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Libyan Newswire

Civil War

Monday, July 11, 2016 – 06:28

Heavy fighting involving tanks and helicopters raged in South Sudan on Monday between troops loyal to the president and those backing the vice president, risking a return to civil war and further instability in a volatile and poor region of Africa.

Thursday, July 7, 2016 – 06:45

Obama is making U.S. special operators and locals do most of the fighting. When ISIS falls, Iraq and Syria need better leaders to keep this from happening again. So, what’s the plan?

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 – 06:53

Libya’s prime minister said Tuesday that the United Nations is trying to impose an unworkable agreement on the country’s various factions that is “screwing up” the political process and will never be accepted by parliament.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 – 06:50

The government asked FARC rebels to give up their weapons, initially without a promise of robust security guarantees. And despite ongoing negotiations, at least six left-wing activists were slain in acts of political violence in recent months.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 – 06:59

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he expects a peace deal to end more than 50 years of conflict with the country’s largest rebel group, Farc, to be reached within a month.

Monday, June 20, 2016 – 07:14

Russia said on Sunday it had reached an agreement with the United States to improve coordination between their military operations in Syria, where they are backing opposing sides of a civil war and launching air strikes.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 – 07:08

A Muslim rebel leader in Central African Republic has declared an autonomous state in his stronghold and said he will seek independence, leading the country’s transitional government to call for international action against him.

Friday, December 11, 2015 – 06:50

Gunmen have launched an attack on military sites in the capital of Burundi, killing several. The assault comes amid growing turmoil surrounding the president’s successful but contested bid for another term in office.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 – 06:37

Former child soldiers in South Sudan said they took up arms to defend themselves after being beaten and almost drowned by government soldiers, and they might return to the battlefield if their lives do not improve, a UNICEF ambassador said.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 – 06:41

For the first time in the four-year Syrian civil war, President Obama is beginning to execute a combined diplomatic and military approach to force President Bashar al-Assad to leave office and end the carnage.