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Congo army says it has driven rebels out of eastern villages

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Democratic Republic of Congo's army said on Monday it had recovered two strategic villages near the eastern border with Uganda after they were seized...

Central African Republic declares unilateral ceasefire in fight with rebels

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Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera on Friday declared a unilateral cessation of fighting against armed groups, saying he hoped it would lead to...

Central African Republic rebel attack death toll rises to 20

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The death toll from an attack three days ago by rebel fighters in Central African Republic on a small convoy of semi-trucks filled with...

Syrian army steps up offensive on rebel redoubt in southwestern city

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Syrian elite forces aided by pro-Iranian militias stepped up an offensive on Tuesday against a rebel enclave in a southwestern pocket bordering Jordan and...

Syrian rebels attack army outposts in southern Syria

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Syrian rebels waged a spate of mortar attacks on Syrian army checkpoints in the southern province of Deraa in the biggest flare-up of violence...

Dozens of Congo’s rebels lay down weapons in the east

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Dozens of militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have laid down their weapons and surrendered, the first to do so since President...

Chad military claims victory over rebels in the north

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Chad's military claimed victory on Sunday in its weeks-long battle with northern rebels that led to the death of President Idriss Deby on the...

Chadian army battles rebels in northern town

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Chad’s army battled with rebels on Thursday near the town of Nokou, about 20 km from where former president Idriss Deby was fatally wounded...

Rebels threaten to march on capital as Chad reels from president’s...

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Rebel forces set their sights on Chad’s capital N’Djamena on Wednesday following the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby, threatening to bring more disruption...

Rebels attacked Chad border post on election day – government

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A group of Libya-based rebels attacked a Chadian border post in the north of the country as polling stations began counting votes from the...

Central African Republic declares state of emergency to combat rebels

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Central African Republic declared a state of emergency on Thursday to help it crack down on armed groups, as the United Nations’ envoy to...

Bullets and panic: rebels attack Central African Republic capital

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Rebels in Central African Republic attacked the capital early on Wednesday, but were repelled by President Faustin-Archange Touadera’s security forces and United Nations peacekeepers,...

Rebels attack Central African Republic’s capital, says PM

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Security forces in Central African Republic repelled an attack on Wednesday by armed groups seeking to seize the capital Bangui, athorities said, in a...

Turkey urged to rein in Syrian rebels

Turkey must rein in Syrian rebels it supports in northern Syria who may have carried out kidnappings, torture and looting of civilian property, UN...

At least 15 dead as rebels attack southern Burundi

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At least 15 people were killed when gunmen attacked an area in southern Burundi, three local witnesses told Reuters on Monday. It was unclear whether...

Mali militants say they are open to talks if foreign troops...

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Al Qaeda-linked militants have said they will only attend peace talks with Mali’s government if it expels French and United Nations forces. There was no...

South Sudan rebels claim they killed eight soldiers

A South Sudanese rebel group said it killed eight soldiers in the south of the country, underlining the fragility of the oil-rich east African...

Burundi rebels killed in clashes with DR Congo troops

Congolese troops killed 36 Burundian rebels in clashes with armed groups in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo and three soldiers also died,...

Rebels held in Chad

Scores of rebels are in army custody in northern Chad following air strikes to repel an incursion from Libya, Chad’s army and intelligence sources...

Rebel infighting escalates in northwest Syria

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Clashes among rival Syrian rebel factions have spread across northwest Syria, rebels and residents said on Thursday, in the latest bout of tit-for-tat fighting...

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