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A dose of their own medicine


More than 1,000 soldiers have been assigned to Western Mindanao to augment troops going after Abu Sayyaf bandits who earlier threatened to behead one of two German hostages, if their government fails to pay the ransom.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

Gov’t taking ISIS threat seriously, says Aquino aide

Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The government is not taking lightly the threat posed by the Islamic State to the country, Malacañang said Saturday.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gazmin on Sayyaf threat to behead German: We don’t negotiate with terrorists

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Thursday said they will not bow to the demands of the Abu Sayyaf group, which has threatened to behead a German hostage.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf member arrested in Basilan

Abu Sayyaf group. AP FILE PHOTO

A member of Islamic extremist group Abu Sayyaf was arrested on Wednesday in Basilan, a military official said Thursday.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Suspected Abu Sayyaf man shot dead after trying to snatch guard’s gun

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The suspected Abu Sayyaf bandit who was reportedly involved in at least one deadly raid in Sabah and who was arrested by police authorities in Tawi-Tawi on August 26, had died after trying to wrestle a gun from a security personnel.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »