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                    [Title] => Pasig court to get custody of Abu financier
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A commander and financier of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group is set to be remanded today to the custody of the Pasig City court where he is facing multiple murder and frustrated murder charges, an official said yesterday.

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A look at major attacks in the Philippines attributed to the violent al-Qaida-linked Abu Sayyaf group:

[DatePublished] => 2009-08-13 15:06:45 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 233396 [Title] => Another Sayyaf leader nabbed in Zamboanga [Summary] => Another Abu Sayyaf commander was arrested Sunday by Army Scout Rangers in the second of a series of raids in Zamboanga City.

Alih Malabon, alias Abu Nidal, is believed to head a band directly under the command of Abu Sayyaf chieftain Khaddafi Janjalani, who remains at large.

Military intelligence, meanwhile, has uncovered an Abu Sayyaf plot to wreak havoc in urban areas like Zamboanga City to avenge the capture of Ghalib Andang, alias Commander Robot, in Indanan, Sulu last Dec. 7.
[DatePublished] => 2003-12-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 202372 [Title] => Last Indonesian hostage held by Sayyaf in Sulu escapes [Summary] => ZAMBOANGA CITY — Government troops recovered yesterday the last Indonesian hostage of the Abu Sayyaf after he escaped from his captors in Patikul, Sulu.

Brig. Gen. Romeo Tolentino, commander of Operation Endgame, the military unit running after the bandits, said Pieter Lerrich — who was held hostage for almost ten months — was found in Sitio Tan Kapitan in Barangay Maligay, at about 12 noon. [DatePublished] => 2003-04-12 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804671 [AuthorName] => Roel Pareño [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 191598 [Title] => Abu leader Hapilon may be wounded but eludes capture in Sulu clash [Summary] => ZAMBOANGA CITY — Using their mastery of the terrain, Abu Sayyaf bandits eluded Army Scout Rangers and troops from the US-trained Light Reaction company, and escaped into the jungles of Sulu yesterday.

However, Col. Alexander Aleo, commander of the Army’s 104th Brigade in Sulu, said Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon might have been wounded in the clash.

"Isnilon is wounded and soldiers are tracking him down," he said.

No government casualties were reported but seven soldiers were wounded in the fighting, he added.
[DatePublished] => 2003-01-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 191330 [Title] => ‘Abu still a threat to American troops’ [Summary] => ZAMBOANGA CITY (AFP) — Abu Sayyaf Islamist guerrillas are still a threat to US troops in Mindanao, despite government claims of successes against them, officials said yesterday.

"The United States still considers the Abu Sayyaf a threat and we have close coordination with the Philippine military," said Col. Douglas Lengenfelder, commander of the US forces here.

"We have taken steps to protect our soldiers," he said.

Lengenfelder said both armed forces were cooperating in "intelligence and physical security in the field." [DatePublished] => 2003-01-13 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 185768 [Title] => Abu leader surrenders [Summary] => ZAMBOANGA CITY – A top Abu Sayyaf leader carrying a P1-million bounty for his capture has surrendered to the military.

Lt. Gen. Narciso Abaya, Armed Forces Southern Command chief, said he could not identify the bandit leader because military intelligence agents are still interrogating him.

Abaya said the Abu Sayyaf chieftain, who surrendered last week, was not among the five bandit leaders wanted by the US government for the death of Americans Guillermo Sobero and Martin Burnham.

However, he holds a key position in the Abu Sayyaf, Abaya added.
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