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World - Region
3/25/2023 7:23:01 PM
The Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen said they were imposing severe restrictions starting Saturday on UN and other humanitarian flights arriving in the capital, Sanaa.

World - Africa
3/21/2023 5:34:17 PM
More than 400 rebels in Chad were handed life sentences on Tuesday following the death of former ruler Idriss Deby Itno, who was killed in 2021, a public prosecutor told AFP.

World - Africa
3/20/2023 7:17:24 PM
The United States has concluded that Ethiopian and Eritrean troops as well as rebels committed war crimes during the brutal two-year conflict, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday, days after he visited Addis Ababa.

World - Region
3/20/2023 4:02:54 PM
Yemen's Huthi rebels and the internationally recognised government have agreed at talks in Switzerland to swap more than 880 prisoners, both sides said Monday as efforts accelerate to end the war.

World - Africa
3/14/2023 3:20:23 PM
Another failed ceasefire, a UN call for talks nobody seems to want, and a new influx of foreign soldiers: despite a flurry of diplomatic efforts there appears little chance a fresh insurgency in eastern DR Congo will stop any time soon.

World - Africa
3/12/2023 2:54:35 PM
Suspected ADF militants on Sunday killed at least 17 people in eastern DR Congo, local officials, only days after the Islamist-aligned group conducted another massacre in the troubled region.

World - Africa
3/7/2023 6:53:11 PM
M23 rebels clashed with soldiers on two fronts in eastern DR Congo on Tuesday, officials said, despite a regional ceasefire deal due to take effect the same day.

World - Africa
3/4/2023 4:27:47 PM
Brussels said Saturday it was setting up a "humanitarian air bridge" to deliver aid to conflict-hit eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as the visiting French president said all sides had given support to a ceasefire next week.

World - Africa
2/28/2023 6:06:26 PM
Unidentified militants have kidnapped 25 young people in the northern Democratic Republic of Congo, an administrative official said on Tuesday, during attacks on several villages in the region.

World - Africa
2/17/2023 5:46:58 PM
African leaders called on Friday for all armed groups to withdraw from occupied areas in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo by the end of next month, the regional EAC bloc said.

World - Region
2/16/2023 10:21:50 AM
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to extend the arms embargo on Yemen's Houthi rebels and an asset freeze and travel ban on Houthi leaders and top officials until Nov. 15.

World - Africa
2/4/2023 9:15:10 PM
Regional heads of state have called for an immediate cease-fire by all parties in eastern Congo, where tensions have grown amid talk of war as DR Congo and neighboring Rwanda trade allegations of backing armed rebels.

World - Region
2/2/2023 3:41:29 PM
French naval forces in January seized thousands of assault rifles, machine guns, and anti-tank missiles in the Gulf of Oman coming from Iran and heading to Yemen's Houthi rebels, officials said Thursday.

World - Africa
1/30/2023 12:11:44 PM
It took years for Marie Louise Wambale to re-establish her life after fighting between M23 and the Congolese army forced her to flee with almost nothing more than a decade ago.

World - Region
1/25/2023 7:11:58 PM
An ancient Yemeni kingdom and a Lebanese modernist concrete fair park were added Wednesday to UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites in danger, the latest entries from The Middle East.

World - Region
1/17/2023 9:29:17 AM
Amid Yemen’s longest-ever pause in fighting — more than nine months — Saudi Arabia and its rival, the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, have revived back-channel talks, hoping to strengthen the informal cease-fire and lay out a path for a negotiated end to the long civil war, according to Yemeni, Saudi and U.N. officials.

World - Region
1/16/2023 8:12:37 PM
The UN special envoy for Yemen said Monday he is encouraged by intensified regional and international diplomatic activity to end the country's eight-year conflict. He urged the warring parties to work toward "a shared vision'' with concrete steps to restore peace to the Arab world's poorest nation.

World - Region
1/11/2023 12:10:13 PM
The U.S. Navy seized over 2,100 assault rifles from a ship in the Gulf of Oman it believes came from Iran and were bound for Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, a Navy spokesman said Tuesday. It was the latest capture of weapons allegedly heading to the Arab world's poorest country.

World - Region
1/10/2023 10:24:37 PM
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Tuesday warned Syrian opposition groups against "provocations" amid ongoing protests over normalization talks between Ankara and Damascus.

Business - Energy
1/3/2023 10:36:36 PM
A global energy company Tuesday acquired oil producing facilities in war-torn Yemen from another international firm. The move comes as the country's Houthi rebels have repeatedly targeted terminals and tankers in efforts to stop their rivals from exporting oil.

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