“Rebel” in the news

Example collocations

rebel against
rebel forces
rebel group
rebel groups
rebel leader

Publications and example sentences

www.aljazeera.com
Al Jazeera
· 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.  Copy example sentence
thediplomat.com
The Diplomat
· 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.  Copy example sentence
chinapost.nownews.com
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.  Copy example sentence
www.economist.com
The Economist
· 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.  Copy example sentence
chinapost.nownews.com
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.  Copy example sentence
www.france24.com
FRANCE 24
· 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.  Copy example sentence
www.france24.com
FRANCE 24
· 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.  Copy example sentence
www.france24.com
FRANCE 24
· 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.  Copy example sentence
thediplomat.com
The Diplomat
· 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.  Copy example sentence
www.aljazeera.com
Al Jazeera
· 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.  Copy example sentence