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The foreign suspects killed in separate incidents in Sulu were ISIS terrorists working for the Abu Sayyaf's Sawadjaan faction, the military says
Philippine Army troops intercepted the 3 suspects, believed to be from the Abu Sayyaf Group, at a checkpoint in Indanan town on Tuesday afternoon
In the Philippines, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death will likely have little operational impact on the recruitment and plans of terrorists, who thrive on our porous backdoor and fertile areas for agitation
The death of ISIS' top leader in the Middle East may shift extremists' attention closer to home as they try to avenge his death and assert their influence, says leading terrorism analyst Rohan Gunaratna
The world commemorates the 9/11 attacks that happened in the US 18 years ago. What has been the situation in the Philippines since then?
The Armed Forces of the Philippines calls for more drastic powers against terror suspects as Congress moves forward with amending the Human Security Act of 2007
A woman accused in the e-mail as a terrorist says her father may have been behind it due to his disapproval of her fiancé
The defense chief wants longer warrantless detention for terror suspects to give security agencies more time to build cases against them
Reports of terrorists from Sri Lanka slipping into the Philippines and preparing for attacks in Luzon appear to be a family feud 'gone awry'
The military is on heightened alert as it verifies pieces of information about alleged terror threats to churches and other establishments in Luzon
The Armed Forces of the Philippines says the suspects were plotting bomb attacks in populous and urban areas
ISIS terrorists looking to carve out a territory in Southeast Asia present a challenge to the region's security forces, especially in the Philippines
President Duterte's framing of the Marawi siege as rooted in illegal drugs distracts from the real causes of terrorism, which are extremist ideology and social injustice
Security threats like terrorism and Chinese incursions in the West Philippine Sea won't figure much in Duterte's yearly address but most Filipinos won't mind it, analysts say
Security analysts say the apparent suicide bombings in the country over the past 12 months are a worrying escalation of militancy driven by the influence of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia
(UPDATED) Investigators have also yet to determine whether any of the attackers were Filipino
The military identifies Abu Sayyaf Group leader Hatib Sawadjaan as the mastermind of the attacks. He pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.
Army troops clash with the group under the command of Owayda Benito Marohomsar alias Abu Dar
'I studied Madrasah and I grew up in a Madrasah, but I am not a terrorist, I am not an extremist,' says Ustadz Alzad Sattar
The department is seen to consolidate security agencies like the Philippine National Police to focus on internal security
President Rodrigo Duterte formally presents the signed Bangsamoro Organic Law to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front
Here are obstacles that outlasted Ronald dela Rosa. Now, it's Oscar Albayalde's turn to face them.
Quezon City police prepare for the possibility of a terror attack on the public transportation hub
Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa says the new commandos will be tasked to prevent terrorist attacks in the country
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Karen Aizha Hamidon, the wife of slain Ansar Khalifa Philippines leader Mohammad Jaafar Maguid, has recruited fighters to join the siege in Marawi City
'Attacks on any place of worship are totally unacceptable,' says Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano
Up to 30 firearms are recovered from Lake Lanao, and Task Group Ranao deputy commander Colonel Romeo Brawner says there could be more
The alleged new head of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Southeast Asia is a former member of Darul Islam Sabah network, according to a report by the Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict
(3rd UPDATE) Russel Salic surrendered to authorities in the Philippines in April 2017 in connection with a local case. The US wants him extradited.
'They have reward money for some of them like Isnilon Hapilon, which has a $5M tag,' Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana tells Rappler
The Mapandi Bridge is one of 3 bridges that separate the so called safe zone and the battle area It is the military’s main supply route
The Vice President hopes Congress will thoroughly discuss the extension of martial law in Mindanao
Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says this terror threat targeting the Asia Pacific is the top security threat in the region today – even more than North Korea
UPDATED The so called emir of Islamic State in Southeast Asia consistently had good grades in Character Education
An expert on counterinsurgency says development is key to avoiding radicalization in the first place
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The worsening situation in Sulu is prompting the military to consider transferring an entire division to province
The Philippine police will continue pursuit operations against foreign terrorists who have joined local terror group Ansar Khalifa Philippines
Chief Superintendent Oscar Albayalde National Capital Region Police Office director says the two men cannot be regarded as suspects yet pending further investigation
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Philippine National Police PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says the person who provided authorities information on the suspect will be given a reward
The troops are now near Butig town hall the abandoned building that members of the Maute terror group are occupying
Would you be prepared if you find yourself in a situation that compromises your safety?
UPDATED There was indeed a police report regarding a plan to stage a kidnapping in Southern Cebu The report is in the process of being validated says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella
The victims who were kidnapped more than two months ago are now in Sandakan
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It is offensive to build presidential ambitions from the deaths of 44 police officers
Was the Philippine government justified in shutting down cell networks that can trigger explosives?