A bomb injured at least 18 people Wednesday 3 April in a southern Philippine town in an attack believed to be either an extortion attempt or retaliation by Muslim militants targeted in recent military offensives, officials said. Regional army commander Maj. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana said the bomb went off outside a small restaurant in Isulan…

A crude bomb, blamed by security forces on a small pro-Islamic State militant group, killed two people and wounded dozens on Monday in the southern Philippines, an army commander said. Islamist militants operate in the south of the largely Christian Asian country and some are known to have links with groups abroad, including al Qaeda…

Following a bomb explosion in one of the Internet cafes in the Philippine city of Isulan, Sultan Kudarat province, on the island of Mindanao, one person was killed and at least 15 others were more or less seriously injured. Isulan, where the majority of the population is Christian, is protected by police and army forces….

2 people were killed and some 35 others were injured in a bomb explosion during ceremonies marking the 61st anniversary of the founding of the city of Isulan in the southern Philippines, the authorities announced. This is the second attack in the region in less than a month. Two other bombs were discovered and neutralized…

Security Forces in the Philippines on Wednesday 4 July 2018 said they thwarted an attempt by pro-Islamic State militants to occupy a town in the southern province of Mindanao. The 12-hour siege left four rebels dead in urban clashes reminiscent of the five-month confrontation in Marawi last year. The clashes followed warnings by President Rodrigo…

 A junior army officer and four soldiers were wounded on Sunday in an attack in the southern Philippines, a military spokesman said. Capt. Arvin Encinas said the troops were aboard a military truck on an “administrative mission” when attacked around 7:30 a.m. in Meta village in Datu Unsay town in Maguindanao province. He said an…