By Julie Alipala
The temporary deployment of US forces in Zamboanga City to help the Philippines fight terrorism is now in its 12th year. A top military official in Zamboanga City has confirmed that American soldiers remained in the city, Basilan and other parts of western Mindanao.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The bodies of the seven Filipinos killed in the bombing of Yemen’s defense ministry complex early this month will arrive in the Philippines on Tuesday.
A Philippine judge has acquitted three Indonesian terror suspects and ordered their deportation, saying they were illegally arrested for carrying guns and explosives at a southern seaport nine years ago.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Saying their arrest nine years ago was unlawful and the evidence against them obtained illegally, a Quezon City judge acquitted on Monday two Indonesians and a Malaysian suspected of being members of the Southeast Asian terrorists group Jemaah Islamiyah.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
Jordanian journalist Baker Atyani, who was freed by the Abu Sayyaf after being held captive for a year and half, has arrived at the Philippine National Police headquarters in Quezon City.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
The Malaysian high court will start hearing in January the case of 27 Filipino armed followers of the late Sultan Jamalul Kiram III involved in a bloody clash with Malaysian forces in Sabah in February.
China’s state broadcaster said a deadly attack in Tiananmen Square cost eight “terrorists” $6500 to execute, as a rights group reported dozens of arrests in connection with the incident.
By Jerome Aning
The United States Embassy in Manila on Friday advised American citizens in southern Mindanao to be extra careful, saying there was “credible threat against foreigners” staying there.
By Carlos Manlupig
, Tarra Quismundo
Mayor Rodrigo Duterte disclosed on Monday that the US government had asked him for permission to use this city’s old airport as base for launching unmanned aerial vehicles or drones used in the campaign against terrorists.
By Matikas Santos
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has not monitored any specific threats to its posts abroad after the United States (US) has closed at least 20 of its embassies in the Middle East and Africa due to threats.
By TJ Burgonio
The government on Sunday scrambled to tighten security around the US Embassy in Manila and other potential targets for attacks following a global alert on Al Qaeda-linked jailbreaks in several countries.
By Marlon Ramos
Intelligence operatives of the police and the military have arrested a suspected sub-leader of the Abu Sayyaf who had allegedly found a new life as an overseas Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia.