FILIPINO troops are zeroing in on three sons of Isnilon Hapilon, the slain "emir" of Islamic State in Southeast Asia, and two Malaysians, including Amin Baco, who has been central to facilitating the movement of foreign fighters in the region.
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THE United Nations has stricken off the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the largest Islamic armed group in the Philippines fighting for self-determination in Mindanao, from the list of armed groups recruiting and employing child warriors.
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Government peace initiatives with Muslim rebels remain on track, but the Duterte administration foresees more violence as the military continues offensive operations against the Abu Sayyaf and those affiliated with the terrorist Islamic State (IS).