War & Conflict

Syrian state media says hundreds of opposition fighters and families evacuated from Harasta and are heading to Idlib. Hundreds of opposition fighters and their families have been evacuated from the town...

The Kachin Independence Army, based in Kachin state in northern Myanmar, is the only major rebel group not to have reached a ceasefire with the government. It is Armed Forces Day in Myanmar, which marks...

Israeli intelligence minister, Yisrael Katz, says the video was a warning that Israel will ‘never allow’ Iran or its other enemies to acquire nuclear weapons. The Israeli military has confirmed...

In 2017, any number of governments and organisations condemned Myanmar’s campaign against its minority as ‘ethnic cleansing’. In 2018, Rohingya refugee camps in neighbouring Bangladesh...

The offensive was prompted by the murder of 14 villagers in a suspected illegal-timber-trafficking dispute last week, but the rebels are denying responsibility for the massacre. Senegal’s military...

At least 14 soldiers killed and 18 others wounded in an attack on a military camp in Timbuktu region’s Soumpi. At least 14 Malian soldiers have been killed and 18 others wounded in an al-Qaeda attack...

Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher accuses separatists of staging a putsch after taking over government buildings in Aden. Yemen’s prime minister has accused southern separatist forces backed by...

People in the port city are resorting to rummaging through rubbish to find food as the fate of millions of Yemenis facing famine rests with the Saudi-led coalition. People in the port city of Hodeidah,...

The fate of Oscar Perez, and opposition figure who is a former pilot and action film star, is unknown after a shoot-out during which several people died. Oscar Perez is a former member of the forensic...

A soldier was killed in eastern province of Papua where security forces are hunting suspects for killing of 19 workers. Security forces in Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua are hunting for...

Dozens of al-Qaeda-linked fighters killed in six air strikes carried out over the weekend, preventing a major attack. The US military said it killed 62 al-Shabab fighters in six air raids last weekend...