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Islamic State Philippines (ISEA) – Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG)

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10 years ago

Four Groups Not Under One IS BannerThere are currently four separate groups operating in the Philippines that have pledged allegiance with the Islamic State (IS) and pledged to support each other in fighting the Philippine government, however they do not all unite under the same banner of AKP.  What complicates the complete understanding of how ASG operates is its many factions. In 2016, ASG essentially divided into two: a Basilan faction loyal to IS and a Jolo faction not loyal to IS.Faction of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) led by Isnilon Hapilon, who leads a number of Malaysians in Basilan.Ansarul Khilafah Philippines (AKP) led…

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