Iraq

News Roundup 2 May – 8 May

‘We are lucky today’: West Darfur braces for more outbreaks of fighting ‘We accept to save our lives’: How local dialogues with jihadists took root in Mali Mali: Military government breaks defence accords with France Recognize ‘enormous challenges’ facing northern Nigeria to forge new hope, Guterres urges Somalia: Three dead as al-Shabab attacks AU peacekeepers …

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News Roundup 7 February – 13 February

In Iraq’s Sinjar, Yazidi returns crawl to a halt amid fears of Turkish airstrikes Somalia: Calls for justice as four children sentenced to death over involvement with armed groups Ethiopia accused of ‘serious’ human rights abuses in Tigray in landmark case Ethiopia in ‘much better place’ to resolve Tigray conflict: Mohammed UN chief ‘encouraged’ by …

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News Roundup 31 January – 6 February

Indigenous activists’ deaths highlight surging Colombia conflict UN experts: Darfur rebel groups make money in Libya ISIS Leader Killed Himself, Family During U.S. Raid in Syria, Biden Says Concerned over civilian deaths, UN spokesperson welcomes ‘any successes’ against ISIL terror group U.S. Allies Retake Control of Prison in Syria, Subduing ISIS Fighters How South Sudan’s …

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News Roundup 27 September – 3 October

The northern countryside of Homs in Syria is facing a similar fate as Daraa Iraq: ‘Moral obligation’ to ensure justice for Yazidi and other survivors of ISIL crimes EXCLUSIVE Some 1,900 Colombian guerrillas operating from Venezuela, says Colombia military chief Top UN envoy ‘encouraged’ by recent engagement of Israeli and Palestinian officials Summary killings, human-rights …

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News Roundup 2 August – 8 August

Civilians in southern Syria ‘under siege’ – UN human rights chief Libya: Government of National Unity must not legitimize militias and armed groups responsible for harrowing abuses Ethiopia conflict set to escalate after Tigray rebels refuse to withdraw ‘With our hearts beating fast’: Back to school on the Nagorno-Karabakh front line Central African Republic: UN …

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News Roundup 19 July – 25 July

Sudan’s Darfur conflict’s latest surge in violence displaces thousands Ethiopia’s Tigray forces say they freed 1,000 captured soldiers Gang violence and security vacuum in Haiti thwart aid delivery Venezuela, the International Criminal Court, and Impunity Iraq: Bomb attack on eve of Eid al-Adha, ‘terrorism knows no bounds’ Taliban seek to cut off Afghan population centres: …

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News Roundup 7 June – 13 June

UN warns of ‘mass deaths’ in Myanmar after 100,000 flee fighting The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals delivers judgement in the Mladi? case World reacts as UN court upholds Mladic genocide conviction Gaza’s vicious circle of war, truce, and reconstruction Outgoing ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council to keep focus on …

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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 21 December – 27 December

UN probe accuses Mali army of war crimes, armed groups of crimes against humanity CAR rebel groups announce ceasefire ahead of Sunday vote Russia, Rwanda send military support to Central Africa Republic to quell election violence Malian refugees return to Burkina Faso camp nine months after violent attacks Iraq: Trump pardons for Baghdad Blackwater guards …

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