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Sudan demands United Nations immediately lift arms embargo

Feb. 03, 2023 18:18 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Sudan is demanding the U.N. Security Council immediately lift an arms embargo and other sanctions imposed during violence in the western Darfur region in 2005, saying the punishment did not include conditions or require the military government to meet U.N. benchmarks. ...

US seeks to expel Russian mercenaries from Sudan, Libya

Feb. 03, 2023 11:16 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — The United States has stepped up pressure on Middle East allies to expel the Wagner Group, a military contractor owned by an oligarch with close ties to Russia’s president, from chaos-stricken Libya and Sudan where it has expanded in recent years, regional officials told The...

Aid group says tribal clashes kill 12 in Sudan's Darfur

Dec. 25, 2022 14:02 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Tribal violence in Sudan’s long-restive region of Darfur killed at least 12 people over the past few days, an aid group said Sunday. The clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the Beleil area in South Darfur province also wounded at least 42 people, said Adam Regal,...

Protests in Sudan demand army leave power, reject deal

Dec. 08, 2022 13:10 PM EST

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Thursday, demanding the ouster of its military rulers and rejecting a deal for the gradual transfer of power to civilian leaders. Sudan has been in turmoil since an uprising overthrew its longtime...

Sudan's generals, pro-democracy group ink deal to end crisis

Dec. 05, 2022 14:14 PM EST

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s coup leaders and the main pro-democracy group signed a deal Monday to establish a civilian-led transitional government following the military takeover last year. But key players refused to participate, and no deadline was set for the transition to begin. ...

Sudanese official says 48 killed in tribal clashes in Darfur

Nov. 16, 2022 14:29 PM EST

Tribal clashes in Sudan's restive Darfur region killed at least 48 people last week, a refugee official said Wednesday, the latest round of inter-communal violence to hit Sudan's neglected peripheries. The fighting is the first reported large-scale tribal violence in Darfur since...