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10 October 2008

Christians Fear More Islamic Attacks In Southern Philippines

01010.jpgMANILA, PHILIPPINES (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in the southern Philippines feared more attacks Tuesday, October 7, a day after the European Union said it would extend seven million euros, or almost 10 million dollars, in emergency aid for people displaced by the Muslim insurgency in the area.

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11 August 2008

Philippine army attacks Muslim rebels in south

The Philippine military has attacked Muslim rebels holed up in Catholic farmlands in the south prompting hundreds to flee their homes

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06 August 2007

80% of Muslims in Mindanao sympathetic to Sayyaf, says lawmaker

31e2ec2931b39663d2f8684bdb573312.jpgThe lone congressman of war-torn Basilan has revealed 80 percent of Muslims in Mindanao are “sympathetic” to the

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12 June 2007

Ransom ruled out for Italian priest kidnapped in Philippines

medium_10147407.jpgMANILA, June 12, 2007 (AFP) - The Italian government has ruled out paying ransom for one of its priests kidnapped by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines, President Gloria Arroyo's chief aide said Tuesday

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29 March 2006


The Abu Sayyaf terrorist group had initially targeted the Jolo Cathedral in its Monday bombing attack that left five people dead and 20 others wounded but was forced to alter its plans, police investigators revealed yesterday

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20 February 2006

Faith Under Fire: Christians Refuse to Give-In to Terrorists

CWNews.com A deadly attack leaves six Christians dead in the southern Philippines. The incident took place on the island of Jolo earlier this month. It devastated one Christian community.

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03 February 2006

Massacre of Christians in Jolo deals heavy blow to hopes for peace

Suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen knocked on door in a farm in Patikul, Mindanao, and opened fire after asking residents if they were Christian. Six people are confirmed dead, including a nine-month baby girl, and five others are seriously wounded.

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