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Dureza welcomes MILF, MNLF 'convergence'

Philippine Star - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza and Hadji Murad Ebrahim of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (right) flash the iconic political campaign sign of the now President Rodrigo Duterte after their meeting in Maguindanao on Thursday morning.
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With new peace roadmap, Duterte holds 'warm' phone conversation with Misuari

GMA News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
President Rodrigo Duterte reached out to Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari after approving what the administration said was an “inclusive” peace roadmap, Malacañang said on Tuesday.
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My job is to pursue peace – Digong - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mr. Duterte also underscored his desire to pursue peace as well with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the Moro National Liberation Front, but said they must ensure they have no more ties with the Abu Sayyaf Group, or else the talks would be for ...

Indonesia seeks help from MNLF leader to release hostages

Jakarta Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Indonesian intelligence personnel are communicating with Nur Misuari, the founder of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), in an effort to release 10 Indonesian sailors abducted by Philippine militant groups, a minister has said. The MNLF leader ...

Zamboanga City on red alert after entry of MNLF members

CNN Philippines - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Zamboanga City (CNN Philippines) - Security officials have raised a red alert for Zamboanga City following the entry of members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), officials said Tuesday. Mayor Beng Climaco said 300 MNLF members entered the ...
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President Duterte pleads peace with everybody

Manila Bulletin - ‎4 hours ago‎
The President also mentioned that while the Moro National Liberation Front and Moro Islamic Liberation Front are both ready to talk about peace with the government, he believes that there will be 'no significant result' unless the two militant groups ...
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Duterte: Correct historical injustice, pass Bangsamoro Law

Philippine Star - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
He said that Congress can at least define the Bangsamoro territory. "And when the federal system comes, isali mo na sa package including si [Moro National Liberation Front Nur] Misuari. That is the only solution for Mindanao. Nothing else. Believe me.".
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Maguindanao execs see peaceful days ahead for Moro people

Philippine Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
Local Government Secretary Ismael Sueno huddles with Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu at the sideline of the convention of provincial governors at the Heritage Hotel in Pasay City early this week.
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Southern Philippines leaders hopeful of Duterte gov't

Anadolu Agency - ‎5 hours ago‎
“All of them also understand deeply the decades-old Moro issue and the importance of the ongoing bilateral peace initiatives of Malacanang [presidential palace] and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front,” Mangudadatu underlined. “What is there to worry ...
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Duterte declares truce with Maoists

Gulf Today - ‎19 hours ago‎
“All of us want peace,” Duterte stressed as he said the government was also willing to extend the hand of peace to the Moro rebels represented by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF). For the first time ...
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Inside Abu Sayyaf: Blood, drugs and conspiracies - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
He was once a member of the secessionist Moro National Liberation Front, which has since brokered peace with the government.

RI mulls deploying armed guards on ships

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Indonesia is looking at the option of posting security guards aboard commercial ships passing through the waters of Sulu in the Philippines, which are infested by militant group Abu Sayyaf.
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Philippines hopes new president can fashion peace from a war of many sides

The Conversation UK - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Including rival faction, the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), in talks has irritated them further. Duterte is friendly with Nur Misuari, founding chair of the MNLF, but while this group signed a peace accord in 1996, factions have since taken up ...
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BBL re-filed in Congress by Maguindanao lawmaker

Philippine Star - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines - The lawmaker-spouse of the chairman of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) has re-filed in Congress the original version of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) which is to principally benefit the Moro Islamic ...

MILF, MNLF join anti-drugs fight, agree on info sharing with gov't

InterAksyon - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
DAVAO CITY -- The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) are fighting another war -- the war on illegal drugs, and this time they will be working alongside the government's law enforcers by sharing information on ...
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Dureza welcomes Moro convention proposal

The Standard - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
But Dureza said the reconstituted BTC should also represent the Moro National Liberation Front of Nur Misuari who signed a peace pact with the government in 1996 and other Bangsamoro groups, including the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao ...

Public catches glimpse of road ahead

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎22 hours ago‎
He sought the swift passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law “minus the constitutional issues that are contentious” then “when federalism comes, isali mo na sa package together with [Nur] Misuari,” referring to the founder of the Moro National Liberation Front.

Duterte confident of peace pact with CPP-NDF before end of term

GMA News - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Duterte also talked about the government's peace efforts with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and Nur Misuari's faction of the Moro National Liberation Front. "We can always develop this country. Make everybody happy. Magreresputahan lang tayo, okay ...

Malaysia confirms sailors kidnapped by Sayyaf

Mindanao Examiner - ‎5 hours ago‎
ZAMBOANGA CITY - Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday confirmed that the radical jihadist group Abu Sayyaf was behind the kidnappings of 5 Malaysian tugboat crewmen who disappeared in Sabah near the Philippines border.

BIFF leaders ousted by moderate Islamic clerics – Muslim preacher - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The BIFF is composed of about 1,300 former Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) guerrillas who bolted out of the biggest Moro rebel group over ideological differences. Kato formed the BIFF in 2008 following the botched Memorandum of ... On January 25 ...