Video – Siege in the southern Philippines – The Stream – Al Jazeera English

Published on May 31, 2017 On The Stream: What kind of impact will the crisis in Marawi have on citizens in the Philippines? Related articles ISIS-linked terrorists in Philippines take hundreds of hostages, most Christian, priest says 2 soldiers, 1 cop killed in Marawi terror attack

Video – Philippine army vows to save civilians trapped by ISIL-linked fighters in Marawi – Al Jazeera English

    Published on May 31, 2017 The battle to re-take the southern Philippine city of Marawi from ISIL-linked fighters has dragged into a ninth day. So far at least 19 civilians have been killed, along with 21 members of the security forces and 89 Maute fighters. At least 2,000 residents remain trapped inside the […]

Video – ISIS Expands its Global Battlefield into the Philippines – HBO – VICE News

      Published on May 31, 2017   The Philippine Army says it has retaken most of the southern city of Marawi from the ISIS-linked militants. Militants linked to the Islamic State invaded the Filipino city of Marawi more than a week ago, prompting President Rodgrigo Duterte to declare martial law and step up […]

Video – Philippine army says it’s close to ending Marawi siege – Al Jazeera English

Published on May 29, 2017 Philippine army says it’s close to ending Marawi siege The Philippine army says it’s close to taking back control of one of its southern cities from a group that’s sworn allegiance to ISIL. The military says Maute fighters are now trying to escape Marawi City, along with several thousand residents […]

Video – Inside Story – What’s behind the latest crisis in the Philippines – Al Jazeera English

  Published on May 26, 2017 The Philippine government has declared Martial Law in the southern Mindanao region where its military has been battling fighters linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). For millions of Filipinos the term ‘Martial Law’ often conjures up the military rule of former leader Ferdinad Marcos. […]