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5 suspected Abu Sayyaf men killed by soldiers in Basilan clash

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Five suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf were killed as the military launched combat operations in Sumisip, Basilan, a military spokesperson said on Monday.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bodies of 2 soldiers slain in latest clash with Sayyaf sent home to GenSan, CDO

REMAINS TO BE SEEN. Members of the police special action force scour the bombed site in Jolo where 3 most wanted leaders of the Abu Sayyaf and Jemaah Islamiyah were among those allegedly killed in a US-backed dawn air strike on Thursday but can’t find their remains. Their identities have to be proven before informants get their reward. AP

Draped with a Philippine flag, a white coffin was loaded into a Nomad plane bound for Tambler Airport in General Santos City early Sunday morning.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

ARMM gov urges all-out war vs Abu


Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Mujiv Hataman has urged an all-out offensive against the Abu Sayyaf in Basilan following Sunday morning’s ambush of government soldiers that left six troopers dead.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Soldier looking forward to R&R, killed by Abu Sayyaf hours later


Hours before setting off for a road security duty, 25-year-old Private First Class Mark Anthony Singson of the 64th Infantry Battalion called his aunt in Isabela City, Basilan.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Army troops seize 2 Abu Sayyaf camps in Sulu

Abu Sayyaf group. AP FILE PHOTO

The military on Sunday seized two Abu Sayyaf camps as it continued its pursuit of the bandit group in Patikul, Sulu.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »