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Philippine Muslim rebels form political party as they end rebellion
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 2:03 AM EDT
The largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines says it has formed a political party as it turns away from a decades-long rebellion after signing a peace pact with the government.
With the political party, Iqbal says the rebels "will continue the struggle, but no longer with arms."
The rebels signed an autonomy deal with the government on March 27 to end years of fighting that has killed tens of thousands and held back progress.