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Ahead of Ramadan, Marawi residents pray for lasting peace

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ESCAPE. Marawi residents who fled the clashes between government forces and the Maute Group arrives in Iligan on May 24, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Muslims who have decided to stay put in Marawi City will observe Ramadan amid gunfire and explosions

MANILA, Philippines (May 26, 2017) — How will Muslims, especially those in and around crisis-hit Marawi City, observe the holy month of Ramadan? Continue reading Ahead of Ramadan, Marawi residents pray for lasting peace

Students walk 32 kilometers to flee Marawi City

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LONG LINES. Security officers check the bags of commuters entering Iligan City

Mindanao State University’s satellite campus in Iligan City is prepared to accommodate students who evacuated from the main campus in Marawi City

LANAO DEL NORTE, Philippines (May 25, 2017) — Desperate to flee Marawi City in Lanao del Sur, students at the main campus of the Mindanao State University (MSU) were forced to walk up to 32 kilometers to Iligan City, Lanao del Norte, on Wednesday, May 24. Continue reading Students walk 32 kilometers to flee Marawi City