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Islamic State cash flows into Philippines disguised as OFW remittances

The Philippines defence minister has confirmed “very strong” links between the so-called Islamic State (IS) and home-grown militants such as Abu Sayyaf. Delfin Lorenzana said new intelligence had shown Muslim rebels had been communicating with IS, and funds were being transferred in the same way as overseas Filipino workers in…






Iraqi Kurdistan: In the shadow of ISIS, the drink flows freely

The clock is ticking for the so-called Islamic State. A coalition of fighters is poised to conquer Mosul, the self-declared capital and last redoubt of IS. While it may seem that the whole region is embroiled in chaos, just a few miles from the maelstrom, life goes on and the drinks flow freely. PLN’s…