Archive for Category: "Sudan"
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has criticized the sanctions imposed on Eritrea last December by the United Nations Security Council, Eritrean local media reported on Saturday.
Two international peacekeepers are missing in Sudan’s Darfur region after armed men ambushed their patrol and held the force overnight, officials said on Saturday.
Sudan’s army clashed with Darfur rebels the same day the country’s president declared the region’s war over after a ceasefire with another insurgent force, rebels said on Thursday.
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir signed a ceasefire deal with the main Darfur rebel group on Tuesday that is intended to lead to a broader peace deal, a Reuters witness at the signing ceremony said.
Sudan will offer Darfur’s rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) government positions as part of a peace deal, according to documents setting out the terms of negotiations seen by Reuters on Tuesday.
Sudan’s army clashed with Darfur’s rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) hours before both sides agreed a ceasefire and signed an agreement paving the way to peace talks, rebels and a U.N. source said on Sunday.
Unidentified gunmen opened fire on Pakistani peacekeepers in Sudan’s Darfur region on Tuesday, injuring seven, two of them seriously, in the latest in a string of attacks on the force, officials said.
Students in Khartoum accused Sudanese authorities of abducting, torturing and killing a colleague from Darfur, as tensions rose a day before campaigns opened for the first democratic elections in 24 years.
De nouveaux combats ont opposé ces derniers jours dans le Djebel Mara, dans la région du Darfour, les troupes gouvernementales à l’Armée de libération du Soudan, la SLA, d’Abdelwahid al-Nour.
Rameau d’olivier, paroles de paix, Idriss Déby et Omar el-Béchir se sont réconciliés de façon spectaculaire. Pour l’instant les deux pays, qui ont longtemps fait la guerre par rebelles interposés, tentent de neutraliser les éléments armés qu’ils ont autrefois armés et approvisionnés.
Le président soudanais Omar el-Béchir a affirmé que la visite de son homologue tchadien Idriss Déby Itno avait “mis fin à tous les problèmes entre le Tchad et le Soudan”.
Des rivalités entre factions rebelles de l’armée de libération du Soudan auraient provoqué dans le Djebel Mara, le déplacement de plus de 10000 personnes.
The number of people needing food aid in south Sudan has quadrupled in a year to more than four million, the UN’s World Food Programme says.
Sudan will recognize the south’s independence if it chooses to break away from the rest of Africa’s largest country in a January 2011 referendum, President Omar al-Beshir said Tuesday. “The [ruling] National Congress Party favors unity,” Beshir said in a speech to mark the fifth anniversary of the end of Sudan’s north-south civil war.
Six Sudanese men have been executed for their part in a riot at a refugee camp in Khartoum in 2005.