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Military Finds Mass Grave in Camp of Muslim Extremist Kidnappers

bodies after they overran a camp of the Muslim extremist Abu Sayyaf group, local military offici ... extremist Abu Sayyaf group, local military officials said Sunday.  The bodies, believed to be Abu Sayyaf ... head of the task force leading a military assault on the Abu Sayyaf in southern Jolo island,  ...

19/05/2010 - 10:09 - comment 0

Four European Hostages Freed after Bloody Shoot-out

Abu Sayyaf Muslim rebels freed on Saturday four ... Abu Sayyaf Muslim rebels freed on Saturday four European hostages held on the southern Philippine ... and Risto Vahanen and Marc Wallert of Germany would be plucked out of the Abu Sayyaf stronghold ...

19/05/2010 - 11:02 - comment 0

Five Abu Sayyaf Members Killed in Southern Philippines

Five members of the Abu Sayyaf Muslim kidnapping group ... on S Five members of the Abu Sayyaf Muslim kidnapping group were killed and two soldiers wounded in clashes ... Troops encountered a 35-man Abu Sayyaf band in Talipao town before dawn and killed five of them, ...

18/05/2010 - 17:34 - comment 0

Report: Abu Sayyaf Take 200 People Hostage

The Abu Sayyaf Muslim guerilla group claimed over ... The Abu Sayyaf Muslim guerilla group claimed over local radio Saturday they had taken over a church ... are part of the Abu Sayyaf suicide squad. We are now in control of a church and hospital here with around ...

18/05/2010 - 19:27 - comment 0

Two Slain as Philippine Troops Assault Islet of Muslim Kidnappers

Philippine troops clashed Saturday with Abu Sayyaf ... Philippine troops clashed Saturday with Abu Sayyaf rebels, holding 11 US and Filipino hostages, killing two ... the main Abu Sayyaf stronghold of Basilan island before dawn, Colonel Roland Detabali, the assistant chief ...

18/05/2010 - 17:32 - comment 0

Philippine Leader Vows to Maintain Operation to Crush Abu Sayyaf

to push through with an operation to crush the Abu Sayyaf Muslim guerrilla group even as more sympat Philippine President Gloria Arroyo Saturday vowed to push through with an operation to crush the Abu Sayyaf ... She made the threat as the latest Abu Sayyaf kidnapping crisis, involving 19 Filipinos and two ...

18/05/2010 - 19:13 - comment 0

Philippine police arrest suspected Abu Sayyaf member

of the Abu Sayyaf Muslim kidnapping group in the southern Philippine port city of Zamboanga on Wednesda Police authorities arrested a suspected member of the Abu Sayyaf Muslim kidnapping group in the southern ... out of a passenger ferry at the city wharf from the nearby island of Basilan, an Abu Sayyaf ...

18/05/2010 - 16:25 - comment 0

Abu Sayyaf Behead Nine Hostages in Southern Philippines

Abu Sayyaf Muslim guerrillas who seized more than ... Abu Sayyaf Muslim guerrillas who seized more than a dozen hostages in this southern town have beheaded ... as the bodies were being placed in the funeral parlor, Abu Sayyaf gunmen began firing on houses on the outskirts ...

18/05/2010 - 19:11 - comment 0

Philippine General Denies Collusion with Abu Sayyaf

colluded with Abu Sayyaf kidnappers holding 18 Filipino and American hostages. Brigadier General R A Philippine general Saturday denied allegations he colluded with Abu Sayyaf kidnappers holding 18 Filipino ... had something to hide.  But he could not explain to a congressional committee how the Abu Sayyaf ...

18/05/2010 - 17:54 - comment 0

Twenty-Six Abu Sayyaf Kidnappers, one Soldier Killed in Philippine Clashes

At least 26 Abu Sayyaf Muslim gunmen and one soldier ... At least 26 Abu Sayyaf Muslim gunmen and one soldier were killed Sunday while nine other government troops ... were on patrol in Jolo Island's Talipao town when they were attacked by Abu Sayyaf guerrillas, ...

18/05/2010 - 17:35 - comment 0