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Sunday, 12-21-14, 9:50Dialogue Body to Ask Pardon for Political Prisoners[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan's national dialogue committee expected to issue a plea to president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to pardon the political detainees and also demand him set a firm date to begin the dialogue. read more...
Saturday, 12-20-14, 14:11Rebels Repel Attack by Govt Soldiers[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudanese government troops launched a fresh attack on rebel positions in South Kordofan state on Friday, but were subsequently driven back, a military statement said. read more...
Saturday, 12-20-14, 10:01Three Killed By Herders, Militiamen in Darfur[Radio Dabanga]Darfur -Three people were killed in three separate incidents in North, Central, and West Darfur states on Wednesday. One of the deceased is a child. read more...
Saturday, 12-20-14, 8:29Paramilitary Troops Attack North Darfur Villages[Radio Dabanga]El Fasher -Members of a paramilitary force reportedly attacked two villages near Tabit in North Darfur on Friday afternoon, during which they wounded a number of people, and robbed them of their belongings. In the state's capital city, the theft of vehicles is on the rise, according to residents. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 5:00JEM Denies South Sudan's Support to Sudanese Rebels[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -In recent days, Khartoum repeatedly accused Juba of supporting rebel forces of the Sudan Revolutionary Front (an alliance of the main Sudanese rebel movements). A spokesman of the Darfuri Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) strongly denied the presence of rebel fighters in South Sudan. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 14:45Sudan Warns Juba Against Hostile Moves By Rebels in Its Territory[Leadership]Sudan's intelligence chief has warned South Sudan against hostile moves from its territory, saying any incursion by rebel forces based in its neighbour would be treated as an "assault" by Juba. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 7:45EU Calls for Expanded Arms Embargo on Juba[Sudan Tribune]Juba -The European Union has slapped an arms embargo on South Sudan over its failure to resolve the country's ongoing conflict, calling on the international community to also consider taking tougher action. Monday's resolution comes 12 months after a political dispute plunged the country into violence. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 14:15Norway Helps Provide Nutritious Food to Malnourished Families in Sudan[WFP]Norway's contribution of NOK12,400,000 (US$1.9 million) will enable WFP to treat 50,000 pregnant women, nursing mothers and children aged under five affected by moderate acute malnutrition in Darfur, with 900 metric tons of specialised nutritous food (SuperCereal Plus). read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 11:10Darfur Déja Vu[African Arguments]There is an old joke that Sudanese politics is different every week but if you come back after ten years it is exactly the same. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 7:40UNAMID Won't Leave Darfur Amid Escalating Violence - UN Official[Sudan Tribune]New York -The head of the United Nations peacekeeping department, Hervé Ladsous, said the African Union/United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) will not bow to Sudan's request to leave the restive region amid rising violence there. read more...

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