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UK envoy supports US attack vs ISIS

British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad expressed support for the US’ order to launch airstrikes against ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) saying that the group does not represent the values of Islam.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Americas,Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No Muslim Filipinos in ISIS, Defense exec assures


An official from the Department of National Defense assured that there are no Islamic Filipinos who joined Jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino, MILF chief hold surprise talks in Japan

Aquino Shinzo Abe Japan

President Benigno Aquino held a surprise meeting in Japan with the country’s top Muslim rebel to address growing concerns over delays in implementing a peace deal, their aides said Thursday.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines says peace pact should hold despite clashes

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita “Ging” Deles: Breaking ground. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippines said Wednesday it was confident a peace deal with the country’s largest Muslim rebel group would hold despite fresh clashes that left four of its members dead.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Devastation left by ‘Yolanda’ moves Muslim aid workers to tears

The Philippines is fighting more disasters than wars, with fierce storms like Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) claiming as many lives as gun battles, said Lucille Sering, chair of the Climate Change Commission. AP FILE PHOTO

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines—Muslim humanitarian workers from such countries as Malaysia and Turkey said they shed tears on seeing the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Leyte and cebu.   “I felt so sad to see how disaster destroyed the lives of Filipino people in Leyte and Cebu,” Mohammad Safaruddin Jhinku, head of the training […]

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »