Kazakh President Says Situation Stabilizing Across the Country

The President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said the situation has been stabilized in all regions of the country after a week of civil unrest. Law enforcement agencies had seized back control of administrative buildings and vital services were being restored, …

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Kazakhstan Says at Least 164 Killed in Week of Crackdown on Protests

Authorities in Kazakhstan said at least 164 people, including three children, were killed during violent anti-government protests in the past week. According to the Kazakh Health Ministry, 103 of the deaths were in Almaty, the largest city and the center …

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Russian-led Troops Fly Into Kazakhstan for ‘Peacekeeping Mission’ as Crackdown on Protesters Continue

Russian-led troops have flown into Kazakhstan  at the request of Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to help quell anti-government protests. The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) said in a statement on Jan. 6 that it deployed soldiers from Russia and former …

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UAE Suspends Flights to Kazakhstan’s Almaty City Due To Civil Unrest

Dubai-based airline Flydubia on Thursday said it has suspended its flights to and from Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city until at least Saturday as anti-government protests continue across the country. “Flydubai flights FZ 737/8 and FZ 1721/2 between Dubai and Almaty …

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Saudi-Led Coalition Says It Destroyed Houthi Drone

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemon on Thursday said it has intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels towards the kingdom. The Saudi Arabia’s Air Defense intercepted the drone, the coalition said in a statement, vowing to …

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Dozens Protesters Killed in Clashes With Cops in Kazakhstan

Kazak police said they killed dozens of protesters overnight as they tried to storm administrative buildings in Almaty, the capital city, multiple local news outlets reported on Thursday. New clashes erupted this morning between security forces and protesters gathered in …

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Russian-led Alliance to Send ‘Peacekeeping Forces’ to Kazakhstan Over Protests

A Russian-led military alliance will send “peacekeeping forces” to Kazakhstan to help stabilize the country that has been hit by mass protests triggered by a hike in fuel prices. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced on Jan. 6 that the …

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Kazakhstan Declares State of Emergency After Fuel Protests

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev declared a two-week state of emergency in large parts of Kazakhstan after protests over a fuel price hike turned violent. Tokayev on Jan. 4 imposed a state of emergency covering Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city, and the …

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