Yemen War Deaths on Overall Decline as UN Works to Salvage Truce

20 March 2019: With the UN announcing a new plan to shore up the December 2018 Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the latest Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) data show that overall conflict-related fatalities have declined by more than 20% since the deal’s implementation, predominantly as a result of the ceasefire in Hodeidah.…

Suicide Bombings against Civilians and Government Targets in Africa, the Middle East, and Southern Asia

Since the first suicide bombing recorded by ACLED in 2002, there have been more than 1,600 suicide bombings, which have resulted in more than 18,000 reported fatalities. The most suicide bombings have been recorded in Iraq (where there have been more than 340 suicide bombings), Pakistan (more than 280), Nigeria (more than 250), Afghanistan (more than 130), and Syria (more than 120).…