04 Dec 2016

Turkey kills 20 PKK Kurdish militants after botched assault

“The Turkish military killed 20 fighters from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) after they tried to attack army bases in the southeastern Hakkari province, the military said today.” Source: Turkey kills 20 PKK Kurdish militants after botched assault – Middle East Monitor

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04 Dec 2016

Mosul fight: Iraq disputes number killed in battle against ISIS

“Iraq’s military has disputed UN figures indicating that nearly 2,000 Iraqi troops were killed across the country in November, saying the number was ‘not accurate and much exaggerated.’” Source: Mosul fight: Iraq disputes number killed in battle against ISIS – CNN.com

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03 Dec 2016

Aleppo siege: Syria rebels lose 50% of territory

“Syrian government troops control of 50% of rebel-held areas of east Aleppo, a military spokesman has told the BBC.” Source: Aleppo siege: Syria rebels lose 50% of territory – BBC News

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02 Dec 2016

At least 8 killed in Libya clashes

“Rival militias have clashed in neighbourhoods across the Libyan capital of Tripoli, and the state-run Lana news agency says at least eight militiamen have been killed.” Source: At least 8 killed in Libya clashes | News24

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02 Dec 2016

Troops advance in Aleppo, Russia proposes aid corridors

“Elite Syrian troops have moved into east Aleppo ahead of a push into the most densely populated areas, as ally Russia called for corridors to bring in aid and evacuate the wounded.” Source: Troops advance in Aleppo, Russia proposes aid corridors | News | Al Jazeera

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02 Dec 2016

South Sudan conflict: UN warns of ‘ethnic cleansing’

“Ethnic cleansing is taking place in war-torn South Sudan, the country’s UN human rights commission has warned. It says it has observed starvation, the burning of villages and rape being used as weapons of war across the country.” Source: South Sudan conflict: UN warns of ‘ethnic cleansing’ – BBC News

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01 Dec 2016

Iraq’s special forces control 19 Mosul neighborhoods

“Iraqi special forces fighting Islamic State militants on the eastern side of Mosul have retaken 19 neighborhoods from the extremist group since the battle for the city began last month, a senior Iraqi commander said on Wednesday.” Source: Iraq’s special forces control 19 Mosul neighborhoods

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30 Nov 2016

Syria conflict: ‘Israeli jets’ strike outside Damascus

“Syrian state media say Israeli jets have fired two missiles from Lebanese airspace which struck outside Damascus.” Source: Syria conflict: ‘Israeli jets’ strike outside Damascus – BBC News

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30 Nov 2016

Another 25 bodies found after Uganda clashes

“Ugandan police said on Tuesday that another 25 bodies had been recovered after weekend fighting in a western kingdom whose tribal monarch is accused of stoking a separatist rebellion, bringing the death toll to 87.” Source: Another 25 bodies found after Uganda clashes : police | News24

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29 Nov 2016

Militants storm army base in Indian Kashmir, kill three

“Militants attacked an army base near the Indian city of Jammu on Tuesday, killing three security personnel before soldiers cornered them inside the complex, officials said. Four gunmen raided the large base in Nagrota just before dawn, and after a gun battle that lasted several hours security forces killed the

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