Moro Islamic Liberation Front


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Noun1.Moro Islamic Liberation Front - a terrorist group in the southern Philippines formed in 1977 to establish an independent Islamic state for the Moros; have clashed with troops at United States bases
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
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Sunny Leoncito, chief of the Matalam Municipal Police Station, said both the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) had suffered two deaths each in sporadic skirmishes in Barangay Marbel here.
The BBL implements the final peace agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
Congressional discussions on the BBL, following the forging of a preliminary peace pact between the Aquino administration and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), had stalled after the January 25, 2015, Mamasapano incident, when 44 elite police commandos perished during a 12-hour exchange with various armed groups, including the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, as they pursued a Malaysian terrorist.
The proposed Bangsamoro measure, which languished in Congress during the previous administration, was the product of a March 2014 peace agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).
Ambassador Sayed El-Masry, OIC Secretary General Peace Envoy on the southern Philippines, presided over the meeting, and both the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) were represented.
President Rodrigo Duterte, following meetings with officials of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front last Tuesday, has approved the establishment of a peace corridor spanning several dozens of kilometres from Marawi City to Iligan City.
Dureza revealed meeting with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front chair Al Hajj Murad two weeks ago, and other groups involved in the works for the realization of peace in the Bangsamoro.
Mohagher Iqbal, the chief negotiator of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Wednesday said that they will continue negotiating with the government to push Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) which they consider as the vehicle to attain long lasting peace in Mindanao.
Noel Clement, commander of the army's 602nd Brigade, said the figure was based on information provided by military personnel on the ground and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) which helped in the conduct of the operations.
Everyone was busy: Pope Francis had just concluded a successful evangelical visit, preparations for the forthcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit were in full-swing, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) had initiated the formation of its own political party in anticipation of the 2015 plebiscite and the 2016 first regional Bangsamoro elections, secure in their belief that the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law shall soon be passed into law.
MIRA, PHILIPPINES * The goverment of President Benigno Aquino and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed a landmark peace agreement Oct.
WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (KUNA) -- The United States welcomes the signing of the Framework Agreement between the Philippines government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in the presence of Philippines President Benigno Aquino and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, the State Department announced on Monday night.