May 26, 2023

Armed conflicts and attacks

Russian invasion of Ukraine

2022–2023 Dnipro missile strikes

A Russian missile strike on Dnipro damages a medical facility, killing two people and injuring 23 others. (Ukrainska Pravda) (The Guardian)

Somali Civil War

Fifty-four Ugandan soldiers are killed after Al-Shabaab gunmen storm an AMISOM base in Bulomarer. (Al Jazeera)

Allied Democratic Forces insurgency, Kivu conflict

Seventeen civilians are killed by Allied Democratic Forces members in Beni, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (AP)

Mali War

Germany's Bundestag votes 375–263, with one abstention, to approve the Bundeswehr's deployment in Mali as part of the UN's MINUSMA peacekeeping mission until May 31, 2024. (DW)

International relations

Foreign nationals detained in Iran