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Marawi

Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort

Muslims in the southern Philippines voted on Monday in a referendum on a new autonomous region.

21 Jan 2019 3:51 PM

Philippine Army: Battle for Marawi city to end soon, over 800 militants killed

Large parts of Marawi have been left resembling devastated cities in war-torn Syria and Iraq.

15 Oct 2017 6:15 PM

Philippine: Suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen abducted 4 workers in school

About 20 militants barged into a grade school compound in Sulu province's Patikul town shortly after midnight Saturday.

16 Jul 2017 12:13 PM

Unarmed, with little protection, Filipino ‘suicide squad’ saves people from ISIS

Fishermen, farmers, students, and small business owners, mostly from Marawi, are among those who have volunteered for rescue missions.

03 Jul 2017 4:04 PM

President Duterte pledges to rebuild ISIS-infested Philippines city

The declaration of martial law is the subject of petitions at the Supreme Court questioning the necessity and factual basis for it. 

21 Jun 2017 2:53 PM

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13 Philippine marines killed in gunbattles with Islamist militants in Marawi

The fresh casualties brought to 58 the number of government troops killed in the fighting, Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera said.

10 Jun 2017 1:26 PM

Long battle feared as militants hold on in Philippine city

Two weeks after gunmen waving black flags of the Islamic State (ISIS) group rampaged through the Muslim city of Marawi.

08 Jun 2017 1:52 AM

Philippines: Military airstrike kills 11 soldiers, 7 injured in 'friendly fire'

Military spokesman Brig Gen Restituto Padilla said a Marchetti S-211 jet was on a bombing run over militant positions in Marawi city.

01 Jun 2017 9:39 AM

Philippines: 129 people, including 89 extremists dead in clashes

Military spokesman Restituto Padilla said that 960 civilians have been rescued, and an estimated 1,000 residents remain trapped in Marawi.

31 May 2017 2:29 PM

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