Turkey, US to provide air protection to Syrian rebels

Turkey and the US have agreed in "principle" to provide air protection to Syrian rebels being trained and equipped to fight Islamic State militants, once they enter Syrian territory for battle, Turkey's foreign minister said.

Ukraine rebels deny internal strife after commander`s slaying

Ukraine`s pro-Russian rebels rushed Sunday to dispel speculation that a bloody internal battle for control of Moscow`s money was behind the gangland-style slaying of a top warlord.

Colombia's FARC rebels suspend unilateral ceasefire

Colombia`s Marxist FARC rebels suspended a unilateral ceasefire after government troops killed 26 of its fighters, the guerrilla group said on Friday, a move that will likely ratchet up tension at peace talks to end five decades of war.

South Sudan rebels order oil workers out of war zone state

 South Sudan rebels ordered oil companies to evacuate staff from a northeastern battleground state Tuesday, but claims they were advancing to take key oil fields were dismissed by the government as "lies".

DR Congo army kills 16 Ugandan rebels: Military

Troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed 16 Ugandan rebels in two days of clashes in the troubled northeast of the country, a military spokesman announced on Tuesday.

Colombia's FARC rebels vow to maintain unilateral ceasefire

Colombia`s FARC guerrillas pledged on Monday to maintain their unilateral ceasefire despite an attack by the rebels last week that killed 11 government soldiers, saying peace talks with the government should not be broken for any reason.

Toll from DR Congo machete attack rises to 19

Nineteen people, including a pregnant woman, were killed in a machete attack in a region of the Democratic Republic of Congo that has been repeatedly attacked by Ugandan rebels, according to an updated death toll Thursday.

Colombia`s FARC rebels deny breaking ceasefire

Colombia`s leftist FARC guerrillas denied Thursday that they had broken their unilateral ceasefire, saying fighting the government has denounced as a rebel attack was in fact started by the army.

AAP rebel camp to hold meet despite warning
AAP rebel camp to hold meet despite warning

AAP's rebel camp of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav will hold a 'Swaraj Samvad' convention on Tuesday to discuss the future course of action after their expulsion from AAP's top echelons, even as the party warned of action against those attending the event.

500 Yemen rebels killed on Saudi border since March 26: Ministry

More than 500 Yemeni Shiite rebels have died in clashes with the Saudi military on the two countries` border since Riyadh launched an air war in late March, the defence ministry said Saturday.

Syria rebels exchange women, children for commander: Monitor

Islamist fighters in northern Syria released two dozen women and children late on Sunday in exchange for a rebel commander held by pro-regime forces, a monitoring group said.

Sudan rebels seize election material days before vote

Rebels in Sudan's South Kordofan said they had captured a lorry carrying ballot boxes to polling stations for nationwide elections due next week, vowing to disrupt voting in the conflict-hit region.

Yemen rebels advance in battleground Aden

Yemeni rebels made new gains in the battleground southern city Aden Sunday as a Saudi-led coalition trying to halt their advance faced growing calls for a humanitarian pause in air strikes.

Yemen rebels storm Aden presidential palace: Security official

Rebel forces Thursday stormed Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi`s palace in his former southern refuge Aden, a security official said, advancing despite a week of Saudi-led air raids.

Rebels push deep into Yemen`s Aden, Qaeda storms jail

Rebel forces penetrated deep into the former southern stronghold of Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi Thursday as al Qaeda freed hundreds of inmates in a jailbreak elsewhere in the chaos-hit country.

Syrian regime reels from setbacks as rebels score key wins

President Bashar al-Assad`s regime was reeling Thursday from a series of military setbacks after rebels seized a major provincial capital and a key border post in less than a week.

Arabs vow to pound Yemen rebels until they surrender

Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemen`s main international airport and a renegade troop base in the capital Sunday, as Arab leaders vowed to pummel Iranian-backed rebels until they surrender.

At least 71 dead as rebels advance on Syria's Idlib: Monitor

Islamist fighters have seized 17 checkpoints from Syrian forces in clashes around the city of Idlib that have cost at least 71 lives, a monitor said today.

Saudi-led raids on Yemen rebels `successful`: Coalition

 The first wave of Saudi-led air raids against Shiite rebels in Yemen was "successful", the coalition said Thursday, vowing to press on with the intervention until unspecified goals are reached.

Pakistan `examining` Saudi request over Yemen intervention

Pakistan is examining a request from Saudi Arabia to join a coalition to defend Yemen`s president against advancing rebels threatening his stronghold in Aden, Islamabad said Thursday.