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UN sanctions Pakistan Taliban leader for al Qaeda connections
The UN Security Council ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Thursday added Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud to its Sanctions List.Mehsud assumed the leadership of the TTP following the death of the Mullah F (More)
ICC begins trial of accused Mali war criminal linked to Islamist group
Trial Chamber X  of the International Criminal Court began the trial Tuesday of Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud for crimes allegedly committed in Mali between 2012 and 2013 when he was a member of the militant Islamist group Ansar Dine (More)
UN removes Saudi-led coalition in Yemen from child rights violators 'list of shame'
UN Secretary-General António Guterres published his annual children and armed conflict report Tuesday, which controversially removed the Saudi-led Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen from the list of those who have committed grave violations aga (More)
Supreme Court allows punitive damages award against Sudan for 1998 embassy bombings
The US Supreme Court ruled Monday in Opati v. Republic of Sudan that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) permits a punitive damages award against Sudan for the role it played in 1998 al Qaeda bombings that occurred outside of US embassies in (More)
The Killing of General Soleimani – A Blatant Violation of International Laws
The United States of America rejoiced over the assassination of the Iranian General Qasem Soleimani while the Iranians mourned him as a national hero. The President of The United States has repeatedly shown pride in the United State's murder of the G (More)
Afghanistan agrees to phased release of Taliban prisoners
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani agreed Wednesday to a phased release of thousands of imprisoned Taliban fighters. This decision follows an earlier refusal that threatened to thwart the recently negotiated peace plan between the Taliban, the US and (More)
Interpreting the Afghanistan Peace Agreement: Peace or no Peace?
On February 29th, the United States officials and Taliban representatives signed an agreement aiming to bring an end to the 19 years of conflict in Afghanistan. The United States and its allies invaded Afghanistan weeks after the September 2001 attac (More)
US and Taliban reach an agreement to end the war in Afghanistan after 19 years
The US announced on Saturday that it has agreed to terms with the Taliban to end the 19-year war in Afghanistan.In the peace agreement, the US has promised to decrease troop presence in Afghanistan. In exchange, the Taliban has agreed to sever al (More)
ICC rejects appeal from accused Islamic militant
The International Criminal Court (ICC) unanimously on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Al Hassan, an Islamic militant from Mali, that his charges were not severe enough to justify action in the ICC. According to a judgment summary, the court found tha (More)
Sudan agrees to compensate victims of USS Cole bombing in Yemen
Sudan's transitional government agreed Thursday to compensate victims of a suicide bombing on the USS Cole, while at a port in Yemen in 2000, that resulted in the death of 17 US sailors. This move is an essential requirement before Sudan can be remov (More)
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