President Rodrigo Duterte said it’s the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) who’s behind the Marawi seige.
A Vietnamese crewman was rescued after combat operations conducted by the Joint Task Force Basilan under one Colonel Juvymax Uy.
The body of a German hostage beheaded by Islamist militants in the Philippines this week has been recovered, military officials say.
The German government on Monday condemned the heinous act by the Philippine terror group Abu Sayyaf, which brutally killed a German citizen.
Philippine troops will not get distracted by a threat from Abu Sayyaf militants to behead a German hostage if a ransom was not paid by Sunday and will press assaults to crush the brutal group, military officials said.
Islamic militants who specialise in kidnappings-for-ransom have reported killing a German sailor and abducting her elderly male companion from their yacht in waters off the southern Philippines, the military said Monday.
Soldiers have found the body of a German woman on an abandoned yacht in the troubled waters of the southern Philippines and suspect her companion may have been taken captive by Islamist Abu Sayyaf rebels, the military said on Monday.
Five Malaysian hostages are on the run with their Abu Sayyaf captors in the mountainous jungles of Jolo amid an intense sustained Philippines military offensive against the gunmen.
Death toll from military operations in southern Philippine province of Sulu against the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group has increased to 21, military said Sunday.
The government of Philippines has ordered Abu Sayyaf bandits to surrender and release all their hostages or they will face massive strikes, Indonesian defense minister disclosed here on Thursday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday that the Muslim rebel groups should sever their connection with the terrorist Abu Sayyaf group for the peace process to succeed.
Three Marine soldiers were killed when they were ambushed by a group of Abu Sayyaf Group members in south Philippine province of Sulu on Thursday, said local authorities.
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