UpFront

Duterte's drug war won't save the Philippines

We discuss how Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs won't solve the country's drug problem.

Reporter's Notebook

Marawi: A scarred city of Philippines

Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan writes about her journey when covering the battle for control of Marawi.

Marawi: A scarred city of Philippines

Asia Pacific

Philippines Supreme Court backs Duterte's martial law

Top court overwhelmingly votes in favour of military rule imposed by the president on the southern Mindanao region.

Philippines Supreme Court upholds Duterte's martial law

Asia Pacific

Duterte threatens to jail martial law critics

Philippine leader rejects calls to lift military rule in Mindanao, where hundreds have been killed.

Rodrigo Duterte threatens to jail martial law critics

Opinion

Duterte's reality check in Mindanao

How Rodrigo Duterte had to cut down on tough talk and quietly accept US military help against ISIL.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Asia

One year on, has Duterte lived up to his promises?

The 72-year-old is still popular with Filipinos despite his leadership being marred by his so-called 'war on drugs'.

Asia Pacific

Philippines to halt operations against communist rebels

Truce allows government troops to focus on quelling a month-long siege by ISIL-linked fighters in Mindanao province.

Philippines to halt operations against communist rebels

Asia Pacific

Philippines calls off peace talks with Communist rebels

Negotiations broke down over rebel order for fighters to step up attacks amid violence and martial law in the south.

Philippines calls off peace talks with Communist rebels

Asia Pacific

Bodies of civilians dumped by besieged Philippine city

Latest group of civilians killed in Marawi City adds to deaths of scores over past week, including police and fighters.

Asia Pacific

Duterte makes rape 'joke' for martial law soldiers

Philippines president reassures soldiers who might be accused of committing abuses under Mindanao island martial law.

Duterte makes rape 'joke' for martial law troops

Inside Story

What's behind the latest crisis in the Philippines?

President Rodrigo Duterte has imposed martial law in Mindanao to eliminate the risk of 'contamination' by ISIL.

Opinion

Mindanao crisis: A city on fire

All of a sudden, the Philippines is grappling with the spectre of ISIL and, for some, Marcosian authoritarianism.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Asia Pacific

'Foreigners fighting' with ISIL-linked Philippine group

Indonesians and Malaysians among those killed by army in Marawi, where clashes with Maute force thousands to flee.

Asia Pacific

Duterte considers martial law for entire Philippines

Residents flee Mindanao's Marawi city as fighters reportedly behead a local police chief and take churchgoers hostage.

Asia Pacific

Thousands flee Mindanao, churchgoers 'taken hostage'

Ongoing violence prompts 'mass exodus' from Marawi, as President Rodrigo Duterte considers nationwide martial law.

Mindanao: Churchgoers 'taken hostage' amid Marawi siege