Soldiers seize bomb-making parts during operations against BIFF

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Government troops on Saturday recovered components for making improvised explosive devices (IEDs), high-powered guns, and suspected shabu in separate operations against an Islamic State-inspired armed group in Maguindanao, according to Capt. Arvin John Encinas, spokesperson of the 6th Infantry Division.

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Maguindanao locals join military in clearing communities of improvised explosives

Maguindanao locals join military in clearing communities of improvised explosives

The Army here said civilians in conflict-affected area in Maguindanao are helping the government clear their communities of improvised bombs supposedly planted by an ISIS-inspired group.

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5 MILF men killed in clash with BIFF gunmen

5 MILF men killed in clash with BIFF gunmen

Five members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) were killed and five others, including a civilian, were injured in a clash with gunmen belonging to the Islamic State-allied Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao Friday dawn, the police said.

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20 BIFF men killed in weeklong clashes with MILF fighters

20 BIFF men killed in weeklong clashes with MILF fighters

At least 20 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) have been killed in the weeklong fighting with Moro Islamic Liberation Front ((MILF) forces in Maguindanao.

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Maguindanao governor, brother shot at while on chopper

Maguindanao governor, brother shot at while on chopper

Maguindanao Gov. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu and his brother survived an attack by an unidentified gunman, firing from the ground, while they on board a private helicopter on Saturday morning, police said.

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Indictment to give Aquino a chance to clear his name – de Lima

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Senator Leila de Lima said that she has “mixed feelings” about the decision of the Office of the Ombudsman to criminally indict former president Benigno Aquino III.

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