Rappler's latest stories on Lamitan Basilan
In her clinic in the province's capital, Arlyn Jawad Jumao-As heals children, rebels, soldiers. She's played a critical role in keeping the peace.
The commander of the Armed Forces in Western Mindanao says the 7 suspects are grooming suicide bombers among local extremist groups
Relatives of Indalin Jainul deny initial claims he was involved in the July 31 car blast
(4th UPDATE) The first reported suicide bombing in the Philippines occurred in Cotabato City in 1997
(UPDATED) ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman says 'rumors and unfounded claims may lead to fearmongering and may further fuel instability at a time when we are working hard to win the peace and pursue justice'
(UPDATED) The military immediately tags Abu Sayyaf leader Furuji Indama as the one who plotted it
(7th UPDATE) Authorities say an improvised explosive device exploded while soldiers were inspecting a white van parked near a Cafgu detachment in Lamitan City
The AFP launches an airstrike after soldiers and MNLF rebels clashed near the Lamitan pier
Policemen have yet to identify the man who carried and was killed by the explosive in Lamitan
Improvised explosives simultaneously went off in front of the vice mayor s house and of the Catholic chapel