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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on Monday welcomed the signing of the Framework Agreement between the government of the Philippines and the Moro Liberation Front, the State Department announced late Monday.
Similarly, in the Philippines, he has been aiding the Moro Liberation Front and the Abu Sayyef terrorists who have been part of the Osama bin Laden network.
He appealed to the new leader to do all in her power to free Eiman, his wife's daughter from a previous marriage, who is being held on the isle of Basilan by terror group the Moro Liberation Front.