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8 Nov
A year after the conflict started in northern Ethiopia, fears are growing that TPLF forces could reach Addis Ababa. There has been an uptick in arrests of Tigrayan residents in the capital.
4 Nov
The Ethiopian government has declared a national state of emergency amid fears that Tigray insurgents are preparing to march on the capital, Addis Ababa.
16 Sep
Human Rights Watch detailed the killing and rape of Eritrean refugees by Eritrean troops and Tigray rebels. The report documents atrocities committed around two camps in northern Ethiopia.
7 Sep
Thousands of Taliban fighters have reportedly swarmed into the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan. Resistance forces in the last major holdout against the Taliban say they're still fighting the group.
6 Aug
Women activists visit injured Afghan security forces in a Herat hospital. The Taliban control large swathes of the countryside and are now challenging Afghan government forces in several large cities, including Herat, near the western border with Iran, and Kandahar in the south.
17 Jul
The opposition leader's wife reported the presence of armed officers at their residence live on Twitter. Authorities have meanwhile arrested Guaido's close ally Freddy Guevara on charges of terrorism and treason.
9 Jul
A number of rocket attacks have been carried out against US military and diplomatic targets. According to the extremist monitoring group SITE, they were carried out by pro-Iranian militias.
28 May
Afghan forces clash with Taliban fighters in a provincial capital about 120 kilometres (75 miles) from Kabul.
25 Jan
Clashes broke out for a third consecutive evening Sunday in several Tunisian cities. In the working-class neighbourhood of Ettadhamen on the edge of the capital Tunis, young men hurled rocks at riot police who responded with volleys of tear gas despite a tight lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.
28 Dec 2020
Turkey's defense minister said the forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar would be viewed as a "legitimate target" if they attacked Turkish troops in the area.
22 Nov 2020
Two cities in the Amhara region have been struck by rockets fired by forces from the neighboring Tigray region, the government has claimed. Hundreds of people have been killed so far this month in a spiraling conflict.
1 Oct 2020
Azerbaijan and Armenian forces have resumed fighting in a major eruption of their decades-old conflict. Russia says its military is closely watching, while France and Turkey trade barbs as tension mounts.

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