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Tag Archives: Abu Sayyaf

1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified

In this Friday, June 28, 2019 photo, Philippine troops examine the scene of the suicide attack carried out by Muslim militants at a military camp …

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Islamic State linked leader in Philippines ‘dead’

In this undated photo provided by the Philippine National Police, Owaida Marohombsar, center, who was also known by his nom de guerre Abu Dar, poses …

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3 hostages escape Muslim militants in Philippines

In this Friday, April 5, 2019, photo provided by WESMINCOM Armed Forces of the Philippines, Indonesian hostage Heri Ardiansyah sits on a cot inside a …

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‘Islamist group in Philippines neutralised’

The Philippine military believes it may have “neutralised” the remnants of an alliance of pro-Islamic State extremists, after the suspected death of the group’s de …

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Philippines forces kill several militants

Philippine troops, backed by airstrikes and artillery fire, killed several militants aligned with the Islamic State group in a new offensive in the marshy heartland …

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Philippines church attack suspects in custody

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 5, (AP): Five suspected Abu Sayyaf militants accused of involvement in a deadly suicide attack at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the …

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Amir condoles Philippines

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah on Wednesay sent a cable of condolences to Philippine President Rodrigo …

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Attack on mosque kills 2 – Philippines urges calm

MANILA, Jan 30, (RTRS): Philippine authorities called for calm on Wednesday after a grenade attack on a mosque in a mainly Christian southern province killed …

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Duterte visits bombings site – ‘Law will give them no mercy’

In this photo provided by Malacanang Palace, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (center), touches one of the caskets of victims of Sunday’s bombings of a Roman …

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27 dead as bombs hit cathedral in Philippines during Mass

JOLO, Philippines (AP) – Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing …

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