Terror Archive

PH, Indonesia, Malaysia start joint patrolling. Meeting on Thursday to consolidate operations. Kidnappings likely to be reduced by joint patrolling.

joint operations will be effective * * * * * * * * * * *

NPA snatches guns from Iloilo Police Station. NDF had just announced cessation of hostilities. 12 firearms including 8 high-power guns taken away.

Iloilo attack opportunistic. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

NO TALKS: The government toughens stand. Troop reinforcements for last ditch battle. Deaths of civilians and military cannot be overlooked.

Talks not possible after so many deaths. * * * * * * * * *

NDF directs NPA to oppose foreign terrorists. Stop hostilities with government forces in Mindanao. Let us fight the enemy without engaging each other.

NDF to the rescue. * * * * * * * * * * * *

AFP and police nab Maute Bomb maker. Jadid Maute posed as fake student of Mindanao State University. Capability of terrorists significantly eroded: AFP.

Bomb maker nabbed. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Celebrating Independence day in Marawi. PH Flag raised as bombers attacked terrorists. 150 militants, 60 troops and 25 civilians killed.

independence challenged * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

China applauds US help to Philippines. U S Special Forces assisting in Marawi operations . Terrorism is a mankind’s common enemy.

China supports US role. * * * * * * * * * * * *

US providing logistical support to AFP at Marawi. Counterterrorism weapons donated by the US. Balikatan exercises focus on disaster response.

Support in logistics by US. * * * * * * * * * * *

Tourism cos. stocks tumble due to Resorts World attack. Security guards need to be employed for security. Poor security management to blame for 38 deaths.

Tourism on the back foot. * * * * * * * * * * *

UPDATE:: 36 casino gamers killed by an individual attacker. Attacker committed suicide by self immolation. Further details awaited.

Casino attacked by single attackers * * * * * * * * * * *

Hooded armed gunmen attack Resorts World, Manila. PNP engaged in gunfight with the attackers. No confirmed reports of the details of the ongoing incident.

Attack opposite Ninoy Aquino International Airport. * * * * * * * * * *

Back channel talks on to secure release of hostages. Civil Society organizations helping to secure release. Widespread prayers for release of Priest and others.

Release of hostages sought. * * * * * * * * * * * *

No more peace talks with NDF: Dureza. NDF orders NPA to increase attacks. Only talks stalled, Peace process still on.

Peace talks stalled. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Mindanao comes under Martial Law. Duterte flies back from his Russia visit. Marawi situation not yet under control.

Martial Law imposed. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Fears of Commission on appointments members. Fear reprisals by NPA rebels: Lacson. NDF nominees for cabinet to be confirmed.

Fears are justified. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Alhabsi (Alhabsy) Misaya killed. Two conflicting versions doing the rounds. Kidnapper identified by surviving captives and officials.

Misaya killed by marines. * * * * * * * * * * * *

US drops MOAB – MOTHER OF ALL BOMBS. Move to prevent movement of IS in tunnels. Largest non-nuclear bomb used in combat.

MOAB, THE MOTHER OF ALL BOMBS. * * * * * * * * * *

Mindanao attracting IS extremists. Regrouping in southern Philippines.

Extremists flock to Mindanao.. * * * * * * * * * * * *

No unilateral ceasefire: Bello. 4th Round starts on 2nd April in the Netherlands. Government committed to everlasting peace.

Ceasefire only bilateral, if agreed. * * * * * * * * * * *

Transforming guerillas to farmers. Government distributes agricultural tools, farm animals. Proved by UN as part of the Philippines since 2012.

Guerillas giving up arms in exchange for farms. * * * * * * * *

Duterte orders all-out war against reds! Use all your weapons to eliminate them. 4 policemen massacred in ambush; back-channel talks still on.

Its waragainst the reds. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Duterte’s wishes for revival of peace talks. Reds must display sincerity by releasing hostages . Also, stop collection of revolutionary funds.

Sincerity is required for ushering in peace. * * * * * * * * *

I was a hitman for DDS: Lascanas. We killed Duterte’s political and personal foes. We presented the captured before Duterte before killing.

Former DDS hitman surfaces. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Crime / Terror Seven Vietnamese sailors abducted. Abu Sayyaf Group suspected: AFP. 33 captives in ASG captivity including 26 foreigners.

Six Vietnamese sailors kidnapped; one killed. * * * * * * * * * *