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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/1/2024 2:36:04 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and head of Libya's Presidential Council Mohamed Al-Menfi emphasized the urgency of expelling all foreign forces and mercenaries from Libya.

Opinion -
11/7/2023 10:00:00 PM
A recent report by the Spanish media about foreign mercenaries in the Israeli army opens the door to the possibility that Israel is using alternatives to its national military to deflate casualty reports coming out of Gaza.

World - War in Ukraine
9/29/2023 4:14:45 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered one of the top commanders of the Wagner military contractor to take charge of “volunteer units” fighting in Ukraine, signaling the Kremlin’s effort to keep using the mercenaries after the death of their chief, Yevgeny Prigozhin.

World - Africa
8/31/2023 10:16:36 AM
Russia on Wednesday vetoed an attempt to keep inside military-run Mali a team of UN experts who had charged that foreign forces -- a veiled reference to Moscow-linked Wagner mercenaries -- were involved in widespread abuses.

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 - War in Ukraine
7/15/2023 11:11:04 PM
A large convoy carrying fighters from the Wagner private army was spotted entering Belarus from Russia early Saturday, a monitoring group reported after the country's Defense Ministry said it planned for the mercenaries and Minsk's own armed forces to conduct joint military drills.

World - International
7/14/2023 2:29:47 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he offered mercenaries from the Wagner private military company the option of continuing to serve as a single unit under the same officer when he met with them five days after the group's abortive revolt last month that posed the most serious threat to his 23-year rule amid the war in Ukraine.

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 - 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
7/7/2023 5:20:46 PM
The Belarusian military on Friday showed off a field camp it has offered to Russia’s Wagner military contractor if it relocates to Belarus under a deal that ended its mutiny.

World - Region
6/30/2023 5:49:57 PM
Drone strikes hit an airbase in eastern Libya used by mercenaries of the Russian paramilitary group Wagner early Friday without causing any casualties, a military official told AFP.

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
6/27/2023 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.

World - War in Ukraine
6/27/2023 7:07:27 PM
Yevgeny Prigozhin, owner of the private army of inmate recruits and other mercenaries that has fought some of the deadliest battles in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, is in Belarus after his abortive armed rebellion against the Kremlin, Belarus’s president said Tuesday.

World - War in Ukraine
6/26/2023 9:50:07 AM
The rebellious mercenary soldiers who briefly took over a Russian military headquarters on an ominous march toward Moscow were gone Sunday, but the short-lived revolt has weakened President Vladimir Putin just as his forces are facing a fierce counteroffensive in Ukraine.

World - War in Ukraine
6/25/2023 9:19:35 PM
A short-lived revolt by a rebellious Russian mercenary commander ended with his troops beating a retreat, but the extraordinary challenge to President Vladimir Putin’s two-decade hold on power could have long-term consequences for his rule and his war in Ukraine.

World - War in Ukraine
6/25/2023 7:23:12 PM
Wagner mercenaries were headed back to base on Sunday after Russia's President Vladimir Putin agreed to allow their leader to avoid treason charges and accept exile in Belarus.

World - War in Ukraine
6/25/2023 12:18:07 PM
An "anti-terrorist operation regime" was still in force in Moscow on Sunday, a day after mutinous Wagner mercenaries threatened to storm the Russian capital, in a dramatic security crisis for President Vladimir Putin.

World - War in Ukraine
6/24/2023 8:26:56 PM
Ukraine's defence ministry taunted Russian troops in the country on Saturday, suggesting they return home to take part in fighting between rebel mercenaries and Russia's military.

World - War in Ukraine
6/24/2023 6:07:53 PM
Rebel mercenaries advanced north towards Moscow after seizing a key military base Saturday, just as Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin's vowed to defeat the revolt and head off the threat of civil war.

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