Crisis Watch November 2021 – World
Our monthly conflict tracker warns of three conflict risks in December.
The Houthis could attack or lay siege Yemen‘s city of Marib after the group increased control of the surrounding areas and coalition forces, led by Saudi Arabia, withdrew from the Red Sea coast.
Rival forces in Libya could mobilize around the elections on December 24th, as there is no consensus on the electoral framework and disputes exist over the eligibility of some presidential candidates.
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CrisisWatch also points to deteriorations in twelve countries and conflict situations in November.
Fights broke out between Armenia and Azerbaijan along their international border, killing at least a dozen soldiers on both sides.
In El Salvador, President Bukele dispatched the military in response to a surge in gang-related violence as relations with the US deteriorated.
Tensions escalated in Western Sahara after Algeria and the independence movement Polisario Front accused Morocco of killing civilians in possible drone attacks.
Jihadists in Burkina Faso launched the deadliest attack on security forces since 2015.
Tensions between Belarus and Western governments aggravated when Minsk fueled a migratory crisis in which thousands stranded on the Polish border in appalling humanitarian conditions sought entry into the EU.
By doing Solomon Islands, an anti-government protest rally in the capital Honiara turned into unrest that lasted for days, killing at least three people.
Apart from the 70+ conflict situations that we regularly evaluate, we have notable developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina.