News Roundup 16th April – 26th May

Here is a consolidated news roundup from 16th April to 26th May. From now, news roundups will once again be posted weekly. 16th April – 22nd April Endgames & Affiliations: Explaining Differing Patterns of Behavior Between Islamist Groups Warlord Haftar’s armed groups shower Tripoli neighbourhoods with indiscriminate rockets Nearly 180 dead and 800 injured in …

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News roundup – 16th Oct -5th November 2018

Sam Jackson has prepared the news roundup for the period 16th October – 5th November. Please see below! 16th October – 22nd October Syria destroying homes in ex-rebel areas to block residents from returning: HRW Deadline passes for Syria’s Idlib buffer without fighters leaving Egypt says security forces killed 450 fighters in Sinai peninsula East …

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News Roundup – 26 May 2014

Mexico’s Zapatista rebel leader Subcomandante Marcos steps down Around 50 soldiers killed in recent fighting in Mali’s north Nigeria’s Boko Haram kills 28 in three village attacks French fight Muslim rebels in C. African Republic Sinai rebel group denies death of ‘commander’ Menei in ambush Al Shabaab attacks Somali parliament, at least 10 dead Police …

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News Roundup – 24th January 2014 (posted on 27th January 2014)

OUP blog: were their armed conflicts in Mexico in 2012? Justice can help piece together the Syrian mosaic. Central African Republic leader pledges talks with armed groups. Catching up on CAR – trying to avoid clichés (blog post containing links to other analytical pieces on CAR situation). Troops deployed to protect aid convoys in CAR. …

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News Roundup – 16 January 2014

Mexican Militia Leader Hipolito Mora Says Groups Will Work With Government Against Organized Crime, But Won’t Disarm Rwandan peacekeepers arrive in C. African Republic UN drone crashes at eastern Congo airport U.N. Reports Mass Executions in Northern Syria, see here for the OHCHR press release Burma’s Latest Nationwide Ceasefire Talks Delayed Once Again At the …

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News Roundup – 14 January 2014

Rivals ’embrace’ in Central African Republic truce hopes CAR army returns to barracks as fighting ends Army to intervene in Mexico state Pandemonium after explosion in north Nigeria city South Sudan rebel leader said to want detainees freed before ceasefire deal Extremist Militant Group in Syria Retakes Ground Lost to Rival Rebels Dozens die of …

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News Roundup – 23 August 2013

FARC suspends peace talks with Bogota.  Colombia’s FARC calls ‘pause’ in peace talks.  Mexico: these walls speak, recalling victims of violence.  Chemical massacre in Damascus: evidence and condemnation mount.  Use of chemical weapons in Syria would be ‘crimes against humanity’, Ban.  UN troops in the DRC shell M23 rebels. 

News Roundup – 28 May 2013

New International Crisis Group briefing/report: Justice at the Barrel of a Gun: Vigilante Militias in Mexico 20 May 2013 Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa and on the Lord’s Resistance Army-affected areas, inter alia, links illegal ivory trade to the LRA (see also this news …

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