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Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances

Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances

A rebel group backed by Turkey will send reinforcements to the front lines of the last major rebel enclave in northern Syria to oppose a government offensive, it said on Thursday.

Syrian army takes strategic town from rebels in new advance

Syrian army takes strategic town from rebels in new advance

Syria's army has captured a strategically important town in Idlib in the rebels' last major enclave, a war monitor and a military media unit run by its ally Hezbollah reported on Sunday.

Sudan extends ceasefire with southern rebels

Sudan extends ceasefire with southern rebels

Sudanese and South Sudanese officials agreed late on Saturday with the leader of an alliance of armed factions operating along their joint border to extend a ceasefire and grant humanitarian access ...

Amid lull in air strikes, rebels reinforce NW Syria frontlines

Amid lull in air strikes, rebels reinforce NW Syria frontlines

Air strikes stopped in northwest Syria over the past 12 hours, rescuers said on Saturday, as Turkey-backed rebels arrived at the fronts to help fight the army and its Russian ally.

Chadian army says 250 rebels captured after rebel convoy targeted

Chadian army says 250 rebels captured after rebel convoy targeted

The Chadian military on Saturday said it had captured more than 250 rebels, including some top leaders, after an operation against an convoy of militants trying to cross into the country from Libya ...

Five rebels linked to Philippine cathedral bombing surrender

Five rebels linked to Philippine cathedral bombing surrender

Five rebels who helped carry out the deadly bombing of a Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines last month surrendered to the authorities at the weekend ...

DR Congo rebels surrender in welcome for new President Tshisekedi

DR Congo rebels surrender in welcome for new President Tshisekedi

Six hundred Congolese rebels whose conflict killed several thousand people in the restive Kasai region, have ended their war and surrendered their weapons in a sign of support for new President Felix Tshisekedi ...

Yemen's Houthi rebels head to Sweden for expected peace talks

Yemen's Houthi rebels head to Sweden for expected peace talks

A delegation of Yemen's Houthi rebels left the capital Sana'a for Sweden on Tuesday, accompanied by the United Nations' special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths ...

Syria regime accuses armed groups of 'toxic gas' attack

Syria regime accuses armed groups of 'toxic gas' attack

Syria's regime has accused armed groups of carrying out a "toxic gas" attack that left dozens of people struggling to breathe and prompted government ally Russia to launch retaliatory air strikes on Sunday.

Rebels trigger blasts, clash with forces ahead of India state polls

Rebels trigger blasts, clash with forces ahead of India state polls

Maoist rebels triggered several explosions and clashed with security forces in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh on Sunday, ahead of polls in the region, police said.

Regime, Russian air raids resume on Syria's Idlib

Regime, Russian air raids resume on Syria's Idlib

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said heavy attacks resumed on the northwestern region near the Turkish border around midday.

Syrian army urges people in Idlib to agree return of state rule

Syrian army urges people in Idlib to agree return of state rule

Northwestern Syria, where Idlib is located, is the last big area still in the hands of fighters seeking to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad.