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Philippines blast kills three




Bali suspect gives Philippine troops the slip




Philippines steps up security after bombing




An explosion near a marketplace in Tacurong City killed 3 and wounded 30. Philippines marines killed 5 members of commander Habier Malik's MNLF forces on Jolo Island.




(Philippines) Sulu troops to suspend operations on May 4




Philippines grounds 41 Huey helicopters after crash




The military believes Uztadz Khabir Malic, the leader of the Muslim National Liberation Front's (MNLF) Misuari group has ties with Abu Sayyaf. Philippine troops attacked the Jolo Island camp of MNLF commander Khaid Ajibun. Three USAID workers were wounded in a bombing in Cotabato province.




Abu Sayyaf beheaded seven captives and delivered two of the heads to civilians, who were ordered to take them to the Philippine Army. Abu Sayyaf commander Albader Parad is believed to have ordered the beheadings.




Abu Sayyaf kidnapped 7 men on Jolo Island. The fighting between the Philippine Army and the Moro National Liberation Front is intensifying on Jolo Island, with 17 MNLF fighters, 3 soldiers and 1 civilian killed over the past 3 days.




Philippine troops overran 2 Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) camps and killed 8 fighters during an assault on Jolo Island. MNLF commander Habier Malik and several hundred fighters retreated into the jungles with Philippine troops in pursuit.




Two Philippine soldiers were killed and 10 wounded in a clash with Abu Sayyaf on Jolo Island. The military stated an MNLF commander is providing aid to Abu Sayyaf on Jolo.




Isnilon Hapilon, an Abu Sayyaf leader who was behind the 2002 Bali bombing in Indonesia, narrowly escaped a raid by Philippine Army forces on a camp in Jolo. Three other Abu Sayyaf fighters have been captured. Hapilon has a $5 million bounty out for his capture.




The Philippines military killed three gunmen at sea who were possibly linked to Abu Sayyaf. The military will focus on civil-military operations in Mindanao. The UK wants to increase intelligence ties with the Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations.




The US put a $5 million bounty out for Zulkifli bin Hir, aka Marwan, the Malaysian leader of the Kumpulun Mujahidin Malaysia who is working with Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines. Marwan is behind a series of bombings in the Philippines.




Key Abu Sayyaf man nailed after 4 years on the run




COIN in the Philippines: Below the Doom and Gloom Radar




Making friends in Abu Sayyaf™s territory




A helping hand fighting Philippines terror




Yasser Igasan isbelieved to be the new head of the Abu Sayyaf Group. Igasan has had "terror training abroad and... connections with possible foreign financiers." Four Abu Sayyaf were killed in fighting as the US and Philippine troops wrap up exercises.




MNLF May Quit the Peace Process in the Philippines