Troops secure mosques vs terror threats - The Manila Times

Government 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 ...

Marawi: Images from a ghost town - Rappler

LANAO 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 ...

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

ESCAPE. 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 ...

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

ONGOING 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 ...