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Day 42and Images of Marawi

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ARMM holds youth dialogue with youth leaders in Marawi

ILIGAN CITY – To address issues facing the youth who are affected by the ongoing crisis in the Islamic City of Marawi, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao's (ARMM) Office on Bangsamoro Youth Affairs (OBYA), in coordination with the National Youth Commission (NYC), conducted a dialogue with youth sector representatives here on Saturday, July 1.About 100 youth leaders from different organizations in Marawi City shared the challenges and problems they are facing with suggestions on how to solve those problems.

ARMM government center in Basilan nearing completion

COTABATO CITY --- Engineers are rushing the completion of a government center in Basilan as a conduit of various agencies to local folk and Abu Sayyaf members now returning to mainstream society.More than a hundred members of the Abu Sayyaf surrendered to authorities in the province in the past 18 months.They are now being organized into cooperatives while undergoing religious reorientation by moderate Muslim theologians.The P150 million worth facility in Barangay Santa Clara, Lamitan City will group together provincial branches of different agencies under the executive department of the Au

Displaced Marawi kids now supplied with meals in makeshift schools

LANAO DEL SUR --- Muslim school children from Marawi City are now supplied with hot meal each day since last week by local and foreign benefactors, one of them a Christian humanitarian outfit.The feeding project is a common initiative of the Gawad Kalinga, the World Food Programme and the Department of Education-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.Organizers said it is meant to keep conflict-stricken children healthy while they proceed with their studies in Temporary Learning Spaces or TLS in campuses outside of Marawi City.The TLS are in tents erected in open spaces in campuses far from t

IDP displacement map of Lanao del Sur

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Mautes intercepted at security checkpoint in Maguindanao

MAGUINDANAO --- Authorities held for background verification seven Maranaws, four of them surnamed Maute, who were intercepted on Thursday at a checkpoint in Sultan Kudarat town in Maguindanao.Police investigators on Friday initially found out that Alimatar, Mohammad Ali, Saida and Apok, all surnamed Maute, are from Marogong town in Lanao Del Sur.Marogong is too far away from Butig, the hometown in the same province of siblings Omar and Abdullah Maute, founders of the Dawlah Islamiya.They first came to Cotabato City on Wednesday to apply for clearances at the regional office there of the Na

258 Abus neutralized, 148 firearms seized in Western Mindanao

ZAMBOANGA CITY --The all-out military campaign launched by the Joint Task Forces of the Western Mindanao Command within its joint area of operations since January this year yielded to the deaths of 94 hard-core members of the Abu Sayyaf Group, apprehension of 66 more, surrender of 98, and recovery of 148 firearms of the group.As the timeline given by the Commander-in-Chief to defeat the Abu Sayyaf comes to an end, 2 more Abu Sayyaf members surrendered to the Joint Task Force Basilan under Colonel Juvymax Uy yesterday (June 29).Serham Hasim Akkalun and Hapid Madjakin, both Basilan-based Abu

Relatives warn of plot of Maute brothers to humiliate MILF

LANAO DEL SUR --- Relatives have warned of a plot by Omar and Abdullah Maute to humiliate the Moro Islamic Liberation Front by derailing the group's efforts to help in the Marawi crisis.The sources also clarified on Tuesday that Tausug members from among senior Dawlah Islamiya members prodded the Maute siblings to continue keeping Catholic priest Teresito Suganob captive to prevent the military from getting close.Among the sources are clan relatives of patriarch Cayamora Maute from Marantao, Lanao del Sur.One relative said the plan is to embarrass the MILF if it tries to mediate between the

Images of Marawi City today and clearing operation

OPERATION SIYAP UPDATES3rd batch of photos taken during the 2nd day of Operation Siyap.Operation Siyap is a collaborative effort of Provincial Security Force (PSF), PNP and AFP. Its main goal is to secure and padlock the houses and properties at the cleared areas of Marawi City.

Intel units validating reports on location in Marawi of captive-priest

LANAO DEL SUR --- The military is now validating reports by evacuees that Catholic priest Teresito Suganob is still being held hostage by militants somewhere in Marawi City.Suganob and more than a dozen lay workers and worshipers were snatched while inside the St. Mary’s Church in Marawi City by Maute and Abu Sayyaf terrorists that laid siege in several villages there on May 23. We got information from evacuees rescued last Sunday from conflict-affected barangays that Fr. Chito is still alive but is a virtual captive. The information is being checked now, Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez, Jr.



OPAPRU assures corruption has no place in MILF decommissioning process

MANILA – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) assured that it would not tolerate irregularities in...

CIDG agents arrest in North Cotabato 2 men wanted for illegal drugs, murder in BARMM

PIGCAWAYAN, North Cotabato - KAKALABAS pa lamang sa pagamutan ng dalawang mga wanted persons nang arestuhin ng mga tauhan ng Criminal Investigation...

Senator asks OPAPRU to ensure MILF combatants' proper use of cash aid

MANILA – Senator Raffy Tulfo has asked the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation, and Unity (OPAPRU) to include in the...

Lalaki, huli sa anti-drug ops sa Ampatuan

NAARESTO ang isang lalaki na sangkot sa iligal na droga sa Ampatuan, Maguindanao del Sur. Kinilala ang suspek an si Elias Depedro Lacibal Jr, 42...

Grenade attack in Aguak Army detachment, a retaliation from DI, says Army

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao Sur - PAGHIHIGANTE ang motibo sa paghagis ng granada sa loob ng CAFGU patrol base sa Brgy. Timbangan, Shariff Aguak,...