Abu Dar is believed to be one of the likely successors to Isnilon Hapilon
More deaths have been reported in overcrowded jails.
Stepmother and stepsister freed after military launches manhunt on Jolo island.
Military launches offensives after suspected guerrillas wounded six soldiers with bomb.
Destruction after the accident in Sarangani Bay is said to be extensive.
New People’s Army rejects offer to hold peace talks in Manila.
President Rodrigo Duterte had branded Maria Lourdes Sereno as his “enemy.”
Maj. George Anikow was killed during a fight in Manila’s Makati district.
Statement declares deportation order did not have legal basis.
Military says troops are targeting remaining members of groups that fought in Marawi.
President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to expose alleged intelligence information about a slain priest.
Presidential spokesman says such action would reverse diplomatic gains.
Peter Gerard Scully fled from Melbourne in 2011, Philippine investigators say.
Fighting between Philippine forces and pro-IS militants has claimed 23 lives since Sunday.
Father Richmond Nilo is the third priest killed since December.
But Manila takes moves to minimize diplomatic impact from incident near disputed shoal.
Military says it destroyed a bomb plant operated by BIFF militants in Maguindanao province.
Video taken by local television station shows Chinese coast guard confiscating catch.
Victim is the 10th journalist killed since President Rodrigo Duterte took power in 2016, authorities say.
The suspects were caught after allegedly scouting Cagayan de Oro for bombing targets.
Warning comes as Congress hammers out a final version of Muslim autonomy bill.
Team leader assures comprehensive report on incident that left nine Muslim rebels dead.
Battalion was ambushed by communist insurgents while on foot patrol in Mountain province.
A crowd reportedly cheered as the president kissed a woman married to another man.
Witnesses said driver failed to see oncoming 10-wheeler.
Rogue police allegedly strangled Jee Ick-Joo in 2016 and extorted money from his widow.
Special rapporteur says removal of chief justice who challenged war on drugs has chilling effect.
But Bangsamoro Basic Law has been watered down, critics say.
Structures are being constructed on Philippine-controlled territory to ensure safe navigation, government says.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants Sister Patricia Fox to get deported, but her 27 years of work with the Filipino poor qualifies her to stay, congressmen say.