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Zamboanga nurse arrives from US to testify against Abu Sayyaf leader

Police and military authorities surrounded the Hall of Justice in Zamboanga City on Tuesday during a trial hearing against Abu Sayyaf leaderKhair Mundos. The Zamboanga nurse, Precisosa Feliciano, who was kidnapped in 2008 by the leader and his family, arrived in the city on Tuesday morning from New York with two Federal Bureau…


Army identifies new break-away terrorist group in Mindanao

A new break-away group of terrorists are emerging in Mindanao, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has said.  The AFP said that at least 70 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, otherwise known as the BIFF, have splintered off of the BIFF and created a group known as…



Two Filipinos among many killed by terrorists in Libyan oilfield raid

Gunmen killed 12 people, among them two Filipino and two Ghanaians, after storming a remote, Libyan oilfield.  “Most were beheaded or killed by gunfire,” said Abdelhakim Maazab, commander of a security force in charge of protecting the al-Mabrook oilfield, some 105 miles south of the Mediterranean city of Sirte.  …



Terrorists transporting bomb killed when it went off prematurely

Two suspected bomb couriers were killed on Tuesday as they passed through the region of Pikit in North Cotabato. Captain Jo-Ann Petinglay, the public affairs chief of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division – said that the two men were killed instantly when the motorcycle they were driving exploded. The box the…