Tag Archives: MINDANAO TERRORISTS

CENTINO: AFP closer to gaining victory vs. all threats

MANILA – Newly-appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff, Lt. Gen. Andres Centino, on Friday said the military is closer to attaining victory against all security threats in the country.In his assumption speech, Centino said the winning streak of the AFP can be attributed… Read More

House leader wants fixed 3-year term for AFP chief

Army commander Andres Centino is new AFP chief

MANILA — The chairman of the House Strategic Intelligence Committee on Friday called for the immediate passage of a measure seeking to prescribe a fixed three-year tour of duty for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff.Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel made the call after… Read More

Duterte names Centino as new AFP chief

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has picked Philippine Army (PA) commander, Lt. Gen. Andres Centino as the 57th chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).In a press statement, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque confirmed Centino’s appointment.”We confirm that President… Read More

TOP MINDANAO TERRORIST, WIFE KILLED

Dawlah Islamiyah terror group leader, wife slain in Maguindanao clash

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – The leader of the Dawlah Islamiyah (DI) terror group in Mindanao and his wife were killed during a pre-dawn law enforcement operation in Maguindanao on Friday.Maj. Gen. Juvymax Uy, 6th Infantry Division commander, told a news conference here that Salahuddin Hassan… Read More

Faustino lauds troops for successful mission vs. terror leader

 October 29, 2021, 9:22 pm

MANILA – Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief, Gen. Jose Faustino Jr., on Friday commended operating units of the 6th Infantry Division for the successful operations that led to the death of terrorist leader Salahuddin Hassan.The cadavers of Hassan and his wife, Jehana Minbida, who… Read More

DUTERTE: No ‘all-out war’ vs. Mindanao terrorists

Government cannot wage a war against its own people

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Pleads for end to violence in Maguindanao

 May 11, 2021

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday sought the help of Bangsamoro officials to stop the violence and terror acts perpetrated by extremist groups such as the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao.Duterte made the appeal during his meeting with Bangsamoro officials,… Read More

Foreign terrorist, 2 Abu Sayyaf killed in Sulu clash

Foreign terrorist an Egyptian, and one of the five remaining foreign terrorists–all Egyptians–monitored in Sulu

 April 17, 2021

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A foreign terrorist and two Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits were killed in a clash with government forces in the province of Sulu, military officials said Saturday.

Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan Jr., Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) chief, said the firefight broke out around… Read More

5 TERRORISTS killed in South Cotabato encounters

GENERAL SANTOS CITY –Five alleged members of an Islamic State-inspired local terrorist group were killed in separate encounters with government operatives Thursday morning in Polomolok and Tboli towns in South Cotabato province.The encounters reportedly ensued during the serving of search and… Read More