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4 Abu Sayyaf bandits, 1 soldier killed in Sulu clash

Four Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed and one soldier died in a clash in Patikul town, Sulu on Saturday afternoon, the military confirmed. → Read More

Abu Sayyaf sub-leader allegedly killed in Sulu encounter

A sub-commander of the Abu Sayyaf group was allegedly killed while two soldiers were wounded in the gun battle that broke out in Patikul, Sulu on Friday morning, a top military official said. → Read More

Family of suicide bombers behind attacks in Sulu, military says

A family of suicide bombers was responsible for a series of suicide blasts in Sulu this year, a top military official said Monday. → Read More

Military: 5 foreign terrorists being monitored in Sulu

Maj. Gen. Corleto Vinluan said officials are keeping an eye on at least four Indonesians and one Egyptian who have been helping the Abu Sayyaf carry out attacks in recent months. → Read More

PH Navy's 'most powerful warship' to patrol waters off Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY—The Philippine Navy's “most powerful ship” will be deployed off Sulu to to guard the southern maritime boundary of the country, a military official said Monday. → Read More

Navy seizes P300-million worth of smuggled cigarettes off Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY—Authorities confiscated some P300 million worth of smuggled cigarettes in the waters off Siasi, Sulu on Sunday. → Read More

Kidnapped teacher freed in Sulu: military

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A public school teacher abducted in late September was released by her captors in Jolo, Sulu Wednesday morning, a top military official confirmed to ABS-CBN News. → Read More

Future threat: Military wants anti-drone tech after attack on Saudi oil facility

A top military official said they are proposing to the national government to procure anti-drone technology, following the drone attack in one of the oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia last month. → Read More

PH Navy eyes anti-drone technology

ZAMBOANGA CITY - A top Philippine military official said Wednesday they are proposing the procurement of anti-drone technology following a drone attack on oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia last month. → Read More

Military: Foreign terrorists sighted in Mindanao training Abu Sayyaf

According to Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejano, Western Mindanao Command chief, 7 terrorists were spotted instructing rebels in bomb-making and suicide-bombing tactics. → Read More

1 soldier killed, 1 wounded in Basilan ambush

A soldier was killed while another was wounded after they were attacked by a lawless group in Lamitan City, Basilan on Sunday night. → Read More

No money for ransom: Abu Sayyaf bandits release 9 captives in Sulu

Suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits released nine captives known to belong to the Badjao tribe (sea gypsies) Friday evening, local authorities in Talipao, Sulu confirmed on Saturday. → Read More

June 5, 2019 declared as Eid‘l Fitr in PH

(UPDATE) The Darul Ifta for Western Mindanao and Palawan said Monday night that the festival of breaking the fast (Eid al-Fitr) will be on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. → Read More

3 soldiers killed in Sulu clash vs Abu bandits

At least three soldiers were killed while 13 others were wounded in a clash with around 50 Abu Sayyaf bandits in Patikul, Sulu early Friday morning. → Read More

2 Abu Sayyaf bandits killed in Sulu encounter

Soldiers from the 2nd Special Forces Battalion led by First Lieutenant Rhoy Lanzar encountered at least five armed bandits in Binuang village in Talipao. → Read More

'Bandit' killed in military encounter in Zamboanga del Norte

SIRAWI, Zamboanga del Norte - An alleged member of a 'lawless group' was killed, while an army soldier was wounded after a two-hour clash in Sirawai town Zamboanga del Norte early Monday morning. → Read More

P10M worth of illegal drugs seized in Zamboanga Sibugay

At least 1.5 kilograms or 10 million worth of illegal drugs, and a firearm, were seized from an alleged lawless group in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay on Wednesday. → Read More

Zamboanga Sibugay under state of calamity due to El Niño impact

The local government of Zamboanga Sibugay placed the entire province under a state of calamity on Tuesday, due to the impact of El Niño on agricultural crops. → Read More

Alleged Abu bandit arrested in Zamboanga City

A suspected Abu Sayyaf bandit was nabbed in one of the shanties in Sitio Asinan in the village of Kasanyangan in Zamboanga City on Friday morning. → Read More

Zamboanga Sibugay eyes state of calamity due to El Niño

The provincial government of Zamboanga Sibugay is considering placing the entire province under a state of calamity due to the effects of El Niño on their agricultural crops. → Read More