Over the past few months, battles between the Myanmar military and the Arakan Army (AA) have increased in Rakhine and Chin states. Initially during the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) administration, and now during the National League for Democracy
ACLED Middle East Research Manager Tom Hart and Middle East Assistant Research Manager Lauren Blaxter explore the changing nature of Israeli settler violence in the West Bank between January 1, 2016 and November 30, 2018.  Times of Israel, 20
ACLED Assistant Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson, Researcher Nick Grinstead, Senior Syria Researcher Kars de Bruijne, and Syria Research Manager Muaz A. map last month’s developments across the Syrian conflict in the November 2018 edition of the State of Syria
Demonstrators took to the streets ahead of the December 20th legislative elections. They are calling for constitutional limits on presidential and legislative terms, a revival of the National Independent Electoral Commission, and other political reforms (Africa News, 6 December 2018).
Throughout the Middle East region last week, reported fatalities have remained consistent with the week prior, having dropped significantly since the beginning of November. Meanwhile we see a slight rise in overall demonstrations, the majority of which occurred in Iran,
Overall, political violence decreased slightly while the number of reported demonstration remained static in the South and Southeast Asian regions last week. The key developments of the last week were ongoing fighting between both Taliban and Islamic State (IS) militants
Key developments in the week of December 2nd include the escalating Islamic State activity in Egypt and Burkina Faso; the instability posed by other Islamist militants such as in Mozambique; and the high tensions in Togo and Ethiopia. The Islamic
In this infographic, ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess highlights underreported conflict developments in North Africa, Chad, and Angola.* *The title of this piece has been updated.
To access a PDF of this report, please click here. According to recent World Bank estimates, rural areas account for two thirds of the Yemeni population, while only one third of Yemenis are estimated to live in urban centres (World
ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik reviews developments on three recent topics of analysis: Islamic State violence in Iraq; Sri Lanka’s constitutional crisis; and the continued threat of Al Shabaab in Somalia.