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Bashir threatens to pursue rebels inside South Sudan territory
April 28, 2015 (NYALA) - The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir has threatened to pursue rebels inside South Sudan territory to disarm them. The Sudanese army clashed during the weekend with Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) rebels in South Darfur...
Sudan rebels seize election material days before vote: spokesman
April 05, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Rebels in Sudan's South Kordofan said Sunday they had captured a lorry carrying ballot boxes to polling stations for nationwide elections due next week, vowing to disrupt voting in the conflict-hit region. The Sudan...
Sudan’s security agency says forces ready for final showdown with rebels
December 11, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The director of the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS), Mohamed Atta al-Mawla Abbas, underscored the readiness of the armed forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) militias to crush rebellion in Darfur...
South Sudan president accepts non-executive prime minister for rebels
October 28, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, has accepted to share power with the armed opposition forces allied to former vice president, Riek Machar, but on condition that the post of prime minister will not have executive...
S.Sudan ceasefire monitor dies after officials held by rebels
Aug 24, 2014 ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A member of an East African regional body monitoring a ceasefire in South Sudan died of a heart attack after some monitors were detained by rebels to the north of the country, further complicating a peace process....
Rebels aided by foreign mercenaries in S. Sudan’s Bentiu: SPLA
April 17, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) says it is preparing to launch a major offensive to retake Bentiu, the capital of the oil producing Unity state, calling on foreign mercenaries supporting rebel forces in the area to immediately...
S. Sudan rebels claim to have taken partial control of Malakal
February 18, 2014 (JUBA) – Sources from the South Sudanese rebels claimed to have recaptured much of the strategic oil-rich town of Malakal on Tuesday morning, adding that the whole state capital will be under their full control in a matter of hours...
Sudan army say S. Sudanese rebels reached its border
January 12, 2014 (KHARTOUM/JUBA) – The spokesperson for Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) announced on Saturday that they repulsed South Sudanese rebels who attempted to cross into their territory and refused to be disarmed. Al-Sawarmi Khaled told the official...
Sudan’s army, rebels claim victory after fighting in the Two Areas and Darfur
January 9, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese vice-president Hassabo Abdelahman called on the rebels to join peace process as the army and insurgents claimed victory in clashes that took place in the Tow areas and South Darfur state. The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF...
South Sudan army claims to have retaken Bor from rebels
December 25, 2013 (RUMBEK) - South Sudan’s army recaptured Bor, the capital of Jonglei state on Tuesday which was seized by forces loyal to Maj-Gen Peter Gadet last week, the military’s spokesperson said on Tuesday. Philip Aguer described...
Sudan Says It Killed Deputy Darfur Rebel Leader
November 18, 2013, (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's army says it has repulsed an attack by Darfur rebels on a strategic town near the border with South Sudan and killed the group's deputy leader. Darfur's Justice and Equality rebel group confirmed Sunday...