Airstrike destroys BIFF IED factory in Liguasan Marsh

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao–A military airstrike on Sunday successfully destroyed the bomb-making factory of the IS-linked Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Liguasan Marsh, an Army official said Monday. Capt. Arvin…

Army braces for BIFF retaliatory attacks in Maguindanao

  CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao — The military is bracing for possible retaliatory attacks by IS-inspired armed groups in Maguindanao following the death of members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters…

Army launches artillery, airstrikes vs BIFF in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY — Military artillery fires, backed by helicopter gunships, pounded on pinpointed lairs of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Liberation Front (BIFF) in Maguindanao on Wednesday dawn, sending targets on…

Military on alert to thwart rescue attempt of BIFF bomber

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato — Authorities here implemented Tuesday full- alert status to secure the detained high-ranking official of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) arrested by joint military and police…

2 roadside explosions hit Maguindanao in less than 24 hours

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao — Suspected members of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) set off an improvised explosive device (IED) along the national highway in Datu Hofer, Maguindanao Sunday…

Ilocanos to remember Mamasapano clash, honor 44 fallen SAF members

LAOAG CITY – Ilocanos in this northern part of Luzon are set to commemorate the gallantry of the 44 slain members of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) on…