8-hour cease-fire could be immediately lifted if safety of troops, civilians threatened
Troops working to identify bodies of Maute fighters
Terrorist gang led by brothers attempting to establish ISIL territory in Mindanao, government says
Duterte pledges $400M toward efforts
Operations in Basilan province led to recovery of one of 6 Vietnamese hostages held by militants since November, 2016
Hoang Vo, 28, was rescued by troops on Friday after an air strike and artillery fire on an Abu Sayyaf camp in the island of Basilan dispersed the kidnappers, regional military spokeswoman Captain Jo-Ann Petinglay said.
Communist negotiation panel advises armed wing not to attack government forces while they fight ISIL-linked groups
Manila had restricted workers from travelling to troubled Gulf state
Adam Harvey, a reporter for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, wrote on Twitter: "Lucky", alongside an image of an X-ray showing the bullet lodged in his neck, close to his spine.
9 deaths occur at scene
Slain Maute fighters in ambushed police convoy are reportedly 'very important members, potential witnesses against queen'
Fierce 16-hour firefight follows arrest of mother/alleged financier of two leaders of ISIL-linked Maute group
Military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera said the armed forces' social media unit uncovered 63 Facebook accounts belonging to the jihadists and their supporters.
Marines recover cash during operation top retake Marawi City from ISIL-tied militants
The Religious Foundation of Turkey (TDV), built a Mosque and an Islamic Center in Philippines Tacloban city.
The weapons, including machine guns capable of firing thousands of rounds a minute, were handed over at a ceremony in Manila that highlighted a decade-old American counter-terrorism assistance programme to the Philippines worth about $150 million.
Truce to help distribute aid, rescues and recover casualties in Marawi
Militants’ use of human shields made it difficult for the soldiers to neutralize enemy forces, says official
The friendly fire deaths bring to 171 the number of people reported killed since gunmen waving black flags of the ISIL group began rampaging through the Muslim city of Marawi last week.
President Duterte seeks rebel forces’ help in extending humanitarian assistance to stranded civilians in city
Suspects accused of arranging to send terrorist to join ISIL-linked groups, police say