Strange bedfellows in Philippine-Islamic State fight

The rebel Moro Islamic Liberation Front, for decades a thorn in Manila's side, has joined state forces to stop the spread of IS-linked extremism despite an incomplete peace deal

Maguindanao, October 1, 2017 5:45 PM (UTC+8)
A Filipino soldier lies on a mattress in a house as government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Islamic State-aligned Maute group in Marawi city, Philippines July 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Jorge Silva
A Filipino soldier lies on a mattress in a house as government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Islamic State-aligned Maute group in Marawi city, Philippines July 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Jorge Silva
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