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Conflicts Increase Emergency Food Airlifts
The World Food Program reports increasing conflicts in the first half of this year have created a huge surge in emergency airlifts and airdrops of food to people caught in hard-to-reach areas. The air service run by WFP says it has had to deliver 50 times more food by air this year compared to the s....
Philanthropist Kimberly Smith Shares The Harrowing Tale Of Being Raped By Darfuri Refugees
For the last decade, Kimberly Smith and her husband have provided complete care and protection from slave trafficking to more than 1,500 Sudanese women and children, but it's come at a steep personal cost.
Smith is the CEO and founder of Make Way Partners, a Christian mission agency committed to....
Fresh Fighting, New Blame Game in South Sudan
Officials in Jonglei state on Tuesday accused rebels loyal to former vice president Riek Machar of again violating the January 23 cessation of hostilities agreement by attacking SPLA positions in Ayod County.
State Information Minister Judi Jonglei Boyoris said many civilians fled as the SPLA f....
Egypt: 20 'terrorists' carried out border attack
Gen. Mohammed Samir said attackers driving four pickup trucks loaded with explosives first exchanged gunfire with soldiers at a border post in el-Wadi el-Gadid, Egypt's largest province bordering Libya and Sudan.
[...] it said attackers fired rocket-propelled grenades at a gas cylinder, blowing i....
Sudan: SPLA claims to control Nasir; situation remains tense
Fighting also flared up in the Ayod area of Jonglei State on Tuesday morning.....
South Sudan rebel bid for Uganda troop pullout fails
South Sudanese rebels who travelled to Uganda pleading for Kampala to pull troops out of the war-torn nation left without meeting officials, the foreign minister said Tuesday. Ugandan troops are in South Sudan backing government forces, and their withdrawal is a key demand of the rebels. "They ....
Africa: Hunger and Suffering Worsen As Conflicts Rage in Sudans
[AlertNet]With war raging in separate conflicts on both sides the Sudan-South Sudan border, civilians have nowhere to run and hunger is approaching famine levels, the United Nations said.....
South Sudan truce crumbles as rebels battle government troops
JUBA (AFP) ― South Sudan rebels and government troops battled Monday over the strategic town of Nasir, the United Nation....
South Sudan: Govt Draws Up 'War Budget', but Oil Production Targets Unlikely to Be Reached
[African Arguments]By the evidence of South Sudan's budget, presented to parliament in late June, the country's finance ministry has lost its mind.....
South Sudan on the brink of famine
Food stocks are running low across the northern regions of the country.....
Japan appoints new envoys to Belgium, EU, Botswana, Sudan, E. Timor
Masafumi Ishii, former director general of the Foreign Ministry’s International Legal Affairs Bureau, was appointed Tuesday as ambassador to Belgium. Also approved by the Cabinet was Keiichi Katakami, former director general of the Foreign Ministry’s Economic Affairs Bureau, as ambassado....
Uganda: Rebels Delegation Not Received at Kampala's Entebbe Airport
[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -South Sudanese rebels said their delegation has returned to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, after Ugandan authorities failed to receive them at Entebbe Airport in Kampala on Monday.....
PUIC Troika meeting to open in Iran
A meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation Member States’ (PUIC) Presidential Troika is set to open in Tehran to discuss recent Zionist regime’s atrocities in Gaza.
According to Press TV, heads of the parliaments of Mali, Sudan, Syria, Iraq, Pakist....
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Rebels Break Ceasefire, Violence Grips South Sudan Yet Again
Fighting between rebels and government forces in South Sudan, which had eased since May, resumed Sunday and has continued through the week as the two sides battled over control of Nasir, a town about 300 miles north of the capital Juba, Al Jazeera reported Monday.....
South Sudan: Rebels Violate Ceasefire
[Deutsche Welle]Rebels in South Sudan have once again launched an offensive in the strategic town of Nasir, infringing the latest ceasefire agreement signed in Addis Ababa.....
Emaciated children in South Sudan point to looming famine
By Carl Odera LEER South Sudan (Reuters) - A surge in the number of emaciated children arriving at a feeding centre in Leer, a muddy rebel-held town in South Sudan's oil-rich Unity State, is fuelling fears that the world's newest nation is on the brink of famine. Food stocks are running low across c....
Meet the Not Impossible team behind Project Daniel who plan to set up more 3D printing and training labs around the world to give victims of war new limbs
Elliot Kotek, from Melbourne, has teamed up with Mike Ebeling from Arizona to take revolutionary 3D printing technology to war-torn Sudan where they gave the ultimate gift to 14-year-old Daniel - a new arm.....
South Sudan truce crumbles as rebels battle gov't forces
JUBA, South Sudan – South Sudan rebels and government troops battled Monday, July 21, over the strategic town of Nasir, the United Nations said, with rebels launching their largest offensive since an oft-broken May truce.
Heavy shooting continued for a second day with fighting continuing in the....
S Sudan truce crumbles amid renewed clashes
Fighting continued over the town of Nasir for the second day in the largest offensive since May truce.....
South Sudanese rebels in Kampala to mend ties, seek troop withdrawal
By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) - A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Tuesday and will ask him to withdraw troops from South Sudan, where they were deployed to help the Juba government, the rebel camp said. Museveni said....
27 dead in Sudan bus-truck collision: police
Twenty-seven people were today killed in Sudan when a bus and a transport truck collided south of the capital Khartoum, police said.
The crash happened near Al Gutayna, about 90 kilometres from Khartoum in White Nile state.
The south-bound truck .......
South Sudan Rebels Say 100 SPLA Soldiers Killed in New Clashes
Rebels loyal to former South Sudanese vice president Riek Machar said Monday they killed scores of government soldiers and destroyed military equipment in fierce clashes in the Upper Nile oil town of Nassir.
“What I heard from the military governor this morning is that over 100 government sol....
AU Rights Abuse Investigators to Visit South Sudan Battlefields
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo said Monday the African Union-appointed team he heads will visit all areas of South Sudan, including battlefields, as they gather evidence of human rights abuses committed during the country's ongoing conflict.
"We will not shy away from any ....
Emaciated children in South Sudan point to looming famine
By Carl Odera LEER South Sudan (Reuters) - A surge in the number of emaciated children arriving at a feeding center in Leer, a muddy rebel-held town in South Sudan's oil-rich Unity State, is fuelling fears that the world's newest nation is on the brink of famine. Food stocks are running lo....
Israel 'strikes weapons convoy destined for Gaza'
TEL AVIV – The Israel Air Force carried out a surgical strike on a warehouse in Sudan housing long-range missiles destined for Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the London-based Arabic newspaper Al-Arab reported Monday.
Last week, WND exclusively reported the Iranian-backed Hezbollah organization was impl....
South Sudan rebels defend recapture of northern town
Hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese have since been displaced in subsequent fighting, while large swathes of the population remain on the brink of humanitarian catastrophe.....
South Sudan truce crumbles as rebels battle government forces
South Sudan rebels and government troops battled Monday over the strategic town of Nasir, the United Nations said, with rebels launching their largest offensive since an oft-broken May truce.....
Report: Israel attacked long-range missile depot in Sudan
London-based Al-Arab reports that Israel hit long-range missiles in a Sudanese warehouse, no response from the Israeli military.....
South Sudan truce crumbles as rebels battle govt forces
JUBA - South Sudan rebels and government troops battled Monday over the strategic town of Nasir, the United Nations said, with rebels launching their largest offensive since an oft-broken May truce.....
South Sudan: UN Condemns Attack in South Sudan, Calls for Political Negotiations to Resume
[UN News]Following today's attack by opposition forces in South Sudan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the top United Nations official in the country are calling for all offensive operations to immediately end and for both sides to resume suspended peace talks.....
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