Minni Minnawi

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 10th, 2012
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Sudanese army troops have pushed out rebels who had seized control of a town in the western Darfur region, a state-linked media website said on Wednesday, the latest violent incident in the troubled area. The two Darfur rebel factions — the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA) factions led by Minni Minn...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 10th, 2012
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Khartoum – The United Nations said bodies lay in the battle-damaged town of Girayda on Wednesday, after a brief occupation by rebel troops in the war-plagued Darfur region of western Sudan. Sudan’s army regained control of Girayda town and the surrounding area but nine government soldiers...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 9th, 2012
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Rebels in Sudan’s western Darfur region said on Tuesday they had seized control of a town from Sudanese government troops, part of their campaign to topple President Omar Hassan al-Bashir’s government. “Our forces entered Girayda, south of Nyala, and took over the garrison completel...
By benim
In News
Jul 30th, 2011
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The UN Security Council has extended the mandate of the hybrid UN-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region (UNAMID) for one year. In the resolution passed late on Friday, the Security Council also welcomed the planned review of the number of uniformed personnel require...
By benim
In News
Jun 28th, 2011
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Sudan’s government agreed Tuesday to appoint a vice president from the war-torn Darfur region, taking a step toward satisfying a key rebel demand for greater power-sharing, state media reported. “The government agrees to appoint a vice president from (the) Darfur region to complete the cu...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jun 8th, 2011
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Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir is committing new crimes in Darfur and challenging the authority of the UN Security Council, the chief international warcrimes prosecutor said Wednesday. “Crimes against humanity and genocide continue unabated in Darfur,” International Criminal Court...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Apr 12th, 2011
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Fighting has erupted between government forces and rebel groups in Sudan’s Darfur region, rebels and U.N. peacekeepers said on Tuesday, days after peace talks stalled over a planned referendum. People from both sides were killed when the clashes broke out over the weekend, the rebel groups said...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 24th, 2011
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KHARTOUM — The Sudanese government will cross a “red line” if it goes ahead with a referendum on the future administrative status of the war-torn Darfur region next month, one of the rebel groups warned Thursday. “We are calling on the government to stop talking about holding a refe...
By benim
In News
Feb 20th, 2011
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Khartoum – Heavy fighting between the Sudanese army and several Darfur rebel groups resumed this week, UN sources said on Saturday, after a main rebel group said peace talks in Doha were back on track. Since Tuesday, there has been renewed fighting “between government troops and different...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 23rd, 2011
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Sudan’s army on Friday said it clashed with fighters from two rebel factions in Darfur in a four-hour fight that left 21 people dead. A string of failed ceasefires and accords has failed to stop the fighting in the remote western territory where mostly non- Arab rebels took up arms against the ...