Tuesday, September 15, 2020
At least nine alleged New People’s Army (NPA) rebels surrendered in different parts of Southern Tagalog, while a still unidentified “amazona” (female rebel) was killed in a clash with government forces Monday.
Army Lieutenant Colonel Dennis Cana, public information officer of the military’s Southern Luzon Command based in Camp Nakar, said in a press statement that five of the former rebels turned themselves in Kalayaan, Laguna, and General Nakar, Quezon.
Monday, September 14, 2020
More than 200 villagers fled their homes after fighting broke out between the Burma Army and forces belonging to the Northern Alliance of ethnic armed groups in northern Shan State’s Muse District on Friday.
The internally displaced persons (IDPs) are from Man Kawng village in Kyukok—also known as Pang Seng—sub-district. They said that they left because they were afraid of artillery shells hitting their 47-household village.
Sunday, September 13, 2020
The National Salvation Front (NAS) fighters repulsed a joint attack by South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Army in Opposition SPLA-IO in Central Equatoria State and killed four troops.
The rebel group also said the South Sudanese troops attacked refugees camps in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Israeli warplanes fired missiles on suburbs of the northern city of Aleppo early Friday, Syrian state media said, amid increased airstrikes on Syria in recent weeks. There were no immediate reports of casualties.
On August 31, an attack targeted the southern suburbs of the capital Damascus killing two soldiers and wounding seven.
Friday, September 11, 2020
At least five militants were killed and nine others injured in clashes in Gereshk district of southern Helmand province on Thursday, a statement from the National Army said.
The statement said a group of Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints early Thursday and troops retaliated, after which the rebels were forced to flee leaving five dead bodies and injuring nine others, Xinhua reported.