Lanao del Sur

SWS: Marawi residents’ quality of life worse now than before siege

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19)</b> — Majority of Marawi City residents believe their lives are “worse now” compared to that before the siege, …

Marawi City

Bicam committee OKs final version of BBL

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 18)</b> — The bicameral conference committee tasked to iron out provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law has …

Asia

Wife of new Maute terror cell leader nabbed in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines — The police arrested here on Monday morning the wife of the new leader of the Maute terror group in a series of …

Terrorism

Alleged Maute bomb expert killed in Lanao del Sur town

MANILA - An alleged bomb expert of the Islamic State-inspired Maute group was killed in a firefight with police and military forces in Lanao del Sur …

Extremism

6,000 teachers deployed to promote peace in Mindanao

COTABATO CITY, Philippines <b>—</b> Some 6,000 teachers deployed in five southern provinces in the past five years are now actively helping propagate …

Philippines

Tawi Tawi town vice mayor killed in Zamboanga City

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philioppines, July 11)</b> — The vice mayor of a town in Tawi Tawi was killed Wednesday afternoon.<p>Fifty-three year old Vice Mayor …

Philippines

Suspects in killing of Lanao del Sur town councilor surrender

Police have arrested two suspects in an attack on Saturday in Balabagan, Lanao del Sur that killed a municipal councilor and hurt five others, but …

Lanao del Sur

Lanao del Sur municipal councilor shot in suspected clan killings

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 7) —</b> Another politician was reported killed today.<p>Nassif Palawan Bansil, municipal councilor of Kapatagan, Lanao …

Extremism

Voter registration resumes Monday

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 1) —</b> Filipinos can register as voters from July 2 to September 29, according to the Commission on Elections …

Résumés

Maute leader’s bounty raised to P6 million

ILIGAN CITY, Philippines — Authorities have raised the reward money for the capture of a Maute leader who is believed to have survived the recent …

Middle East

Woman found dead at lodging inn in Iligan City

A woman has been found dead at a lodging inn in this city.

Marawi City

Bounty for Maute leader Abu Dar raised to ₱6M

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 22)</b> — Abu Dar, the elusive leader of the ISIS-linked Maute terror group, now has a ₱6-million bounty on his …

Asia

Thousands displaced in Lanao Sur offensive vs Maute militants

More than 10,000 residents of Tubaran town in this province have evacuated their homes since Sunday as government forces launched air strikes and a …

Middle East

Bounty for reported ISIS emir Abu Dar raised to P6 million

MANILA- The bounty for the reported new emir of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia, Abu Dar has been raised to P6 million from the initial P3 …

South-east Asia

Trust as anti-terror tool: Civilian leader urges closer dialogue to wipe out Maute

Watch more in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>MANILA - The government needs to meet with locals to weed out the remaining members of the Islamic State-inspired Maute …

ABS-CBN

Philippines: Thousands flee as army hits ISIL-linked Maute group

More 2,000 families flee towns near Marawi affected by the latest fighting targeting Maute fighters in Lanao del Sur.<p>More than 11,000 residents from the southern Philippine province of Lanao del Sur have been forced to flee their homes following fresh fighting between the military and the …

Asia Pacific

11,000 flee homes as soldiers clash with Maute-ISIS in Lanao del Sur

MANILA - Some 11,000 individuals have fled from their homes as the military and Islamic State-linked Maute gunmen clashed for the fourth day in the …

Islam

AFP: Maute-ISIS leader not among fatalities in Lanao del Sur firefight

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 20)</b> — The military confirmed Wednesday the targeted Maute-ISIS leader was not among the casualties in the terror …

Islam

AFP to procure P2.6 billion ammo after campaign vs Maute group

Having used loads of ammunition in the campaign against Maute militants in Marawi for five months last year, the Philippine Army is putting up a …

Maute Group

Philippine troops clash with remnants of defeated Islamist group

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine troops have clashed with remnants of a pro-Islamic State militant group that held a southern city for five months last year, the army said on Monday.<p>Colonel Romeo Brawner, the deputy commander of Joint Task Force Marawi, said security forces conducted air and ground …

Islam

Philippine airstrikes target IS-linked militants near Marawi

Philippine military airstrikes and ground assaults targeted a group of Islamic State group-linked militants in an offensive that reportedly killed …

Islam

Palace: Mindanao martial law stopping Maute from ‘tangible gains’

Remnants of the ISIS-inspired Maute Group and other terrorists in Mindanao would have a hard time making "tangible gains” Mindanao with martial law …

Asia

5 Maute members reported killed in Tubaran

MANILA - The Philippine military is verifying reports that 5 members of the Islamic State-inspired Maute group were killed in a firefight in the town …

Maute Group

Villagers flee as military launches operation vs suspected Maute gunmen

The military launched an air strike-backed operation against suspected Maute gunmen in Tubaran town in Lanao del Sur on Sunday, but no casualty was …

Lanao del Sur

Firefight erupts between AFP, Maute group in Lanao del Sur

MANILA -- <b>(UPDATED)</b> A firefight erupted between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the remnants of the Maute group in Tubaran, Lanao del Sur …

Maute Group

ISIS 'emir' is the target of Lanao Sur air strike: military

Watch more in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>MANILA -- An air strike in the southern province of Lanao del Sur that displaced thousands was aimed at the reported …

Islam

Teacher, councilor nabbed in central Mindanao anti-narco ops

MAGUINDANAO, Philippines — Authorities seized P6.8 million worth of shabu from a teacher and three others who fell in a sting Friday in Datu Odin …

Crime

Dating DPWH official dumepensa laban sa mga alegasyon ng katiwalian

MANILA - Nilalabanan ni dating Department of Public Works and Highways Asec. Tingagun Umpa ang mga alegasyon na kurakot siya kaya napaalis sa …

ABS-CBN

Konsehal na protektor umano ng mga sindikato ng droga timbog sa Lanao del Sur

BALABAGAN, Lanao del Sur - Arestado Miyerkoles ang isang konsehal sa bayang ito na inaakusahang tagapondo at protektor ng mga sindikato ng droga sa …

ABS-CBN

School teacher wounded in shooting incident Lanao del Sur town

An Arabic school teacher was wounded after a sibling shot him during an altercation in Poona Bayabao town in Lanao del Sur on Tuesday evening, the …

Philippines