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Posts Tagged ‘Abu Sayyaf Group’

Duterte admin maintains ‘no ransom policy’ on Abu Sayyaf hostages

Posted on Friday, 22 February 2019 05:52 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Malacañang on Friday maintained the government’s policy of not paying ransom for the release of several hostages taken by the terrorist Abu Sayyaf group. Presidential Spokesperson...

ASG member responsible for 2002 Kidapawan bus terminal bombing nabbed

Posted on Tuesday, 12 February 2019 04:41 PM | No Comments
Authorities finally arrested one of Abu Sayyaf Group’s (ASG) most wanted members.

8 killed, ASG sub-leader wounded in Sulu clash

Posted on Saturday, 2 February 2019 09:07 PM | No Comments
Five soldiers and three members of the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were killed in a heavy firefight that erupted between government troops and militants Saturday morning (February 2) at...

Military clashed with ASG in Patikul, Sulu – AFP

Posted on Thursday, 31 January 2019 01:21 PM | No Comments
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Members of the Philippine Army 1st Scout Ranger Battalion engaged in an encounter with some members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). According to the Armed...

PNP: No established link yet between Jolo and Zamboanga City bombings

Posted on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 11:32 AM | No Comments
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Authorities cannot yet confirm if the grenade blast at a mosque in Masjid Jutay in Zamboanga City on Tuesday night is connected to the twin bombings...

Jolo attack shows terrorists’ opposition to BOL — political scientist

Posted on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:39 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Institute for Peace, Violence and Terrorism Research chairman, Prof. Rommel Banlaoi thinks that the twin blasts that rocked a Catholic church in Jolo, Sulu is the...

Suspected Abu Sayyaf arms suppliers nabbed in Valenzuela City

Posted on Monday, 17 December 2018 05:30 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – A couple was nabbed by members of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Regional Special Operations Unit on Sunday (December 16) for trading unlicensed...

Facial composite of Isulan blast suspect released

Posted on Friday, 31 August 2018 02:16 PM | No Comments
  The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday released the computerized facial composite of the suspect in the deadly bombing in Isulan,...

Abu Sayyaf Group behind blast in Lamitan, Basilan – AFP

Posted on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 03:05 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) confirmed on Tuesday (July 31) that the driver of the van that exploded at a checkpoint in Barangay...

2 Abu Sayyaf Group members surrender in Zamboanga

Posted on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 02:09 PM | No Comments
    ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Joint Task Force Zamboanga presented on Monday (July 2) two members of the Abu Sayyaf Group who surrendered to authorities on Saturday (June 30)....