By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
While certain groups in Mindanao may express support for the notorious Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) governor Mujiv Hataman on Monday said it doesn’t prove that there are already ISIS members in the country.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Senator Grace Poe wants the Senate to investigate the reported recruitment of Filipinos into the Islamic State to thwart any plans of the group to take root in the Philippines.
The government dispatched an estimated 1,000-plus extra soldiers to its troubled south on Sunday to strengthen security after Islamic militants threatened to kill one of two German hostages, the military said.
By TJ A. Burgonio
The government isn’t taking lightly the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS) to the Philippines, Malacañang said on Saturday.
By Bong Lozada
Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Thursday said they will not bow to the demands of the Abu Sayyaf group, which has threatened to behead a German hostage.