Philippines Latest News


Military vows to lift Marawi City siege by Independence Day on Monday

The military launched a fresh round on airstrikes on besieged Marawi City today (Friday June 9), vowing to liberate it from Islamic State-affiliated terrorists by Independence Day on Monday. Government troops and militants linked to the Islamic State terrorist network have been engaged in a fierce stand-off for more than…

Huge haul of cash found in house occupied by Marawi City terrorists

Philippine troops have seized bundles of banknotes and cheques worth about $1.6 million abandoned by Islamist terrorists in Marawi City, it was announced today (Tuesday, June 6). Militants fighting under the black flag of the so-called Islamic State have been cornered in the city after 15 days of deadly conflict….