“Rebel” in the news
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· Analysis: Turkey is winning in Libya, but challenges remain →
Despite this agreement, Moscow continues to occasionally harass Turkish-backed rebels in Idlib and accuse Turkey of protecting Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham, which has ties to al-Qaeda.
· The Philippines’ Broad Anti-Terrorism Law Takes Aim at Dissent →
The Duterte administration has previously released lists of dissenters it brands as communist rebels, blocked foreign funding of NGOs and organizations critical of the government, and tolerated deadly state operations against indigenous leaders, farmers and land rights activists.
The China Post
· Turkey strips 3 legislators of seats, setting off protest →
The legislators are Enis Berberoglu of the main opposition Republican People’s Party, or CHP, who went on trial on espionage charges for allegedly leaking to an opposition newspaper images that allegedly showed Turkey’s intelligence agency smuggling weapons into Syria, and Leyla Guven and Musa Farisoglullari of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party, or HDP, who were convicted of links to Kurdish rebels.
· No rain, slow gains: In the dry season, Nigeria’s army puts Boko Haram on the back foot →
But it was only in April, after soldiers from neighbouring Chad attacked the rebels’ bases, that he felt confident enough to move his headquarters from Abuja, the sleepy federal capital, to Borno state, the heart of the insurgency.
The China Post
· UN moves toward ending UN-AU peacekeeping in Sudan’s Darfur →
In recent years, as the result of a successful government military campaign, the rebellion has been reduced to a rebel Sudan Liberation Army faction headed by Abdul Wahid Elnur in Jebel Marra.
· US holds up UN envoy on Libya, frustrating Europeans →
The position of UN envoy for Libya has been vacant for three months, even with calls intensifying for a return to negotiations as the UN-recognized government beats back a rebel offensive.
· Myth of the Sahara remains a lure for France today →
Its troops entered Kidal with the help of an armed rebel Tuareg group, the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA), rather than with the Malian army.
· On a caravan, with one of the Sahara's last European explorers →
In the 1990s, he met Iyad Ag Ghaly, then a rebel leader and now head of one of the main jihadist coalitions.
· Balochistan Erupts in Protests Over a Murdered Mother and Her Injured 4-Year-Old →
Like the meaning of her name, Bramsh has sparked a fire into people to resist and rebel against abusers of power and years of injustices and silence.
· Russian air raids target NW Syria for first time in three months →
Home to some three million people, the Idlib region of the northwest is controlled by Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), a former al-Qaeda affiliate, and other rebel groups.