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Banish fear for prayer - Inquirer.net

Banish fear for prayerInquirer.netI was planning to go home to Marawi City last week, and fear kept haunting me. I was afraid that I might lose my job for reporting too late at the office. I was afraid that I might miss the only chance I had to complete my school requirements. I was ...and more »

Troops secure mosques vs terror threats - The Manila Times;

Troops secure mosques vs terror threats - The Manila Times

The Manila TimesTroops secure mosques vs terror threatsThe Manila TimesGovernment troops have been ordered to secure mosques and other places of worships in the wake of threats from extremist groups as the observance of the holy month of Ramadan started on Saturday. “All our personnel in the Western Mindanao ...and more »

Troops reclaim parts of Marawi from Maute; 90% of residents evacuated - Philippine Star;

Troops reclaim parts of Marawi from Maute; 90% of residents evacuated - Philippine Star

Philippine StarTroops reclaim parts of Marawi from Maute; 90% of residents evacuatedPhilippine StarThe provincial capitol in Marawi City and town hall of Saguiaran is currently an evacuation center catering to 1,832 families. Women and children are yet to receive aid from the government and non-government organizations. Even DSWD food aid can't pass ...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 »

Malabang town police chief safe, not beheaded - Sun.Star;

Malabang town police chief safe, not beheaded - Sun.Star

Sun.StarMalabang town police chief safe, not beheadedSun.StarMARAWI CITY. A convoy of APCs head to the site to combat with Maute terror group, after the latter lay siege in Marawi city in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP). THE police chief of Malabang town, Lanao del Sur said he's safe after ...and more »

Ahead of Ramadan, Marawi residents pray for lasting peace - Rappler;

Ahead of Ramadan, Marawi residents pray for lasting peace - Rappler

RapplerAhead of Ramadan, Marawi residents pray for lasting peaceRapplerESCAPE. Marawi residents who fled the aclashes between government forces and the Maute Group arrivesin Iligan on May 24, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – How will Muslims, especially those in and around crisis-hit Marawi ...and more »

6 soldiers dead, 7 injured as PH troops clear Marawi - Rappler;

6 soldiers dead, 7 injured as PH troops clear Marawi - Rappler

Rappler6 soldiers dead, 7 injured as PH troops clear MarawiRapplerONGOING OPERATION. Government troops prepare to assault the Maute group in Marawi City on May 25, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler. DAVAO CITY, Philippines – At least 6 soldiers were killed on Thursday, May 25, as government troops ...and more »