The role of the United States Special Forces in Marawi fighting is not a big deal, a military official here said Tuesday.
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The peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas said the country will only gain war, not freedom and independence as the US continue to step on the Philippines’national sovereignty.
Government troops suffered 13 casualties on Friday, Day 18 of the fight against the local terrorist groups here.
As the entire nation is set to celebrate the 119th Independence day on June 12, the Armed Forces of the Philippines has set it as deadline to liberate the besieged Marawi City from the ISIS-linked Maute group.
Actress Angel Locsin visited hundreds of evacuees here Friday morning as she expressed her solidarity with the civilians affected by the conflict in Marawi City.
Top government officials involved in dealing with the communists have different takes on the offer of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines in uniting with the government to fight terrorism.
As the City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) strengthens its implementation of the anti-jaywalking ordinance in the city, students are reminded that they are not exempted to the law, an official said.
The scheduled visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to the government troops fighting members of the Maute group linked to Islamic State (ISIS) here was cancelled Thursday afternoon.
Dozens of high-powered firearms are recovered by government troops from the Maute group in Marawi City. The firearms are supposed to be presented to President Rodrigo Duterte during his scheduled visit at the 103rd Infantry Brigade in Marawi. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
With the capture of leading personalities in the Maute Group, Eastern Mindanao Command Deputy Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Gilbert Gapay said there will be more arrests as the army turns more “aggressive and proactive” in hunting those wanted by the government in relation to the Marawi siege.