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World - Africa
10/3/2023 8:06:46 PM
A Malian army convoy was moving closer towards the northern rebel stronghold Kidal on Tuesday, following a resumption of hostilities in the region, military and official sources said.

World - Africa
9/12/2023 10:16:57 PM
Armed groups from northern Mali on Tuesday claimed they captured the key town of Bourem, between Gao and Timbuktu, before pulling out, fuelling fears of the collapse of a peace deal between the ex-rebels and government forces.

World - International
9/6/2023 10:41:38 AM
Britain is to ban Russian mercenary outfit the Wagner Group as a terrorist organisation, Defence Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/30/2023 11:37:00 PM
The death of Russian Wagner Group founder could have important implications for its actions in ongoing conflicts worldwide.

World - International
8/30/2023 3:46:33 PM
The Kremlin said Wednesday that “deliberate wrongdoing” is among the possible causes of the plane crash that killed mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin last week.

World - War in Ukraine
8/26/2023 10:31:53 AM
The Wagner Group's presence extends from the ancient battlegrounds of Syria to the deserts of sub-Saharan Africa, projecting the Kremlin's global influence with mercenaries accused of using brutal force and profiting on mineral riches they seized.

World - Region
8/22/2023 8:05:58 PM
Russian military officials including Moscow's deputy defence minister arrived in Libya on Tuesday after receiving an invite from pro-Moscow military General Khalifa Haftar.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/18/2023 4:23:00 PM
Several indications point to the Russian Wagner Group’s involvement in the recent events in Niger.

World - Region
7/25/2023 11:22:12 PM
The second Russia-Africa Summit takes place in St Petersburg on 27-28 July. This comes at a time of a major geopolitical shift, which African leaders may see as offering beneficial opportunities.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/15/2023 5:46:00 PM
Last month’s mutiny by Russian Wagner Group forces may help Turkey and Iran to further their agendas in the Middle East and Africa.

World - War in Ukraine
7/12/2023 9:47:48 PM
Mercenaries of the Wagner Group are completing the handover of their weapons to the Russian military, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday, a move that follows the private army's brief rebellion last month that challenged the Kremlin's authority.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/11/2023 8:41:14 PM
The recent coup attempt in Russia led by the Wagner group has drawn renewed attention to the dangers of allowing private militias, writes Ahmed Mustafa

World - War in Ukraine
7/10/2023 5:54:48 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin at the Kremlin days after the commander led a short-lived rebellion, a senior government spokesman said Monday, the latest twist in a baffling episode that has raised questions about the power and influence held by both men.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/8/2023 2:29:00 PM
The aborted mutiny by the leader of the Wagner Group mercenaries has showed a new glimpse of Russia’s standing in the Middle East

World - International
7/4/2023 10:46:59 PM
President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the Russian people are “united as never before,” seeking to project confidence in the wake of a short-lived revolt while participating in a meeting of an international organization that offered him a sympathetic audience.

World - War in Ukraine
6/28/2023 6:40:04 PM
The United States late on Tuesday announced a fresh tranche of arms to bolster Ukraine's mounting counteroffensive against Russian forces, including armored vehicles, precision munitions and mine-clearing equipment.

World - War in Ukraine
6/28/2023 5:55:38 PM
Ukrainian authorities arrested on Wednesday a man they accused of helping Russia direct a missile strike that killed at least 10 people, including three teenagers, at a popular pizza restaurant in east Ukraine.

World - Africa
6/28/2023 3:43:39 PM
The Russian mercenary group that briefly threatened President Vladimir Putin’s authority has for years been a ruthless force-for-hire across Africa, protecting rulers at the expense of the masses.

World - War in Ukraine
6/28/2023 2:35:39 PM
NATO is ready to defend itself against any threat from "Moscow or Minsk", alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said late on Tuesday, after Belarus welcomed Wagner rebel leader Yevgeny Prigozhin into exile.

World - War in Ukraine
6/27/2023 7:48:46 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin told troops gathered Tuesday at the Kremlin they prevented civil war after a revolt by Wagner mercenaries, and held a minute's silence for pilots killed during the insurrection.

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