1997 riots
The Albanian Rebellion of 1997, also known as the Albanian Unrest of 1997 (Albanian: Rebelimi i vitit 1997), or the Pyramid Crisis or (improperly) the Albanian Anarchy of 1997, was an uprising spa...
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Operation Libelle
Operation Dragonfly, in German Operation Libelle, was an evacuation operation of the German Armed Forces in the Albanian capital Tirana on March 14, 1997. In the same week, American and Italian milita...
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Committee of Public Salvation
Committee of Public Salvation or Salvation Committees (Albanian: Komiteti i Shpëtimit Publik) were organizations set up during the 1997 rebellion in Albania. They were established in many regions ...
1997 nationalist riots in Northern Ireland
From 6 to 11 July 1997 there were mass protests, fierce riots and gun battles in Irish nationalist districts of Northern Ireland. Irish nationalists and republicans, in some cases supported by the Pro...
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Khujand prison riot
The Khujand prison riot began on 14 April 1997 when prisoners at Khujand Men's Correctional Labor Colony 3/19 in Khujand, Tajikistan began to protest living conditions and perceived injustice in the p...
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Bentalha massacre
At the village of Bentalha (Arabic: بن طلحة), about 15 km south of Algiers, on the night of September 22–23, 1997, more than 200 villagers (according to Amnesty International) were killed by arme...
Strait of Juan de Fuca laser incident
On 4 April 1997, a Canadian Armed Forces helicopter was allegedly illuminated by a laser while observing the Russian merchant ship and suspected spy vessel Kapitan Man, which was in the Strait of Juan...
Caprivi conflict
The Caprivi conflict was an armed conflict between the Namibian government and the Caprivi Liberation Army, a rebel group working for the secession of the Caprivi Strip.
The Caprivi Strip in the n...
1997 Coalisland attack
On the evening of 26 March 1997, the Provisional IRA East Tyrone Brigade launched an improvised grenade attack on the fortified Royal Ulster Constabulary/British Army base in Coalisland, County Tyrone...
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Souhane massacre
The largest of the Souhane massacres took place in the small mountain town of Souhane (about 25 km south of Algiers, between Larbaa and Tablat) on 20–21 August 1997. 64 people were killed, and 1...
Si Zerrouk massacre
The Si Zerrouk massacre took place in the Si Zerrouk neighborhood in the south of Larbaa in Algeria on 27 July 1997. About 50 people were killed.In 1997, Algeria was at the peak of a brutal civil con...
Caprivi treason trial
The Caprivi treason trial is a trial in which the Government of Namibia indicted 132 people for allegedly participating in the Caprivi conflict on the side of the Caprivi Liberation Army in a period b...
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Guelb El-Kebir massacre
The Guelb El-Kebir massacre took place in a small town near Beni Slimane (Medea, Algeria; see on the night of the 19 and 20 September 1997. 53 people were killed. La Tribune ( 21 September ) is quot...
United Nations Operation in Somalia II
United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) was the second phase of the United Nations intervention in Somalia, from March 1993 until March 1995.UNOSOM II carried on from the United States-cont...
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Somali Democratic Republic
The Somali Democratic Republic (Somali: Jamhuuriyadda Dimuqraadiga Soomaaliya, Arabic: الجمهورية الديمقراطية الصومالية al-Jumhūrīyah ad-Dīmuqrāṭīyah aṣ-Ṣūmālīyah‎, Italian: ...
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Liverpool dockers' strike
The Liverpool Dockers' Strike lasted from 1995 to 1998.Although referred to as a strike it was strictly a dispute because the employers, the MDHC (Mersey Docks and Harbour Company) had actually used t...
Sidi Daoud massacre
The Sidi Daoud massacre took place outside the village of Sidi Daoud near Sig in western Algeria on the night of 12 October 1997. 43 people were killed at a fake roadblock.
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Somali Civil War
The Somali Civil War is an ongoing civil war taking place in Somalia. It grew out of resistance to the Siad Barre regime during the 1980s. By 1988–90, the Somali Armed Forces began engaging various ar...
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Operation Gothic Serpent
Operation Gothic Serpent was a military operation conducted by United States special operations forces with the primary mission of capturing faction leader Mohamed Farrah Aidid. The operation occurred...
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