Friday, June 24, 2016
Witnesses say that Al-Qaeda fighters have been seen in southern Yemeni cities, nearly a month after the militants withdrew from the towns following tribal-led negotiations.
Local residents reported Thursday that Al-Qaeda militants were seen in the cities of Jaar and Zinjibar, the provincial capital of Abyan province.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) made further advances against Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Thursday, advancing to within just two kilometres from the city centre.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor reported that the fighters were engaging ISIS militants in heavy clashes in Manbij’s western districts, only two kilometres from the city centre.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Colombia’s Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla force have agreed on a definitive ceasefire, taking one of the last steps towards ending Latin America’s longest civil war.
The announcement heralds an end to a half-century conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people in the jungles of the major cocaine-producing country.
At least 24 Taliban militants have reportedly been killed in the latest infighting among the rival groups in western Herat province which ended late on Tuesday.
According to the local government officials, the incident took place in Pashtoon Zarghoon district after the supporters of Taliban Chief Mawlavi Haibatullah Akhundzada clashed with the dissident Taliban leader Mullah Rasool.
Provincial governor’s spokesman Jilani Farhad said they are aware regarding the latest infighting among the rival Taliban groups.