on intelligence that terrorists may seek to enter the country.
After police arrested one man suspected of having connections to bombings in Sri Lanka, the Myanmar President’s Office says the real suspect is not in Myanmar.
The man was arrested on Thursday afternoon while trying to renew his visa in Yangon.
The Sri Lankan man entered Myanmar in January 2018 and has not been recorded leaving the country since.
The Major once arrested on suspicion of helping to abduct and torture several journalists has been rehired to investigate the Easter bombings.
The suspects include two Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, an Indonesian and a Malaysian, police said.
A suspected terrorist training camp with possible links to the deadly Easter attacks has been found in Sri Lanka’s eastern state of Kattankudy.
In an interview with Sky News, President Sirisena warned that Islamic State may have launched a “new strategy” by targeting smaller countries.
Three men from Rakhine State arrested in Dhaka were found to be members of an extremist group linked to the explosion.
Following bombings in Sri Lanka which ISIS has claimed responsibility for, President’s Office spokesperson U Zaw Htay said they may be nurturing cells in northern Rakhine too.
The military said it has deployed nearly 10,000 soldiers to carry out searches and provide security for religious centers.
Children growing up in camps vulnerable to recruitment, counterterrorism police chi
Indian intelligence officers contacted their Sri Lankan counterparts before the first attack to warn of a specific threat on churches, according to sources.