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3 Maute fighters surrender in Marawi

Sep 29, 2017 - 4:07 PM

'I believe hindi na nila kaya ang intense fighting,' says Westmincom chief Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez

ISIS-LINKED GROUPS. Marawi City is attacked by ISIS-inspired militants belonging to the Maute Group on May 23, 2017. Photo by Mohammad Manshawi

'Bring him back alive,' kin of Maute hostage pleads

Sep 28, 2017 - 9:53 PM

'Masaya po kami na malaman na buhay siya, na malungkot, na natatakot sa sitwasyon niya doon ngayon,' says Anaidah Rascal, sister of Maute hostage Jalal Rascal

'HAVE MERCY.' Anaidah Rascal asks the military to rescue her brother, Maute hostage Jalal Rascal. Rappler photo

The life of a Maute hostage in Marawi

Sep 28, 2017 - 9:17 PM

Omar Maute tells his hostage Lordvin Acopio: 'Gawin mo na lang itong trabahong ito na parang humanitarian [work]. Dahil kapwa mo sila tao. Huwag mo gawin ito dahil captors mo sila.'

MAUTE HOSTAGE. Dansalan College teacher Lordvin Acopio was held captive for 117 days. Rappler photo

Mautes used bank vaults to hide from air strikes

Sep 28, 2017 - 8:44 PM

'Pinagtaguan yun kapag binobomba sila ng fighter jet eh. Alam kasi nilang matibay yung vault,' says former Maute hostage Lordvin Acopio

TELL ALL. Former Maute hostage Lordvin Acopio sits down with reporters to share his story. Rappler photo

Marawi mayor urges remaining Maute terrorists to surrender

Sep 27, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra appears with recently rescued Maute hostages, who called on the remaining terrorists to 'cooperate with government' so they can also see their families

EMOTIONAL APPEAL. Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra asks the Maute Group to end the war in his city.

Maute child warriors are fiercest fighters, says former hostage

Sep 26, 2017 - 2:48 PM

Former Maute hostage Lordvin Acopio says it was obvious the children have been brainwashed to join the local terror groups linked with the international terrorist network Islamic State

Cayetano to diplomats: 'No abuses' under martial law

May 30, 2017 - 7:28 PM

For the first time Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano briefs up to 97 diplomats about President Rodrigo Duterte s declaration of martial law in Mindanao

TOP DIPLOMAT. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano speaks to reporters on May 30, 2017, after briefing the diplomatic corps about martial law in Mindanao. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Marawi bishop in 'frustrating' wait for updates on hostages

May 28, 2017 - 11:30 PM

Frustrating sa amin na maghihintay ka ng wala the bishop says as the military has not updated him about a kidnapped priest and at least 12 companions

'FRUSTRATING WAIT.' Marawi Bishop Edwin dela Peña says he cannot reach the military for updates on his kidnapped right-hand man and at least 12 companions. File photo from www.msp.org