A protest in Islamabad erupted into violence when police arrived to crack down on demonstrators, prompting a TV blackout during the clash.
They fear that new groups will join the conflict after Eid al-Fitr.
There are fears the war across the border in the Philippines will kickstart a flood of militants across the border.
The attack by Islamist militants on Marawi had "all the hallmarks of a professional military operation."
The army has used airstrikes and street combat to try and force out the Maute group militants who took hold of the city a week ago.
The AP reports the man had previously been convicted of belonging to a terrorist organization.
Coming to power as a liberal reformer, now Turkey’s president has driven a 90% increase in religious schools
Gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus Saturday and shot 28 dead. Muslim passengers were spared.
The 16-year-old girl is suspected of trying to join Islamist rebels in Syria
Islamist extremists slaughtered the soldiers after taking an air base in northern Syria, watchdog claims