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Australian jihadist urges terror attacks against the Philippines

  An Australian jihadist in Syria has issued a propaganda video urging attacks on the Philippines. Mounir Raad, now known as Abu Adam al-Australia, also urges Islamic State supporters to use petrol, nail guns and trucks to target civilians in Australia. The former Melbourne resident is seem among the rubble…


Marawi City death toll passes 500 as 50th day of crisis looms

The number of fatalities confirmed since chaos broke out in Marawi has passed the 500 mark. Speaking at a press conference today (Monday, June 10), presidential spokeswoman Marie Banaag gave a breakdown of the casualties: The number of civilians killed by terrorists remained at 39. The number of slain militants…


Despite martial law and marawi crisis, Duterte more popular than ever

President Duterte has achieved his highest ever public satisfaction rating, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The president garnered a net satisfaction rating of +67, categorised as “very good,” based on the survey conducted from June 23 to 26 — a month after he declared martial law in…


Nine Christians bound and shot by rampaging Maute terrorists

Local media has reported that Maute terrorists captured nine Christians, tied their hands and shot them dead as chaos continues to engulf Marawi City. An unverified photograph appears to show the group lying dead in a grassy area. It has been reported that villagers are afraid to move the bodies…