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Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana declares end to Daesh siege on Marawi

October 23, 2017 12:00 pm
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana declares end to Daesh siege on Marawi

Philippines Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (L) and Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Eduardo Ano (R), attend a press conference in Clark, east of Manila, on October 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Philippine defense chief has declared an end to the five-month operation aimed at liberating the southern city of […]

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Philippine army captures Takfiri Daesh militants command center in Marawi

September 17, 2017 6:30 am
Philippine army captures Takfiri Daesh militants command center in Marawi

Smoke rises from buildings amid fighting in Marawi, on the southern island of Mindanao, in the Philippines, August 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Military forces in the Philippines have captured the command center of the Takfiri Daesh militants in a southern city that the terrorists have occupied for nearly four […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologizes for war in Marawi

June 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologizes for war in Marawi

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while delivering a speech during a visit to an evacuation center for Marawi residents, in Iligan on the southern island of Mindanao, June 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologized Tuesday for a military offensive that has left the nation’s main Muslim […]

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Militants take hostages in restive Philippine city of Marawi

May 24, 2017 10:30 pm
Militants take hostages in restive Philippine city of Marawi

Philippine policemen check evacuees from Marawi City at a checkpoint at the entrance of Iligan City, on the southern island of Mindanao, May 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Philippine militants tied to the Daesh terrorist group have reportedly seized a Catholic church and taken a priest and several worshipers hostage […]

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