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Tag Archives: Philippines

Philippines’ new gen of communist rebels

AT A GUERRILLA CAMP, Philippines, Aug 16, (Agencies): A kerosene lamp flickers beside a Macbook in a jungle camp as ageing Philippine communist leader Jaime …

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Militants force kids & hostages to fight

  MANILA, July 10, (Agencies): Children and hostages are being forced to fight alongside pro-Islamic State gunmen waging a seven-week battle for a Philippine city, …

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Troops ‘detain’ Marawi militants’ main financier

MANILA, July 5, (RTRS): Philippine security forces arrested on Wednesday the main financier and logistics supporter of the pro-Islamic State militants who have for weeks …

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Kuwaitis warned over Philippines

KUALA LUMPUR, July 3, (Agencies): Kuwait’s embassy in the Philippines on Monday called on Kuwaiti nationals or potential travelers to be vigilant due to violence …

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Bodies of beheaded civilians found – Military says civilian deaths due to rebel atrocities

MARAWI CITY, Philippines, June 28, (RTRS): The decapitated bodies of five civilians have been found in a Philippine city occupied by Islamist rebels, the military …

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IS funded siege: Philippines

Australia to send spy planes to help Manila fi ght militants MARAWI, Philippines, June 24, (Agencies): The Islamic State group helped fund the monthlong siege …

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‘Fighters’ in Marawi trapped, says army – Joint fight against militants

MARAWI CITY, Philippines, June 22, (Agencies): Islamist militants holed up in a southern Philippines town have been cornered and their firepower is flagging, the military …

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Philippine troops pound Islamists – Death toll passes 300

MARAWI, Philippines, June 17, (AFP): Philippine troops pounded Islamist militants holding parts of southern Marawi city with air strikes and artillery Saturday as more soldiers …

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Militants enslaving, killing civilians in Philippines – Troops ‘struggle’

MARAWI CITY, Philippines, June 13, (RTRS): Fighting in Marawi City in the southern Philippines entered its fourth week on Tuesday with military officials conceding that …

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China backs US-backed fight – Independence Day marked

MARAWI, Philippines, June 12, (Agencies): Filipinos marked the country’s Independence Day by raising the national flag Monday in a southern city where troops pressed assaults …

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