ISIS beheads civilians, brutalizes women in Philippines

Military levels whole sections of city in the Philippines through airstrikes and bombing runs in attempt to wipe out Muslim terrorists.Mordechai Sones, 6/29/2017, 10:43 PM

Philippines: Sing the anthem enthusiastically, or end up in jail

New bill aims to instill patriotism, prohibits ridiculing national anthem.Chana Roberts, 6/29/2017, 10:33 AM

Pro-ISIS militants take students hostage in the Philippines

Pro-Islamic State militants storm school in the southern Philippines, holding several students hostage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2017, 5:39 AM

Philippines says U.S. Special Ops on ground near besieged Marawi

'ISIS demonstrated significant determination, success capturing and holding Mosul in Iraq; effort in Marawi of a similar notable quality.'Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2017, 12:37 PM

Manila resort on lockdown as gunmen storm hotels

Dozens reportedly injured after undefined gunmen attack Resorts World Manila in Philippines as ISIS insurgency continues.Gary Willig, 6/1/2017, 10:35 PM

ISIS overruns Philippine city, control elusive as fighting rages

Duterte declares martial law in entire Mindanao area amid ongoing attack, will cut short Russia trip due to Marawi situation.Mordechai Sones, 5/23/2017, 8:37 PM

Philippines president tells Trump he may go to Israel before US

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte told President Trump he may not be able to visit White House as he is 'supposed to go to Israel.'JTA, 5/2/2017, 3:15 PM

Why this Filipina is fighting for Israel

IDF Soldier from Philippines to be honored for distinguished service, joined IDF after army rescued her grandmotherJTA, 5/1/2017, 6:42 PM

Bomb found near US embassy in Philippines

Authorities detonated a bomb which was found in a trash bin near the U.S. Embassy in Manila. Islamic terrorism is suspected.Gary Willig, 11/28/2016, 4:09 PM

Philippine President apologizes for Hitler remark

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologizes to Jews for comparing himself with Hitler, but reiterates his desire to kill drug addicts.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/2/2016, 6:18 PM

Philippines throws US Special Forces out of country

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered all US Special Forces out of southern Philippines.Yonatan Roberts, 9/13/2016, 12:31 PM

Philippines president curses Obama on live television

Angered by White House pressure over anti-drug policies, Philippines president slams President Obama as a "son of a whore".Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2016, 10:04 AM

Philippines blast: 3 sought in deadly bombing

Police search for three suspects after a deadly attack in the Philippines that killed 14.Uzi Baruch, 9/3/2016, 8:48 PM

ISIS-loyal Filipino jihadists behead Canadian hostage

Canadian PM confirms Abu Sayyaf executed a hostage who was held together with another Canadian and a Norwegian.Ari Yashar, 4/25/2016, 9:48 PM

Is ISIS in the Philippines?

ISIS claims killing nearly 100 Filipino troops and establishing a base in the country, but government denies the 'propaganda.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2016, 6:37 PM

ISIS making ground - in the Philippines

Jihadist groups fighting in the name of 'Islamic State' launch series of attacks, threatening to destabilize southern Philippines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2016, 3:03 PM

Guman targets Saudi preacher in Philippines

Sheikh A'ed ِAl Qarni was wounded in a shooting as he left a university auditorium in Zamboanga. Scholar says ISIS may be involved.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2016, 7:13 PM

Filipino ISIS gang clashes with army

Eight members of a criminal group that pledged loyalty to ISIS shot dead in gun battle in southern Philippines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2015, 8:54 AM

New Program Could Reduce Number of Foreign Care Workers

IDF to train graduates from National Service and demobilized soldiers looking for a job in skills to assist the elderly.Yaakov Levi, 3/11/2015, 6:16 PM

Israeli Aid Agency Helps Victims of Philippines Typhoon

IsraAID provides aid packages and medical relief to thousands left homeless by last week's devastating Typhoon Hagupit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2014, 3:29 PM

Watch: IDF Marks a Year since Typhoon Haiyan Mission

A year has passed since the typhoon in the Philippines that killed 7,000; the IDF sums up Operation Islands of Hope.Ari Yashar, 11/7/2014, 9:33 AM

Filipino ISIS Group Holding Two Germans Hostage

Abu Sayyaf group recently pledged loyalty to Islamic State, now it is giving Germany 15 days to pay $5.6 million or have captives killed.Ari Yashar, 9/24/2014, 1:02 PM

Filipino Peacekeepers Unlikely to Return to Golan

Philippine President dims hopes that UN peacekeepers can be deployed back to the region in the near future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2014, 4:42 AM

Filipino UN Peacekeepers Flee Golan Heights Early

As Syrian rebels conquer Syrian side of Golan and in wake of recent abduction, Philippines pulls out forces a month early.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2014, 10:10 AM

Philippine Military Chief Confirms Peacekeepers Escaped Syria

Philippine military chief confirms that more than 70 peacekeepers have escaped from areas of Golan that came under attack by Syrian rebels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2014, 5:21 AM

Talks Ongoing to Free 43 UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights

Canadian FM blames Assad for spiraling security situation, as rebels capture UN forces, hold others in 'tense' stand-off.Ari Yashar, 8/29/2014, 9:31 AM

Video: Manila Motorcade Drives to Support Israel

Vibrant motorcade includes tens of vehicles - all showing solidarity with Israel and its struggle against Hamas.Tova Dvorin, 8/3/2014, 10:38 AM

Filipina Worker Wins 'X-Factor Israel'

Foreign caregiver working in Tel Aviv for 6 years wins popular TV talent show singing in English.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2014, 9:13 AM

IDF Delegation to Philippines to Depart on Wednesday

IDF delegation to the Philippines has treated more than 2,500 patients and helped repair damaged infrastructure.Elad Benari, 11/26/2013, 6:15 AM

'Settlers' Among the First to Respond to Philippines Typhoon

Hatzalah YOSH among first organizations arriving in Philippines to save lives following typhoon Haiyan's destruction.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 11/25/2013, 8:33 AM

ZAKA Sends Rescue Force to the Philippines

ZAKA spokesman reports that they have sent a delegation to help victims of typhoon Heiyan.Tova Dvorin, 11/18/2013, 8:10 PM

IDF Treats Hundreds in Philippines; NBC Correspondent in 'Awe'

IDF delegation in Philippines has treated over 300 wounded; NBC reporter impressed, publishes report praising IDF humanitarianism.Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2013, 8:27 PM

Philippines: First Baby 'Israel' Born at IDF Field Hospital

A day after arriving in typhoon-struck Philippines, IDF field hospital delivers first baby, mayor announces he will be named 'Israel.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2013, 12:23 PM

Video: IDF Humanitarian Delegation Arrives in the Philippines

After a journey halfway across the world, the IDF’s rescue team finally arrives at the storm-ravaged Philippines.Elad Benari, 11/15/2013, 6:16 AM

IDF Delegation Pledges to 'Give Hope' in Philippines

Delegation members pledge to give their best efforts before setting off for rescue mission in typhoon-struck Philippines.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 11/13/2013, 12:23 PM

148-Member IDF Delegation Set to Leave for Phillippines

A 148-member Israeli delegation will leave for the Philippines on Wednesday in order to help the Typhoon-struck city of Tacloban.Elad Benari, 11/13/2013, 1:14 AM

Philippines: Aid Arrives, but Delivery Delayed

Typhoon victims still waiting for help; UN appeals for $301 million.Arutz Sheva, 11/12/2013, 11:45 PM

International Aid to Philippines Doesn't Rain - It Pours

Countries around the world pledge large amounts of int'l aid to Philippines after typhoon. One report: ME contribution has ulterior motive.Tova Dvorin , 11/12/2013, 12:12 AM

IDF Rescuers Leave for Philippines

A delegation of experts in the fields of search, rescue and medicine has left for the Philippines to assist in the wake of the typhoon.Elad Benari, 11/11/2013, 4:43 AM

Jewish, Israeli Groups Begin Aid to Philippines

American Jewish JDC and IsraAID work on response to devastating typhoon in Philippines. Israelis among the missing.Maayana Miskin, 11/10/2013, 7:34 PM

Philippines Typhoon: 10,000 Estimated Dead

Philippines officials: 10,000 dead, 800K missing, and major urban centers flattened by raging storm.Tova Dvorin , 11/10/2013, 11:50 AM

Philipines Typhoon May Have Killed Over 1,200

Super Typhoon Haiyan strikes Philippines Friday, early estimates place death toll at over 1,200.Ari Yashar, 11/9/2013, 7:18 PM

More Than 140 Confirmed Dead in Philippines Earthquake

Death toll continues to rise as residents left to pick up the pieces.Arutz Sheva, 10/16/2013, 4:56 PM

Philippines Earthquake Kills at Least 32

7.2 magnitude quake strikes at popular tourist resort island, destroying buildings and triggering landslidesAri Soffer, 10/15/2013, 8:56 AM

Philippines Likely to Stay in Golan for Another Six Months

The Philippines will likely keep its peacekeeping forces in the Golan Heights for six more months.Rina Tzvi , 7/31/2013, 10:55 PM

Philippines to Keep UN Forces in Golan Heights

Philippines to keep its contingent of UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights, after Syrian rebels held 21 hostage for three days last week.Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/14/2013, 2:18 PM

Philippines: Syrian Rebels Remain Firm on Hostage Demands

Rebels holding 21 Filipino peacekeepers hostage in Golan Heights are insisting Syrian troops leave area before releasing their captives.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/8/2013, 12:09 PM

Philippines Lifts Travel Ban on Israel

The Philippines is to resume sending workers to Israel as the calm in the south continues., 12/16/2012, 2:00 AM

Death Toll Rising in Philippine Typhoon Bopha

More than 280 are dead in a powerful typhoon that struck the Philippines on Tuesday. Hundreds more are hurt, tens of thousands are homeless.Chana Ya'ar, 12/5/2012, 7:16 PM

US, China in 'Territorial Dispute' in South China Sea

A long-standing territorial dispute is escalating between the United States and China in the contested South China Sea.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 8/5/2012, 6:28 PM

Chinese Tabloid Threatens Philippines With War Over Sea Claims

The nationalistic south East Asian nations are getting in deeper their dispute with China.Amiel Ungar, 4/25/2012, 6:13 AM

Dozens Dead in Philippine Earthquake, No Israelis Missing

Dozens of people are dead and more are missing in a 6.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked the Philippines Monday morning.Chana Ya'ar, 2/6/2012, 6:37 PM

Senators Seek To Arm Philippines To Deter China

A delegation of four US senators promised military assistance and diplomatic support to Manila in its territorial dispute with China.Aryeh ben Hayim, 1/18/2012, 4:47 AM

Philippine Typhoon Deaths Reach 1,249

The death toll from Typhoon Washi, which destroyed more than 10,000 homes, continues to rise with at least 1,000 more missing.Gabe Kahn., 12/26/2011, 4:59 PM

Philippines Death Toll Rises Beyond 650, All Israelis Okay

At least 650 people are dead, and some 800 others are still missing after Tropical Storm Washi struck the Philippines on Friday.Chana Ya'ar, 12/18/2011, 6:42 PM

China Sea Dispute On Agenda of Philippines, China Trade Talks

China pressures Philippines to recognize its China Sea claims in return for trade, calls on Indian ship to identify itself off the coast. Amiel Ungar, 9/4/2011, 9:09 PM

Is ASEAN's Creative Ambiguity Too Vague?

Time will tell whether the guidelines reached in Bali will settle down the territorial dispute over the South China Sea or paper it over.Amiel Ungar, 7/20/2011, 9:27 PM