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Islamic State oil man Abu Sayyaf was riding high a year ago.
(Fox News - World, )

Lorenzo Vinciguerra was held more than two years by Abu Sayyaf extremists.
(USA Today - World, )

Abu Sayyaf was killed in a secret raid in eastern Syria by US special forces.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The fate of another Canadian held captive by Abu Sayyaf militants remains unknown.
(Peter Zimonjic in CBC News - Politics, )

It is unlikely that Abu Sayyaf would succeed in abducting anyone from the Oceanview Marina now.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Defense secretary says no U.S. troops were hurt in the killing of Abu Sayyaf and capture of his wife.
(USA Today - World, )

An ISIS senior leader known as Abu Sayyaf was killed in a U.S. military operation in Syria last night.
(CNBC, )

A Philippines-based militant group, Abu Sayyaf, threatens to kill two German hostages it captured in April.
(BBC News - World News, )

Bonice Thomas is the sister of Robert Hall, executed this summer by Philippines terrorist group Abu Sayyaf.
(CBC Radio in CBC News - World, )

Philippine forces patrolling the tourist island of Bohol last week after clashes with Abu Sayyaf militants.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A group of Indonesian tugboat crew members in the Philippines in May after their release by Abu Sayyaf militants.
(The New York Times - World News, )

As soldiers continue to battle Abu Sayyaf, some analysts have begun to question whether the group can be defeated.
(The New York Times - World News, )

At least 27 hostages, many of them foreign crewmen, reportedly remain in the hands of different Abu Sayyaf factions.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Philippines-based militant group, Abu Sayyaf, releases two German hostages captured in April, local officials say.
(BBC News - World News, )

More than a decade ago, the military declared they had killed an Abu Sayyaf kidnapping suspect named Abdulmukim Idris.
(Fox News - World, )

Fierce fighting between soldiers and Abu Sayyaf extremists in the Philippines’ volatile south broke out on Saturday.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf murdered a Canadian man taken hostage along with three others in September last year.
(CNN - World News, )

Seven Indonesians believed to have been kidnapped by the notorious Abu Sayyaf militant group are being kept as hostages.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A dangerous U.S. raid that resulted in no American deaths led to an intense firefight that killed ISIS leader Abu Sayyaf.
(NBC News, )

The Iraqi relics were captured by U.S. special forces in an operation in May against an ISIS commander known as Abu Sayyaf.
(NBC News Science, )

Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf released a Filipina hostage after holding her captive for nine months in the Philippines.
(CNN - World News, )

Canadian officials have confirmed that John Ridsdel, 68, was executed by his Philippine captors, the terror group Abu Sayyaf.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

A German man has been beheaded by Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines after a deadline to pay his ransom passed.
(CNN - World News, )

Troops carrying dead bodies last week after a military operation against Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippine province of Sulu.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Abu Sayyaf extremists in the Philippines released a video appearing to show the beheading of German hostage Jurgen Gustav Kantner.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Swiss national, Lorenzo Vinciguerra, had been held for more than two years by Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines made good on their threat and beheaded a Canadian tourist they had been holding for months.
(NBC News, )

Seven Philippine soldiers were killed early Thursday in clashes with suspected Abu Sayyaf rebels in the southern Sulu island province.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Khair Mundos, 50, a leader of Abu Sayyaf, was arrested on Wednesday morning in southern Manila, according to a statement from the police.
(The New York Times - World News, )

At least seven marines and five militants are killed as troops tackle Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines, the military says.
(BBC News - World News, )

Robert Hall was among a group of hostages taken from a resort by the militant group Abu Sayyaf last September; he had been killed in June.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The head of Indonesia's intelligence agency says three Indonesians were kidnapped at sea by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on the weekend.
(Fox News - World, )

Two coast guard personnel who were held hostage by Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf escape during an army raid, say Philippine officials.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Philippine president condemns the "brutal and senseless" killing of Canadian hostage Robert Hall by Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf.
(BBC News - World News, )

A soldier and eight Abu Sayyaf fighters have died in a clash to free hostages held by the Islamist militant group, the Philippine army says.
(BBC News - World News, )

Militants from Abu Sayyaf and other criminal groups have stepped up kidnappings and thefts in the seas around Indonesia and the Philippines.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Officials say an Indonesian sailor has escaped from his Abu Sayyaf abductors in the southern Philippines after they threatened to behead him.
(Fox News - World, )

Abu Sayyaf insurgents have killed six soldiers in the southern Philippines despite a new military offensive against the Al Qaeda-linked group.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Swiss hostage Lorenzo Vinciguerra escapes from Abu Sayyaf militants who have held him for nearly three years in the Philippines, officials say.
(BBC News - World News, )

The video, apparently released Friday by the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group in the Philippines, features John Ridsdel and his three fellow hostages.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Soldiers and their dogs searched for Abu Sayyaf militants on Saturday on the island of Bohol in the Philippines after four militants were killed.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The leader, Abu Sayyaf, was involved in the group’s military operations and also helped manage black-market sales of oil and gas to raise money.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Philippine military says two soldiers have been killed and three others wounded in bomb attacks by Abu Sayyaf militants in a southern province.
(Fox News - World, )

The Philippine military has been ordered to go "full force" to wipe out the Abu Sayyaf as thousands of additional troops move into its strongholds.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, 25, also known as Umm Sayyaf, was married to Abu Sayyaf, an ISIS leader who was killed in a firefight with U.S. forces.
(NBC News, )

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada confirmed that the hostage, John Ridsdel, was killed by Abu Sayyaf militants after a ransom deadline expired.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Philippine military is hoping an operation against Abu Sayyaf militants may put enough pressure on the group to force it to release some hostages.
(Tom Parry in CBC News - World, )

Philippine police are investigating whether Australian Islamist cleric Musa Cerantonio has had contact with outlawed separatist terror group Abu Sayyaf.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Philippines-based Islamist extremist group Abu Sayyaf says it has abducted a German man off the coast of Malaysia, according to the Philippine military.
(CNN - World News, )

Indonesia has called for increased sea security in the region, after 10 crew were released by Abu Sayyaf militants following a month-long hostage ordeal.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The extremist group Abu Sayyaf claimed responsibility for the blast in President Rodrigo Duterte’s hometown, but other suspects are also under scrutiny.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Alleged Abu Sayyaf militants have released a video claiming to hold foreigners hostage and saying they'll be killed in 1 month unless their demands are met.
(CNN - World News, )

A Swiss hostage made a dramatic escape from Abu Sayyaf extremists, ending more than two years of jungle captivity in the southern Philippines, officials said.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Philippine rebel group Abu Sayyaf has released a Malaysian police officer after abducting and holding him captive for eight months, the Philippine military said.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The grieving wife and siblings of a Malaysian hostage who was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf extremists in the southern Philippines have retrieved his remains in Manila.
(Fox News - World, )

The U.S. government says it believes it knows the real name of Abu Sayyaf, the key ISIS commander it says was killed during a U.S. raid in Syria over the weekend.
(CNN - World News, )

The Philippine military is trying to verify a claim by Abu Sayyaf militants that they have kidnapped a German man from a yacht and shot and killed his girlfriend.
(Fox News - World, )

Abu Sayyaf extremists in the Philippines released a video purporting to show the beheading of German hostage Jurgen Kantner, after a ransom deadline lapsed Sunday.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

An Islamic State senior commander, Abu Sayyaf, was killed and his wife captured in Syria during a raid by U.S. Special Forces, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Abu Sayyaf, who was involved in the Islamic State’s military operations and helped managed oil and gas sales, was killed during a raid in Syria, the Pentagon said.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Norwegian Kjartan Sekkingstad, abducted by the terror group Abu Sayyaf, was safely in the hands of the Philippine government Sunday after nearly a year in captivity.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Muslim convert Ryan Counsell, of Nottingham, was in the advanced stages of planning his trip to fight with terrorist group Abu Sayyaf when he was arrested last July.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Philippine security forces said they had recaptured an alleged commander of the extremist group Abu Sayyaf who has been on a U.S. government terrorist list for years.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Philippine terror group Abu Sayyaf has threatened to execute one of two foreign hostages on June 13 unless a ransom worth 600 million pesos ($13 million) is paid.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The Philippine military chief says marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander considered to be one of the most notorious kidnappers in the country's south.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Philippine officials say Abu Sayyaf extremists have freed a Filipino woman who was with two Canadian hostages beheaded by the militants after failing to get a huge ransom.
(Fox News - World, )

The military launched a strike on Abu Sayyaf extremists in the southern Philippines early Friday and ongoing clashes have left at least 18 soldiers wounded, officials said.
(Fox News - World, )

Indonesia proposed launching joint maritime patrols with Malaysia and the Philippines to counter that Islamic extremist group Abu Sayyaf, which beheaded a Canadian hostage.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Abu Sayyaf militants have freed 10 Indonesian tugboat crewmen who were seized at sea in March and taken to a jungle encampment in the southern Philippines, officials said Sunday.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed six soldiers who were guarding a road project that has been delayed by militant attacks in an impoverished southern Philippine province, the military said.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Nicknamed Abu Sayyaf, he was dubbed one of the terror groups scariest decapitators and was paraded in their sick videos for his huge frame and was ISIS' leader in Nineveh State, Iraq.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A Philippine military commander says hundreds of troops have launched an offensive to capture six suspected foreign Islamic militants and their Abu Sayyaf allies in the country's south.
(Fox News - World, )

Those responsible for beheading Canadian Robert Hall this week — a group called Abu Sayyaf — have become gangsters posing as religious fanatics, experts and military commanders say.
(Saša Petricic in CBC News - World, )

The Philippines condemns the "barbaric beheading" of a German captive by ISIS-linked Abu Sayyaf militants, who posted a video of the killing after a deadline for a $600,000 ransom passed.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

Washington lawmakers from both parties on Sunday praised the U.S. raid that killed Abu Sayyaf, a key Islamic State leader in charge of the group’s oil and gas operations in eastern Syria.
(Fox News - Politics, )

United States commandos discovered gold coins (pictured), jewellery, books and statuettes inside the house of Islamic State's top financier Abu Sayyaf during a rare raid in Syria on May 15.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Abu Sayyaf, once written off as one of the global jihadist movement’s also-rans, is gaining strength by chasing down high-value victims at sea and ransoming them off for millions of dollars.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

EXCLUSIVE: A Yazidi girl who was held hostage by ISIS's chief financier Abu Sayyaf has told of the daring special forces by US (file photo) and British troops on his house in Deir-ez-Zor, Syria.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Philippine security forces have captured two Abu Sayyaf militants in a southern city, including one who allegedly was involved in the kidnappings of an American teenage boy and an Australian man.
(Fox News - World, )

Philippine officials confirmed Tuesday that Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded a Canadian man, the second Canadian hostage to be killed in two months after their demands for a large ransom were not met.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Philippine security forces have recovered the headless body of Canadian citizen Robert Hall, who was held captive by jihadist group Abu Sayyaf and beheaded in June after the ransom deadline passed.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A second Indonesian sailor escaped from Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines on the same day his colleague swam to freedom after almost two months in captivity, officials said Thursday.
(Fox News - World, )

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a "state of lawlessness" Saturday after suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists detonated a bomb that killed 14 people and wounded about 70 in his southern hometown.
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Philippine troops battling militants in a central province killed a key Abu Sayyaf commander who had been blamed for the beheadings of Canadians John Ridsdel and Robert Hall, as well as a German hostage.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

A Canadian national is believed to have been executed in the Philippines by Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf on Monday after a ransom payment deadline passed, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.
(CNN - World News, )

The Philippine military says Abu Sayyaf guerrillas have killed at least six soldiers who were guarding a road project that has been delayed by militant attacks in the country's impoverished southern region.
(Fox News - World, )

A document trove tells how Abu Sayyaf faced challenges familiar to all oil executives—and some unique to a terrorist group, such as approving expenses for the upkeep of slaves and dodging U.S. airstrikes.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a "state of lawlessness" on Saturday after suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists detonated a bomb that killed 14 people and wounded about 70 in his southern hometown.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Philippine military officials say a Norwegian hostage has been freed by Abu Sayyaf militants who had beheaded two Canadian captives and freed a Filipino woman kidnapped with him in a southern marina last year.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

After five months in office, Philippine President Duterte says he wants to negotiate with Abu Sayyaf, a bandit group that has pledged allegiance to ISIS and is known for kidnapping and beheading foreign tourists.
(Ralph Jennings, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/ralphjennings/ in Forbes - Business, )

Heavy clashes have broken out between Philippine troops and Muslim militants trying to regain control of a captured camp in southern Sulu province, leaving 14 Abu Sayyaf rebels and one marine dead, officials said.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The State Department confirmed Monday that the two women who were taken following the raid that killed senior ISIS leader Abu Sayyaf in eastern Syria over the weekend are being held and debriefed for intelligence.
(NBC News, )

The Philippines National Police have confirmed that a severed head found near a cathedral on the island of Jolo was that of Canadian Robert Hall, 68, who was executed by Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf last week.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a nationwide "state of lawlessness" Saturday after suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists detonated a bomb that killed 14 people and wounded about 70 in his southern hometown.
(Fox News - World, )

The Filipino militant group Abu Sayyaf purports to want to establish an Islamic state in the southern Philippines, but for the past 25 years it has been carrying out a campaign of bombings and kidnappings for ransom.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

Philippine troops have found the remains of a German hostage who was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf militants in the country's south, vowing Sunday to rescue more than 30 other captives and crush the ransom-seeking extremists.
(Fox News - World, )

The violent Abu Sayyaf rebel group may be losing ground overall against Philippine government troops rather than expanding long term into parts of the archipelago favored by tourists, who are likely kidnapping targets.
(Ralph Jennings, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/ralphjennings/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Philippine marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and a notorious kidnapper who had sailed across the sea border into Malaysia to snatch tourists and sailors for ransom, the military chief said Saturday.
(Fox News - World, )

Heavy clashes have broken out between Philippine troops and Muslim militants trying to regain control of a captured camp in southern Sulu province, leaving 14 Abu Sayyaf rebels and one marine dead, officials said Wednesday.
(Fox News - World, )

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that the decapitated head of a Caucasian male recovered Monday night in the southern Philippines belong to one two Canadians taken hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants in September.
(USA Today - World, )

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