List of ongoing armed conflicts

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This is a list of ongoing armed conflicts.


10,000 or more combat-related deaths - this year or last yearEdit

 
Map of ongoing armed conflicts
Start of conflict Conflict Continent Location Deaths in 2021 Deaths in 2022 More information
1948 Internal conflict in Myanmar Asia   Myanmar 11,114[1] 371[2] The number of people who have died in the conflict: 141,000[3]–210,000[4]
1978 Afghanistan conflict Asia Afghanistan 35,000+[5][6] The number of people who died in 1978–2020: 1,405,111–2,084,468[7][8][9][10] In 2021 NATO left Afghanistan; The War in Afghanistan ended.
2011 Yemeni Crisis Asia   Yemen
  Saudi Arabia
10,790[5] The number of people who died between 2014–2020: 26,006.[11]–233,000[12][13][14]
2014 Russo-Ukrainian War Europe   Ukraine 146[1] Russia: 9,861[15]

Ukraine: 977[16]

Deaths during the conflict: 13,000–13,200[17]


2020 Tigray War Africa   Eritrea
  Ethiopia
  Sudan
17,040[18][19][20][21][22] The number of people who have died: 21,309–52,000[21][22]

Less than 10,000 combat-related deaths (in 2022 or last year)Edit

Start of conflict Conflict Continent Location Deaths in 2021 Deaths in 2022 More information
2009 Boko Haram insurgency Africa   Nigeria
  Cameroon
  Niger
  Chad
8,000[23][24][25][26][1] 2,704[1] Related page: Boko Haram.
2006 Mexican Drug War North America   Mexico 6,199–8,273[27] 2,997[1] The number of people who died in battles between 1989–2020: 60,373[28] (350,000 homicide victims in organized crime 2006–2021)[29]
1964 Colombian conflict South America   Colombia
  Venezuela
1,345[1] Deaths during the conflict: 220,000[30][31]
1973 Oromo conflict Africa   Ethiopia 1,700[32][33][34][35][36][37][38] Deaths during the conflict: 1,600–8,900[39]
1991 Somali Civil War Africa   Somalia
  Kenya
2,254[5][40][41] Deaths during the conflict: 503,000+[42]
1996 Allied Democratic Forces armed rebellion Africa   Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,155[43][44][45] Deaths during the conflict: 3,353+[n 1]
1998 Communal conflicts in Nigeria Africa   Nigeria 1,220[49]
1999 Ituri conflict Africa   Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,570[1]
2002 Armed rebellion in the Maghreb (2002–present) Africa   Algeria
  Burkina Faso
  Chad
  Libya
  Mali
  Niger
  Tunisia
2,334[5][50][51]
2003 Iraq conflict Asia   Iraq 1,720[5]
2004 Kivu conflict Africa   Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,030[5][43][44]
2011 Syrian Civil War Asia   Syria 4,339[49][52] The total of deaths during the conflict, is 495,000–606,000+[53]
2011 Ethnic violence in South Sudan Africa   South Sudan 1,487[5]
2012 Mali War Africa   Mali 1,317[5][54][55]
2017 Armed rebellion in Cabo Delgado Africa   Mozambique
  Tanzania

Less than 1,000 combat-related deathsEdit

Start of conflict Conflict Continent Location Deaths in 2021 Deaths in 2022 More information
1947 Armed rebellion in Kashmir (Indo-Pakistani Wars) Asia   India
  Pakistan
335[5]
1948 Armed rebellion in Balochistan Asia   Pakistan
  Iran
290[56]
1948 Israeli–Palestinian conflict Asia   Gaza Strip
  Israel
  Lebanon
343[57][58][59][60][61][62][63]
1960 Katanga armed rebellion Africa   DR Congo 10[49]
1960 South Thailand armed rebellion Asia   Thailand 66[49][64][65] 1[2] Deaths during the conflict: 7,201.[66]
1967 Naxalite–Maoist armed rebellion Asia   India 163–431[67][68]
1969 Moro conflict Asia   Philippines 75[49]
1969 Communist rebellion in the Philippines Asia   Philippines 360[5]
1984 Kurdish–Turkish conflict Asia   Turkey
  Iraq
  Syria
180[49][69][70]
1988 Nagorno-Karabakh conflict Asia   Artsakh
  Azerbaijan
27[5]
2003 War in Darfur Africa   Sudan 900[5][71]
2004 Armed rebellion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Asia   Pakistan 114–245[49][72]
2011 Libyan crisis Africa   Libya 96[49]
2011 Sudanese conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile Africa   Sudan 177[5]
2011 Sinai armed rebellion Africa   Egypt 5[49]
2011 Nigerian bandit conflict Africa   Nigeria 830[73][74][75] 200[76] Deaths during the conflict: 12,000+[77] or 8,000+[78]
2012 Central African Republic Civil War Africa   Central African Republic 581[5]
2013 Armed rebellion in Egypt Africa   Egypt 170[5][79]
2016 Philippine drug war Asia   Philippines 374[5]
2017 Anglophone Crisis Africa   Cameroon 535[n 2] 20 Deaths during the conflict: 6,000+[80]
2018 Bangladesh drug war Asia   Bangladesh 196[5] Deaths during the years of conflict: 583+[1]
2019 2019–2021 Persian Gulf crisis Asia   Iran
  Iraq
  Saudi Arabia
34[81][82][83][84][85] Deaths during the years of conflict: 280
2019 Benishangul-Gumuz conflict Africa   Ethiopia 970[86][87] Deaths during the years of conflict: 1,322
2020 Afar–Somali clashes Africa   Ethiopia 520[88][89][90] Deaths during the years of conflict: 447
2021 Armed rebellion in Southeastern Nigeria Africa   Nigeria 242[91][92] Deaths during the years of conflict: 100[93][94][95]
2021 Armed rebellion in Northern Chad Africa   Chad 305[96]

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