Yemen’s Houthi rebels: Who are they and what do they want?
03 October 2019 | 11:50 am
Much is made of reported Iranian support for the Yemeni rebels in international relations — yet the movement has its own homegrown, anti-imperial roots. DW examines the group's history, activities and alliances.
23 Jun 2020
Bushra al-Maqtari has faced heady challenges on the front line of Yemen's war and as a woman in a patriarchal society. In an interview with DW, the writer and activist says the media and the UN have failed her country.
13 Aug 2020
On Popsicles this week, Fares Boulos popularly known as Oyibo Rebel speaks about being a Nigerian for Twenty-Six years, the feeling of speaking Yoruba language, and the entertainment industry.
6 Sep 2020
Sudan's transitional government has signed a historic peace agreement Monday with the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), a coalition of rebel groups from the regions of Darfur, Southern Kordofan, and the Blue Nile. ... But Sudan's transitional government spokesman Fasial Salih still praised the deal.
18 Oct 2020
With its walls pounded by artillery, roofs torn open and concrete beams in shreds, Al-Wehdah school lies in ruins as students return for the first day of Yemen's school year. At the school near Taez, the third-biggest city in a country shattered by years of war between the government and Iran-backed Huthi rebels, there are no doors or windows, let alone desks.
16 Jan 2021
Roger Lumbala has been accused of "complicity in crimes against humanity" for his actions during the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2002.
24 Jan 2021
The government declared a 15 day state of emergency after rebels attempted to blockade the capital. The country's UN envoy has also urged for more peacekeepers to be deployed.
14 Feb 2021
A woman and child were among those killed when a car bomb exploded in the city of Azaz, monitors said. A separate blast targeted a checkpoint in northern Syria, which is controlled by Turkish-backed rebels.
4 Feb 2021
'Pitch Perfect' star Rebel Wilson has split from entrepreneur Jacob Busch, after she called herself a "single girl" in a new Instagram post.
5 Feb 2021
A former Ugandan child soldier who became a commander of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army is convicted of dozens of crimes, including widespread rape, sexual enslavement, child abductions, torture and murder, including the killing of babies. Also, as Ethiopia focuses on ongoing conflict in the Tigray region, ethnic crisis deepens in the Benishangul-Gumuz region. Tens of thousands of people have fled the scene of repeated massacres. Finally, the team behind Nigerian film "The Milkmaid", about the Islamist sect Boko Haram, are hoping to make the Oscars shortlist.
11 Feb 2021
Senegalese soldiers have taken control of several hectares of cannabis fields after a successful mission to capture rebel bases in the southern Casamance region. Troops deployed in the region supported by forces from neighbouring Guinea-Bissau, as fighting flared up in a long-dormant independence conflict.
20 Feb 2021
From a classical orchestra playing a revolutionary song to viral breakdancers performing Michael Jackson anthems -- young Myanmar anti-coup protesters are using music as a weapon against the country's generals.
17 Mar 2021
When protests first flared in 2011 against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, Ahmad Mansour took to the streets of Aleppo with his high school-age peers. But as the uprising morphed into armed clashes, he joined the ranks of the armed opposition. Ten years later, he is still fighting. Now the head of his own battalion in Idlib, the 26-year-old has lost countless comrades, but his stance against Assad is unwavering.
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The Pakistani Embassy in Kabul came under attack Friday, where a guard was injured. The offices of warlord politician Gulbuddin Hekmatyar were also targeted by suicide bombers, two of whom were killed.
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It is still unclear whether the squad could be set up again under a new mandate. The death of a young woman arrested by the "morality police" for improperly wearing a hijab sparked months of protests in Iran.
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Moldova relies heavily on Russia and Ukraine for energy and has been badly hit by Russia's invasion of its eastern neighbor. In this interview, Moldovan PM Natalia Gavrilita explains the challenges her country faces.
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We look at shocking video footage of migrants being tasered or beaten by law enforcement in June at Melilla, a Spanish border post with Morocco. An investigation by several European newspaper sheds light on the violence, in which at least 23 asylum seekers were killed.
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At least eight monks including their chief abbots were found positive for methamphetamine during unannounced testing in Phetchabun province on November 28.