Omar Maute

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Omarkhayam Romato Maute (June 12, 1980 – October 16, 2017) was a Moro militant who co-founded, along with his brother Abdullah Maute, a Dawlah Islamiyah (Islamic state) group in Mindanao, Philippines, commonly known as the Maute group after their surname.wikipedia
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Abdullah Maute

Omarkhayam Romato Maute (June 12, 1980 – October 16, 2017) was a Moro militant who co-founded, along with his brother Abdullah Maute, a Dawlah Islamiyah (Islamic state) group in Mindanao, Philippines, commonly known as the Maute group after their surname.
Abdullah Maute (unknown – August 2017) was a Moro militant who co-founded, along with his brother Omar Maute, a Dawlah Islamiyah (Islamic state) group in Mindanao, Philippines commonly known as the Maute group after their surname.

Maute group

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Omarkhayam Romato Maute (June 12, 1980 – October 16, 2017) was a Moro militant who co-founded, along with his brother Abdullah Maute, a Dawlah Islamiyah (Islamic state) group in Mindanao, Philippines, commonly known as the Maute group after their surname.
The Maute group ( or ), also known as the Islamic State of Lanao, was a radical Islamist group composed of former Moro Islamic Liberation Front guerrillas and foreign fighters led by Omar Maute, the alleged founder of a Dawlah Islamiya, or Islamic state, based in Lanao del Sur, Mindanao, Philippines.

Battle of Marawi

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In May 2017, video footage found on a cellphone captured by Philippine government troops during the Battle of Marawi indicated that Omar was still alive at that time. On 10 June 2017, during the Marawi crisis, the Philippine Army claimed that they were confident that the Maute duo had been killed in a firefight, although the details were not provided.
On 17 October 2017, the day after the deaths of militant leaders Omar Maute and Isnilon Hapilon, President Duterte declared Marawi was "liberated from terrorist influence".

Isnilon Hapilon

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Omar Maute died on October 16, 2017, along with Isnilon Hapilon.
In the early morning of October 16, 2017, he was killed by the Philippine Army in the Battle of Marawi, along with Omar Maute.

2016 Butig clashes

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A February 2016 report stated that the relatives of Omar confirmed that he had been killed during the February 2016 Butig clash, along with a younger brother named Matti.

Moro people

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Omarkhayam Romato Maute (June 12, 1980 – October 16, 2017) was a Moro militant who co-founded, along with his brother Abdullah Maute, a Dawlah Islamiyah (Islamic state) group in Mindanao, Philippines, commonly known as the Maute group after their surname.

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Omarkhayam Romato Maute (June 12, 1980 – October 16, 2017) was a Moro militant who co-founded, along with his brother Abdullah Maute, a Dawlah Islamiyah (Islamic state) group in Mindanao, Philippines, commonly known as the Maute group after their surname.

Mindanao

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Omarkhayam Romato Maute (June 12, 1980 – October 16, 2017) was a Moro militant who co-founded, along with his brother Abdullah Maute, a Dawlah Islamiyah (Islamic state) group in Mindanao, Philippines, commonly known as the Maute group after their surname.

Philippines

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Omarkhayam Romato Maute (June 12, 1980 – October 16, 2017) was a Moro militant who co-founded, along with his brother Abdullah Maute, a Dawlah Islamiyah (Islamic state) group in Mindanao, Philippines, commonly known as the Maute group after their surname.

Maranao people

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Siblings Omar and Abdullah Mauten are descended from a Maranao warrior clan based in Butig, Lanao del Sur, the town where they were born and spent their childhood.

Butig

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Siblings Omar and Abdullah Mauten are descended from a Maranao warrior clan based in Butig, Lanao del Sur, the town where they were born and spent their childhood.

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Siblings Omar and Abdullah Mauten are descended from a Maranao warrior clan based in Butig, Lanao del Sur, the town where they were born and spent their childhood.

Middle East

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The brothers had worked in the Middle East as Overseas Filipino Workers.

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The brothers had worked in the Middle East as Overseas Filipino Workers.

Syria

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While working for secular schools in Syria and the United Arab Emirates, the brothers studied Islamic theology.

United Arab Emirates

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While working for secular schools in Syria and the United Arab Emirates, the brothers studied Islamic theology.

Schools of Islamic theology

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While working for secular schools in Syria and the United Arab Emirates, the brothers studied Islamic theology.

Egypt

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Omar was reportedly educated in Egypt.

Armed Forces of the Philippines

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Philippine military sources state that the siblings' father, Cayamora Maute, was a senior official of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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Philippine military sources state that the siblings' father, Cayamora Maute, was a senior official of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Government of the Philippines

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After the MILF began to engage in peace negotiations with the Philippine government, the brothers criticized the MILF leadership and pledged allegiance to ISIS.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

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After the MILF began to engage in peace negotiations with the Philippine government, the brothers criticized the MILF leadership and pledged allegiance to ISIS.

Ameril Umbra Kato

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The Mautes, according to their relatives, later established connections with Ameril Umbra Kato, the founder of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).

Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters

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The Mautes, according to their relatives, later established connections with Ameril Umbra Kato, the founder of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).

Philippine Army

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On 10 June 2017, during the Marawi crisis, the Philippine Army claimed that they were confident that the Maute duo had been killed in a firefight, although the details were not provided.