ISIS Siege in the Philippines that Nobody Knows About

On May 23rd, 2017, ISIS affiliates Maute and Abu Sayyaf Salafi Jihadist groups, already living in the city, began the siege of Marawi, Philippines, after Philippine military forces attempted to intercept the head of Abu Sayyaf Salafi, Isnilon Hapilon. This led Hapilon to call for several hundred Maute reinforcements, which began the now 3 week battle […]