Muslim Rebels

UN peacekeepers accused of sexually abusing four girls in Central Africa

UN peacekeepers are facing new allegations of sexual abuse in the Central African Republic involving four young girls, the UN spokesman said Tuesday.

Jan 06, 2016, 00:15 AM IST

14 killed in Muslim rebel attacks in southern Philippines

Christmas attacks by Muslim rebels in Christian villages in the southern Philippines left at least 14 people dead and may have been partly influenced by the notoriety of the Islamic State group, officials said today.

Dec 26, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

US played big role in botched Philippine raid: Senate

 US forces played a "substantial" role in a botched raid against Muslim rebels in the Philippines that left 44 local police commandoes dead, according to a Senate report released Tuesday.

Mar 17, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

Philippine military says 73 Muslim rebels dead in offensive

The Philippine military says its forces have killed 73 hard-line Muslim rebels and a suspected foreign militant in a three-week offensive in the restive south, where 44 anti-terror police commandos were killed in January by insurgents.

Mar 09, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

Rebels sign up to vote as Philippines moves to save peace pact

Hundreds of Muslim rebels lined up in the Philippines on Saturday to register as voters, keeping faith with a 2014 peace pact that was thrown into doubt after 44 policemen were killed in a botched terror raid.

Mar 07, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

Philippine rebels promise help on militants as peace bid stalls

Muslim rebels in the Philippines promised the government on Thursday they would help track down a wanted militant in a bid to save a peace process thrown into doubt by a clash in which 44 policemen were killed.

Feb 12, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

49 Philippine police killed after clash with rebels

Forty-nine Philippine police commandos were killed when they clashed with Muslim rebels in the south, police said Monday, a bloodbath which tested a peace accord signed last March.

Jan 26, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Enduring pain after Muslim rebel attack on Philippine city

Thousands of people displaced by a Muslim rebel assault on a major Philippine city are enduring squalid conditions in an evacuation camp where dozens have died, while the guerilla leader remains fr

Sep 08, 2014, 13:08 PM IST

Thailand picks team for talks with Muslim rebels

Thailand will assemble a peace negotiating team by the end of the week to revive talks with Muslim separatists whose insurgency in the south of the country has cost thousands of lives in the past decade, the military junta said on Wednesday.

Sep 03, 2014, 15:01 PM IST

30 killed at Central African Rep church

Muslim rebels stormed a Catholic church compound in the capital of Central African Republic on Wednesday, killing at least 30 people in a hail of gunfire and grenades, witnesses said.

May 29, 2014, 01:44 AM IST

French troops battle Muslim rebels in Central African Republic town

French peacekeeping troops in Central African Republic using helicopter gunships and mortars fought Muslim rebels on Saturday at a bridge in the town of Bambari northeast of the capital Bangui, a Reuters witness said.

May 24, 2014, 16:04 PM IST

Philippines says peace pact should hold despite clashes

The Philippines said Wednesday it was confident a peace deal with the country`s largest Muslim rebel group would hold despite fresh clashes that left four of its members dead.

Apr 16, 2014, 11:14 AM IST

Muslim rebels joyous, but wary, at peace prospects in Philippines

Joyous shouts of "Allahu akbar" echoed across the headquarters of the Philippines` biggest Muslim rebel group as a pact to end four decades of bloodshed was signed, but there were also fears war clouds had yet to pass.

Mar 28, 2014, 13:22 PM IST

Philippines, Muslim rebels seal historic peace deal

The biggest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines signed an historic pact Thursday to end one of Asia`s longest and deadliest conflicts, promising to give up their arms for an autonomous homeland.

Mar 27, 2014, 16:33 PM IST

Muslim rebels bomb wounds 6 in southern Philippines

A homemade bomb that was likely set off by Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines wounded six people, including two television journalists, the military said.

Feb 01, 2014, 12:02 PM IST

Philippine leader vows to crush `spoiler` rebels

Philippine President Benigno Aquino vowed today to crush militants opposed to an imminent deal aimed at ending a decades-long Muslim separatist insurgency, as the death toll from a military assault on them rose to 38.

Jan 29, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Philippine military says 17 Muslim rebels killed

The Philippine military said on Tuesday it had killed 17 militants opposed to a peace deal between the government and the country`s main Muslim rebel group, as fighting raged for a second day.

Jan 28, 2014, 12:50 PM IST

Central African Republic mobs launch ethnic attacks

Dozens of young men stood waiting for storm clouds to pass, as wind stirred up swirls of red dust on the largely deserted street in Central African Republic`s capital.

Dec 10, 2013, 12:43 PM IST

Bus bomb kills 3 as Philippines fighting drags on

A bomb exploded on Friday inside a parked bus, killing three people in a southern Philippine city where government troops are battling a holdout group of Muslim rebels holding about 20 hostages.

Sep 20, 2013, 21:38 PM IST

Philippine troops kill 8 Muslim rebels in city battles

Philippine security forces killed eight Muslim rebels on Thursday as they hunted the remnants of a guerrilla force hiding in homes of a major city and believed to be holding hostages.

Sep 19, 2013, 18:39 PM IST