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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shakes the hands of government troops battling Maute terrorists in Marawi City. He went to the Grand Mosque which has been recently retaken. With the President were Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., Presidential Adviser on Military Affairs Arthur Tabaquero, Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Eduardo Año, Philippine Army Chief Lt. Gen. Glorioso Miranda and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go. (Manila Bulletin)

Duterte plans return to Marawi city when…

By Genalyn Kabiling President Duterte intends to return to Marawi City “in a few days” when the deadly siege of the Islamic State-linked rebels has…

President Rodrigo Duterte made his fourth visit to the troops battling against the terrorists in Marawi City on September 11, 2017. (PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)

Duterte hopes to liberate Marawi by end of the month

By Genalyn Kabiling  After four months of fighting between government troops and Islamic State-linked rebels in Marawi City, President Duterte is hopeful that the conflict…