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United Nations Security Council Resolution 1317

United Nations Security Council resolution 1317, adopted unanimously on 5 September 2000, after recalling resolutions 1270, 1289 and 1313 on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra L ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1321

United Nations Security Council resolution 1321, adopted unanimously on 20 September 2000, after recalling resolutions 1270, 1289, 1313 and 1317 on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in S ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1334

United Nations Security Council resolution 1334, adopted unanimously on 22 December 2000, after recalling resolutions 1270, 1289, 1313, 1317 and 1321 on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1346

United Nations Security Council resolution 1346, adopted unanimously on 30 March 2001, after recalling previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone for a fur ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1370

United Nations Security Council resolution 1370, adopted unanimously on 18 September 2001, after recalling resolutions 1270, 1289, 1313, 1317, 1321 and 1346 on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1389

United Nations Security Council resolution 1389, adopted unanimously on 16 January 2002, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council expanded the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone to ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1395

United Nations Security Council resolution 1395, adopted unanimously on 27 February 2002, after reaffirming Resolution 1343 which imposed sanctions on Liberia for support of rebels during the civil war in Sierra Leone, the Council re-established ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1400

United Nations Security Council resolution 1400, adopted unanimously on 28 March 2002, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone for a ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1408

United Nations Security Council resolution 1408, adopted unanimously on 6 May 2002, after recalling resolutions 1132, 1171, 1306, 1343, 1385, 1395 and 1400 on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended sanctions against Liberia for its s ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1436

United Nations Security Council resolution 1436, adopted unanimously on 24 September 2002, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone f ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1470

United Nations Security Council resolution 1470, adopted unanimously on 28 March 2003, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone for s ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1492

United Nations Security Council resolution 1492, adopted unanimously on 18 July 2003, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council approved a four-stage reduction of the United Nations Mission in Sierra L ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1508

United Nations Security Council resolution 1508, adopted unanimously on 19 September 2003, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone f ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1537

United Nations Security Council resolution 1537, adopted unanimously on 30 March 2004, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone for s ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1562

United Nations Security Council resolution 1562 was adopted unanimously on 17 September 2004. After recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leon ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1610

United Nations Security Council resolution 1610, adopted unanimously on 30 June 2005, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone for a ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1620

United Nations Security Council resolution 1620, adopted unanimously on 31 August 2005, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Council established the United Nations Integrated Office in Sierra Leone for an ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1638

United Nations Security Council resolution 1638, adopted unanimously on 11 November 2005, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Liberia, Sierra Leone and West Africa, the Council included the apprehension, detention and tra ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1688

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1688, adopted unanimously on June 16, 2006, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Liberia, Sierra Leone and West Africa, including resolutions 1470, 1508, 1537 and 1638, the Counci ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1940

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1940, adopted unanimously on September 29, 2010, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sierra Leone, including resolutions 1132 and the 1171, the Council lifted an arms embargo and ...

                                               

UNITA

The National Union for the Total Independence of Angola is the second-largest political party in Angola. Founded in 1966, UNITA fought alongside the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola in the Angolan War for Independence and then agains ...

                                               

Jamba, Cuando Cubango

Jamba is a town in Angola, located in the southeastern province of Cuando Cubango, just north of the Namibian border along the Caprivi Strip. The town is best known as the former military headquarters of UNITA, a rebel movement supported by South ...

                                               

Sindicato Angolano dos Camponeses e Operarios

Sindicato Angolano dos Camponeses e Operarios was a trade union in Angola. SINDACO was linked to UNITA. SINDACO was founded at a congress held April 24–25, 1975 where the CNTA and merged with the UNITA-aligned UGTA. The International Confederatio ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1219

United Nations Security Council resolution 1219, adopted unanimously on 31 December 1998, after reaffirming Resolution 696 and all subsequent resolutions on Angola, particularly resolutions 1202 and 1213, the Council condemned the absence of acti ...

                                               

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1221

United Nations Security Council resolution 1221, adopted unanimously on 12 January 1999, after reaffirming Resolution 696 and all subsequent resolutions on Angola, particularly resolutions 1196 and 1219, the Council condemned the downing of two c ...

                                               

Soviet OMON assaults on Lithuanian border posts

Several Soviet OMON assaults on Lithuanian border posts occurred in 1991, after Lithuania declared its independence from the Soviet Union on 11 March 1990. As a Soviet republic, the Lithuanian SSR did not have a state border with customs or check ...

                                               

2016 Movida Bar grenade attack

On 28 June 2016, a bar located in Puchong, Selangor, 13 km from Kuala Lumpur, was attacked by two attackers threw a grenade into the bar while 20 customers were watching the UEFA Euro 2016 match between Italy and Spain. The attack injured eight p ...

                                               

2011 Muar kindergarten hostage crisis

The 2011 Muar kindergarten hostage crisis took place in Muar, Johor, Malaysia on 7 July 2011. About 30 kindergarten children and four teachers of the Serikids Kindergarten in Sungai Abong were held hostages by the hammer-wielding man Lau Hui Chun ...

                                               

1977 Kelantan Emergency

The 1977 Kelantan Emergency took place in the state of Kelantan in Malaysia. The state of emergency was declared by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on 8 November 1977 upon the request of the federal government following a political impasse and street v ...

                                               

1986 Sabah riots

The 1986 Sabah riots or also known as The Silent Riot occurred between March and May in various locations around the state of Sabah, Malaysia. The riots centred mainly in the capital Kota Kinabalu, as well as in the towns of Tawau and Sandakan. O ...

                                               

2007 Terengganu riot

The 2007 Terengganu riot was an incident on 8 September 2007 in Terengganu, Malaysia where a peaceful rally became violent after intervention by the Malaysian police. The police fired water cannons, tear gas, and live ammunition at the rally part ...

                                               

Anti-cession movement of Sarawak

The anti-cession movement of Sarawak was a movement in Sarawak to fight against the British attempt to govern Sarawak as a crown colony rather than a protectorate ruled by the White Rajahs. The movement lasted from 1 July 1946 until March 1950.

                                               

2007 Male bombing

The 2007 Male bombing was a bomb blast on September 29, 2007, in Sultan Park near the Islamic Centre in the Maldivian capital Male, injuring 12 foreign tourists. The park is located in the shadow Maldivian Army Headquarters where several surveill ...

                                               

2013 Kidal suicide attack

Since early February, Chadian and French troops have occupied Kidal, using it as a key military base to house their troops and to renew counter-attacks on jihadists rebels in the Adrar des Ifoghas, situated just north of the city. The city has be ...

                                               

2016 Nampala attack

The 2016 Nampala attack was an armed assault against a Malian Army base in the Niono Cercle subdivision of the Segou Region of Mali on July 19, 2016, that left at least 17 government soldiers dead and 35 others injured. The Macina Liberation Fron ...

                                               

French invasion of Malta

The French invasion of Malta was the successful invasion of the islands of Malta and Gozo, then ruled by the Order of St. John, by the French First Republic led by Napoleon in June 1798 as part of the Mediterranean campaign of the French Revoluti ...

                                               

Invasion of Gozo (1551)

The Invasion of Gozo took place in July 1551, and was accomplished by the Ottoman Empire against the island of Gozo, following an unsuccessful attempt to conquer nearby Malta on 18 July 1551. It was followed by a victorious campaign with the Sieg ...

                                               

Great Siege of Malta

The Great Siege of Malta took place in 1565 when the Ottoman Empire tried to invade the island of Malta, then held by the Knights Hospitaller. The Knights, with approximately 2.000 footsoldiers and 400 Maltese men, women and children, withstood t ...

                                               

Raid on Zejtun

The Raid on Zejtun was the last major attack made by the Ottoman Empire against the island of Malta, which was then ruled by the Order of St. John. The attack took place in July 1614, when raiders pillaged the town of Zejtun and the surrounding a ...

                                               

Siege of Malta (1798–1800)

The Siege of Malta, also known as the Siege of Valletta or the French Blockade, was a two-year siege and blockade of the French garrison in Valletta and the Three Cities, the largest settlements and main port on the Mediterranean island of Malta, ...

                                               

Rising of the Priests

The Rising of the Priests, also known as the Maltese Rebellion of 1775 and the September 1775 Rebellion, was an uprising led by Maltese clergy against the Order of Saint John, who had sovereignty over Malta. The uprising took place on 8 September ...

                                               

2005 El Mreiti base attack

The 2005 El Mreiti base attack occurred on 4 June 2005 when militants from the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat, a predecessor group of AQIM, attacked a remote army garrison in western Mauritania, killing eighteen government troops and cap ...

                                               

2008 attack on the Israeli embassy in Mauritania

On 1 February 2008, several unidentified gunmen attacked the Israeli embassy in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, in a gun and grenade attack. At 2:20 a.m. local time, between three and six gunmen dressed in turbans and robes approached the ...

                                               

Operation Baja California

Operation Tijuana or Operation Baja California of the Government of Mexico is taking place in Tijuana and the surrounding areas of Baja California and Baja California Sur. This operation is part of the Joint Operation Against Drug Trafficking.

                                               

2008 Morelia grenade attacks

The 2008 Morelia grenade attacks took place on 15 September 2008 on the occasion of the Mexican Independence Day anniversary when thousands of people were gathered in the Plaza Melchor Ocampo, the main square of the Mexican city of Morelia, Micho ...

                                               

2011 Matamoros mass kidnapping

On 9 July 2011, affiliates of the Gulf Cartel kidnapped 18 members of the Cazares family from three different households in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The women and children were released three days later, but the abductors kept five men. For ...

                                               

2015 Tanhuato–Ecuandureo shootout

On May 22, 2015, a three-hour shootout broke out between the Mexican Federal Police and alleged members of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel in Ecuandureo, Michoacan, leaving 43 dead. One of the fatalities was a Federal Police officer, while the ...

                                               

2015 Ocotlan ambush

On 19 March 2015, a convoy of the National Gendarmerie, a subdivision of the Mexican Federal Police, was ambushed by gunmen of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, a criminal group based in Jalisco, Mexico. The attack occurred in a residential neig ...

                                               

2015 San Sebastian del Oeste ambush

On 6 April 2015, a convoy of the Jalisco State Police was ambushed by suspected members of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, a criminal group based in Jalisco. The attack occurred in a mountain road in San Sebastian del Oeste, Jalisco. Fifteen p ...

                                               

Five Joaquins Gang

The Five Joaquins were an outlaw gang which the State of California said was led by: ". the five Joaquins, whose names are Joaquin Muriati, Joaquin Ocomorenia, Joaquin Valenzuela, Joaquin Botellier, and Joaquin Carillo, and their banded associate ...