Author: Isabel Cuddyer

UNESCO World Heritage Site Under Fire in Yemen

Earlier this month, The Southern Transitional Council (STC) captured the remote Island of Socotra, 350 miles east of Somalia. The ancient island is the largest of four islands in the archipelago corridor of Yemen, famed for  unparalleled biodiversity and mystical landscape. Socotra is referenced in several historical texts – including

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Colombia Peace Update

Last week the National Liberation Army released 6 hostages to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in a rural area near the Venezuela border. The hostages included 2 Police officers aged 21-23, who had been held captive for more than three months, and 4 civilians according to reporting

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11 Mass Graves Discovered Near Libyan Capital Of Tripoli 

The UN Chief calls for a prompt and transparent investigation into possible war crimes in Libya after at least 11 mass graves were discovered in recently liberated opposition strongholds near Tripoli.  Footage of bodies stacked on top of each other in tarp lined trenches and inside shipping containers scattered through

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Ivorian, Burkina Troops Kill Eight Jihadists Near Border

Sunday, May 24, eight suspected jihadists were killed and another 38 captured in the first joint military operation between Burkinabe and Ivorian forces near the border of Burkina Faso and The Ivory Coast. Defense One reported Monday that the captured men — 24 in Burkina Faso and 14 in Ivory

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The First Wave Of COVID-19 Clusters Hits Yemen Days After Southern Transitional Council Declares Self-Rule In Southern Region

On April 25th, the Southern Transitional Council (STC) seized government buildings and the central bank in the southern port city of Aden. The separatist militant organization waved the flags of the former Southern Yemen and declared self-rule in the country’s southern districts. The move threatens to add a new dimension

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