Thursday, December 7, 2017
Clashes broke out on Tuesday night between members of the Northern Alliance armed groups the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) in Namtu Township, according to local sources.
Two army officers from the SSA-N, the armed wing of the Shan State Progressive Party (SSPP), told The Irrawaddy that fighting continued throughout the night.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Clashes along the boundary of South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat provinces on Monday left seven communist rebels and two soldiers dead.
The series of encounters involved New People’s Army guerrillas and personnel of the Army’s 33rd and 27th Infantry Battalions.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
A rebel group in South Sudan announced on Sunday that it had merged ranks with the National People’s Alliance Forces (NPAF), an armed movement led by ex-rebel-appointed governor of Liech state, Ruai Kuol Jal.
NPAF’s acting spokesperson, Maj. Gen James Dok Puok confirmed their merger with the South Sudanese Freedom Movement (SSFM).
“I would like to announce to the members and the general public that, the people’s movement welcome the wise and positive decision taken by the leadership of the South Sudan freedom Movement/Army SSFM/A,” Puok said in a statement.
Monday, December 4, 2017
Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has officially announced the dissolution of his partnership with former Houthi militia allies.
“Zero hour is coming to the battlefield in Sanaa… The country had to be saved from the madness of the Houthi group,” Saleh said in statements on Monday morning.
Sunday, December 3, 2017
The Iraqi government on Saturday deployed army near the Peshmerga frontlines in Garmiyan area in Sulaimani province, Kurdistan 24 correspondent reported.
Harem Jaff, Kurdistan 24 correspondent in Kalar district, the center of Garmiyan Administration, said the Iraqi government deployed army forces in the area to seize control over two checkpoints that have been controlled by the Kurdish forces since 2003.