Philippines

U.S. joins battle as Philippines takes losses in besieged city

The Philippines military said the United States was providing technical assistance to end the siege of Marawi City by fighters allied to Islamic State, which is now in its third week, but it had no boots on the ground, according to

Manila hotel attack: Dozens of guests are injured as Islamists storm Philippines resort popular with Westerners

Dozens of tourists are feared injured after an ISIS gunman opened fire at a hotel resort near Manila airport in the Philippines, according to MailOnline. The shooting happened at the popular Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Philippines at about midnight local

Powerful earthquake hits Philippines: a least 6 people killed, 120 injured

The late Friday quake with a magnitude of 6.5 roused residents from sleep in the Surigao del Norte province, sending hundreds fleeing from their homes, Joinfo.com reports with reference to ABC News. The quake was centered about 14 kilometers northwest of the

Massive 7.3-magnitude underwater earthquake strikes off the Philippines

The quake, southeast of the island of Jolo , was measured at a depth of 380 miles in the Celebes Sea, the US Geological Survey said. But Philippine seismologists say it was far too deep to cause any damage and casualties or