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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The President earlier said he is planning to offer Misuari the same concession the government gave to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), a breakaway faction of the MNLF.
MILF leader, aide killed in gun attack !-- -- John Unson (The Philippine Star) - August 8, 2019 - 12:00am TACURONG CITY, Philippines A commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and his aide were shot dead in this city on Tuesday.
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chaired by Murad Ebrahim, now BARMM interim chief minister, led a gathering at the front's Camp Darapanan headquarters in adjacent Sultan Kudarat town in Maguindanao, to remember the tragic event, which sparked the formation of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF).
Mansoor Limba of the Alqalam Institute at the Ateneo de Davao University here said the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were expected to mount their self-styled attacks after the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) would not tread the path of nonviolence to establish the new Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.
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.
Manila: The Philippine government said it is working to ensure the continuation of the peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front even after President Benigno Aquino III steps down from office in June.
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.
Moro Islamic Liberation Front Peace Panel Chief Mohagher Iqbal (L) exchanges documents with Philippine government chief peace negotiator Marvic Leonen (R) after signing a peace deal at the Malacanang palace in Manila on October 15.