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  1. CAR delegation visits SANDF as questions asked about Operation Vimbezela

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... assistance to the CAR. In 2007 the SANDF formalised defence cooperation with Central African Republic armed forces through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This agreement, renewed on 31 December ...
    Friday, 23 June 2017
  2. ISS: Is the Force Intervention Brigade still justifying its existence?

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... armed rebel groups in eastern DRC. Its second target was supposed to be the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), the armed group founded in the mid-1990s by Rwandan Hutus who fled the ...
    Thursday, 22 June 2017
  3. Rebels say Syrian army, Iranian-backed militias launch offensive in eastern desert

    Category: Middle East/Middle East

    ... by the U.S.-led coalition. U.S. forces said on Tuesday they had shot down an armed "pro-Syrian regime" drone near the garrison. A Western intelligence source identified the drone as Iranian. The ...
    Thursday, 22 June 2017
  4. Shock and anger in Mosul after Islamic State destroys historic mosque

    Category: Middle East/Middle East

    ... which supplied the armed forces with officers since modern Iraq was created, about 100 years ago, and until the fall of Saddam Hussein, after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion which empowered the Shi'ite majority. ...
    Thursday, 22 June 2017
  5. U.N. Security Council backs W. Africa force to fight Sahel militants

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... budget. Special units proposed by the five Sahel nations would complement the efforts of regular armed forces, a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali and France's "Operation Barkhane," which has deployed ...
    Thursday, 22 June 2017
  6. France softens proposed U.N. backing for Sahel force to appease U.S.

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... Sahel nations would complement the efforts of regular armed forces, a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali and France's Operation Barkhane, which has around 4,000 troops deployed across the region. France ...
    Wednesday, 21 June 2017
  7. Gunmen attack resort outside Mali's capital, two dead

    Category: Security/National Security

    ... Malian security forces backed by French troops deployed to push them out. "At first we thought they were armed bandits but we know how armed bandits operate, they don't hold territory, so now we think ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  8. U.N. investigators say Burundian forces still torturing, killing opponents

    Category: Security/National Security

    ... brutal nature of the violations described to us," he told the Geneva forum. "Several victims, usually young members of opposition parties ... or people accused of supporting or belonging to armed ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  9. Lord's Resistance Army steps up Congo attacks as U.S.-backed force pulls out

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ...  The U.N. has reported a surge this year in LRA abductions of girls and boys around the ages of 12 or 13, as well as elephant poaching in Garamba National Park. A clash with Congolese armed forces ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  10. Nigerian vigilantes amass victories and power on Boko Haram front line

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ... are registered, impartial and professional. FEAR OF ARMED GROUPS The CJTF, most of who are unemployed men, asked the government to provide payment for its operations, a demand seen by political ...
    Thursday, 15 June 2017
  11. Feature: AMISOM pulls Somalia toward security

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... partnership with the Somali National Armed Forces, has liberated town after town. But the task has not been easy. AMISOM’s successes come after decades of violence, anarchy and lack of governance in Somalia. ...
    Tuesday, 13 June 2017
  12. Gaddafi son released in Libya

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has been freed by an armed group in western Libya where he was being held following the 2011 revolt against his late father, former leader Muammar Gaddafi, one of his lawyers and ...
    Monday, 12 June 2017
  13. ISS: Do Egypt and Sudan have anything in common anymore?

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... caught on whatever they determined as the wrong side. The decision sparked outrage in Egypt. ‘Neither the Egyptian people nor the armed forces will let go of a single centimetre of the Egyptian territory,’ ...
    Friday, 09 June 2017
  14. US wary of push for West African anti-terror force

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... units, each of around 100 well-trained soldiers, to be deployed where jihadist groups are known to operate. They would complement the efforts of regular armed forces, a UN peacekeeping mission in ...
    Friday, 09 June 2017
  15. Attackers bomb Iran parliament and mausoleum, at least 12 dead

    Category: Middle East/Middle East

    ... four armed men enter the parliament, where a very tight security has always been in place," said a senior official, who asked not to be named. The Intelligence Ministry called on people to be vigilant ...
    Wednesday, 07 June 2017
  16. France wants UN to support west African anti-terror force

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... of around 100 well-trained soldiers, which would be deployed in areas where jihadist groups are known to operate. They would complement the efforts of regular armed forces, the UN peacekeeping mission ...
    Wednesday, 07 June 2017
  17. West Africa seeks 50 million euro for anti-Islamist force

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... quickly to shifting threats, which would be deployed in areas where jihadist groups are known to operate. They would complement the efforts of regular armed forces, United Nations peacekeepers in ...
    Monday, 05 June 2017
  18. Libya government of national accord securing Tripoli airport

    Category: Security/National Security

    ...  The Presidential Guard formed by the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) was able to access Tripoli International Airport after loosely aligned armed groups gained ground in heavy fighting ...
    Friday, 02 June 2017
  19. Algerian military patrol attacked

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ... two vehicles, according to the SITE jihadist monitoring service. Algerian armed forces have been cracking down on militants tied to Islamic State. In April, they foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack ...
    Friday, 02 June 2017
  20. Ex United Accord 2017 concludes in Ghana

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... amongst U.S. and African partners,” said Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore, Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Africa and co-director of UA 2017. About two hours outside of Accra is the Ghana Armed Force’s ...
    Friday, 02 June 2017

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