5 Basilan towns back peace drive by containing the rise of loose firearms

By Julmunir I. Jannaral

Thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup

Anadolu file photo YANGON, Myanmar: Tens of thousands of demonstrators, mostly young people, staged four separate rallies against the military coup in Myanmar on Sunday amid tight security and roadblocks on the major street of Yangon, the country's largest city. The police in Yangon are struggling to block the protesters who are marching to Sule … Continue reading Thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup

Myanmar leader, other ruling party members detained

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi (Anadolu photo) ANKARA: Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior members of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party were reportedly detained early Monday. The detention of Suu Kyi, President Win Myint, and other senior figures follows days of rising tensions between the military and civilian government, … Continue reading Myanmar leader, other ruling party members detained

US ‘alarmed’ after Myanmar military seizes power

The White House (Anadolu photo) WASHINGTON: The US said Sunday it is "alarmed" by reports that the Myanmar military has seized power and arrested the country's top officials. "The United States is alarmed by reports that the Burmese military has taken steps to undermine the country’s democratic transition, including the arrest of State Counselor Aung San … Continue reading US ‘alarmed’ after Myanmar military seizes power

Lanao local terrorists, supporters yield with firearms in Lanao

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYANovember 13, 2019SURRENDERERS. Two Dawlah Islamiyah members and two supporters surrender Monday, November 11, to military troops in Masiu, Lanao del Sur. They turn over a rifle and a pistol with ammunition. (Photo courtesy of the Army's 1st Infantry Division)MARAWI CITY: Two local terrorists affiliated to Dawlah Islamiyah and two supporters voluntarily … Continue reading Lanao local terrorists, supporters yield with firearms in Lanao

Abu Sayyaf’s Bomber Arrested in Zambo Sibugay

By Bitoon A RanaoJuly 24, 2019In a joint operation of the Philippine Army's 44th Infantry Battalion (44 IB) and the Philippine National Police (PNP), a bomber of the Abu Sayyaf Group’s (ASG) was arrested at Brgy Bangkaw-Bangkaw, Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay province on Wednesday, the military said. Lt. Col. Don Templonuevo, 44IB commander said, “Based on the revelation … Continue reading Abu Sayyaf’s Bomber Arrested in Zambo Sibugay

Troops deliver basic services in Maguindanao

By Masiding Noor Yahya July 24, 2019 MARAWI CITY: Military troops and non-government organizations delivered on Tuesday basic and social services to nursery students in Maguindanao. Soldiers from 6th Field Artillery Battalion, the local government of Datu Odin Sinsuat, and private organizations distributed food, school supplies, and slippers to students of Paningusan Day Care Center. Taga COTABATO ka kung, … Continue reading Troops deliver basic services in Maguindanao

NPAs ambush convoy carrying foreigners

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYAMAY 31, 2019Google MapILIGAN CITY: Eleven people were wounded when communist New People’s Army (NPA) rebels ambushed on Thursday a convoy carrying foreign observers in Impasug-ong town of Bukidnon, the military said.It was not clear whether any of the foreigners were hurt, but the Army’s 403rd Infantry Brigade (403IB) said seven of … Continue reading NPAs ambush convoy carrying foreigners

TROOPS SEIZE MAUTE-IS CAMP IN LANAO DEL SUR

By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA and ASA T. MADALEJanuary 25, 2019 CAMPO RANAO, Marawi City: Troops from the 103rd "Haribon" Infantry Brigade have seized a terrorist stronghold in the hinterlands of Sultan Dumalondong, Lanao del Sur on Friday, sending the remnants to scamper for survival.The 55th "Vigilant" Infantry Battalion figured with more or less 26 Dawlah … Continue reading TROOPS SEIZE MAUTE-IS CAMP IN LANAO DEL SUR