Philippines: ISIS officially claims killing and injuring at least 100 Philippine Army with double istishhadi attack in Sulu island. The bloodiest attack carried out by IS in the country

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23 October 2019
The Islamic State claims to have killed and wounded around 100 Philippine special forces soldiers in two suicide attacks on a military base on the island of Sulu. Number of casualties is likely to be significantly overestimated
Philippines: ISIS officially claims killing and injuring at least 100 Philippine Army with double istishhadi attack in Sulu island. The bloodiest attack carried out by IS in the country
At least 3 soldiers and 2 civilians were killed while 9 others were wounded in an attack in Indanan town in Sulu on Friday, June 28. (as of 6:20 PM)
Blast at military HQ in Tanjung, Sulu, southern Philippines. Three soldiers killed and nine others wounded.
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 12km NE of Bunawan, Philippines
President Duterte: For as long as we do not have a clean government, this country even in 50 years interval will still be in the same level of civilization.
4 month ago
Vietnam slammed China for "hindering" Vietnamese fishermen in the South China Sea. This comes as Pres Duterte dismisses as a 'maritime incident' the sinking of a Filipino boat by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea.
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 103km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines
Duterte balancing act meant to avoid 'international crisis' with China: Palace
IN PHOTOS: Protesters gather to burn Chinese flags in front of the Rizal Park in Manila on Tuesday to show condemnation over the recent collision incident between a Chinese vessel and a Filipino boat.
One person reportedly died while four others were injured during a clearing operation in Bacoor, Cavite on Tuesday. A damaged van and a backhoe were also seen at the site where security personnel and residents reportedly clashed.
Senator Ping Lacson said President Duterte's remark on the Chinese fishing vessel incident "left us heartbroken".
Duterte on the ramming of PH boat by Chinese vessel: There will be rules for mistaken identity attack, there is a rule for fishermen's boats.
The aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and guided missile cruiser Chancellorsville conducted a refueling in the Philippine Sea yesterday.4 month ago
The aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and guided missile cruiser Chancellorsville conducted a refueling in the Philippine Sea yesterday.
The government can always look for resources to deploy more Coast Guard personnel in the West Philippine Sea, to prevent another ship-ramming incident from happening again, says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo.4 month ago
The government can always look for resources to deploy more Coast Guard personnel in the West Philippine Sea, to prevent another ship-ramming incident from happening again, says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says China is seriously investigating the ship-ramming incident in the West Philippine Sea, and vows to punish the culprits if proven that the collision was intentional.4 month ago
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says China is "seriously" investigating the ship-ramming incident in the West Philippine Sea, and vows to punish the culprits if proven that the collision was intentional.
4 month ago
Chinese vessel sinks Philippine boat in West PH Sea 'collision'
Groups will stage protests in various parts of Metro Manila to commemorate the country's 121st Independence Day.
Philippine coast guard spots Chinese warship, militia boats near Scarborough Shoal4 month ago
Philippine coast guard spots Chinese warship, militia boats near Scarborough Shoal
The house of Philippine first president Emilio Aguinaldo pictured in Kawit, Cavite on Monday. On this site, around 121 years ago, the Philippine independence was proclaimed. Filipinos are set to celebrate the Philippines' "Araw ng Kalayaan" on June 12, Wednesday.
President Duterte names retired police general Gregorio Pimentel as PDEA deputy director general.
Two China Coast Guard vessels, two militia boats and one naval ship, a military ship, were spotted during Philippine Coast Guard's four-day patrol  BRP Malabrigo (MRRV 4402) in the Scarborough Shoal.4 month ago
Two China Coast Guard vessels, two militia boats and one naval ship, a military ship, were spotted during Philippine Coast Guard's four-day patrol BRP Malabrigo (MRRV 4402) in the Scarborough Shoal.
PCG's close encounter with a Chinese vessel in Scarborough Shoal. The PH Coast Guard bares that aside from China Coast Guard's usual inquiry about the local vessel's presence in the area, no untoward incident happened. (PCG Video)4 month ago
PCG's close encounter with a Chinese vessel in Scarborough Shoal. The PH Coast Guard bares that aside from China Coast Guard's usual inquiry about the local vessel's presence in the area, no untoward incident happened. (PCG Video)
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 - 8km ENE of Kulaman, Philippines
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 47km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 - 42km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines
Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his officials to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if the Canadian government refuses to accept the trash onshore.
Two train coaches of the Light Rail Transit Line 2 collided between two stations in Quezon City on Saturday night, May 18.
General Charles Brown Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Air Forces, arrives in the Philippines for meetings with military officials and visits to Clark and Basa airbases. We're finding ways to better integrate and to better train together.5 month ago
General Charles Brown Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Air Forces, arrives in the Philippines for meetings with military officials and visits to Clark and Basa airbases. "We're finding ways to better integrate and to better train together."
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