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Basilan mayors back all-out war on Abu Sayyaf

Abu Sayyaf group. AP FILE PHOTO

All 12 mayors of towns in the province of Basilan supported an all-out war campaign against the Abu Sayyaf urging the military to wipe out the crime group that has links with the international terror network al-Qaida.

Posted: November 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Three explosions rock parts of Mindanao–reports

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Three explosions rocked different areas in Mindanao Tuesday night, killing one and injuring nine others, according to radio reports.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Life’s back to normal in Basilan

A YAKAN vendor at the Lamitan City public market. The availability of work, according to the local government in Lamitan, is the single biggest reason for the absence of beggars in the Basilan city. JULIE ALIPALA

After getting caught in a battle between government forces and Moro gunmen last week, life is back to normal in Basilan.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PAF planes hit rebels in Basilan

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The Philippine Air Force (PAF) carried out air strikes on Friday in Lamitan City in Basilan province as a firefight erupted between government troops and combined forces from two Moro rebel groups and the Abu Sayyaf.

Posted: September 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Basilan attacked anew – Hataman


Fresh attacks by Moro gunmen erupted in Lamitan City, Basilan on Friday, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Mujiv Hataman told Inquirer.net.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »