Philippines: Muslim rebels defy army ultimatum

July 22, 2007 08:39


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


Muslim guerrillas said they would defy a military ultimatum to surrender rebels who killed 14 Philippine marines, and braced Sunday for war, which both sides acknowledge would imperil already-shaky Malaysian-brokered peace talks. The military announced on Saturday that it had been authorized by the National Security Council to launch "punitive actions" against Moro Islamic Liberation Front insurgents who attacked a marine convoy searching for a kidnapped Italian priest on July 10 on southern Basilan island. Ten of the marines were found beheaded - an act condemned as barbaric by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and the military.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin, Moscow o
June 25, 2019
U.S., Russian, Israeli reach understanding that Iranian forces leave Syria


Cookie Settings