US Embassy warns mission personnel of kidnapping threat, as the 16th anniversary of the Dos Palmas kidnapping incident draws near.
One civilian dead in attack; Mayor Duterte condemns attack as personal insult.
Two powerful explosions in close succession rocked Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat between 6:45 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. on 17 April 2017, leaving at least seven people—mostly government security forces—hurt. The first explosion reportedly originated from the restroom of Dragon Mart, located along the national highway in Brgy. New Isabela. The IED had been thrown...
Tourists cancel bookings in prime destinations following deadly clash with the Abu Sayyaf in Bohol.
Terrorists group clashes with Philippine security forces in Bohol town; at least ten dead.
Firefight ensues between a joint police and military team and suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf group in Barangay Napo, Inabanga in Bohol.
Agusan Del Norte, Philippines – A female member of the New People’s Army was killed in a firefight between troops of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the New People’s Army (NPA). A violent encounter between the AFP and NPA happened on Sunday, 19 March 2017 at around 3:45 p.m. in Barangay Hinimbagan...
Three military detachments were fired upon by suspected rebels.
The hostile act is considered as a violation of a humanitarian law of which the Philippine government and the NDFP are signatories.
Residents of Mabini, Compostela Valley caught in crossfire.