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World - Africa
6/12/2022 11:31:17 AM
The United Nations issued a statement on Saturday calling for attacks on civilians by multiple armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to “immediately cease," according to the UN News Center.

World - Region
3/11/2022 2:35:37 PM
Libya's parliament-appointed prime minister said Friday that armed groups backing him had withdrawn from positions around Tripoli, after the UN warned of a new escalation in the divided country.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/30/2022 3:35:10 PM
A Cairo criminal court issued on Sunday a preliminary death sentence to 10 defendants - including a former health ministry spokesperson - for “forming armed groups to carry out hostile attacks in Cairo and Giza against police personnel and vandalise public properties and facilities, including power towers.”

World - Region
1/18/2022 11:04:43 AM
Over 12,000 detainees are held officially in 27 prisons and detention facilities across Libya and thousands more are held illegally and often in "inhumane conditions in facilities controlled by armed groups or `secret' facilities,'' the United Nations chief said in a new report.

World - Region
12/21/2021 7:59:33 PM
Armed groups deployed on Tuesday in suburbs of Libya's capital, witnesses and local media said, as the country awaited the postponement of a presidential election supposed to take place in three days.

World - Region
12/14/2021 2:07:03 PM
Gunmen linked to eastern Libya exchanged artillery and small arms fire overnight with forces in the main southern city of Sebha, authorities and Libyan media said Tuesday.

World - Africa
11/28/2021 9:00:00 AM
Sudan's army said Saturday "several" soldiers had been killed in an attack by armed groups and militias linked to the Ethiopian military in a disputed fertile border region.

World - Region
11/18/2021 7:01:19 PM
Three members of the Iranian security forces, including a colonel, were killed in clashes with an armed group in the southeast of the country, state news agency IRNA reported.

World - Africa
8/2/2021 12:01:58 PM
The number of children recruited by armed groups in Burkina Faso rose at least five-fold so far this year, up from four documented cases in all of last year

World - Africa
7/28/2021 9:58:45 AM
Problems include troops seeking asylum in Sudan, thefts at 10 sites and armed groups stationing forces around the main remaining logistics base

World - Region
6/28/2021 2:12:20 PM
"We reserve the legal right to respond to these attacks and hold the perpetrators accountable on Iraqi soil," the Hashed said

World - Region
6/15/2021 2:10:42 PM
Hamas spokesman said that mediators had been in contact with Palestinian armed groups in recent days to appeal to them 'not to engage in a military escalation on the basis of the march'

World - Region
5/22/2021 11:37:01 PM
The ICC had already opened an investigation in March into possible war crimes in the Palestinian Territories by both Israeli forces and Palestinian armed groups since 2014

World - Region
5/20/2021 10:34:45 PM
Israel and the two main Palestinian armed groups in Gaza, Hamas and Islamic Jihad, agreed to a ceasefire on Thursday to end 11 days of conflict

World - Region
5/9/2021 9:01:44 PM
Ihab al-Wazni, a coordinator of protests in the Shia shrine city of Karbala, was a vocal opponent of corruption, the stranglehold of Tehran-linked armed groups and Iran's influence in Iraq

World - Region
5/9/2021 2:42:52 PM
Ihab al-Wazni, a coordinator of protests in the Shiite shrine city of Karbala, was a vocal opponent of corruption, the stranglehold of Tehran-linked armed groups and Iran's influence in Iraq

World - Region
5/8/2021 10:31:45 PM
Earlier, the Council's spokeswoman had said armed groups had stormed the Corinthia Hotel on Friday, though she also said nobody from the body had been in the building at the time.

World - Region
5/3/2021 8:22:21 PM
No group immediately claimed the attack, but armed groups that some Iraqi officials say are backed by Iran have claimed similar incidents in the past

World - Region
4/15/2021 1:39:30 PM
The attacks have mostly been claimed by shadowy Shia armed groups aligned with Iran who are demanding the Biden administration set a pullout date for Iraq

World - Africa
2/27/2021 3:14:52 PM
Kidnappings for ransom by armed groups, many of whom carry guns and ride motorcycles, are common across many northern Nigerian states

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