southeast asia

Malaysia’s Police Confirm Daesh Link to Nightclub Grenade Attack

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 РMalaysian authorities on Monday confirmed that Daesh was responsible for a grenade attack on a nightspot last week, which is believed to be the first successful attempt in the country by the militant group. Inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar said two men have been arrested in connection to the attack, and

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Southeast Asia at Potential Risk of Daesh-Style Attacks

By Praveen Menon KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 18 – Southeast Asia faces the threat of Daesh-inspired attacks designed to “glamorise terrorism”, a Malaysian minister said on Wednesday, voicing fears of battle-hardened fighters returning from Syria to launch Paris-style attacks. In September, Malaysian police thwarted a plot to detonate bombs in Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant tourist area of

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