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Filipino Muslim rebels hand over arms to reinforce peace deal

By Tue, Jun 16, 2015 6:01PM UTC 0 Comment

SULTAN KUDARAT, Philippines (AP) — The largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines handed over a batch of firearms Tuesday as a gesture to reinforce a peace pact stalled by a public outcry over the recent killings of dozens of anti-terror police commandos in a battle with insurgents....

Philippines: MILF rebels return 16 firearms of slain commandos

By Wed, Feb 18, 2015 7:29PM UTC 0 Comment

COTABATO, Philippines (AP) — Muslim guerrillas have returned to the Philippine government at least 16 assault firearms of police anti-terror commandos who were killed in what the insurgents say was a "misencounter" that has stalled a new peace deal....

Philippine president, Muslim rebels agree on autonomy bill

By Tue, Sep 09, 2014 11:20AM UTC Comments Off on Philippine president, Muslim rebels agree on autonomy bill

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says the president discreetly met with a Muslim rebel leader last week in Manila and both helped untangle thorny differences over a proposed autonomy law they hope will end decades of bloody rebellion in the south. ...

Filipino rebels form party as they end rebellion

By Tue, Apr 08, 2014 3:49PM UTC 0 Comment

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines says it has formed a political party as it turns away from a decades-long rebellion after signing a peace pact with the government....

Muslim rebel bomb wounds 6 in southern Philippines

By Sat, Feb 01, 2014 1:28PM UTC 19 Comments

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The military says at least six people, including two television journalists, were wounded when a home-made bomb exploded on a roadside in the southern Philippines....