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'Nothing to commemorate,' Marawi residents say 3 years after end of ISIS siege

October 19, 2020 11:19 AM

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, PHILIPPINES (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Three years after the Philippine government declared Marawi City liberated from an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)-inspired terror group, displaced residents of ground zero, the scene of the five-month battle, remain barred from their homes and have yet to receive compensation for their losses.

Priest who became face of Marawi siege in southern Philippines in 2017 dies

July 22, 2020 3:54 PM

MANILA - The priest who was the face of hundreds of hostages taken by Muslim militants during the disastrous siege of the southern city of Marawi more than three years ago died early on Wednesday (July 22).

Rebuilding Marawi

June 11, 2019 5:00 AM

Marawi City is finally rebuilding, two years after about a thousand militants started a five-month war that devastated its eastern half.

DNA tests confirm death of last surviving leader of Marawi siege

April 15, 2019 5:00 AM

Philippine security officials said yesterday that DNA tests have confirmed the death of the last known surviving leader of an alliance of extremists that laid a five-month siege to the southern Philippine city of Marawi two years ago.

DNA tests confirm death of Abu Dar, last of key siege plotters of Philippines' Marawi city

April 14, 2019 4:42 PM

MANILA - Philippine security officials said on Sunday (April 14) DNA tests have confirmed the death of the last known surviving leader of an alliance of extremists that laid siege for five months to the southern Philippine city of Marawi two years ago.

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