Philippines - Abu Sayyaf

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Recent articles: Duterte spills secret: P50M paid to Abu Sayyaf 08/26 Philippines military kills at least 6 Abu Sayyaf militants after beheading 08/26 Philippine commandos kill 11 militants in Jolo 08/26 Philippines kills 11 Abu Sayyaf militants after beheading 08/26 Philippine troops kill 11 Islamist militants 08/26 11 Islamist militants killed in gun battle with troops 08/26 President of Philippines vows to destroy terrorist group Abu Sayyaf after beheading 08/25 Philippine leader orders extremists crushed after beheading 08/25 Trilateral agreement against Abu Sayyaf threat in force: Defense Minister 08/24 Abu Sayyaf weakened by military offense: Minister 08/23 Why children are crucial in Islamic State's terror campaign 08/22 3 Filipino sympathizers of IS killed in Philippines 08/21 TNI chief confirms two Indonesian abductees escaped Abu Sayyaf 08/19 Family calls for immediate return of hostage escapee 08/19 Indonesian hostage escapees probed by authorities 08/19 TNI chief urges employers not to pay ransoms to Abu Sayyaf 08/19 BRIEFS 08/19 Indonesian pair dodge bullets to make daring jungle escape from Filipino militants 08/18 2nd Indonesia sailor flees Abu Sayyaf captors in Philippines 08/18 Indonesian crewman swims to freedom from militants in Philippines 08/17 Indonesian captive due for beheading escapes Abu Sayyaf 08/17 Indonesian flees Filipino captors, found trapped in fishnet 08/17 FM assigns officials to help escaped Indonesian abductee 08/17 Indonesian sailor flees Abu Sayyaf kidnappers 08/17 Abu Sayyaf terrorists suspected of abducting teacher in Philippines 08/16 A call to the Christian faithful and a warning to the bigots in our midst 08/16 No release of hostages in sight as ransom deadline falls 08/15 Families call on govt to ensure hostages’ safety 08/15 Philippines says taking seriously 'Islamic State threat' against Miss Universe show 08/12 Philippines' Duterte tells army destroy militants or risk Islamic State 'disease' 08/10 Philippines military: 4 Abu Sayyaf militants die in clash with Moro rebels 08/09 Commentary: Expanding maritime cooperation, closing the target-result gap 08/08 Govt denies rumors of deteriorating hostages’ health 08/04 Philippine Abu Sayyaf kidnapped 5 sailors, Malaysia says 07/26 Thaksin says democracy to return to Thailand soon 07/26 Tap water, you can drink: Prayut 07/26 Duterte, Misuari to discuss hostage crisis in Jakarta 07/26 Inside Abu Sayyaf: Blood, drugs and conspiracies 07/24 Philippine President Duterte calls for peace with Abu Sayyaf 07/22 Indonesia seeks help from MNLF leader to release hostages 07/21 Cutting the Islamic State's Money Supply 07/21 10 members of Daesh-linked group killed in Philippines 07/15 Philippines: 1000s displaced in Abu Sayyaf clampdown 07/13 Indonesia claims ransom payments fueling hostage taking 07/13 Govt considering bigger coal barges to help prevent piracy 07/13 Govt evaluates coal exports to Philippines over abductions 07/13 Don’t pay ransom to pirates, VP tells ship owners 07/12 Indonesia rules out military operation to rescue abducted sailors: Luhut 07/12 Philippine troops kill 40 Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf militants 07/12 Indonesia wants concrete solutions to hostage-taking crisis 07/11 3 Indonesians Kidnapped by Suspected Abu Sayyaf Militants 07/11 Indonesia urges action as high-seas kidnappings surge 07/11 Philippines: 18 Abu Sayyaf killed in series of clashes 07/11 Indonesia confirms 3 fishermen abducted off Malaysia 07/11 TNI prepares for rescue operations in Philippines 07/11 Philippine troops kill 40 Abu Sayyaf extremists in south 07/11 Gunmen kidnap three Indonesians off Malaysian state of Sabah 07/10 7,000 flee Abu Sayyaf attacks in southern Philippines 07/10 3 Indonesians kidnapped by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants 07/10 Southern Philippine waters not a new Somalia: govt 07/08 Philippine president blames US for Middle East violence 07/08 Philippine military assaults kill 9 Abu Sayyaf extremists 07/07 Abu Sayyaf fighters killed in clashes in the Philppines 07/07 US ready to help Southeast Asia fight extremist sea attacks 07/05 US ready to help Southeast Asia fight extremist sea attacks 07/04 US ready to help Southeast Asian nations combat extremist attacks on high seas 07/04 Beheaded Canadian's Body Believed Found in Philippines 07/02 Beheaded Canadian's body dug up in southern Philippines 07/02 Body of beheaded Canadian found in southern Philippines 07/01 Hijacked boat changed direction to cut cost 06/30 Hope, fear as combative president takes over Philippines 06/30 Philippines military plans 24/7 offensive vs Abu Sayyaf 06/29 Govt dismisses ransom-paying claims for release of kidnapped sailors 06/28 Philippines verifying ‘sighting’ of Indonesian hostages 06/27 Filipino president-elect Duterte open to Abu Sayyaf peace talks 06/26 Islamist militant group frees hostage 06/25 Abu Sayyaf suspected in abduction of Indonesian sailors 06/24 Abu Sayyaf militants release Filipino girlfriend of beheaded Canadian hostage 06/24 Philippines' Duterte says time will come to confront Abu Sayyaf 06/24 Latest kidnapping of sailors occurred in two stages: Minister 06/24 Indonesian sailors abducted in Philippines 06/24 Beheaded Canadian hostages' Filipino woman companion freed 06/24 Seven Indonesian Sailors Kidnapped at Sea 06/24 Militants free Filipina after beheading companions 06/24 Southeast Asian ‘Islamic State’ pledges allegiance to Abu Sayyaf leader, according to video 06/24 Govt asks Philippines to guard Indonesian barges in regional waters 06/24 Philippine Abu Sayyaf militants free hostage Marites Flor 06/24 Freed hostage: Militants rejoiced as Canadians were beheaded 06/24 Kidnapping in the Philippines: How will strongman Duterte react? 06/24 Freed crewmen to discuss hijacking with authorities 06/24 ISIS announces Asia pivot in propaganda video targeting Malaysia, Philippines 06/24 Philippine Militants Free One Hostage, Seize Seven More 06/24 Southeast Asian ‘Islamic State’ pledge allegiance to Abu Sayyaf leader, according to video 06/24 7 Indonesian crewmen abducted in Philippines 06/24 7 Indonesian tugboat crewmen abducted in Philippines 06/24 Indonesia won't export coal to Philippines amid hostage concerns 06/24 ‘You’re next’: Freed hostage says extremists were happy beheading her Canadian fiance, Robert Hall 06/23 Three southeast Asian nations to designate shipping corridor in piracy battle 06/20 Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia agree to act vs Abu Sayyaf 06/20 Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia agree to coordinate action against Abu Sayyaf after wave of kidnappings, beheadings 06/20