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DAVAO CITY—President Rodrigo Duterte said the resumption of talks between the government and the communist rebels, which he had ordered, would be the final straw in his efforts to make peace with the insurgents. In his speech delivered during the 102nd annual communication of the Grand Mason ...
BRUSSELS (Pajhwok) NATO info-icon is backing Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's offer of peace talks to the Taliban info-icon , embracing what top officials say is an “unprecedented” opportunity to end the fighting in the insurgency-wracked country. In a statement Friday, NATO foreign ministers said the 29 ...

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Tuesday said the Afghan National Army launched a clearance operation in Kunduz's Aqtash district two days ago and the district has been cleared of insurgents. However, provincial council members dispute this and said the ANA returned to Kunduz city after spending two ...
Myanmar's government blamed ARSA insurgents for deadly coordinated attacks on army and police outposts in Rakhine state in August 2017. ... BenarNews that he had appeared in a recent online video that showed ARSA recruits being trained by the insurgent group's leader, Ataullah Abu Ammar Jununi.
Without mincing words I will say that the security situation has improved, when I said the security situation has improved, I said so in the sense that the insurgents are no longer occupying territories and hoisting their flag. Before now, many Nigerians are fully aware that a lot of local governments in Yobe, ...
Nwachukwu Onyema, said the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole conducting blocking and clearance operations to track down and neutralise Boko Haram insurgents fleeing from the Sambisa forest killed 7 insurgents on Friday in multiple ambushes sprung against the fleeing insurgents by the gallant troops.

The insurgents have done so with the aim of improving their public standing and ancillary activities. In any case, compared to the proclivities of the mujahedeen parties during the 1990s, the Taliban have maintained a much more disciplined military outlook. Active reliance on mullah networks for intelligence ...
At least six suspected insurgents, hiding in roadside bushes, launched the shooting ambush at 2.20am against a Honda Civic sedan driven by defence volunteer Muhamad-roree Jehdeng, 42, on a road in Ban Kuan Lamae in Tambon Na Ket. The sedan crashed into a songthaew driven by Sabuding ...
At a meeting with the Badakhshan provincial council, tribal elders warned local government that if they do not launch operations within a week, they will take up arms against insurgents. Wardoj and Yamgan districts have been under Taliban control for almost three years and Jurm district has experienced insurgent activity.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 11 Afghan paramilitary forces were killed when the Taliban attacked their checkpoint, an official said Sunday. Zabi Amani, a spokesman for the governor of the northern Sari Pul province, said two other forces were wounded in the attack late Saturday. He said three ...
An Afghan official says insurgents have killed at least four police in an attack on a checkpoint. Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor in the eastern Ghazni province, says five other police were wounded in the attack late Saturday. He says the militants opened fire on the checkpoint and then ...
Elsewhere in Afghanistan, insurgents attacked two security checkpoints in the eastern Ghazni province, killing four police and wounding five others, according to Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor. He said the Taliban opened fire on the checkpoints and then targeted reinforcements with a ...
Baghlan police said at least 14 armed insurgents were killed and wounded on Friday when their own explosive device detonated in Baghlan province. Baghlan police chief Akramuddin Sare confirmed the incident and said that nine insurgents were killed and five others wounded in Wardaka village in ...
That's how most of those—the aspirant insurgents—leave home now. They quietly disappear from their homes to fight the war of attrition against the Indian establishment in Kashmir. With each joining, the insurgent ranks are swelling in the valley despite the biting counter-insurgent offensive reducing an ...
Iraq declared victory over Daesh in December after driving the militants from the last territory under their control, but in recent months the group has resumed insurgent-style attacks in northern Iraq. Iraqi security officials say between 150 and 200 members of the security forces have been killed in Daesh ...
Two Ecuadorian journalists and their driver were abducted early Monday morning and driven to Colombia. A reporter and a photojournalist, who are with the Ecuador daily El Comercio and are yet to be identified by the paper, were taken along with their driver by rebel insurgents in the town of Mataje, ...
Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday said that restoring peace in the country forms the key objective of the Afghan government and that the Afghan security forces are legitimate in their defense against insurgents. Speaking at the 11th graduation ceremony of cadets at Marshal Fahim National ...

Wrath for separatists in Spain but sympathy for Baloch insurgents from Pakistan: Europe's Double Standards? ... united to extradite an elected Spanish leader, with popular mandate, yet is often seen providing asylums (and perhaps other help) to violent insurgent leaders from Baloch insurgency in Pakistan.
Kirkuk (Iraqinews.com) – Iraqi policemen, backed by pro-government forces, killed on Tuesday six Islamic State (IS) militants in Hawija district in Kirkuk, a security source was quoted as saying. Speaking to Alghad Press, the source said, “A joint force from the Iraqi police and the Tribal Mobilization Forces ...
At least 26 armed insurgents killed during Afghan forces air and ground operations in the past 24 hours in parts of the country, the Ministry of Defense said. Mohammad Radmanish, the ministry's spokesman, said that among the 26 killed, 12 Taliban were killed in Khak-e-Safed and Balablok districts and in ...
Mr Mohammed said that government has been in wider peace talks with the insurgents for a while which secured the release of the Police officers' wives and the University of Maiduguri lecturers. He reacted to comments made by the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the release of the Dapchi ...
“At about 10.09 pm yesterday, elements of Boko Haram insurgents who had been routed out of the Sambisa forest following troops' offensives and clearance operations attempted to loot Mashumari village, a remote settlement under Konduga Local Government Area for food and other logistics. “Our troops ...
The house of representatives has raised the alarm over the reported criminal activities perpetrated by insurgents in some communities in Oyo state. At plenary on Tuesday, the lawmakers said some violent groups — “sometimes consisting of insurgents and foreigners from neighbouring countries” — have ...
Nineveh (Iraqinews.com) – The Iraqi army, backed by pro-government troops, killed on Monday six Islamic State (IS) militants at a village in southern Mosul, a military source was quoted as saying. Speaking to Alghad Press, the source said, “Iraqi servicemen, backed by al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular ...
Now pistachio revenues have dropped to 45 million dollars a year, most of which goes into the pockets of the insurgents as well armed gangs.” According to Irfan, although there are more than 60 community councils and 90 forest guards in the area, three-quarters of the forest was beyond department's ...
At least 14 insurgents including three Daesh fighters, who were Pakistani nationals, were killed in Afghan Air Forces airstrikes in Kunduz and Nangarhar province on Sunday, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. A statement said 11 insurgents were killed and seven others wounded in Afghan airstrikes in Imam Sahib, Khan ...
A group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to grant amnesty to repented Boko Haram insurgents. Its Deputy Director, Timothy Adewale, made the appeal in an open letter to the president. The group urged Buhari to: “drop the ...
Wakil, a notorious insurgent commander, was also among the dead. Elsewhere, three Taliban were killed and five others wounded late on Saturday night when they stormed a security checkpoint in Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province. In a statement, the provincial police headquarters said a ...
At least 14 insurgents including three Daesh fighters, who were Pakistani nationals, were killed in Afghan Air Forces airstrikes in Kunduz and Nangarhar province on Sunday, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. A statement said 11 insurgents were killed and seven others wounded in Afghan airstrikes in ...
Manila: Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana refuted allegations that the government has been lying on the number of insurgents who surrendered, saying that the increasing number of rebels giving up is proof of demoralisation in its ranks. Earlier, the Armed Forces of the Philippines said it has recorded ...
Griffiths Chooses Aden as First Stop Before Meeting Insurgents ... The UN envoy will meet with a number of government officials and other Yemeni leaders in Aden before heading to the capital Sana'a to hold talks with Houthi leaders and other forces loyal to the insurgents in areas that fall under their ...
At least 63 insurgents including 14 Daesh were killed in Afghan security forces operations in the past 24 hours, officials at the Ministry of Defence – MoD said on Saturday. The operations were launched in Nangarhar, Uruzgan, Farah, Kandahar and Paktia province, deputy spokesman for MoD Mohammad ...
Jumaane Williams, a newly elected Brooklyn councilman, speaks at a community rally for immigrant and human rights, at Holyrood Episcopal Church in New York, Jan. 17, 2018. Williams, who describes himself as an ... more. Photo: MICHAEL M. SANTIAGO, New York Times. Image 2 of 8. Council ...
They are all that remain of the main insurgent stronghold near the Syrian capital Damascus, the biggest prize for President Bashar al-Assad in his fight against the rebels since the recapture of Aleppo in late 2016. Air strikes pummelled parts of eastern Ghouta on Thursday morning, striking Arbin and Zamalka and killing 19 ...
The federal government on Saturday called for the defeat and disruption of Boko Haram insurgents and other terrorists' theatre of operation and their ability to acquire drugs and other chemical agents. This was the submission by experts and stakeholders at the end of a five day summit on National ...
When I patrolled the mud villages of southwestern Kandahar province in Afghanistan, we sought to “protect” the population from the local Taliban insurgents. It was a difficult task. When our soldiers retired back to base camp, Taliban fighters owned the night and infiltrated the rural hamlets. A popular ...
The insurgents had tried to carry out an attack on the Torkham- Jalalabad highway, military officials confirmed. “The clashes started after the Taliban were faced with a military patrol; and three insurgents were arrested by the forces during the fighting. They had been wearing women's clothes,” officials said, ...
At least 38 armed insurgents including a local commander were killed, and 14 others wounded during operations by the Afghan Security Forces across the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defense said on Sunday. According to the ministry, 14 insurgents were killed during an army operation in ...
The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Saturday said at least 33 armed insurgents were killed during Afghan airstrikes across the country in the past 24 hours. Three others were wounded during the airstrikes, the MoD said. According to the ministry, in the first airstrike operation conducted in Nad Ali and ...
A Hezbollah military media unit said the Syrian army captured the town of Jisreen on Friday in an insurgent pocket in eastern Ghouta where thousands of people have fled since Thursday. "The Syrian army is continuing its operations in eastern Ghouta and gained control of Jisreen town," said the unit run ...
BEIRUT — For the first time since its meteoric rise in 2012 amid the chaos of war, al Qaeda's branch in Syria is in retreat, battling rival militant groups in the north and fighting for survival in a key foothold near the capital, Damascus. Over the past three weeks, the extremist group has been driven from nearly ...
With support from the French army, the insurgents were eventually beaten back. In 2015 Keita signed a peace agreement with the MNLA. However, a terror attack in Bamako that same year pushed Mali back into a de facto state of emergency. With the peace agreement virtually dead, the insurgency has ...
... Tahrir al-Sham or Levant Liberation Committee, in Idlib province, Syria. For the first time since its meteoric rise in 2012 amid the chaos of war, al-Qaida branch in Syria is on the retreat, battling rival insurgent groups north of the country and fighting for survival in a key foothold near the capital Damascus.
India's Maoist Insurgents Release 250 Hostages - Reports · Militants Attack Police Convoy in India's Kashmir Wounding Eight · Militants Attack India's Army Unit in Kashmir, Three Soldiers Killed - Reports · Attack on Military Camp Forces India to Expedite Tech-Based Security Systems. Tags: insurgent ...
Even regulators are struggling with how best to oversee these insurgents. In fact, in mid-February, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) signed a cooperation agreement that will link the CFTC's LabCFTC initiative with the FCA's Project ...
Nearly Six in 10 respondents in a Daily Trust Survey feels that Federal Government should not pay ransom to insurgents to secure the release of abducted persons. ... However, 137 respondents making up 43 per cent say Federal Government should pay ransom to insurgents to secure their release.
He said the recent abduction of 110 Dapchi schoolgirls in Yobe State was an eye opener that the Boko Haram insurgents were out to pounce on soft targets. “We must brace up to our responsibilities so that it does not happen again. That was how 276 Chibok schoolgirls were abducted by insurgents on ...
Nearly six in 10 respondents in a Daily Trust Survey feels that Federal Government should not pay ransom to insurgents to secure the release of abducted persons. In recent times the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura speaking on the release of three lecturers of the ...
Yemeni soldiers ride on the back of a military patrol vehicle in the Red Sea port city of Al Mokha, Yemen on March 5, 2018. Aziz El Yaakoubi / Reuters. Sana'a -Taiz- Asharq Al-Awsat. The losses of Houthi militias in the battlefronts of Hodeida, Saada and Nehim have been on the rise due to the Yemeni ...
The midterm elections have kicked into gear as Texas voters headed to the polls for the first statewide primaries of 2018. In years past, the races would have mattered little to a national Democratic Party that consistently fails to compete in the state. But this year feels different because, in many ways, the ...


 

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