UN warns Sudan paramilitary forces are encircling a capital in western Darfur, urges against attack

The United Nations said Friday that Sudanese militias were besieging Darfur’s only unoccupied capital, warning that an attack would have “catastrophic consequences” for the city’s 800,000 residents. . At the same time, the United Nations said the rival Sudanese military “appears to be entrenching its position.” Sudanese conflict expands into major humanitarian safe zone U.N. […]

Iranian paramilitary troops seize Portuguese ship with Israeli ties as tensions remain high

Iranian paramilitary Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces have seized a Portuguese-flagged ship owned by an Israeli billionaire, as tensions between the two countries remain high amid continued threats of attack. “UKMTO has received reports that an incident has occurred north-east of Fujairah in the UAE,” the UK Maritime Trade Operations Agency reported. “The vessel […]

Sudan severs East African bloc ties over paramilitary leader’s summit invitation

Sudan's government on Tuesday suspended ties with the East African Regional Union, which is trying to mediate between the country's military and rival powerful militias, and threatened Sudan's sovereignty by inviting militia leaders to an upcoming summit. accused of infringing. The army, led by General Abdel Fattah Burhan, and the Rapid Support Force, commanded by […]

U.S. Imposes Human Rights Sanctions on Sudanese Paramilitary Leader

The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday sanctioned Abdelrahim Hamdan Dagalo, the senior commander of the Sudan Rapid Response Forces (RSF), a brutal militia led by Mr. imposed. The RSF was part of the military junta that overthrew the Sudanese interim government in 2021, but broke away from the Sudanese army in April 2023, launching a […]

Vladimir Putin Makes Paramilitary Forces Swear Oath to Russian Flag

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Friday requiring militias of the “volunteer army” to swear an oath of allegiance to the Russian flag. This move was made immediately after Suspicious death report The story of Evgeny Prigozhin, leader of the Wagner Group. His mercenaries are commonly referred to in Russian state media as […]

Wagner Paramilitary Troops Training Lukashenko’s Army in Belarus

(AFP) – Belarus said Friday that instructors from the Russian mercenary unit Wagner are training troops after weeks of uncertainty about the organization’s future after a failed uprising in Russia. Announced. The short-lived rebellion was ended by an agreement by which some Wagnerian warriors and their outspoken leader Evgeny Prigozhin were to emigrate to Belarus. […]

New Paramilitary Group Surfaces in Southern Mexico as Cartel Violence Spreads

A new militia has emerged in southern Mexico, claiming it has taken up arms to defend cartel-linked militias. The rise of the militias comes at a time when the Mexican government has failed to stop the rapid escalation of cartel violence plaguing the country. Criminal gangs openly challenge the police and the military and force […]

Vermont bans owning and running paramilitary training camps

(Photo by John Tully/Getty Images) OAN Roy Francis13:02 – Tuesday, May 9, 2023 Republican Governor Phil Scott signed a bill banning the ownership or operation of paramilitary camps. It was introduced in response to unauthorized construction of facilities for the purpose of firearms training. advertisement new bill, S.3The law, signed by the governor, prohibits teaching […]

Vermont makes it a crime to own, operate paramilitary training camps

Vermont on Monday opened paramilitary training camps in the state after Republican Governor Phil Scott signed into law a law introduced in response to firearms training facilities built without a permit that neighbors called a threat. made it a crime to own or operate. According to the law, violators face up to five years in […]