HART
Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

All Updates

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04 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

  • Idlib remains the last rebel stronghold in Syria

  • Tehran Summit on Idlib between presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia

  • Russia to supply Syria with air defence system

  • Iran fires missiles at militants in Syria

Key Developments

  • Various armed groups are operating in the last rebel stronghold of Idlib. Claims vary hugely and the number of radicals/al-Qaeda affiliated terrorists is estimated to be between 10,000 and 100,000.

04 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

  • Conflict and violence in the middle-belt and northeast region continues

  • Two attacks by Boko Haram on Nigerian troops

  • Upcoming elections see competition for presidential power between two Fulanis

Key Developments

  • Boko Haram militants continue to threaten the security of the northeast region, with reported attacks on civilians and troops

04 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

  • South Sudan could be facing its toughest year yet as a declaration of famine is expected by 2019

  • UN ambassador expresses concerns over the Cessation of Hostilities agreement in September

  • Plans for a new state capital to make the seat of government more accessible are under consideration

  • Rebel leader Riek Machar has returned to Juba more than two years after the collapse of the 2016 peace deal

Key Developments

04 Dec 2018 description

Humanitarian Figures

Azerbaijan controls information released from Nagorno-Karabakh while preventing civil society organisations, journalists and political figures from entering the disputed enclave. Important events and situations are kept out of the public eye, resulting in a lack of factfinding reports and humanitarian updates from the region.

Key Developments

04 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

  • About 58,000 people from the refugee and host communities in ‘open areas’ in Khartoum State will receive assistance, OCHA reports

  • Annual inflation rate reached 70 per cent by the end of September, leading to a rise in the cost of living

  • The Foreign Minister of Sudan attempts to promote bilateral relations on European tour

Key Developments