The Weekly Edition

March 12, 2023 to March 18, 2023

Armed conflicts and attacks

A man accused of being the perpetrator of an explosion at the Megiddo Junction which injured a civilian two days ago is shot and killed by Israeli soldiers. The man is believed to have crossed into northern Israel from Lebanon. (Al Jazeera)

Iran–Israel conflict during the Syrian civil war

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli soldiers kill three Palestinian gunmen near Nablus, West Bank, after coming under fire. (The Guardian)

Two militants including Islamic Jihad and Hamas commanders and two civilians are killed and five others are injured during a raid by Israeli security forces in the Jenin refugee camp, in the West Bank. (The Jerusalem Post) (Al Jazeera)

Kivu conflict

Nineteen people are killed by suspected Islamist insurgents in Kirindera, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Reuters)

Russia–United States relations

Somali Civil War

At least five people are killed and 11 others are injured, including Gedo governor Ahmed Bulle Gared, when a suicide car bomber drives into a guest house in Bardera, Jubaland, Somalia. (AFP via Barron's)

Russian invasion of Ukraine

Military aid to Ukraine during the Russo-Ukrainian War

Poland announces that it will deliver four MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine, becoming the first NATO member state to send warplanes to Ukraine. (Sky News)

Slovakia announces that it will donate its MiG-29 fighter jets, and supply part of its Kub air-defense system to Ukraine. (Reuters)

Insurgency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Eight militants and two civilian children are killed during a military operation by the Pakistan Army in Zinghara, South Waziristan. (Xinhua)

Libyan Crisis

The Libyan National Army says that it has found about two and a half tonnes of uranium ore contained in ten drums, near the border with Chad, that was reported missing by the International Atomic Energy Agency. (BBC News)

Islamic State–Taliban conflict

The Taliban kill several Islamic State – Khorasan Province insurgents and seize weapons and ammunitions during raids at hideouts in Mazar-i-Sharif, Balkh Province. (Xinhua)