Israel, Palestine, Ukraine, and Iraq are not the only groups currently at war. Serious armed conflicts are happening all over the world - we just don't hear about them. Here's our complete list of the wars happening right now.
"Wars in Progress"
Two out of five war fatalities occurred in Syria
"Conflicts in the world last year increased by one compared to 2012, up to 33."
Zahl der kriegerischen Konflikte erneut leicht zurückgegangen
"Nach Untersuchungen der Hamburger Arbeitsgemeinschaft Kriegsursachenforschung (AKUF) wurden 2013 vier Kriege und bewaffnete Konflikte weniger geführt als im Jahr zuvor."
Middle East Security Report
"The Free Syrian Army"
10,000 Bodies: Inside Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Crackdown
"Photographs of Corpses Offer Evidence of Industrial-Scale Campaign Against Political Opponents by Assad Regime, U.S. Investigators Say"
The Taliban in Afghanistan
"The Taliban is a predominantly Pashtun, Islamic fundamentalist group that ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001, when a U.S.-led invasion toppled the regime for providing refuge to al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden."
In Its Own War on Terror, Pakistan Piles Up Heavy Losses
"Pakistan's Army Has Lost Roughly Twice as Many Soldiers in the Conflict with Taliban Fighters as the U.S."
A brief history of Congo's wars
"Key to understanding Congo today is understanding the violence that has defined the country's recent history. The Enough Project gives some background."
Old Enmities in the Newest Nation: Behind the Fighting in South Sudan
""These are the events of war." This is how Riek Machar, the former Vice-President of South Sudan, described the violence that has claimed thousands of lives in South Sudan in the past month. "
A GUIDE TO THE NUER OF JONGLEI STATE
Forget The Benghazi Scandal, Libya Is Edging Towards A Civil War
"The United Nations is evacuating dozens of staff from its mission in Libya as fighting in the North African country escalates to levels not seen since 2011..."
What Is ISIS and What Do They Want In Iraq?
What Is Boko Haram And Why Are They Kidnapping Nigerian Girls?
Why are Israel and Palestine Fighting?
World at War Playlist
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