Philippines - Abu Sayyaf

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Recent articles: PNoy: Expect ‘significant accomplishments’ in campaign vs. Abu Sayyaf 10/21 AFP catching up with Abu Sayyaf –Catapang 10/20 AFP finds abandoned Abu Sayyaf hideouts in Sulu 10/19 'Full-scale' operations underway vs. Abu Sayyaf in Sulu – AFP 10/19 AFP seeks Sulu residents' help vs. Abu Sayyaf 10/19 Military seizes another Abu Sayyaf hideout in Sulu 10/19 AFP spokesman rebukes critics speculating on German hostages’ release 10/18 Philippines: Abu Sayyaf back in the spotlight 10/18 Philippines Militants Free Two Kidnapped Germans 10/18 Philippine Militants Free 2 German Hostages After Beheading Threat 10/18 German hostages freed by Islamic extremists in Philippines arrive at Manilla embassy 10/18 German Hostages Released in Southern Philippines 10/18 German foreign ministry thanks PHL govt for release of hostages 10/18 Deadline looms for hostage in Philippines 10/17 Abu Sayyaf threatens to behead German hostage 10/17 AFP reiterates: No negotiations with Abu Sayyaf holding 2 Germans 10/17 Philippine rebels reportedly free hostages 10/17 Abu Sayyaf frees 2 German hostages – report 10/17 AFP: Operations underway to rescue ASG hostages 10/17 Philippine militants release Germans 10/17 Philippines militants release 2 kidnapped Germans held for 6 months 10/17 Philippine rebels free kidnapped Germans 10/17 Philippine militants free 2 kidnapped Germans 10/17 Philippine militants release German hostages 10/17 German hostages freed in the Philippines 10/17 Militants release two Germans threatened with beheading in the Philippines 10/17 Philippine militants holding German hostages say may extend deadline 10/17 Abu Sayyaf willing to extend deadline on German hostages 10/17 AFP: Alleged ransom payment for freed Germans Abu Sayyaf’s propaganda 10/17 Palace: Pursuit vs. Abu Sayyaf to continue after Germans’ release 10/17 AFP: Freed Germans arrive in Manila 10/17 German hostages freed by Islamist group in Philippines 10/17 Malaysia’s recent arrests of Islamic State suspects include country’s main recruiters 10/16 PHL gov't: No ransom to Abu Sayyaf for German hostage's release 10/16 Malaysia Arrests 14 Suspected Islamist Militants 10/16 Malaysia's arrest of 14 suspected Islamic State militants include country's main recruiters 10/16 Philippines steps up army patrols on island where Germans held 10/16 Sulu creates panel to monitor situation of Germans held by ASG 10/16 On eve of ASG deadline on German hostages: AFP says it’s ready 10/16 Philippine militants free 2 kidnapped Germans 10/16 AFP downplays new ASG threat to kill a hostage on Friday 10/15 German hostage in Mindanao appeals for help from PHL govt 10/15 AFP ready to rescue German hostages in Sulu 10/12 Charges recommended vs. 3 suspected RSM links in QC 10/10 US warns nationals in PHL vs. alleged bomb plot 10/08 Military closing in on Abu Sayyaf 10/07 Philippine tracker dogs to help look for hostages 10/06 Philippines militants give German hostages extra week 10/02 Philippine Islamist militants threaten to behead German on October 17 10/02 Beheadings as Terror Marketing 10/02 Abu Sayyaf threatens to kill captive taken in Sabah – report 09/30 German hostages in Philippines plead for freedom 09/29 German captives plead to be set free in southern Philippines 09/29 Mahigit 1,000 sundalo inilipat sa Sulu laban sa Abu Sayyaf 09/28 Troops deploy after ASG threatens German hostages 09/28 Islamic State ‘brand’ gains ground among Asian militants 09/26 Al Qaida-linked Abu Sayyaf pledges allegiance to Islamic State (IS) and threatens to execute two German captives 09/26 Will Philippine rebels behead German hostage? 09/26 Philippine Islamist Militants Threaten German Hostages 09/26 Philippine gov't vows to hunt down Abu Sayyaf militants 09/25 Philippine Militants Threaten to Kill Two Germans Over Berlin Supporting Anti-IS Coalition 09/25 Abu Sayyaf 'seeking global attention' with hostage kill threat 09/25 AFP: Efforts ongoing to rescue Germans from Abu Sayyaf Group 09/25 Abu Sayyaf threatens to kill German hostages over military action in Iraq 09/25 Growing concern for two German hostages in the Philippines 09/25 Philippine Islamist militants threaten to kill German captives 09/25 Philippine rebels threaten hostages 09/24 Philippine Islamist militants threaten to kill German captives 09/24 Abu Sayyaf vows to kill hostages if Germany keeps fighting Islamic State 09/24 Philippine police investigate Islamist militants' threat to kill German hostage 09/24 Filipino ISIS Group Holding Two Germans Hostage 09/24 Philippine Militants Threaten to Kill Two Germans Over Berlin Supporting Anti-IS Coalition 09/24 Red alert up over Sabah vs. Abu Sayyaf’s Hapilon 09/22 China Warns Citizens to Stay Away From Philippines 09/16 PHILIPPINES: The Chinese Threat Grows 09/14 Breakaway Philippine rebels align with IS 09/14 Philippines initiates probe over Filipino militants in Syria : September 13, 2014, 4:44 pm 09/13 Philippines starts inquiry into Filipino militants in Syria 09/13 Philippines begins inquiry into Filipino militants in Syria 09/13 Chinese teen kidnapped in Philippines 09/12 China issues travel warning for the Philippines 09/12 Philippines foils car-bomb plot at airport, shopping mall 09/01 Army officer killed in encounter with suspected Abu Sayyaf members in Basilan 08/31 Soldier wounded in encounter with suspected Abu Sayyaf members in Basilan 08/31 Mechanic abducted in Sulu freed – report 08/29 Filipino bishops to counter Islamic State group 08/28 Filipino bishops vow to counter Islamic State militants, send aid to Christians 08/28 Army checking reports Filipinos have joined IS 08/27 AFP chief sending Marines to secure Zamboanga City 08/24 Suspected Abu Sayyaf member captured in Zamboanga City 08/20 Philippines: Fear again returns to Zamboanga 08/19 Philippine militants abduct mechanic, kill another 08/17 BIFF, Abu Sayyaf pledge allegiance to Islamic State jihadists 08/15 Image of Asia: Modernizing the Philippine military 08/14 Photo posted of Germans believed kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf 08/13 Philippine military searching for German hostages in southern jungle Girlie 08/12 Arrested Filipino militant: Terror suspect alive 08/06 Filipino militant claims top terror suspect believed killed actually still alive 08/06 Philippine military admits Islamist bomb maker was not killed in 2012 08/06 'Slain' Southeast Asian Militant is Alive: Philippines 08/06