News Roundup – 20 May 2014

Nearly 60 States back referral of Syria conflict to the ICC.  Aleppo’s most wanted man – the rebel leader behind tunnel bombs.  Syrian fighting gives Hezbollah new but diffuse purpose. Nigerian city rocked by deadly twin blasts.  ECOWAS why we must crush Boko Haram.  Redress Q&A on the appeal in the Lubanga case.  Sudan: continued …

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News Roundup – 12 November 2012

Free Syrian Army declares ‘major re-shuffle’ for better morale and control.  Will the US send weapons now that the Syrian rebels have a President? Syria National Coalition: Opposition groups consider forming U.S. backed assembly.  Palestinian leadership rejects Obama’s appeal to delay UN recognition.  Government and Boko Haram need to agree on the need for dialogue, …

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News Roundup – 7 September 2012

Talks ‘radically impossible’ with Mali’s jihadists. Mali rules out deployment of foreign troops in combat. China forces return of Kachin to Burma: HRW reports. Somalia: Al-Shabaab attacks African Union forces. Islamic radicalism hits ancient city of Mombasa. France sends funds to five Syrian civic groups in rebel held areas. US sends more spies, diplomats to …

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