DAVAO CITY, Philippines—A group accused the Australian government of “profiteering” from the rising conflict in Mindanao following its provision of…
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A Muslim woman cries after seeing photos of the current situation in Marawi City displayed at the Mini-Forest Gym in Davao City on Friday. Moro organizations held an interfaith ‘Duyog Ramadan’ in Barangay 23-C where the gym is located for a forum-discussion where evacuees from Marawi and other neighboring towns in Lanao del Sur were gathered. (Robby Joy D. Salveron/davaotoday.com)
A Mindanao-based lawmaker believes the traditional conflict resolution proposed by Maranao traditional leaders might do the trick in the current crisis faced by Marawi City.
The sultanates and Imams of Marawi City and the nearby towns in Lanao del Sur are calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to declare a ceasefire in the embattled city that is continuously being ravaged by the ongoing fighting between the government forces and Islamic radicals.
As military operations intensify here, six families who evacuated from Barangay Datu Saber returned to the ravaged city to get what were left of their belongings.
The role of the United States Special Forces in Marawi fighting is not a big deal, a military official here said Tuesday.
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.