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Sudan rebels, protest leaders end rift over power deal

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders and their rebel partners have ended their differences over a power-sharing deal signed with the country's military rulers, vowing to work jointly for peace, a leading protest group said Thursday.

From Berlin to the barracks: a Syrian rebel returns home

Mohammad al-Naeemi had everything he could possibly want living in exile in Germany, but he returned to war-torn Syria anyway to fight President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

US says investigating missile find at Libya rebel base

Washington - The United States said Saturday it was looking into reports that American anti-tank missiles were found by forces loyal to Libya's unity government at a captured rebel base.

UN confirms Yemen aid port withdrawal underway

Hodeida - The UN confirmed a withdrawal by Yemen's Huthi rebels from three Red Sea ports had begun Saturday, while a senior pro-government official accused the rebels of faking the pullout.

Sudan protest leaders insist no civilian administration without rebels

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders insisted Thursday that the civilian administration they intend to establish must include representatives from armed groups who spent years battling Khartoum during the regime of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir.

C. African city casts worried eye at the rise of the warlord

Libreville - Even by the turbulent standards of the Central African Republic, the sight was remarkable: a regional warlord stood next to VIPs at ceremonies in a city where his name is widely feared.

Colombian Marxist guerrillas release hostage after almost a year

Apo - Colombia's last remaining Marxist rebel group, the ELN on Thursday released a hostage held for almost a year, the country's ombudsman's office said on Twitter.

Yemen rebels open to more talks if 'progress' made in Sweden

Rimbo - Yemen's Huthi rebels are open to more talks with the rival government if progress is made this week at UN-brokered negotiations in Sweden, a spokesman said on Sunday.

How did Yemen's rebels survive the Saudi-led onslaught?

Dubai - Yemen's Huthi rebels sit at the negotiating table in Sweden with delegates of the internationally recognised government, undefeated on the battlefield and still firmly in control of the capital Sanaa.

Yemen rebels weigh 'seriousness' of Sweden talks

V - Yemen's Huthi rebels will assess the "seriousness" of fragile UN-brokered talks with the rival government in Sweden on Friday, the head of the delegation said.

Wounded rebels evacuated from Yemen on UN charter flight

Sanaa - Wounded Yemeni rebels were flown out of Sanaa on a UN charter flight Monday for medical treatment in Oman, an airport source told AFP, a critical step towards planned peace talks.

Yemen rebels say hope to attend UN-brokered peace talks

Dubai - A top Yemen rebel leader said Thursday the Huthis will attend UN-brokered peace talks next week in Sweden if guarantees to ensure they can leave home and return back are maintained.

Remains of 26 victims of Peru's Shining Path handed over

- The remains of 26 Peruvians, victims of an atrocity carried out by Maoist rebels more than three decades ago, were handed over to their families in a ceremony Wednesday, officials said.

'Fiercest' shellfire yet around Syria truce zone: monitor

Beirut - Rebels and jihadists traded fire with government forces in northern Syria overnight, their "fiercest" exchanges since a buffer zone deal was announced for the area last month, a monitor said Thursday.

Crowds protest latest deadly rebel raid in DR Congo

Beni - Crowds protested in the streets in Beni, eastern DR Congo, after rebels killed at least 11 people and abducted 15 others, including children, in an overnight raid, local officials said.

Rebels kill 11, abduct 15 in DR Congo: security sources

Beni - Rebels killed at least 11 people and abducted 15 others, including 10 children, in an overnight raid near Beni, near DR Congo's eastern border with Uganda, security sources said Sunday.

Heavy arms go, but Syria rebels alert on dusty frontline

Kafer Halab - The young dust-covered rebel looked out warily from a dirt trench facing opposing regime forces as his unit pulled heavy weapons from a planned buffer zone in northern Syria.

Turkish troop convoy enters Syria rebel zone

- A Turkish military convoy entered rebel-held northwestern Syria early on Wednesday, an AFP correspondent reported, as the deadline for establishing a buffer zone between rebel and government forces draws closer.

Confusion among Syria rebels as Idlib deadline nears

Beirut - With a deadline for establishing a demilitarised zone around Syria's Idlib inching closer, confusion and apprehension is rife among Turkish-backed rebels who fear it will cost them their last stronghold.

Syria rebel faction rejects Idlib deal

Beirut - A formerly US-backed Syrian rebel group on Saturday rejected a deal between Russia and Turkey to avert a large-scale military assault on rebel-held Idlib province.

Peru's Shining Path leader gets second life sentence

- Peru's Shining Path leader Abimael Guzman, who is already serving a life sentence, was handed a second life term on Tuesday for a 1992 car bombing that killed 25 people in Lima.

Yemen rebels refuse to join Geneva talks until conditions met

Sanaa - Yemen's Huthi rebels said Thursday they will not join peace talks in Geneva until their conditions are met, accusing the United Nations of failing to keep its promises.

Yemen rebels say willing to attend UN talks

Sanaa - A member of the political wing of Yemen's Huthi rebels said Saturday the insurgents were willing to attend UN-brokered talks, although they had low expectations of a positive outcome.

Who are the rebels in southern Syria?

Beirut - The rebels in southern Syria targeted by a major government offensive were long supported by Washington and seen as symbolising relatively moderate opposition to Damascus.

Death toll tops 100 in fight for key Yemen port: medics

Sana - The battle for a major rebel-controlled port in Yemen has left more than 100 soldiers and insurgents dead in less than a week, medics and military sources said Saturday.

Deal agreed to evacuate Syria's Yarmuk refugee camp: state media

Damascus - A deal has been reached for the evacuation of the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk where Islamic State group fighters have been holed up in southern Damascus, state media reported Sunday.

Saudi-led strike 'kills dozens' of Yemen rebels

Sanaa - A Saudi-led coalition air strike has killed dozens of Yemeni rebels including two commanders, state media said Saturday, in another blow to the insurgents following the assassination of their political chief.

Strike kills dozens of Yemen rebels including commanders: Saudi TV

Dubai - An air strike on Yemen's capital by a Saudi-led military coalition has killed dozens of Huthi rebels including at least two commanders, Saudi television reported Saturday.

Yemen rebels on defensive after strike takes out leader

Dubai - Yemen's Huthis suffered a major setback with the killing of their political chief in a Saudi-led air strike, analysts say, in a signal of Riyadh's determination to pursue its military campaign against the rebels.

Evacuated Syria rebels, civilians head to Afrin

Afrine - Syrian rebels and civilians bussed out of an area near Damascus were heading Sunday to a northwestern pocket of the country held by pro-Turkish forces, a monitor and rebel sources said.
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Hundreds of Ukrainians rally in August at defense ministry offices in Kiev to protest the government's handling of the war with pro-Russia rebels in the eastern half of the country.
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Thousands of Ukrainians opposed to the Russian Federation's seizure of Crimea protest in the streets of Kiev in March.
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NEGOTIATION: Talks between Ukraine and the Russian Federation are scheduled to begin Wednesday in Mi...
NEGOTIATION: Talks between Ukraine and the Russian Federation are scheduled to begin Wednesday in Minsk, Belarus, shown above.
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A silent memorial. This rebel fighter was shot by a sniper. They were able to recover his body but h...
A silent memorial. This rebel fighter was shot by a sniper. They were able to recover his body but his boots got left behind. Now they sit in the middle of a very dangerous road as a silent reminder of a life lost.
A Syrian national flag flutters at a government-controlled district as seen from a rebel-held area i...
A Syrian national flag flutters at a government-controlled district as seen from a rebel-held area in Aleppo's Karm al-Jabal district
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Al-Qaida-fighter Abdul Hakim Belhadj is now Military Commander of Tripoli.
Al-Qaida-fighter Abdul Hakim Belhadj is now Military Commander of Tripoli.
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M23 rebels withdraw from Goma.
M23 rebels withdraw from Goma.
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A Free Syrian Army fighter holds his weapon as he peeks out from a balcony in the Harasta area in ea...
A Free Syrian Army fighter holds his weapon as he peeks out from a balcony in the Harasta area in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus
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A protester raising Libya's Independence flag above the Libyan Embassy in Zamalek,Cairo
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Rebels celebrate inside the  Bab Al Aziziya  compound in Tripoli  Libya
Rebels celebrate inside the 'Bab Al Aziziya' compound in Tripoli, Libya
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RUINS: The ancient city of Palmyra  Syria  is believed to be threatened by Islamic militants who hav...
RUINS: The ancient city of Palmyra, Syria, is believed to be threatened by Islamic militants who have seized the area from the government and appear to be destroying relics that predate Islam, which dates back to the 7th century.
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Residents inspect a huge hole in the ground at a site hit by what activists say was a Scud missile from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Raqqa, eastern Syria
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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (right) speaks informally with U.S. Secretary of State John K...
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (right) speaks informally with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at Casa de Narino in Bogota in 2013.
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Seleka presidential guard soldiers drive on pickups in Miskine district in Bangui
Seleka presidential guard soldiers drive on pickups in Miskine district in Bangui
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A group of Syrian rebel fighters. They are shopkeepers, construction workers and students
A rebel soldier in the northern part of Central African republic.
A rebel soldier in the northern part of Central African republic.
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Slovyansk residents block Ukrainian soldiers from entering the city at the height of the insurgency ...
Slovyansk residents block Ukrainian soldiers from entering the city at the height of the insurgency in April.
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Al-Qaida-fighter Abdul Hakim Belhadj is now Military Commander of Tripoli.
Al-Qaida-fighter Abdul Hakim Belhadj is now Military Commander of Tripoli.
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NERVE CENTER: U.S. President Barack Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meet in the Oval Office in 2009.
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