UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission

2019-06-27 20:58

The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition.

Darfur peacekeeping force headed for major drawdown

2017-06-07 08:00

The African Union and the United Nations are proposing major cuts to their joint peacekeeping force in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, paring down one of the world's largest and costliest peace operations.

At least 100 000 displaced in Darfur this year

2016-04-06 22:03

At least 100 000 people have been driven from their homes in an upsurge of fighting since January in Sudan's Darfur region.

Nearly 34 000 flee clashes in Sudan's Darfur

2016-01-27 22:06

Some 34 000 people in Sudan's western Darfur region have fled fierce clashes between government forces and rebels around the mountainous Jebel Marra area.

'Thousands' of civilians may be affected by new Darfur clashes: UN

2016-01-20 06:08

Thousands of civilians in a remote area of Sudan's war-hit Darfur could be affected by fresh fighting between rebel and forces nearby, the United Nations said on Tuesday amid ongoing clashes.

Sudan gets UN food post

2015-10-16 10:46

Sudan’s ambassador to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation has been elected to a key United Nations food security post amid accusations that Khartoum is withholding food rations from international peacekeepers in Darfur.

Government militia guilty of atrocities in Darfur - HRW

2015-09-09 22:30

A government militia in Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region has been guilty of killings and mass rapes of civilians over the past year and a half, Human Rights Watch says.

SA troops in Sudan feared the worst

2015-06-17 08:38

More than 800 terrified South African soldiers in Sudan feared the worst when their camp was surrounded by Sudanese troops, it has been reported.

UN: Attacks on peacekeepers, civilians in Darfur increasing

2015-06-11 06:34

The United Nations has warned that violent attacks on international peacekeepers and civilians in Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region have been increasing while tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee.

Sudan won't give visas to US, British, French envoys

2015-04-22 09:28

Khartoum has so far declined to issue visas for senior US, British and French diplomats to conduct a fact-finding mission in Sudan’s conflict-torn Darfur region, UN diplomatic sources say.


UN agrees to draw down Darfur peacekeeping force

2017-06-30 09:37

The UN Security Council has agreed to a major draw down of peacekeepers in Sudan's troubled region of Darfur after US pressure led to a $600 million cut in the UN budget for peace operations.

Peacekeepers leaving Sudan's Darfur found with arms - UN

2017-01-21 09:00

The United Nations peace mission in Sudan's conflict-wracked Darfur region says it has opened an inquiry after one of its units was found leaving the region with weapons.

Up to 73 000 civilians flee fighting in Sudan's Darfur: UN

2016-02-17 19:09

As many as 73 000 civilians have fled the Marra mountains in the heart of Sudan's Darfur region since the army launched an offensive against rebels.

Thousands displaced by Darfur clashes

2016-01-26 05:36

Clashes between Sudanese forces and rebels in conflict-hit Darfur have forced around 10 000 people to flee their homes.

Peacekeepers worried over new fighting in Darfur

2016-01-18 05:53

The UN-AU peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur says it is "deeply concerned" about an surge in fighting between government forces and rebels in the conflict-hit western region.

Sudan withholding rations for Darfur peacekeepers -Britain

2015-10-14 19:26

For weeks the government of Sudan has been refusing to release rations and other essential supplies for international peacekeepers in the conflict-torn Darfur region.

UN extends Darfur peacekeeping force despite Sudan protest

2015-06-30 10:17

The Security Council has unanimously approved a one-year extension of the joint UN-AU peacekeeping force in Sudan’s western Darfur region where conflict is intensifying.

EXCLUSIVE: SA troops 'held hostage' in Sudan over al-Bashir

2015-06-16 13:02

Sudanese troops held South African soldiers stationed in that country hostage during efforts to arrest President Omar al-Bashir, it has been revealed.

Peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur repel attacks

2015-04-24 22:41

Unidentified gunmen have launched two attacks on peacekeepers in Sudan's troubled Darfur region.

UN, Sudan talk about Darfur peacekeepers

2015-03-17 22:52

The United Nations and Sudan have begun talks in Khartoum to prepare for an eventual orderly withdrawal of UN/African Union peacekeepers from Darfur.

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