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AFP: Foreign terrorists in Marawi clash into illegal drug trade - Northbound Philippines News Online

AFP: Foreign terrorists in Marawi clash into illegal drug tradeNorthbound Philippines News OnlineDAVAO CITY — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Spokesperson Restituto Padilla on Saturday confirmed that foreign terrorists were among those who aided the Maute Group in the siege of Marawi City. “There are certain foreign elements here who have ...and more »

The week in photos: May 20-26, 2017 - Rappler;

The week in photos: May 20-26, 2017 - Rappler

RapplerThe week in photos: May 20-26, 2017RapplerROYALTY. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L) speaks to her daughter Britain's princess Charlotte, a bridesmaid, following the wedding of her sister Pippa Middleton to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, London, on May 20, 2017.and more »

Little-known Maute militants becoming formidable force in Philippines - AOL;

Little-known Maute militants becoming formidable force in Philippines - AOL

AOLLittle-known Maute militants becoming formidable force in PhilippinesAOLMANILA, May 24 (Reuters) - A tactically smart, social media savvy group eager to align with Islamic State has emerged from the glut of bandit and separatist groups in the southern Philippines, and so far has proved to be more than a match for the military.and more »

Foreign Terrorists Fuel Philippines Crisis - Financial Tribune;

Foreign Terrorists Fuel Philippines Crisis - Financial Tribune

Financial TribuneForeign Terrorists Fuel Philippines CrisisFinancial TribuneThe Maute group confronting the Philippine Army in Marawi City is no longer considered a local terrorist organization as it has been reinforced by militants of Malaysian, Indonesian and “other nationalities”, the country's authorities have announced ...and more »

Philippines confirms presence of foreigner among IS-linked gunmen - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release);

Philippines confirms presence of foreigner among IS-linked gunmen - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)Philippines confirms presence of foreigner among IS-linked gunmenhttp://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)Singapore (VNA) – Singaporeans are among foreign militants fighting for Islamic State-linked Maute group against the Philippine army in Marawi city in the southern Philippines, said Armed Forces of the Philippines's spokesman Brig. Gen Restitudo Padilla.and more »

ISIS Attacks Unleashed in Southeast Asia - CBN News;

ISIS Attacks Unleashed in Southeast Asia - CBN News

CBN NewsISIS Attacks Unleashed in Southeast AsiaCBN NewsJAKARTA, Indonesia-- In the aftermath of the suicide bombing in Manchester, ISIS has unleashed terror in other parts of the world. A bombing in Indonesia and the murder of innocent Christians in the Philippines have law enforcement officials on alert ...and more »

Foreign terrorists among Maute dead - The Manila Times;

Foreign terrorists among Maute dead - The Manila Times

The Manila TimesForeign terrorists among Maute deadThe Manila TimesThe Philippine government on Friday said foreign terrorists were among those killed in the ongoing firefights with the Islamic State (IS)-linked Maute group in Marawi City. In a news conference in Davao City, Solicitor General Jose Calida confirmed ...and more »

Far from over - Business Mirror;

Far from over - Business Mirror

Business MirrorFar from overBusiness MirrorIn Photo: Armored personnel carriers make their way through a queue of vehicles with fleeing residents, as Muslim militants lay siege in Marawi City in southern Philippines for the third day on Thursday. Unless the government neutralizes the Maute ...and more »

44 gov't troops, terrorists killed in Marawi clashes—AFP - Inquirer.net;

44 gov't troops, terrorists killed in Marawi clashes—AFP - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net44 gov't troops, terrorists killed in Marawi clashes—AFPInquirer.netMale residents are frisked by police at a checkpoint as they leave Marawi city in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017. Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into the southern Philippine city Thursday to try to restore control after ISIS-linked ...and more »

AFP chief says Maute Group acknowledged by Islamic State - Inquirer.net;

AFP chief says Maute Group acknowledged by Islamic State - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netAFP chief says Maute Group acknowledged by Islamic StateInquirer.netGovernment troops conduct a check point along a highway leading to Marawi three days after Muslim militants lay siege in Marawi City, Thursday, May 25, 2017. The exodus of thousands of residents has continued amid continuing battles between ...and more »

Marawi: Images from a ghost town - Rappler;

Marawi: Images from a ghost town - Rappler

RapplerMarawi: Images from a ghost townRapplerLANAO DEL SUR, Philippines – Marawi City's Amai Pakpak Avenue has had more soldiers than residents. So have the other streets in the city proper. Since the military started hunting down members of the Maute Group and other terrorists on Tuesday, May ...and more »

AFP confirms foreign terrorists in Marawi - Davao Today;

AFP confirms foreign terrorists in Marawi - Davao Today

Davao TodayAFP confirms foreign terrorists in MarawiDavao TodayDAVAO CITY – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) confirmed on Friday that there are foreign fighters involved in the Marawi siege. AFP Spokesperson General Resty Padilla said in a press conference on May 26 that as of 12 midnight report, among ...and more »

Army spox: We don't bomb but implement 'surgical airstrikes' in Marawi - Davao Today;

Army spox: We don't bomb but implement 'surgical airstrikes' in Marawi - Davao Today

Davao TodayArmy spox: We don't bomb but implement 'surgical airstrikes' in MarawiDavao TodayNO BOMBS. Designated spokesperson for the implementation of Martial Law, Brigadier General Restituto Padilla says they are extra careful not to bomb Marawi City to avoid further collateral damage. Padilla says they are merely making “surgical ...and more »

'They kill defenceless people': thousands flee Philippine city of Marawi - The Guardian;

'They kill defenceless people': thousands flee Philippine city of Marawi - The Guardian

The Guardian'They kill defenceless people': thousands flee Philippine city of MarawiThe GuardianAn armoured personnel carrier moves past gridlocked vehicles of residents fleeing Marawi. Photograph: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images. Philippines. 'They kill defenceless people': thousands flee Philippine city of Marawi. Three-day battle between army and ...and more »

Day 4 of Marawi fighting: 31 terrorists, 13 troops killed - Northbound Philippines News Online

Day 4 of Marawi fighting: 31 terrorists, 13 troops killedNorthbound Philippines News OnlineCAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao — Government clearing operations entered the fourth day Friday, with 31 terrorists killed so far, authorities said. As this developed, Malacanang announced that President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to arrive this ...and more »

Philippines grapples with wave of terror - AppsforPCdaily

Philippines grapples with wave of terrorAppsforPCdailyThe President made the statement after he declared Martial Law in all Mindanao following the attacks of the Maute group in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur yesterday, May 23. "I specifically ordered our soldiers to locate and destroy these terrorists as soon ...and more »

Army trucks roll deeper into Philippine city - Normangee Star;

Army trucks roll deeper into Philippine city - Normangee Star

Normangee StarArmy trucks roll deeper into Philippine cityNormangee StarThe man at the center of the Marawi violence is Isnilon Hapilon. Thousands fled the city of Marawi while the local government of Marawi advised residents to stay in their respective homes as the firefight between the military and Maute group continues.and more »

Hapilon is designated ISIS leader in PH, Calida confirms - Inquirer.net;

Hapilon is designated ISIS leader in PH, Calida confirms - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netHapilon is designated ISIS leader in PH, Calida confirmsInquirer.netAbu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon, the target of a military operation that developed into a full-scale battle in Marawi City, is the designated leader of the Islamic State or ISIS in the Philippines, a Philippine government official confirmed Friday ...and more »

Asia's most-wanted Isis militant is hiding out in besieged Philippines city of Marawi - International Business Times UK;

Asia's most-wanted Isis militant is hiding out in besieged Philippines city of Marawi - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKAsia's most-wanted Isis militant is hiding out in besieged Philippines city of MarawiInternational Business Times UKMarawi has been under siege by militants since a government raid the hideout of Isnilon Hapilon. Associated Press. By Associated Press. Updated May 26, 2017 10:21 BST. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%.and more »

6 Foreign terrorists killed in Marawi - Update Philippines;

6 Foreign terrorists killed in Marawi - Update Philippines

Update Philippines6 Foreign terrorists killed in MarawiUpdate PhilippinesOf the 31 Maute Group members killed by the military in the ongoing clearing operations in Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur, at least six are foreigners. “We received certain information that among the 31 killed, of the 12 identified, at least six of them ...and more »