Maute terror group member yields in Lanao Sur

COTABATO CITY — A remnant of the Islamic State-inspired Maute terror group surrendered to authorities in Lumbatan, Lanao del Sur on Saturday morning. Senior Insp. Jemar Delos Santos, speaking for the…

Doctor in foiled NY terror plot, 53 Maute members face criminal raps

MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed criminal charges against 54 suspected Maute members, including the doctor being linked to a local terror group allegedly behind the abduction of…

DOJ to submit for resolution raps vs woman inciting terror online

MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to submit for resolution the rebellion charges filed by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) against a woman allegedly involved in…

Police arrest wife of terrorist leader Omar Maute

MANILA — Police have arrested Minhati Madrais, the Indonesian wife of terrorist leader Omar Maute, authorities confirmed Sunday afternoon. Iligan City Police director Senior Supt. Leony Roy Ga said Madrais, alias…

13 Maute terrorists killed in Marawi clearing ops

MANILA — Some 13 Maute group remnants were killed in the latest military operations aimed at clearing Marawi City of terrorists, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced Thursday.…

DOJ readies extradition of Pinoy doc over foiled NY terror plot

MANILA — The Department of Justice is set to start processing the extradition request from the United States government against Dr. Russel Salic. Salic, 37, is among the three people now…

Dead Maute group members now 736

MANILA — The number of slain Maute Group terrorists in the ongoing military operations in Marawi City has now climbed to 736, said Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public…

No way out for Maute

PRO-6 to public: Refrain posting false info on ‘Maute attack’

ILOILO CITY — Western Visayas is still “Maute-free” amid reports of people coming from Mindanao to this region and information circulating in the social media on the alleged terrorist attacks…

War correspondents risking lives in Marawi

MANILA– Despite the imminent and present danger to their lives, droves of intrepid journalists both local and foreign, rushed to faraway Marawi City when fighting broke out between government forces…

P250-M worth of shabu, high-powered arms seized in Marawi City

MANILA– Troops engaged in clearing Marawi City of the remaining Maute Group members recovered 11 kilograms of shabu, with an estimated street value of PHP110 million to PHP250 million, and…

President Duterte denies intel failure in Marawi crisis

  BUTUAN CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday denied that the crisis in Marawi City was a result of the failure of intelligence, as clashes between government forces and…

Maute matriarch now in BJMP custody

MANILA — Ominta Maute alias “Farhana”, the matriarch of the Maute brothers, is now in the custody of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP). This was confirmed on…

Governor hails heroism of fallen Philippine Marine from Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Governor Amado Espino III paid his respects to the heroism of Private First Class Eddie C. Bravo of the Philippine Marines from Bolinao town, who was killed…

4 ‘missing’ Marawi teachers found

  COTABATO CITY — Four of the more than 700 teachers reported missing since the outbreak of hostilities in Marawi City have been found, education officials today said. Ana Zenaida…

Maute suspects moved to Manila

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The government has vowed to comply with the Supreme Court (SC) order for the prosecution of Maute terror suspects here, but their detention will be…

DOJ high-level delegation in CDO for preps on inquest proceedings vs Maute members

MANILA — A high-level delegation headed by Justice Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II is now in Cagayan de Oro City to oversee the preparations of DOJ prosecutors for the start…

Muslim in Baguio surnamed ‘Maute’ denies connection with terror group

BAGUIO CITY -– A member of the Muslim community here who carries the surname “Maute” claims he is not related to the Maute brothers leading the terror group sowing hostilities…

8 dead bodies found in outskirts of Marawi City

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao — Eight bakery workers were found dead by government forces pursuing terrorists Maute and Abu Sayyaf Group in the outskirts of Marawi City, police and military…

Troops arrest 4 suspected Maute Group members

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) on Friday announced the arrest of four alleged members of the ISIS-inspired Maute Group in Lanao del Sur. Maj. Gen. Carlito Galvez…