Maute terror group - updates

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Marawi crisis death toll passes 300

Jun 17, 2017 - 6:40 PM

400 fresh troops are airlifted to Marawi City to reinforce government forces

30 Maute members killed in clashes with army

Apr 24, 2017 - 9:05 PM

After the 3 day clashes with the ISIS inspired group the Philippine Army has recovered from the encampment ISIS flag weapons and documents of subversive value

PNP confirms Maute Group terror cell in Metro Manila

Mar 21, 2017 - 11:40 AM

UPDATED This discovery leads us to believe that the Maute Group has already established a presence in Metro Manila says PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa

TERROR ALERT. Philippine National Police officials led by Director General Ronald dela Rosa (3rd from left) give a press conference on the arrest of a Maute Group member on March 21, 2017. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Son of MNLF leader detained in Malaysia

Jan 15, 2017 - 12:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte confirms in a speech that Datu Mohammad Abduljabbar Sema is detained in Malaysia reportedly in connection with the Davao City bombing

PH Army suffers 1st death in 'Butig 3'

Dec 07, 2016 - 7:48 AM

The military says 63 members of the Maute Group have been killed while 17 others are wounded

3RD OFFENSIVE. The latest attack against the Maute Group in Butig, Lanao Del Sur is the 3rd military offensive against the local terror group this year. Photo by Pat S. Roque/Rappler

2 'persons of interest' in US embassy bomb try in police custody

Nov 30, 2016 - 1:31 PM

Chief Superintendent Oscar Albayalde National Capital Region Police Office director says the two men cannot be regarded as suspects yet pending further investigation

SUSPECT. PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa, at a press conference in Camp Karingal on November 29, 2016, shows a computerized sketch of the person who left an improvised explosive device in a trash bin near the United States embassy on November 28. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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LOOK: Sketch of suspect in US embassy bomb try

Nov 29, 2016 - 5:37 PM

Philippine National Police PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says the person who provided authorities information on the suspect will be given a reward

SUSPECT. PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa, at a press conference in Camp Karingal on November 29, 2016, shows a computerized sketch of the person who left an improvised explosive device in trash bin near the United States embassy on Monday. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte pushing through with Marawi trip

Nov 29, 2016 - 4:42 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte wants to go on the same route taken by an advance team which was ambushed in the Lanao del Sur capital on the eve of his visit

WAR ON DRUGS. President Rodrigo Duterte reiterates his vow to fulfill his campaign promise on eliminating illegal drugs in the country. File photo by Robinson Ninal/Rappler

Maute attacks: Lorenzana says no reason to suspend habeas corpus

Nov 29, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says he will advise against any move to suspend the writ of habeas corpus as the situation in the country is still under control

UNDER CONTROL. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the offensive against the Maute terror group is normal military operation against lawless elements. Rappler photo

1,955 families displaced amid Butig clashes

Nov 29, 2016 - 12:40 AM

The local government is expecting more residents to be displaced as the military continues its offensive against the local terror group

DISPLACED. Social workers from the provincial government of Lanao del Sur attend to the need of displaced families in Butig town after armed skirmishes between government forces and the Maute terror group. Photo courtesy of Jennie Tamano, Lanao del Sur PIO

Clashes with Maute group: Over a dozen soldiers wounded

Nov 28, 2016 - 3:48 PM

The troops are now near Butig town hall the abandoned building that members of the Maute terror group are occupying

MILITARY OFFENSIVE. AFP Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla says military offensives continue to flush out members of the Maute terror group from Lanao Del Sur. Photo by JOEL LIPORADA/RAPPLER

AFP sends elite troops to retake Lanao town from Maute

Nov 28, 2016 - 11:43 AM

The mission is to flush out the group and neutralize the enemies and to bring back normalcy to the area says military spokesperson Major Filemon Tan

CANNONS. Philippine troops fire their 105mm howitzer cannons towards enemy positions from their base near Butig town in Lanao del Sur province on the southern island of Mindanao on November 27, 2016. Troops on November 27 fired artillery at positions held by an Islamic militant faction in the southern Philippines as more soldiers deployed against the group, which staged a deadly bombing in President Rodrigo Duterte's home city. RICHEL UMEL / AFP

PH military launches air strikes vs Maute terror group in Lanao

Nov 26, 2016 - 3:49 PM

Members of the Maute group occupy an old abandoned building in Butig Lanao del Sur

SITE OF MILITARY OPERATIONS. File photo of Army troops arriving in Butig, Lanao del Sur in early 2016 for the offensive against a ISIS-inspired armed group. Photo by Rappler