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Alleged new recruits of the Maute group, at least 100 — Col. Brawner

Posted on: January 31st, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The military said that the Maute terrorist group is strengthening its force by being able to recruit around 100 new members in Lanao del Sur. This is...

EXCLUSIVE: Looted cash, gold helps Islamic State recruit in Philippines

Posted on: January 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) – Islamist insurgents looted cash, gold and jewelry worth tens of millions of dollars when they occupied a southern Philippines town last year, treasure one of...

DND verifies presence of foreign terrorists in the Philippines

Posted on: January 9th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of National Defense (DND) has received a report from the governments of Malaysia and Indonesia that foreign terrorists have entered through the country’s backdoor. Defense...

Duterte requests Congress to extend on-going martial law for one more year

Posted on: December 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) submitted last week a recommendation to President Rodrigo Duterte regarding the martial law in...

20 more terrorists killed in latest encounter in Marawi City

Posted on: October 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —Twenty more members of the ISIS-inspired Maute terrorist group have been killed by the government forces since Wednesday night until early  Thursday morning. In a statement, AFP Chief...

Marawi crisis to end very soon – DND

Posted on: October 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Defense chief Delfin Lorenzana believes that in just a few more days the rebellion in the now war-torn Marawi City is about to end. “Within this month,...

AFP considers Maguindanao and Cotabato as most threatened areas

Posted on: October 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The military has been diligently monitoring and gathering information to prevent another armed crisis the likes of  Marawi siege. AFP Spokesperson Major General Restituto Padilla pointed out...

Malacañang confirms PRRD’s plans vs. narco politicians tagged in Marawi siege

Posted on: September 25th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Some personalities with positions ranging from barangay captain, councilor, vice mayor and mayor in Lanao del Sur are involved in the drug matrix of President Rodrigo Duterte....

Several Asian countries pertrubed by reports of citizens joining the Maute-ISIS group

Posted on: September 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime Chairman Catalino Cuy confirmed that some Malaysian and Indonesian nationals have been fighting for the Maute...

ASEAN ministers discuss measures to address transnational crimes

Posted on: September 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Transnational crimes are criminal acts that expand from one country to another. One of the highlights in Tuesday’s meeting is the second special ASEAN ministerial meeting on...