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How pro-ISIS fighters recruited Filipino youth for Marawi siege

Jul 22, 2017 - 11:28 AM

Through messaging app Telegram and by targeting university campuses in Mindanao pro ISIS fighters successfully convince Muslim youth to join their ranks in Marawi and contribute financially to the cause

DESTRUCTION. Smoke rises after aerial bombings by Philippine Air Force planes on Islamist militant positions in Marawi, on June 6, 2017. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

The Maute Group and rise of family terrorism

Jun 15, 2017 - 5:03 PM

ISIS encourages terrorism in families experiencing frustrations marginalization and deprivation

WATCH: A most daring story of escape in Marawi

Jun 02, 2017 - 12:11 AM

Abdullah Linogaman and several of his companions escape Marawi gambling their lives to escape their war torn hometown

How a military raid triggered Marawi attacks

May 29, 2017 - 12:53 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Rappler sits down with Major General Rolando Bautista the commander who ordered the military to raid a village in Marawi City last Tuesday May 23

President Rodrigo Duterte salutes outgoing PSG Commander Brigadier General Rolando Bautista during the Change of Command Ceremony at the PSG Compound in Malacañang Park on March 23, 2017.

WATCH: Marawi clashes tear apart families, friends on Ramadan

May 27, 2017 - 11:57 PM

For displaced Maranaos like Hayef they keep on waiting – and wishing – for the skirmishes to end

As Ramadan begins, Palace 'prays for end to terrorism'

May 27, 2017 - 12:48 PM

With all faiths we pray that God restore and preserve peace in Mindanao says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella

ISIS makes direct contact with Abu Sayyaf, wants caliphate in PH

Jan 26, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana assures the public that the military will not allow ISIS to establish a caliphate in the Philippines

Puluhan ekstremis Muslim di Filipina menjebol penjara

Aug 29, 2016 - 5:05 PM

Ekstremis Muslim dengan logo ISIS menjebol penjara di bagian selatan Filipina 28 tahanan bebas

Duterte: ISIS followers radicalizing Filipinos in Mindanao

Aug 10, 2016 - 5:54 PM

The President says white people with no weapons are already in some parts of Mindanao indoctrinating Muslims in the region about ISIS principles

'BE PREPARED.' President Duterte inspects firearms at Camp Edilberto Evangelista in Patag, Cagayan de Oro City on August 9. Photo by Kiwi Bulaclac/PPD

MILF warns ISIS seeking foothold in Mindanao

Mar 07, 2016 - 2:43 PM

Moro Islamic Liberation Front MILF chairman Murad Ebrahim says ISIS seeks to capitalize on growing frustration over the breakdown of efforts to end a decades long Muslim separatist rebellion in Mindanao

ISIS IN PH? Malacanang says there are no verified reports that ISIS is supporting local terror groups in the Philippines.

PH troops regain control of town attacked by terrorists

Mar 01, 2016 - 6:57 PM

The town of Butig in Lanao del Sur is the site of a 10 day battle between soldiers and an ISIS inspired militant group

Troops attend flag raising ceremony Tuesday, March 1, 2016 as they end their operation against Jemaah Islamiyah-affiliated Maute in Butig, Lanao del Sur after capturing their three camps. The military claimed 24 rebels, three soldiers killed in the more than 10 days offensive. Residents affected by the firefight can now return.

WNI ikut tewas dalam penyerangan militer di Filipina?

Feb 24, 2016 - 10:27 PM

KBRI di Manila masih menelusuri informasi mengenai adanya warga Indonesia yang tewas dalam serangan itu

Indonesian among slain in Lanao clashes – military

Feb 24, 2016 - 4:21 PM

About 60 alleged terrorists attack an army patrol base in Butig town

RESCUE. The military assists in evacuating Butig town residents. The Lanao del Sur provincial government says more than 2,000 people have been temporarily brought from the conflict area to Marawi City. Contributed photo

ISIS recruiting in Central Mindanao, says MILF

Jan 26, 2016 - 2:24 PM

The MILF says some students and young professionals are encouraged to join ISIS out of frustration

Experts warn PH: Don’t underestimate ISIS

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:53 PM

Exclusive: In the age of ISIS and lone wolf attacks is it even helpful to distinguish between what are ISIS directed and ISIS inspired activities?

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Jan 11, 2016 - 7:02 PM

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No ISIS recruitment in schools – ARMM gov

Oct 10, 2014 - 9:44 AM

ARMM officials say they have not received confirmed reports on the existence and recruitment of ISIS in the region

'NO TO ISIS.' ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman believes the group has yet to penetrate schools in his area. Rappler file photo