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News Roundup 30 August – 5 September

Security Council urges Taliban to provide safe passage out of Afghanistan White House: Biden told commanders to ‘stop at nothing’ to go after ISIS Worst Tripoli fighting in a year tests Libya ceasefire Israel-Palestine: Waste no opportunity for ‘serious’ political negotiation, envoy urges Tigray aid situation worsening by the day, warn UN humanitarians Pakistani soldiers …

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News Roundup 3 May – 9 May

DR Congo military takes eastern provinces from armed groups Niger: New Government Should Investigate Massacres Fighters of breakaway Muslim group storm southern Philippine town Iran-backed PMFs are destabilising Iraq’s disputed regions Nearly 8 years on, ‘gaps, inconsistencies, discrepancies’ remain over Syria chemical weapons declaration Former LRA leader, ex-child soldier, sentenced to 25 years in prison …

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News Roundup 30 November – 6 December

Afghan gov’t, Taliban announce breakthrough deal in peace talks Yemen: Unchecked violations ‘may amount to war crimes’, Security Council hears U.N. warns child labor, trafficking on the rise in troubled Mali Ethiopia war may turn into guerrilla insurgency, experts say Ethiopia’s Tigray Group, Once Powerful, Now Battles Government Forces in Bid for Survival Ethiopia: PM …

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News Roundup 23 November – 29 November

Iran may retaliate in Iraq for killing of scientist: Analysts Ethiopia’s other conflicts DR Congo: Former militia leader sentenced to life for war crimes DR Congo: War crimes conviction ‘an important victory’ for justice – UN envoy UN officials denounce bombings in northern Syria UN report finds Gaza suffered $16.7 billion loss from siege and …

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News Roundup 17 August – 23 August

Burkina Faso’s new conflict front: Jihadists against jihadists Turkish backed armed groups clash in northern Syria Libya’s Government Announces Cease-Fire, Calls for Elections Faction of DR Congo rebel group surrenders after internal revolt Somalia: UN condemns ‘brazen’ terrorist attack on beachside hotel ‘State of anarchy’ in southern Colombia as 13 killed in a week, governor …

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News Roundup | 6 January – 12 January

An indepth look at the Battle for Kabani, hopes for peace in Sudan, and Colombia’s Constitutional Court makes a landmark decision recognising reproductive violence committed by the FARC. Globalised Identity – The resilience of modern terrorism Iraqi armed factions not ready to strike US forces, commanders say Battle for Kabani: A rare defeat for the …

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News Roundup | 30 December 2019 – 5 January 2020

Soleimani killing galvanises multiple armed groups in the Middle East including the revival of the Mahdi Army and the Promised Day Brigade. Hezbollah vows retaliation against US for Soleimani killing Muqtada al Sadr reactivates Mahdi Army, Promised Day Brigade Hezbollah Brigades official reportedly calls volunteers for suicide bombings Iranian-backed Bahraini militias eulogize Soleimani, Muhandis Abu …

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News Roundup | 13 – 20 October

Engaging armed groups in peacebuilding, Iranian backed militias in Iraq, and children of Isis suspects returning home. Armed non-state actors need to be included in pragmatic peacebuilding Britain makes move to bring home children of Isis suspects from Syria Syrian rebel force: It was mostly Kurdish militants who entered Manbij Syrian troops enter Kurdish fight …

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News Roundup | 16 – 22 September

The Blue Nile front, multiple Taliban attacks, and Sylvestre Mudacumura killed. Pro-Iran fighters killed in unidentified strikes near Syria-Iraq border Suicide bomber and gunmen hit eastern Afghanistan gov’t office Taliban delegation visits Iran to ‘discuss latest developments’ Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets rally Saudi oil attacks raise questions about nature …

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News Roundup 3rd June – 16th June

3rd June – 9th June ‘Weaponisation of hunger’: Idlib’s farmers victims of scorched-earth campaign More crop fire in Kirkuk as Iraqi ministry reports over 30,000 acres burned so far Torching and Extortion: OSINT analysis of burning agriculture in Iraq A taliban commander’s double life, in a war he couldn’t leave behind Palestinian self-made weaponry on …

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