A still image taken from a video posted to a social media website by the Islamic State-affiliated Amaq News Agency on June 12, 2017, shows militants carrying weapons behind bushes in Marawi City. Photo: Reuters A still image taken from a video posted to a social media website by the Islamic State-affiliated Amaq News Agency on June 12, 2017, shows militants carrying weapons behind bushes in Marawi City. Photo: Reuters
A still image taken from a video posted to a social media website by the Islamic State-affiliated Amaq News Agency on June 12, 2017, shows militants carrying weapons behind bushes in Marawi City. Photo: Reuters

Propaganda war clouds reality as militants claim Philippine troops have failed to regain control of besieged Marawi

Islamic State’s news agency, Amaq, said that the Philippine military had ‘completely failed’ in a first effort to regain Marawi

Topic |   Islamic militancy
A still image taken from a video posted to a social media website by the Islamic State-affiliated Amaq News Agency on June 12, 2017, shows militants carrying weapons behind bushes in Marawi City. Photo: Reuters A still image taken from a video posted to a social media website by the Islamic State-affiliated Amaq News Agency on June 12, 2017, shows militants carrying weapons behind bushes in Marawi City. Photo: Reuters
A still image taken from a video posted to a social media website by the Islamic State-affiliated Amaq News Agency on June 12, 2017, shows militants carrying weapons behind bushes in Marawi City. Photo: Reuters
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