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Philippine Army drone footage shows Daesh plundering Marawi - Arab News

Weapons that the Maute group had amassed. (Photo courtesy: The joint task force in Marari). Related Articles. Philippines must solve Marawi crisis to prevent further uprisings, says defense secretary · MNLF ready to fight Daesh in Marawi, says Nur ...and more »

IS Suffers a Setback in Marawi - benarnews

Soldiers guard a lakeside mosque near Marawi after several gunmen aboard a boat were spotted near the area, Sept. 28, 2017. Richel V. Umel/BenarNews. With timely international military and intelligence assistance, Philippine security forces have ...and more »

End of Marawi war seen - Manila Bulletin

After four months of fighting between government troops and Islamic State-linked rebels in Marawi City, President Duterte is hopeful that the conflict would be over by the end of the month. “Today, we are still fighting but I hope that by the end of ...and more »

Strange bedfellows in Philippine-Islamic State fight - Asia Times

A Filipino soldier lies on a mattress in a house as government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Islamic State-aligned Maute group in Marawi city, Philippines July 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Jorge Silva. The Moro Islamic Liberation ...and more »

Hostages, IEDs slow down push to end war in Marawi - Rappler

BATO MOSQUE. Troops retrieve IEDs and unexploded ordnance from former Maute stronghold Bato Mosque. JTF Marawi photo. MARAWI CITY, Philippines (UPDATED)– It's mortar rounds that troops served the Maute Group for breakfast on Sunday morning, October 1 ...and more »

Two more Marawi mosques remain in the hands of Maute —military - GMA News

Only two more mosques remain in the hands of the ISIS-inspired Maute group in Marawi City, but government troops are confident they will be able to retake them in a week or two, GMA News' Jun Veneracion reported on 24 Oras on Friday. The report said ...and more »

Coins, nails used as shrapnel for Maute bombs in Marawi - Rappler

COIN BOMB. The military shows an improvised explosive device using coins as shrapnel. JTF Marawi. MARAWI CITY, Philippines – The military on Friday, September 29, presented 6 sacks of coins and assorted metal that it recovered from Bato Mosque, a ...and more »

Marawi fighting seen to end Oct. 15 -

NO STONE UNTURNED The Bato mosque tower (center) stands desolate amid the ruins left by an FA-10 airstrike on Sept. 26 during the final push by government forces to retake Marawi City from the Islamic State-linked Maute terrorist group. Soldiers on ...and more »

13 Mautes, 2 soldiers killed in Marawi clash - CNN Philippines

Marawi City (CNN Philippines, September 30) — The death toll in war-torn Marawi rises as government troops proceed with their final push to flush out Maute terrorists. The military said 13 terrorists and two soldiers died in an encounter inside the ...and more »

Maute death toll now 749 - Update Philippines

The number of Maute group terrorists in the ongoing clearing operations in Marawi City has now climbed to 749. According to Joint Task Force Ranao deputy commander Col. Romeo Brawner, figures are as of 6 a.m. Saturday showed an increase of 13 from ...and more »