Qaeda group launches assault on Western-backed Syria rebels

Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate fought Western-backed rebels on Friday as the jihadists pressed their bid to take control of a northern area, a monitor and a rebel statement said.

Six Bulgarians working for UN held by Sudan rebels

 Six Bulgarians working on contract for the UN were being held Wednesday by rebels in southern Sudan after their helicopter was forced to land, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said.

Philippine forces, rebels report casualties in rare clash

Philippine security forces and a Muslim rebel group clashed Sunday in the country`s south killing at least six police officers, both sides confirmed, in violence rarely seen since the signing of a peace treaty.

Ukraine Rockets kill 21 in Ukraine city as rebel offensive begins

Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools and homes on Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 21 people, authorities said.

Nearly 400 miners trapped in east Ukraine: rebels

Pro-Russian rebels said on Sunday that nearly 400 Ukrainian miners were trapped in a coal pit that lost power when shell hit an regional electric substation.

At least 100 dead in Burundi attack by rebel group: Military source

At least 100 rebels have been killed after a cross-border attack against the central African nation of Burundi from the Democratic Republic of Congo, a top military source told AFP Sunday.

Over 150 Rwandan Hutu rebels surrender in DR Congo

A group of 155 Rwandan Hutu rebels turned themselves in on Sunday in the face of threatened action by UN and Congolese troops as part of efforts to restore calm in the Democratic Republic of Congo`s restive east.

Kiev and rebels swap hundreds of captives in peace push
Kiev and rebels swap hundreds of captives in peace push

 Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels were on Saturday set to complete a swap of hundreds of prisoners as part of a new push for peace that came despite Kiev`s decision to cut off key transport links to breakaway Crimea.

Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels resume peace talks

Ukranian and rebel envoys prepared for intense talks on Wednesday aimed at ending a pro-Russian uprising that has left the ex-Soviet republic in ruins and upset East-West ties.

UN reports October atrocities by South Sudan rebels

South Sudan rebels killed, raped and kidnapped civilians during an attack in October, leaving at least 11 dead, the United Nations said in a report.

UN reports October atrocities by South Sudan rebels

 South Sudan rebels killed, raped and kidnapped civilians during an attack in October, leaving at least 11 dead, the United Nations said in a report.

Syrian troops advance in Aleppo, kill 26 rebels

At least 26 rebel fighters were killed Sunday by the Syrian troops in the northern province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said.

Syria rebels battle to keep key Aleppo hill: Monitor

Twenty-one rebels and nine members of Syria's regime forces were killed north of Aleppo on Sunday in fierce fighting for control of a key insurgent supply route, a monitor said.

Sudan troops beat back rebel attacks in Kordofan, kill 50: Army

Sudanese troops repelled rebel attacks on two villages in the war-torn South Kordofan region, killing 50 insurgents and losing four of their own men, the army has said.

Ukraine rebels hinder border monitors as new armed columns appear

International monitors deployed along the Russian border in eastern Ukraine say their drones were shot at and jammed days before new columns of unmarked soldiers and weapons, said by the West to be Russian, were seen in the rebel-held territory this week.

Ukraine rebels strengthen as shelling rocks stronghold Donetsk

Artillery fire rocked east Ukraine`s rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as separatists appeared to be reinforcing their frontline and fears grew of a return to all-out fighting.

Ukraine rebels bolster frontline as shelling rocks stronghold

Armoured convoys headed to bolster rebel positions in east Ukraine Sunday as shelling rocked separatist stronghold Donetsk and fears mounted of a return to full-scale fighting.

South Sudan truce already broken, rebels claim

South Sudan`s rebels on Saturday accused government forces of attacking their positions, just hours after the two sides promised an immediate halt to their nearly 11-month-old civil war.

Al-Qaeda kills `dozens` as rebels reject new Yemen government

Al-Qaeda claimed Saturday it killed dozens of Shiite rebels in Yemen and tried to assassinate the US ambassador, as the rebels rejected a new government announced for the strife-torn country.

Rebels accuse South Sudan army of breaking truce deal hours after signing

 South Sudanese rebels accused the government on Saturday of violating their latest ceasefire deal, just hours after both sides pledged to end almost a year of fighting.