A Filipino Islamic State (IS) operative representing what he called “East Asia Wilayah (Province)” warned spies that IS fighters will hunt them down throughout the Philippines for their becoming “traitors” to Islam.
The East Asia division of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 18 Philippine soldiers in the ongoing clashes throughout the neighborhoods of Marawi.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported fighters in the Philippines killing a total of 14 soldiers and destroying an armored vehicle in a two-day period in Marawi.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reports that IS fighters “maintain most of their positions” amid their siege on Marawi City in the Philippines.
Users on a pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram chat group brought attention to Malaysian government leaders’ efforts against the group domestically and in the Philippines, calling them “the big enemies” of IS.
‘Amaq News Agency released a video report on the past 21 days of the battle between Islamic State (IS) fighters and Philippine security forces in the city of Marawi, including a clip of the gunshot execution of six Christians.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters killed a total of 17 Philippine soldiers in ongoing clashes in two neighborhoods in Marawi.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Filipino jihadist called on lone wolves in the Philippines and elsewhere to strike, and in particular, urged they carry out suicide bombings among policemen and soldiers.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the sniping of eight Philippine soldiers and killing of 11 during clashes in the city of Marawi, in addition to fighters damaging a military vehicle with an RPG shell.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) account on Telegram disseminated a “detailed report” of U.S. military in the Philippines, providing former airbase and task force locations and information about weapons supplied to Philippine forces.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq Agency reported that IS fighters struck a Philippine army position with mortar shells in Sulu province’s Patikul area on Jolo island. The Arabic message was released on Telegram on June 8, 2017, and reads:
‘Amaq Agency: Islamic State fighters targeted with mortar shells a position of the Philippine army in the area of Patikul on Jolo island in Sulu in southwestern Philippines
A Filipino Islamic State (IS) operative rejected the Philippine government’s narrative that the executor of the June 1, 2017, Resorts World Manila attack is not an IS fighter but a Christian and gambler who was heavily in debt.
The Islamic State (IS) declared in the English edition of its Rumiyah magazine that with its losing of territory in Iraq and Syria, it redoubled its efforts and expanded, including shifting focus to “Crusader soil,” evidenced by the Manchester attack, and seized the city of Marawi in the Philippines.
As the situation in the city of Marawi in the Philippines’ Lanao del Sur province continues, with attacks despite a “humanitarian pause,” the Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that close to 10 Philippine soldiers were killed during clashes in Mamasapano in Maguindanao province.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video showing IS fighters destroyed religious symbols inside a church in the battle-stricken city of Marawi in the Philippines and setting fire to the building.
The Islamic State (IS) issued a formal communique from its East Asia division claiming credit for the attack at Resorts World Manila in the Philippines and giving the number of dead and wounded as nearly 100 Christian “combatants”.
The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the attack at Resorts World Manila in the Philippines through its ‘Amaq News Agency.
The Filipino Islamic State (IS) operative who earlier claimed that the group is responsible for the attack at Resorts World Manila in Pasay, Philippines, identified the alleged attacker and noted that his main objective was to burn the casino inside.
An Islamic State (IS) Filipino operative who provides daily updates on the ongoing clashes in Marawi stated that the group is responsible for the attack at Resorts World Manila in Pasay, Philippines.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video of IS fighters engaged in a clash with Philippine soldiers in Marawi.