20 Aug 2021

Deposed Afghan President Ghani Turns Up in Emirates

Ashraf Ghani, deposed Afghanistan President, has taken refuge in the United Arab Emirates after fleeing Afghanistan as the Taliban surrounded the capital city of Kabul. The UAE released a statement on Wednesday in which it welcomed Mr. Ghani and his family on humanitarian grounds. Mr. Ghani’s whereabouts had been unknown

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13 Aug 2021

Taliban take 10th provincial capital as Ghazni falls

The Taliban has taken over Ghazni, marking the tenth provincial capital to fall to the militant group in just a week. Security forces and the governor of Afghan allegedly fled the city, leading to the governor’s arrest by Afghan security forces. Ghazni is located on the major Kabul-Kandahar roadway, meaning

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11 Aug 2021

Scale of Russian mercenary mission in Libya exposed

A new investigation conducted by BBC has revealed the scale of military operations conducted by a Russian mercenary group in Libya’s civil war. The mercenary group, called Wagner, allegedly left a Samsung tablet behind that revealed its key role in the war, as well as traceable fighter codenames. Also on

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09 Aug 2021

In Fallen Afghan City, Fires, Airstrikes and Victorious Taliban Taking Selfies

In the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan, residents watched the Taliban fight government forces and edge closer and closer to the city’s center. On Sunday morning of last week, Taliban fighters were able to close in on key government buildings and take over the city. According to residents, Taliban fighters acted

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06 Aug 2021

Militia finds 40 bodies in Myanmar jungle after army crackdown, says UN envoy

A member of a Myanmar militia fighting the army in the central part of the country reported that the militia has uncovered at least 40 bodies in jungle areas over the past few weeks, some of which show signs of torture. Since the military staged a coup on the elected

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04 Aug 2021

Gunmen attack home of Afghan defence minister in Kabul

An attack on the home of the Afghan defense minister has left eight dead. The incident marks the first major bombing by militants in Kabul for almost a year. The defense minister, Bismillah Khan Mohammadi, was not home at the time of the attack. Militants detonated a car bomb and

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04 Aug 2021

Taliban Commander Who Led Attack on Afghan City Was Released From Prison Last Year, Officials Say

According to Afghan and Western officials, the Taliban commander currently overseeing an assault on the city of Lashkargah, located in southern Afghanistan, is one of 5,000 former prisoners that were released by the Afghan government last year due to pressure from the United States. The commander in question, Mawlavi Talib,

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20 Jul 2021

Ethiopia’s Tigray forces enter neighboring Afar region, Afar says

A spokesman for Afar, a region neighboring Tigray in northern Ethiopia, has claimed that Tigray forces have mounted attacks in his territory. The announcement marks an expansion to the eight-month conflict, during which Afar has remained untouched. Tigrayan fighters allegedly crossed into Afar on Saturday, and conflict occurred throughout the

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07 Jul 2021

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse killed in attack at home

Jovenel Moïse, Haiti’s president, was killed in an attack on his home at 01:00 local time, according to the country’s interim prime minister. Mr. Moïse resided in the nation’s capital of Port-au-Prince. First Lady Martine Moïse was also injured after unidentified armed men stormed the residence last night. Mr. Joseph,

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29 Jun 2021

Iran-Backed Militias Fire Rockets in New Attack Aimed at U.S. Forces

Yesterday night, US troops in northeast Syria came under rocket fire after Iran-backed militias vowed revenge for US airstrikes earlier that day. The retaliation may be a sign that the fighting is evolving into a sustained confrontation. A spokesman for the US-led coalition stated that multiple rockets had been fired

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