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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    15 dead in Philippines after clashes with Islamic militants

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 12:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Zamboanga, Philippines The Philippine military said on Wednesday it had launched an air and ground assault against Islamic militants wanted for a spate ... spokeswoman for the military in the south. The Abu Sayyaf, formed in the 1990s with seed money from al-Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden, has been blamed for the worst terror attacks in Philippine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1500616/15-dead-philippines-after-clashes-islamic-militants
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines police shoot Malaysian terror suspect

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 05:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Davao

    ... Agence France-Presse in Davao A man with alleged ties to Islamic militants was shot dead in the Philippines after he threatened to set off a backpack bomb in a stand-off with local police, ... of a hotel during a three-and-a-half-hour stand-off. The authorities had raided the hotel after a tip-off that one of its guests was planning a “terror” attack in the city of 1.4 million people, de ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1106228/philippine-police-shoot-malaysian-terror-suspect
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US to disband joint Philippine anti-terror task force, its job largely done

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:56pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila US axes Philippine anti-terror force After more than a decade of helping fight al-Qaeda-linked militants, the US is disbanding an anti-terror unit of hundreds of elite troops in the southern Philippines where armed groups such as Abu Sayyaf have largely been crippled. But special forces from the US Pacific Command will remain after the deactivation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541244/us-disband-joint-philippine-anti-terror-task-force-its-job-largely-done
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Two top terror suspects survive Philippine offensive

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 01:38pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... letters,” he said. The attack took place near a community-like encampment of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the largest Muslim rebel group in the country with which the government has been ... province of Basilan, has been blacklisted by Washington as a terrorist organisation for deadly terror attacks and kidnappings for ransom. US-backed offensives have killed or captured many of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1215954/two-top-terror-suspects-survive-philippine-offensive
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Three Western embassies join US in raising terror warnings in Philippines

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Three embassies follow US in raising alert, as local forces pledge heightened security Westerners warned of terror plot Britain, Canada and Australia ... warning about the risks of travel in the Philippines, a former US colony that for decades battled Islamic separatist rebels and more hardline Muslim militants in the far south of the country. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1050395/three-western-embassies-join-us-raising-terror-warnings-philippines
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Death toll in Philippine assault on militants rises to 26

    Posted May 01st 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Zamboanga, Philippines The Philippines’ military said Thursday the death toll from an assault against Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic militants had risen to 26, with one ... from Al-Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden, has been blamed for the worst terror attacks in Philippine history, including kidnappings of foreigners and locals who are then held for ransom. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1501576/death-toll-philippine-assault-militants-rises-26
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila seals historic peace pact with Muslim rebel group Moro Islamic Liberation Front

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:38pm by AFP

    ... of fighting that has claimed tens of thousands of lives, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed the peace deal with President Benigno Aquino's government at a high-profile ceremony ... as well as outbreaks of fighting that has led to mass displacements. The conflict and poverty have also been fertile conditions for Islamic extremism. The MILF, which the military estimates has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1458715/manila-muslims-seal-historic-peace-pact
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aby Sayyaf leader Khair Mundos captured in slum near Manila airport

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:23pm by AFP

    ... Islamic militant on the US government's "most wanted" list has been arrested in a Manila slum, seven years after he spectacularly broke out of jail. Khair Mundos, who had ... attack in the capital, but was simply trying to avoid capture. The US "Rewards for Justice" website describes him as a "key leader and financier" of the Abu Sayyaf, an Islamic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530095/philippines-captures-top-al-qaeda-linked-militant
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines gets US patrol boats to fight militants

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... the military said. The small-unit riverine craft (SURCs) are part of a US programme to train and equip foreign military forces for “counter-terrorism”, Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Jose Alano said in a statement. “The SURCs will be deployed to augment our sea-based forces to address terrorism and lawlessness such as the current crisis in Mindanao,” Alano added. For the past three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1317796/philippines-gets-us-patrol-boats-fight-militants
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines arrests Muslim rebel over killing of US troops

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:30pm by Reuters

    ... and the Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, reached a deal to end 45 years of conflict that has killed more than 120,000 people, displaced 2 million and stunted economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1523827/philippines-arrests-muslim-rebel-over-killing-us-troops

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