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Jamela Alindogan

Asia Pacific

Philippines: Marawi suffers humanitarian crisis during siege

Government health agencies warn that the violence in the city of Marawi is causing a humanitarian crisis.

Philippines

Philippine army struggles to dislodge Maute fighters from Marawi

The Philippine army is struggling to dislodge Maute group fighters from their stronghold in the southern city of Marawi. The government says more than 200 members of an ISIL-inspired group have been killed since fighting broke out.

Asia Pacific

Philippines claims control of 90 percent of Marawi

The Philippine government says its troops have taken control of 90 percent of a city that was seized by an ISIL-linked group last month. But around 150 rebels are still putting up a fight in Marawi.

Asia Pacific

Marawi: Philippine army battle against ISIL enters fourth week

A spokesman for the Philippines military says US troops are now on the ground close to Marawi, providing support as the army battles to retake the city from rebels allied to ISIL. The fighting has now been going on for more than three weeks.

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Marawi: Security forces 'misconduct' as many civilians trapped

The Philippine military says it controls around 80 percent of Marawi City following three weeks of fighting with an armed group that pledged allegiance to ISIL.

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Attack on Philippine resort was a robbery: Police

The attack on an entertainment resort in the Philippines capital is being labelled a botched robbery. Philippine police have ruled out "terrorism" as a motivator behind the violence.

Philippines

Attack on Philippine resort was a robbery: Police

The attack on an entertainment resort in the Philippines capital is being labelled a botched robbery. Philippine police have ruled out "terrorism" as a motivator behind the violence.

Asia Pacific

Dozens dead in Resorts World Manila attack

At least 38 people dead, including suspected assailant, following attack on hotel and casino complex in Philippine capital.

Asia Pacific

Philippines army air strike accidentally kills 11 soldiers

The Philippine military says it accidentally killed at least 10 of its own soldiers in an air strike aimed at armed men who have laid siege to the city of Marawi for more than a week now.

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Philippine army vows to save civilians from ISIL-linked fighters

The battle to re-take the southern Philippine city of Marawi from fighters linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) has dragged into a ninth day. At least 2,000 residents remain trapped inside the city, cut off from food and supplies by the fighting.

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Philippines: ISIL-linked Maute group using children as fighters

Images obtained by Al Jazeera show the Maute armed group using child soldiers as young as four-years-old in propaganda material.

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Philippine's military fights to take control of Marawi

For the evacuees who fled from Marawi, it feels like a time of great uncertainty. The Philippines military say they have killed at least 30 members of the Maute armed group, linked to ISIL, in recent fighting in the south.