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Marawi, Battle of, Marawi, Philippines, 2017


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    • Marawi (Philippines)--History--Seige, 2017
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    • found: Work cat.: 2019349012: Fortuno, P. R. No man left behind, 2008:summary (Battle of Marawi began on May 23, 2017 when ISIS-inspired Maute Terrorist Group laid siege of Marawi City. Terrorists took over several government and private institutions, including the Amai Pakpak Medical Center, a government hospital. On October 23, 2017, Philippine Defense Secretary Lorenzana officially announced the termination of all combat operations in Marawi City ending the 5-month long military offensive to liberate Marawi from ISIS-inspired Maute Terrorist Group)
    • found: Wikipedia, the Free encyclopedia, July 11, 2019(Battle of Marawi (Filipino: Labanan sa Marawi), also known as the Marawi siege (Filipino: Pagkubkob sa Marawi) and the Marawi crisis (Filipino: Krisis sa Marawi), was a five-month-long armed conflict in Marawi, Lanao del Sur, that started on 23 May 2017, between Philippine government security forces and militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), including the Maute and Abu Sayyaf Salafi jihadist groups. The battle also became the longest urban battle in the modern history of the Philippines)
    • found: Britannica online, Aug. 29, 2019:article on Rodrigo Duterte (in May 2017 a series of deadly clashes erupted in Marawi between Filipino troops and Islamist fighters linked to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant; government forces retook Marawi and quashed the rebellion)
    • found: CIA world fact book, Aug. 29, 2019:Philippines (In 2017, Philippine armed forces battled an ISIS-Philippines siege in Marawi City, driving Duterte to declare martial law in the region)
    • found: Google, Aug. 29, 2019:("Battle of Marawi:" 57,300 hits; "siege of Marawi:" 37,400 hits)
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    • 2019-07-15: new
    • 2019-10-04: revised
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