Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 15:49
Philippine authorities have arrested a suspected Muslim militant accusing of kidnapping two European bird-watchers last year.
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: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 09:55
The al Qaeda allies in Philippines has reportedly on Saturday released Australian hostage Warren Rodwell, who was abducted 15 months ago in Philippines.
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: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 09:33
Abu Sayyaf gunmen have freed two Filipino members of a Jordanian TV journalist`s crew who were kidnapped by the al Qaeda-linked militants last year.
Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 10:53
Umbra Jumdail had deviated from the brutal image of his al Qaeda-linked militant group by playing doctor to Filipino villagers.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 05, 2012, 12:50
Abu Sayyaf commander Umbra Jumdail was killed on Thursday in a jungle hideout on southern Jolo island.
Last Updated: Friday, February 03, 2012, 11:17
The US has offered a $5 mn reward for the capture of Marwan, a US-trained engineer accused of involvement in bombings in the Philippines.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 11:08
Gunmen seized Swiss and Dutch tourists on a bird-watching trip in a remote southern province.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 09:55
The Abu Sayyaf has been weakened by years of US-backed Philippine offensives but remains a threat.
Last Updated: Monday, October 31, 2011, 18:30
A Philippine military air and ground assault killed three Abu Sayyaf commanders and two other militants.
Last Updated: Monday, October 03, 2011, 08:52
Gerfa Yeatts Lunsmann was dropped off by boat late Sunday at a wharf and walked to nearby Maluso township.
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