Army seeks cooperation of Muslim clerics in fight vs. extremists

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Army seeks cooperation of Muslim clerics in fight vs. extremists 

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Oct. 5 — Military authorities and Muslim Religious Leaders (MRL) have formed an alliance of cooperation to get rid Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur of suspected jihadist and extremists.

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No truth to jihadist camps report in PHL — AFP chief

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on No truth to jihadist camps report in PHL — AFP chief 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Gen. Hernando DCA Iriberri vehemently denied reports that there are four jihadist camps operating in Mindanao.

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Gordon asks conflict protagonists to respect Red Cross symbol

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gordon asks conflict protagonists to respect Red Cross symbol 

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 30 — Former Senator Richard Gordon has admitted threats on Red Cross personnel as they do their jobs of giving humanitarian help to people who are in need in areas of conflict.

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Poll: ISIS more dangerous to U.S. than Iran, Russia

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Poll: ISIS more dangerous to U.S. than Iran, Russia 

WASHINGTON, April 23 — The American people see ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) as a bigger threat to the U.S. than Iran, Russia or other countries, a new CNN/ORC poll showed Wednesday.

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Indonesia closes the door to returning Jihadists

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Indonesia closes the door to returning Jihadists 

MOSCOW, Jan. 15 — Indonesia is planning to revoke passports of its citizens who have joined the Islamic State (IS) militant group in an attempt to prevent them from carrying out attacks when they return home, the Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Political, Security and Legal Affairs told The Straits Times.

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President Aquino: PHL coordinating with allies to prevent terror threats during Papal visit

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino: PHL coordinating with allies to prevent terror threats during Papal visit 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday said the Philippines is closely coordinating with allies from other countries, including ASEAN, to prevent terror threats when Pope Francis visits the country this week.

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Shamkhani: Syria defeats oppressor supporters of terrorism

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Shamkhani: Syria defeats oppressor supporters of terrorism 

TEHRAN, Dec. 29 — Damascus has defeated the oppressor front that supports terrorism, giving a very good lesson to the whole world, secretary of the Iranian Supreme National Security Council said Sunday.

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Palace reiterates seriousness in fighting terrorism

December 1, 2014 by · Comments Off on Palace reiterates seriousness in fighting terrorism 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Nov. 30 (PNA) — A Malacanang official on Sunday stressed the Aquino government’s resolve to fight terrorism.

“Masigasig at determinado ang administrasyong Aquino sa paglaban at pagsabat sa terorismo sa lahat ng anyo nito,” Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said in a radio interview.

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PHL condemns ISIS killing of US Aid Worker

November 21, 2014 by · Comments Off on PHL condemns ISIS killing of US Aid Worker 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Nov. 20 (PNA) – The Philippines on Thursday condemned “in the strongest possible terms” the brutal killing of American aid worker Peter Kassig by Islamic State militants in Syria.

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