Insurgencies

Sri Lanka lifts curfew as death toll from attacks rises sharply

Sri Lanka lifts curfew as death toll from attacks rises sharply

Published 22/04/2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels across [more…]

U.S. State Dept warns ‘terrorists’ continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

U.S. State Dept warns ‘terrorists’ continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

Published 22/04/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said in a revised travel advisory ‘terrorist groups’ were continuing to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka after 290 [more…]

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police

Published 22/04/2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - The death toll from attacks on churches and luxury hotels across Sri Lanka rose significantly to 290, and about 500 people were [more…]

Trade ties in focus as Iran’s Rouhani begins Iraq visit

Trade ties in focus as Iran’s Rouhani begins Iraq visit

Published 11/03/2019

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sharply criticised U.S. military intervention in the Middle East on Monday as he began a first official visit [more…]

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

Published 03/02/2019

MOSUL, Iraq(Reuters) - A raven perched on the shoulder of a woman with flaming hair is Iraqi artist Marwan Fathi’s symbol for the terrible events [more…]

Explainer: Who is behind the Philippine church bombings?

Explainer: Who is behind the Philippine church bombings?

Published 28/01/2019

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines security forces investigating a deadly twin bombing at a church on a predominantly Muslim southern island are zeroing in on what [more…]

Syrian army enters Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

Syrian army enters Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

Published 28/12/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army said it entered Manbij on Friday for the first time in years, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus [more…]

Sudan detains nine opposition leaders ahead of planned protest

Sudan detains nine opposition leaders ahead of planned protest

Published 28/12/2018

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Authorities in Sudan have arrested at least nine opposition leaders and activists, a group of civil society groups said on Friday, ahead [more…]

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan peace talks gain momentum

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan peace talks gain momentum

Published 28/12/2018

KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - As moves toward peace pick up in Afghanistan, the Taliban are trying to show they have changed since the brutal days [more…]

Syrian army enters town of Manbij and raises flag – statement

Syrian army enters town of Manbij and raises flag – statement

Published 28/12/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army entered Manbij on Friday for the first time in years, it said in a statement, after the Kurdish YPG [more…]