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World - Region
1/17/2022 11:22:44 AM
Taliban fighters paraded through a northwest Afghan city in a show of strength at the weekend, days after reinforcements were sent to quell unrest over the detention of a popular commander.

World - Region
1/16/2022 2:34:58 PM
Taliban forces on Sunday fired pepper spray at a group of women protesters in Afghanistan's capital demanding rights to work and education, three demonstrators told AFP.

World - Region
1/13/2022 2:26:04 PM
Russian airstrikes in desert areas of eastern Syria have killed 11 suspected members of the Islamic State group, a war monitor reported Thursday.

World - Africa
1/7/2022 9:37:42 PM
Ethiopia's government on Friday announced an amnesty for some of the country's most high-profile political detainees, including opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and senior Tigray party officials, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke of reconciliation for Orthodox Christmas.

World - Region
1/4/2022 5:32:18 PM
In the governor's compound of Afghanistan's Ghazni province, a new exhibit is unveiled before a rapt audience of Taliban fighters-sections of blast walls from a former US military base.

World - Region
1/3/2022 12:15:21 PM
Jihadist fighters killed nine Syrian soldiers and allied militiamen in an ambush near oil installations in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported Monday.

World - Africa
12/31/2021 4:10:41 PM
Tens of thousands of people have been killed in a war that erupted in November 2020 between Ethiopian forces and fighters from the country's Tigray region, who dominated the national government before Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office in 2018.

World - Region
12/30/2021 6:23:47 PM
At least four people were killed on Thursday when fighters from the Al-Shabaab jihadist group raided a town near Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police said.

World - International
12/23/2021 12:51:52 PM
A would-be suicide bomber was shot dead Thursday outside Kabul's main passport office, police said, as hundreds of Taliban fighters lined up for travel documents on a day reserved exclusively for their applications.

World - Africa
12/20/2021 9:17:35 PM
The leader of Tigray forces in Ethiopia says its fighters outside of the region have been ordered to withdraw and return to the embattled federal state.

World - International
12/20/2021 5:35:05 PM
Myanmar junta troops launched a helicopter raid on anti-coup fighters in a restive region, locals and a spokesman said Monday, as the military struggles to break resistance to its rule.

World - Region
12/15/2021 1:11:26 AM
The United Arab Emirates threatened Tuesday to scrap its mega-purchase of US F-35 fighter jets, protesting stringent conditions amid Washington's concerns on China, but both sides said they hoped to resolve the dispute.

World - Region
12/8/2021 5:21:48 PM
Iraqi authorities Wednesday repatriated 100 Iraqi fighters from the Islamic State jihadist group who were being held by Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, a senior Iraqi security official said.

World - Africa
12/6/2021 8:10:51 PM
Ethiopia's government announced Monday it had recaptured two strategic towns from rebel fighters, the latest in a rapid series of battlefield victories claimed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's administration.

World - Africa
12/1/2021 7:28:59 PM
Ethiopia said Wednesday that pro-government forces had recaptured the UNESCO World Heritage site Lalibela, which fell to Tigrayan fighters in August, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's administration seeks to wrest back territory from the rebels.

World - Region
12/1/2021 3:50:09 PM
Fewer violations of the arms embargo on Libya have occurred this year as compared with 2020, but the "continuing presence" of foreign fighters is "still a serious threat," UN experts said in a confidential report.

World - International
11/30/2021 5:10:31 PM
Taliban fighters have summarily killed or forcibly ``disappeared'' more than 100 former police and intelligence officers since taking power in Afghanistan, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday.

World - Region
11/28/2021 11:32:10 AM
Five Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters were killed and four wounded in a roadside bombing blamed on the Islamic State group, regional authorities said on Sunday.

World - Africa
11/24/2021 2:57:11 PM
Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister has gone to the battlefront to take charge in a yearlong war as rival fighters approach the capital, his government announced Wednesday.

World - Region
11/18/2021 10:11:30 PM
Nearly 15,000 Yemeni Houthi fighters have been killed near the strategic city of Marib since June, sources close to the rebels said Thursday, in a rare admission of their casualties during the seven-year war.

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