Thousands flee rebel violence in Central African Republic

[ad_1] BANGASSOU, Central African Republic (AP) — Monique Moukidje fled her home in Central African Republic’s town of Bangassou in January when rebels attacked with heavy weapons, the fighting killing more than a dozen people. “I ran away because the bullets have no eyes,” the 34-year-old said sitting in the shade while waiting for water … Read more

Red Cross concerned over rebel offensive in central Yemen

[ad_1] The Daily Beast I Was a Victim of Sexual Harassment in India, Today I Rejoice Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times via GettyNEW DELHI—I didn’t even know I was holding my breath until my phone screen flashed the message “Priya Ramani is acquitted.” And then my Twitter timeline exploded with happiness, tears and hope—from women I know, … Read more

Yemen rebel attack on airport sets plane on fire

[ad_1] DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Wednesday targeted an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia with bomb-laden drones, causing a civilian plane on the tarmac to catch fire, the kingdom’s state television reported. The attack threatened to escalate Yemen’s grinding war. No one was hurt in the assault, but the damaged … Read more