Muhammad Wanndy Mohamad Jedi (right) has been placed on a US most wanted list
Muhammad Wanndy Mohamad Jedi, from Malaysia, is alleged to be recruiting young Malaysian Muslims to ISIS from a base in Syria.
But the 26-year-old – also known as Abu Hamzah al-Fateh – mocked the news on his Facebook profile.
Wanndy is believed to recruit swathes of young Malay men into Islamic State in Syria
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He said the listing by the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control would only make him more cautious about his movements and communications.
Wanndy is alleged to be recruiting swathes of Malay-speaking jihadis into the Katibah Nusantara unit of vile terror group ISIS.
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Philippine forces have intensified their offensives across the country to help eradicate ISIS-affiliated terror cells.
President Rodrigo Duterte has called on his troops to step up attacks on the Abu Sayyaf group – a terror organisation with links to ISIS prominent in the southern Philippines.
Coalition forces repelled an attempted suicide attack on a base in southern Syria on the weekend
The decision by US authorities comes as coalition and Syrian forces batter ISIS across the war-torn country.
Coalition troops repelled an attack on a base in the south of the country on Saturday, it was reported.
Crazed jihadis reportedly launched the suicide mission using an explosive-laden vehicle to ram the gates of the base on the southern border with Jordan.
The assault came days after US President Donald Trump launched airstrikes on Syria late on Thursday – in response to a chemical weapons attack on civilians allegedly carried out by Bashar al-Assad's government.