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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

    Philippine military admits Islamist bomb maker was not killed in 2012

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 09:37pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Philippine military says bomb maker is still alive The Philippine military yesterday admitted that one of Southeast Asia's top Islamic militants ... last year at a camp of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement, a hard-line separatist group, in Maguindanao province. He said Marwan was with a foreign militant called Amin Baco ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1567811/philippine-military-admits-islamist-bomb-maker-was-not-killed-2012
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila's peace pact with Muslim rebels in jeopardy over government changes to deal

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... wait on the sidelines for the peace deal to be implemented. Under the pact, the main rebel group- the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)- agreed to disband its guerilla force and rebuild ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1567807/peace-pact-muslim-rebels-jeopardy-over-government-changes-deal
  7. 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
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    19 heading home for Eid gunned down by Abu Sayyaf in southern Philippines

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:19pm by AP

    ... insurgent groups outside of a peace deal signed by the Philippine government in March with the main rebel group, the 11,000-strong Moro Islamic Liberation Front. It calls for the creation of a more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561380/19-heading-home-eid-gunned-down-abu-sayyaf-southern-philippines
  9. 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
  10. 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

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