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'We feel that we, the youth, are only being used for photo opportunities,' says a member of the Marawi Reconstruction Conflict Watch, citing a mismatch in government action and what residents need
9 pro-Turkish fighters and 6 members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces are killed in a zone between the towns of Tal Tamr and Ras al-Ain
Thousands are forced to flee their homes since the beginning of Turkey's military incursion after US President Donald Trump ordered American troops to pull back from the border
State-backed Global New Light of Myanmar says a bus was flagged down by a man before 18 rebels in sportswear emerged from the forest and ordered passengers off at gunpoint
'If fighting continues through 2022, Yemen will rank the poorest country in the world,' according to a United Nations Development Programme report
Antonio Guterres praises the progress made by the UN's former special envoy, Horst Kohler, who left the position in May for health reasons
While there is no armed conflict in Metro Manila, the task force deems the capital region to be the hotbed of recruitment and fund generation
North Korea's state media says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised a fresh test of a 'super-large multiple rocket launcher' system
No further details are immediately available but these are the latest to be fired since July. Previous launches have been identified as short-range missiles.
Any plan to lift martial law must come with an agreement among Mindanao leaders to control loose firearms, a major contributing factor to violence in the southern region, says International Alert Philippines
'The international community must stop turning a blind eye to these violations and the intolerable humanitarian situation,' says Kamel Jendoubi, who heads the Group of Independent Eminent International and Regional Experts
At least 306 Palestinians have been killed since March 2018 by Israeli fire
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the 'newly developed' system was a 'great weapon'
Russian-backed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces gather north of the key town of Khan Sheikhun in a bid to take more territory from Turkish-backed rebels
(UPDATED) South Korea says its military is 'tracking the movement in the North in case of additional launches, with firm readiness'
United Nations humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande says 'it is heart-breaking that during Eid’l Adha, families are mourning the death of their loved ones instead of celebrating together in peace and harmony'
The government’s anti-drug war and political rivalries triggered 'a wave of targeted attacks' in the first half of the year, says the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project
Palestinian minister for Jerusalem affairs Fadi al-Hadami was detained questioned for 'activities in Jerusalem,' according to Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld
The talks mark the 7th round of negotiations aimed at ending America's longest war
The Peace to Prosperity economic workshop that begins June 25 is billed as the start of a new approach that will later include political solutions to the long intractable Middle East conflict
Foreign powers are watching the situation in the Middle East with growing concern as Tehran and Washington exchange warnings about an escalation in their conflict
'Israel will be represented at the Bahrain economic workshop in a way that will be decided later on,' Foreign Minister Israel Katz writes on Twitter
The flare-up comes as Russian-backed regime forces tried to retake two villages seized by jihadists and allied rebels earlier in June
Heiko Maas reaffirms his country's support for a two-state solution ahead of a long-awaited United States peace plan
Bringing settlements under Israeli sovereignty on a large-scale could end any remaining hopes for a two-state solution to Israel's conflict with the Palestinians
'It is really a mind-boggling figure,' NRC chief Jan Egeland tells reporters. 'It takes extreme violence and fear of disasters to force a family out of their home, their land, their property, their community.'
The Red Sea mills hold 51,000 tons of grain which was enough to feed more than 3.7 million people for a month
(UPDATED) Delegates of a historic 'loya jirga' peace summit say the ceasefire should start at the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, which gets underway in the coming days
The fighting has killed at least 278 people and wounded more than 1,300
(UPDATED) Diplomats have long complained that Libyan peace efforts have been stymied by major power backing for the rival sides, with Haftar ally Russia quibbling over the proposed wording of the ceasefire demand
The World Health Organization denounces 'repeated attacks on health care workers, vehicles' during the fighting which erupted on April 4
Aside from those who have fled, UN spokesman Rheal Leblanc says that 'many families remain stranded inside conflict affected areas,' with safety fears rising and supplies running short
The violence has already displaced thousands and left several dozen people dead. The UN warns that nearly half a million children in Tripoli are 'at immediate risk.'
Khalifa Haftar's forces claim responsibility for the air raid on Mitiga airport. It caused no casualties, but left a meter-deep crater on a runway.
Retired colonel Allen Capuyan is accused of involvement in the 6.4-billion shabu smuggling controversy
The prime minister says Israel is prepared for a widespread military campaign in Gaza as tensions simmered following the latest flare-up – but only after all other options were exhausted
The Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict urges close cooperation between officials of the Bangsamoro region, the national government, and the military as 'consequences of failure could be devastating'
Unicef says the 5 children were "playing at home" when they were killed. It did not give details on the nature of the attack or the perpetrators.
It is one of the deadliest breaches of a 6-month-old truce deal, says the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
Israeli aircraft targeted several militant sites in Gaza after an 'explosive balloon' launched from the Palestinian enclave damaged a house in Israel
The Indian pilot shot down by a Pakistani aircraft is returned as a 'peace gesture'
Libya has been torn between rival administrations and a myriad of militias since the NATO-backed overthrow and killing of dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011
The pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, has become the face of the crisis since he was shot down in a rare aerial engagement between the South Asian neighbors over the disputed region of Kashmir
The participation of Taliban deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in the talks seen as a sign that both sides are serious in the negotiations
As lawmakers debate on the MACR they think children deserve, kids continue to be exposed to environments that put them on a collision course with the law
Since the launch of its operations, French forces have fired off more than 18,000 shells and conducted 1,500 air strikes in support of anti-Islamic State fighters on the ground
UN envoy Martin Griffiths says he hopes the warring sides will be more successful this time as he opens 3 days of talks in Amman
Border units from the Turkish armed forces capture the ISIS suspects on Friday, February 1 in the Akcakale district of Sanliurfa in southeast Turkey