#MarawiClashes - updates

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Australia gives P34-M aid for Marawi clash victims

Jun 21, 2017 - 4:01 PM

Australia vows to work with the Philippine government to combat terrorism in our region Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says

TOP DIPLOMAT. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop gestures during her speech at the Albert del Rosario Institute for Strategic and International Studies in Manila on March 16, 2017. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Cardinal Quevedo urges interreligious dialogue amid terror

Jun 17, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The first cardinal from Mindanao also says Muslim leaders can correct terrorists on their wrong interpretation of Islamic teachings

MINDANAO CARDINAL. Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo (right) urges inter-religious dialogue in the face of terrorism. File photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia to meet on terrorism

Jun 16, 2017 - 4:20 PM

In a meeting hosted by the Philippines the 3 countries top diplomats and security officials aim to forge a team effort against terrorism

TERROR ATTACK. Fire rages in Marawi City on May 23 after an attack by the terrorist Maute Group. File photo from @du_kartoffel

'Understanding of history' can correct anti-Muslim biases – envoy

Jun 10, 2017 - 10:15 PM

British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad clarifies that there is no interfaith conflict in the Philippines

VALUE OF DIALOGUE. British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad says Christians and Muslims 'have a lot to learn from each other.' Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Chito Soganub: Hostage-priest in Marawi often mistaken for a Muslim

Jun 09, 2017 - 3:52 PM

(UPDATED) The priest rescued from terrorists in Marawi City, Father Teresito 'Chito' Soganub, is loved by both Christians and Muslims as he works for peace

EVERYONE'S FRIEND. Father Teresito 'Chito' Soganub has been one of the hostages by local terrorists in Marawi City since May 23. File photo by PIA Lanao del Sur on Facebook

16 suspected Maute Group members arrested

Jun 03, 2017 - 6:22 PM

An intelligence officer of the Philippine Marines says the men who claimed to be construction workers were arrested along the Agus River near the Banggolo Bridge

UNDER ARREST. Suspected Maute Group members are arrested by authorities on June 3, 2017, after they swam across the Agus River in Marawi City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

US, UK, Australia warn nationals after Resorts World Manila attack

Jun 02, 2017 - 10:24 AM

We continue to advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in the Philippines overall the Australian embassy says

SHOOTING INCIDENT. The Resorts World Manila attack on June 2, 2017, prompts foreign embassies to warn their nationals to exercise caution. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

FACT CHECK: PCOO's Mocha Uson shares wrong photo of PH army

May 30, 2017 - 10:21 AM

This is not the first unverified image that the PCOO Assistant Secretary has shared

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May 26, 2017 - 11:30 AM

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Goverment troops prepare to assault members of the Maute group in Marawi City on May 25, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Admit ISIS presence in Philippines, analyst says

May 25, 2017 - 11:58 PM

The Philippines is now the ISIS epicenter in Southeast Asia terror analyst Rohan Gunaratna tells Rappler s Maria Ressa

ISIS THREAT. Terror analyst Rohan Gunaratna says in a Rappler Talk interview on May 25, 2017, that the Philippines is now the ISIS 'epicenter' in Southeast Asia. Screen grab from Rappler