The Weekly Edition

November 20, 2022 to November 26, 2022

Armed conflicts and attacks

Three people are killed and 22 others are injured after an ambush on a major highway in Central Equatoria, South Sudan. (AP)

Russo-Ukrainian War

2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine

Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant crisis

The Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Enerhodar is shelled, with damage occurring to some buildings, systems, and equipment, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency. (Reuters)

2022 missile explosion in Poland

Germany says that it will deploy Patriot surface-to-air missile systems on the Poland–Ukraine border in order to protect Polish airspace. Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak says that he has accepted the German proposal. (International Business Times)

October–November 2022 nationwide missile strikes on Ukraine

Widespread blackouts are reported in Western Ukraine as Russian forces launch another wave of cruise missile strikes, including in the city of Lviv, which is currently experiencing a power outage. Moldova also reports "massive" power outages, although the country has not been directly hit by missiles. (BBC News)

At least six people, all civilians, are killed in the latest missile strikes, including three in an apartment block in Vyshhorod, Kyiv Oblast, where 15 other people were injured. Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko says that 21 of the 31 missiles targeting Kyiv were intercepted before they reached their targets. (The Guardian)

Kurdish–Turkish conflict, Syrian civil war

Operation Claw-Sword

The Turkish Air Force launches a series of airstrikes against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Syrian Army positions in Northern Syria, and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Iraqi Kurdistan following the Istanbul bombing, which Ankara blames on Kurdish separatists. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that at least 35 people were killed, including 18 SDF fighters and 16 Syrian troops. (Al Jazeera) (SOHR)

Insurgency in Cabo Delgado

A humanitarian aid worker for the French NGO Solidarités International and a few other civilians are killed in an ambush in the Cabo Delgado Province of Mozambique. (News360)

Kurdish–Turkish conflict

Spillover of the Syrian civil war

A rocket attack on the Turkish border town of Karkamış, kills three people, including a child. Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu blames Kurdish militants in Syria and vows a "strong response". Kurdish groups have denied being behind the attack. (DW)

A Turkish soldier is killed and seven police officers are injured after the Bab al-Hawa Border Crossing is shelled by suspected Kurdish militants. (ABC News)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatens to launch a ground operation in northern Syria and Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the rocket attacks on Turkish territory. (France 24)

Operation Claw-Sword

Syrian Democratic Forces commander-in-chief Mazloum Abdi suspends military operations against the Islamic State in order to focus on preparations for a Turkish ground invasion of northern Syria. (Al Monitor)

Afghanistan conflict

Two people are killed in a bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Reuters)

At least five people are killed in a mass shooting at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua)

Boko Haram insurgency

2022 Chad attack

Ten Chadian soldiers are killed and many others injured in an attack by Boko Haram in Lac Region, Chad. (Reuters)

South Thailand insurgency

One person is killed and 30 others injured in a car bombing at a police compound in Narathiwat, Thailand. (Al Jazeera)

Jihadist insurgency in Burkina Faso

At least 14 people, including eight Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland members, are killed in two separate attacks by jihadists in northern Burkina Faso, with one occurring near Markoye, Oudalan. (AFP via Free Malaysia Today)

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Two Palestinians are killed and three others injured during a raid by Israeli soldiers at a refugee camp in Nablus. (Wafa) (Wafa)

2022 Jerusalem bombings

A 16-year-old Israeli Canadian teenager and a Ethiopian-Israeli man in his fifties are killed and 22 others are injured in explosions at two bus stops in Jerusalem. (The Guardian) (The Jerusalem Post)

Death of Tiran Fero

An Israeli Druze teen is kidnapped from a Jenin hospital by Jenin Brigades militants and his body held hostage. He died either in the hospital or after the militants unplugged him from his life support. (Times of Israel)

Kivu conflict

M23 offensive

The Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda agree to a ceasefire from November 25 and "the immediate withdrawal of M23 rebels from the occupied areas". (AFP via Africanews)

2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine

Southern Ukraine campaign

At least 15 people are killed and 35 others are injured when Russian Armed Forces bombard Kherson. (AFP via NDTV)

Somali Civil War

The military of Somalia carries out a series of counterterrorism operations in southern Somalia, killing 15 al-Shabaab members who survived a previous operation two days ago, in which 49 fighters were killed. The military also says that they stopped an attack in Qayib, Galmudug, killing dozens of militants. (Xinhua)

2022 São Tomé and Príncipe coup d'état attempt

São Tomé and Príncipe prime minister Patrice Trovoada reports that his officials had thwarted a coup d'état attempt led by the President of the National Assembly, Delfim Neves, after they arrested Neves and another individual for infiltrating the headquarters of the armed forces in São Tomé. Four people were killed in the attempt. (AP via The Washington Post)