President Rodrigo Duterte has poked fun at Muslim extremists who dream of becoming martyrs, saying he'd rather have the virgins they wish for on earth.
MARAWI CITY—Senators Migz Zubiri and Sonny Angara are urging those who are against the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and national government officials to pay a visit to Marawi for them to see the extent of the devastation of the Islamic city.…
Sen. Ralph Recto is urging regulators to strictly monitor the P2 billion looted from Marawi that the Islamic insurgents have been laundering through banks and pawnshops for their recruitment drive.
President Rodrigo Duterte has advised the media to wait for action in Mindanao as he warned about fresh terror threats in the region.
The government is no longer making a distinction between ISIS-inspired groups and the New People's Army as President Rodrigo Duterte is seeking a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao.
A colleague of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno blamed her for the apparent “expansion” of the Maute Group into other areas of Mindanao, after she allegedly sat on the petition to transfer Maute cases outside of Mindanao.
In an effort to justify the extension of martial law in Mindanao, Communications Secretary Martin Andanar claimed Sunday (December 10) that a terrorist group is planning an attack on another city.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines might have defeated the ISIS-inspired Maute Group, but it still has another war to face: the communist insurgency.
President Rodrigo Duterte has slammed Commission on Human Rights chairperson Chito Gascon anew over the body’s silence on the atrocities committed by the Maute Group in Marawi City.
Perhaps due to his role as the administrator of martial law in Mindanao, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana will not be spearheading efforts to rehabilitate Marawi City.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he is ready to face any charges that may be filed against him or the government over the destruction of Marawi City after a conflict that lasted nearly five months.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson sees no need for a congressional inquiry into the five-month clash between government troops and the ISIS-inspired Maute group in Marawi City.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines continues to be alert for any threat coming from the Maute Group or its allies despite the death of its leaders, Malacañang said Saturday (October 21).
Martial law will remain in place in Mindanao even though the Marawi siege is almost over, with the death of terrorist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute.
National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) nabs suspected recruiter of Maute group
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) cried foul over a viral post claiming that its president Archbishop Socrates Villegas condemns the killing of top terrorist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute in Marawi City,…
Senator JV Ejercito on Tuesday insisted for the continuing implementation of martial law in Mindanao even if President Duterte already declared the liberation of Marawi from terrorists.
Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri on Monday pressed for the continuing implementation of martial law in Mindanao even if government forces will be able to stamp out Marawi province of elements of Maute group.
President Rodrigo Duterte has once again expressed optimism that the ongoing clash between government troops and extremist Maute Group terrorists in Marawi City will finally come to an end.
Filipinos in Rome are joining calls to end the fighting between government troops and the Maute group in Marawi City.
Despite his looming retirement from the military on Oct. 26, AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo Año remains committed in clearing Marawi City of the Maute Group remnants and protecting the nation from other lawless elements.
Malacañang believes the Maute group is able to fund its offensive in Marawi City not only because of money coming from the international terrorist group ISIS, but also narcopolitikos.