Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 17:12
At least seven soldiers were killed and 13 injured Thursday in separate encounters with suspected Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines, an official said.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 15:30
At least two Philippine Army soldiers and five Abu Sayyaf militants were killed in clashes on a southern island province, the military said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 16:39
US backed military offensives have crippled the Abu Sayyaf in recent years, but it remains a key security threat.
Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 13:07
Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf militants clashed fiercely with a larger rebel group they had long coexisted with, leaving at least 21 combatants dead in the southern Philippines, police said Monday.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2011, 15:44
Abu Sayyaf militants killed 7 Philippine marines who were about to raid their jungle camp.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 26, 2010, 19:03
police said on Thursday they had captured two members of the Al
Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group wanted for high-profile
kidnappings and a deadly ambush that killed 14 soldiers.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 20, 2009, 15:46
Clashes erupted on Sunday in the southern Philippines when al Qaeda-linked militants resisted attempts by government forces to serve arrest warrants on three of their commanders.
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