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 year[change | change source]

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)[change | change source]

Start of conflict Conflict Continent Location Deaths in 2021 Deaths in 2022 More information
1964 Colombian conflict South America  Colombia
 Venezuela
1,345[1] Deaths during the conflict: 220,000[23][24]
1973 Oromo conflict Africa  Ethiopia 1,700[25][26][27][28][29][30][31] Deaths during the conflict: 1,600–8,900[32]
1991 Somali Civil War Africa  Somalia
 Kenya
2,254[5][33][34] Deaths during the conflict: 503,000+[35]
1996 Allied Democratic Forces armed rebellion Africa  Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,155[36][37][38] Deaths during the conflict: 3,353+[n 1]
1998 Communal conflicts in Nigeria Africa  Nigeria 1,220[42]
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][43][44]
2003 Iraq conflict Asia  Iraq 1,720[5]
2004 Kivu conflict Africa  Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,030[5][36][37]
2006 Mexican Drug War North America  Mexico 8,259[5] The number of people who died in battles between 1989–2020: 60,373[45] (350,000 homicide victims in organized crime 2006–2021)[46]
2009 Boko Haram insurgency Africa  Nigeria
 Cameroon
 Niger
 Chad
5,470[5][47][48][49][50] Related page: Boko Haram.
2011 Syrian Civil War Asia  Syria 4,339[42][51] The total of deaths during the conflict, is 495,000–606,000+[52]
2011 Ethnic violence in South Sudan Africa  South Sudan 1,487[5]
2012 Mali War Africa  Mali 1,317[5][53][54]
2017 Armed rebellion in Cabo Delgado Africa  Mozambique
 Tanzania

Less than 1,000 combat-related deaths[change | change source]

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[55]
1948 Israeli–Palestinian conflict Asia  Gaza Strip
 Israel
 Lebanon
343[56][57][58][59][60][61][62]
1960 Katanga armed rebellion Africa  DR Congo 10[42]
1960 South Thailand armed rebellion Asia  Thailand 66[42][63][64] 1[2] Deaths during the conflict: 7,201.[65]
1967 Naxalite–Maoist armed rebellion Asia  India 163–431[66][67]
1969 Moro conflict Asia  Philippines 75[42]
1969 Communist rebellion in the Philippines Asia  Philippines 360[5]
1984 Kurdish–Turkish conflict Asia  Turkey
 Iraq
 Syria
180[42][68][69]
1988 Nagorno-Karabakh conflict Asia  Artsakh
 Azerbaijan
27[5]
2003 War in Darfur Africa Sudan Sudan 900[5][70]
2004 Armed rebellion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Asia  Pakistan 114–245[42][71]
2011 Libyan crisis Africa  Libya 96[42]
2011 Sudanese conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile Africa Sudan Sudan 177[5]
2011 Sinai armed rebellion Africa  Egypt 5[42]
2011 Nigerian bandit conflict Africa Nigeria Nigeria 830[72][73][74] 200[75] Deaths during the conflict: 12,000+[76] or 8,000+[77]
2012 Central African Republic Civil War Africa  Central African Republic 581[5]
2013 Armed rebellion in Egypt Africa  Egypt 170[5][78]
2016 Philippine drug war Asia Philippines Philippines 374[5]
2017 Anglophone Crisis Africa  Cameroon 535[n 2] 20 Deaths during the conflict: 6,000+[79]
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[80][81][82][83][84] Deaths during the years of conflict: 280
2019 Benishangul-Gumuz conflict Africa  Ethiopia 970[85][86] Deaths during the years of conflict: 1,322
2020 Afar–Somali clashes Africa  Ethiopia 520[87][88][89] Deaths during the years of conflict: 447
2021 Armed rebellion in Southeastern Nigeria Africa  Nigeria 242[90][91] Deaths during the years of conflict: 100[92][93][94]
2021 Armed rebellion in Northern Chad Africa  Chad 305[95]

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