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#Insurgents

# insurgents - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Irish citizen killed in Burkina Faso was working in anti-poaching operations
# Burkina Faso Attack
# Burkina Faso Attack

Irish citizen killed in Burkina Faso was working in anti-poaching operations

Updated Apr 28th 2021, 7:10 AM 95,911 Views 15 Comments

It is believed that the Irish citizen was in a convoy on an anti-poaching patrol in the east of the African country.

# insurgents - Sunday 16 April, 2017

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike
# Hope Springs
# Hope Springs

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike

Apr 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 9,476 Views 6 Comments

Hammam al-Alil’s sulphur springs and reopened spa have become a spot where the soldiers fighting in Mosul and the civilians fleeing it meet for a rare moment of relaxation.

# insurgents - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 50 at volleyball game
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 50 at volleyball game

Nov 23rd 2014, 4:32 PM 12,122 Views 37 Comments

WARNING: This article contains a graphic image of those killed in the blast.

# insurgents - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Ukraine claims rebels have been flushed from a main stronghold
# Insurgents
# Insurgents

Ukraine claims rebels have been flushed from a main stronghold

Jul 5th 2014, 10:32 AM 4,221 Views 89 Comments

This would be Kiev’s biggest success of the nearly three-month campaign.

# insurgents - Friday 2 May, 2014

Military helicopter shot down as Ukraine army launches assault on insurgents
# Escalation
# Escalation

Military helicopter shot down as Ukraine army launches assault on insurgents

May 2nd 2014, 7:33 AM 9,830 Views 168 Comments

Troops have also been put on full combat alert in response to the estimated 40,000 Russian troops massed on the border.

# insurgents - Monday 10 February, 2014

Militants killed after accidental explosion during bomb-making lesson
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

Militants killed after accidental explosion during bomb-making lesson

Feb 10th 2014, 6:18 PM 7,162 Views 40 Comments

Seven car bombs as well as several explosive belts were found the area.

# insurgents - Thursday 16 January, 2014

New video shows only American soldier still held by Taliban is alive
# War On Terror
# War On Terror

New video shows only American soldier still held by Taliban is alive

Jan 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 13,329 Views 40 Comments

The video, sent to officials in the US, is the first proof in more than three years that Bowe Berghdal is still alive.

# insurgents - Sunday 15 September, 2013

At least 48 killed in Iraq bombings
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 48 killed in Iraq bombings

Sep 15th 2013, 3:07 PM 3,203 Views 26 Comments

Car bombs in cities across Iraq killed at least 48 people today, officials have said.

# insurgents - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

May 16th 2013, 8:41 PM 4,500 Views 10 Comments

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

# insurgents - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings

May 15th 2013, 8:23 PM 4,073 Views 18 Comments

11 bombings struck Baghdad, as well as the cities of Kirkuk and Tarmiyah.

# insurgents - Monday 21 January, 2013

UN says torture of prisoners in Afghanistan persists
# Torture
# Torture

UN says torture of prisoners in Afghanistan persists

Jan 21st 2013, 10:35 AM 3,708 Views 11 Comments

A report said torture included beatings, electric shock and being hung by the wrist from chains for long periods.

# insurgents - Monday 27 August, 2012

Insurgents kill 17 'party-goers' in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Insurgents kill 17 'party-goers' in Afghanistan

Aug 27th 2012, 6:38 PM 4,874 Views 24 Comments

Early reports said that the 15 men and two women had been beheaded but subsequent accounts have shed more light on the attack.

# insurgents - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Afghanistan: 7 killed in gun battle and bomb attack
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghanistan: 7 killed in gun battle and bomb attack

Aug 2nd 2012, 4:23 PM 1,416 Views 1 Comment

Five people were killed in the gun battle today just outside Kabul while two NATO service members were killed in a separate bomb attack in the south of the country.

# insurgents - Monday 11 June, 2012

NATO to limit airstrikes on Afghan homes
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

NATO to limit airstrikes on Afghan homes

Jun 11th 2012, 5:35 PM 1,433 Views 14 Comments

A spokesperson for the military alliance says that airstrikes will not be used on civilian dwellings unless it’s a matter of ‘self-defence for troops on the ground’.

# insurgents - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack

Nov 26th 2011, 12:27 PM 898 Views 5 Comments

Pakistan has blamed NATO for the attack on the Afghanistan border last night.

# insurgents - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Rebel demobilisation deal sees Nepal parties push ahead with peace process
# Nepal
# Nepal

Rebel demobilisation deal sees Nepal parties push ahead with peace process

Nov 2nd 2011, 2:55 PM 123 Views 0 Comments

Nepal’s main parties have agreed to resume talks for a peace deal, but will face a significant challenge in creating a new constitution.

# insurgents - Friday 21 October, 2011

Al-Shabab display bodies of African Union peacekeepers
# Somalia
# Somalia

Al-Shabab display bodies of African Union peacekeepers

Oct 21st 2011, 10:47 AM 670 Views 5 Comments

The fighters displayed around 70 bodies of the troops after a battle in Mogadishu yesterday.

# insurgents - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Kabul attack ends after 20 hours and leaves 27 dead
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Kabul attack ends after 20 hours and leaves 27 dead

Sep 14th 2011, 2:23 PM 283 Views 0 Comments

The US ambassador to Afghanistan blamed the Pakistani-based Haqqani network for the coordinated attack against the American Embassy and NATO headquarters in the heart of Kabul.

# insurgents - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Taliban forces who downed US helicopter 'killed by air strikes'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban forces who downed US helicopter 'killed by air strikes'

Aug 11th 2011, 8:05 AM 206 Views 3 Comments

The US military says the insurgents who killed 38 US and Afghani troops have themselves been killed by F16 fighter jets.

# insurgents - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Dozens of coalition troops killed in helicopter attack in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Dozens of coalition troops killed in helicopter attack in Afghanistan

Aug 6th 2011, 11:00 AM 501 Views 16 Comments

The attack has resulted in the worst single-day loss of life suffered by coalition forces the ten-year conflict.

# insurgents - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Afghanistan suicide attack kills 22 including BBC reporter
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghanistan suicide attack kills 22 including BBC reporter

Jul 28th 2011, 2:22 PM 184 Views 1 Comment

Three suicide attackers targeting a police station in a south Afghan town have killed at least 22 people, including a journalist working with the BBC.

# insurgents - Friday 22 July, 2011

Fifty insurgents killed in east Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Fifty insurgents killed in east Afghanistan

Jul 22nd 2011, 8:14 PM 152 Views 0 Comments

The militants were killed during two days of fighting in Paktika province.

# insurgents - Wednesday 25 August, 2010

Wave of bomb attacks kill dozens in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

Wave of bomb attacks kill dozens in Iraq

Aug 25th 2010, 12:56 PM 122 Views 0 Comments

Several blasts targetted different cities across the country.