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By naming the Bangsamoro Transition Authority members, President Rodrigo Duterte kickstarts the governance of the new Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
Murad Ebrahim, who led the Moro Islamic Liberation Front through peace talks with 3 administrations, now faces the daunting task of governing the autonomous region whose creation he fought for
Even as it investigates the P11-million debt, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos settles the amount to ensure that Filipinos can go to Mecca in August
The ceremony heralds the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority, the interim government of the newly-created Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
Min Aung Hlaing doubles down on previous claims, arguing 'there is no certain proof that the national army was involved in the persecution' of Rohingya
In a unanimous statement, the United Nations Security Council welcomes the deal and urges all sides to implement it 'in good faith and without delay'
The museum opens as the second round of voting for the Bangsamoro takes place
Bangladesh's foreign ministry summons Myanmar's ambassador late Tuesday, February 5, to protest over the arrivals from Rakhine
'We are showing the world that we Filipino Muslims and Christians are one,' says Imam Council of the Philippines Chairman Aleem Said Basher
In the February 6 plebiscite, should the votes of the 6 municipalities and their mother province differ, the municipalities will not become part of the new Bangsamoro region
Here are our collective aspirations: what we need, what we want, and what we could get rid of
The new autonomous region will be in place after President Rodrigo Duterte forms the 80-member Bangsamoro Transition Authority
(3rd UPDATE) '1.5 million said yes to peace, yes to Bangsamoro,' says lawyer Maisara Dandamun Latiph of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission
The historic vote creates the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, a more powerful political entity that allows the Bangsamoro people a chance at genuine self-governance
Bangladesh is spending $280 million transforming Bhashan Char, a muddy silt islet that only emerged from the sea two decades ago, into a camp for some of the refugees
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama – the Indonesian capital's first non-Muslim governor in half a century and its first ethnic Chinese leader – leaves a prison outside the capital after dawn nearly two years after his conviction for blasphemy
Police identify 3 young men arrested for allegedly planning a 'potentially lethal, attack on a Muslim community. A fourth unidentified suspect, aged 16, was also detained.
The same SWS survey shows 79% of Muslims nationwide wanted the Bangsamoro Organic Law approved in the plebiscite
Christians 'must engage positively' under the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, says Catholic priest Father Clifford Baira
Cotabato City Mayor Cynthia Guiani Sayadi says her constituents have been harassed by combatants from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front
Expert Ben Bacani tells us his predictions on whether Cotabato City will vote to join the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
Rappler identifies the key groups and clans that have shaped and influenced the region over the years. What's in store for them in the future Bangsamoro autonomous region?
The Philippines is home to hundreds of refugees who identify as Ahmadiyya Muslims, a sect of Islam that's constantly under attack in Muslim-majority countries. Less than 30 of them struggle to make a living in Metro Manila.
With the crucial rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City moving slowly, experts warn that sentiments of the Moros may be shifting
As grievances persist from generation to generation, so do challenges in protecting young Filipino Muslims from radicalization
(UPDATED) The new Bangsamoro government is within grasp. Will there be last-minute hitches?
Protesting against China over the treatment of its minority is, in the eyes of Muslim leaders, presumably not worth the loss of economic privilege and security alliance
I am telling this story because this is how I finally understood how I came to truly appreciate identifying as a Bangsamoro
The Election Commission ordered authorities to prevent refugees being exploited during election campaigning
The wish of a mother from Yemen to see her dying toddler one last time is granted, when the US issues her a waiver from its ban on citizens from several Muslim-majority countries
ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman recalls the long road to peace, thanking both former President Benigno Aquino III and President Rodrigo Duterte for their commitment to the Bangsamoro peace process
In a historic first, Sulu Food and Beverage Corporation is the first outside investment for the archipelagic province to register with the Regional Board of Investments
Supporters will gather in downtown Yangon as Reuters invites people from around the world to post photos on social media of the 'thumbs up' gesture that became a symbol of the pair's court appearances
The rally is originally intended as a protest against a plan by the government to ratify a UN convention which aims to eliminate racial discrimination
Getting more ARMM youth to vote in the January 21, 2019 plebiscite will increase chances for the BOL to be ratified, says International Alert Philippines
Samad Pangandaman, president of the Mindanao Islamic Chamber of Commerce, and retired police general Abubakar Mangelen are named NCMF commissioners by President Rodrigo Duterte
‘These incidents point to a larger, more harmful issue at hand: the culture of impunity, derogation and moral corruption that have become inevitably associated with the fraternities on campus,’ says the UP Economics Society
The Australian Grand Mufti and other senior Muslim figures in Australia say they are 'deeply concerned and disappointed' with comments by Prime Minister Scott Morrison
Asia Bibi's release comes a week after her acquittal in a landmark case that triggered angry Islamist protests in Muslim-majority Pakistan
Ilhan Omar, 37, and Rashida Tlaib, 42, are Democrats from the Midwest and outspoken advocates of minority communities
Marzuki Darusman, chair of the UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, says that beyond mass killings, the conflict include the ostracization of the targeted population, prevention of births, and widespread displacement in camps
The request is likely to run into opposition from China, which has friendly ties with Myanmar's military and has sought to shield Myanmar from action by the Security Council
The new embassy building, located in the Cukurambar district on the western outskirts of Ankara, is on what is currently named 1478 Street
But the Conflict Alert 2018 report also points out that the Duterte administration's heavy security approach will not be enough to address violent conflicts in the southern region
A dramatic rise in the use of improvised explosive devices and shift to group-related attacks from individual attacks defined ARMM conflicts last year, according to the Conflict Alert 2018 report
(UPDATED) 'We cannot build peace on lies,' says ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman, in response to claims of former senator Juan Ponce Enrile
The Trump administration also faces criticism at home and abroad for barring entry to citizens of several Muslim-majority countries
The UN's 444-page probe calls for the military's top leadership to be replaced and for the institution to have no further influence over the country's governance
Myanmar's government says the decision was 'of dubious legal merit,' according to a statement released by the president's office, adding the country was 'under no obligation' to respect the court ruling.
The International Criminal Court's 'pre-trial chamber...decided by majority the court may exercise jurisdiction over the alleged deportations of the Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh'