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Islam in the Philippines

World Bank lauds Philippine peace deal

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The World Bank joined the global community in congratulating the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front for their signing of a peace...
Mindanao crisis displaces 100,000

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In another blow to the people on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, and with them investors, the current violent crisis between government troops...
Mindanao unrest: Helicopters fire on Muslim rebels

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Government forces in the Philippines have begun firing rockets from helicopters in an attempt to dislodge Muslim rebels who have been holding parts of...
New bomb blasts wound seven Philippine soldiers

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On Wednesday, August 7, two roadside bombs detonated in the Philippines’ tumultuous south, wounding seven soldiers. Just two days before, a similar explosion killed eight...
Philippines clinches revenue-sharing deal with rebels

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The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, or MILF, from Mindanao announced on July 13 that they have reached what they call...

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Even though the conflict between Sulu invaders and the Malaysian military is heating up in Sabah and a "civil war" in the state has...
Sulu and the other rebels of Philippines’ south

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The Sultan of Sulu’s aim to take ownership of Malaysia’s eastern state of Sabah has placed Malaysian military on high alert, but the Sulu rebels from the Philippines are not the only destablilising force in the region.
Aquino speeds up Mindanao development

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has made an historic visit to the rebel stronghold of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the southern...
Manila turns focus on Mindanao

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The Philippine government is keen to shift Mindanao to the top of its developmental agenda, citing positive growth in the country’s economy and the...
Pacified Mindanao new investors’ darling

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The peace framework agreement signed between Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and the break away Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has been successful at...