Southeast Asia | Philippines says close to retaking Marawi city from Islamist rebels
A Philippine Air Force attack helicopter fires a rocket at rebel positions in  Marawi City in southern Philippines May 29, 2017. Reuters/Erik De Castro
A Philippine Air Force attack helicopter fires a rocket at rebel positions in Marawi City in southern Philippines May 29, 2017. Reuters/Erik De Castro

Philippines says close to retaking Marawi city from Islamist rebels

The occupation of Marawi city by a group hardly heard of a year ago has become the biggest security challenge of Rodrigo Duterte's 11-month presidency.

May 30, 2017 8:45 AM (UTC+8)
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