Category: Conflict

Opposition Libyan groups sign peace deal 0

Opposition Libyan groups sign peace deal

A United Nations-brokered peace accord has been signed by Libya’s two main opposing factions, loyal to either the General National Congress in the capital Tripoli, or the House of Representatives based in Tobruk, who...

Islamic State aims to capture Libyan oil – French Defence Minister 0

Islamic State aims to capture Libyan oil – French Defence Minister

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has claimed Islamic State is moving to extend its territory in Libya in an attempt to reach the country’s oil fields, the largest proven reserves in Africa. “They are...

Sweden sentences 2 men to life in prison for involvement in Syria execution video 0

Sweden sentences 2 men to life in prison for involvement in Syria execution video

Two men, aged 30 and 32, have been sentenced to life in prison for allegedly appearing in an execution video filmed in Syria in 2013. The men did not partake in the killing but...

Relief as 7-day ceasefire begins in Yemen 0

Relief as 7-day ceasefire begins in Yemen

A UN-brokered ceasefire begins in Yemen on Monday, calling a halt to fighting between Iranian-backed Houthi rebels and forces loyal to the regime of President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who are backed by airstrikes...

Market bombing in Pakistan kills at least 15 0

Bombing in Pakistan hits busy market

The busy Eidgah Sunday market was targeted by a bomb attack in the town of Parachinar, in western Pakistan. At least 15 people have been killed and 50 wounded. Near the border with Afghanistan,...

Bomb attack Homs hospital 0

Bombing near hospital in Homs kills 16

Rebels opposed to a ceasefire that would end a bitter siege and agree to government control in Homs, once the heart of the revolution, were given safe passage from the Syrian city on Thursday,...