The Battle of Maryenta is a battle that began on 29 July 2016 in the area of Maryenta. The battle took place between a group of Islamic Front insurgents and Straslander marines. 21 Straslanders were ambushed by an unknown number of insurgents while on patrol, believed to be around 50. At the end of the day reports suggested 10 insurgents had been killed and the rest of the militants were held back.
On 30th July further fighting occurred in the morning, with a reported four dead IF insurgents. They pulled out of the area in the afternoon and were searched for by the Straslanders.
This occured 2 days before the State of the Nation Address which had people concerned about security during the address. Royna Nehgyen urges all parties to restrain from violence.