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Sudan’s uprooted millions pay price for year-long war

Cairo, Egypt/Port Sudan, Sudan Reuters After fleeing from the war in Sudan to Egypt, Mohamed Ismail says his ambitions are limited to putting food in the mouths of his five children from a meagre monthly salary of about $100 earned at a paper factory in Giza. One seven-year-old son sleeps in his arms because of […]

Sudan army general rules out Ramadan truce unless RSF leaves civilian sites

Omdurman, Sudan Reuters A top general from Sudan’s army has ruled out a truce in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan unless the paramilitary group it is battling leaves civilian and public sites. The statement by Yasser al-Atta, a deputy commander of the army, comes after the army claimed advances in Omdurman, part of the […]

Sudanese paramilitary leader Hemedti meets civilian leaders on tour

Djibouti's President Ismael Omar Guelleh receives leader of Sudan's paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, at the Presidential Palace in Djibouti city, Djibouti on 31st December, 2023

Dubai, United Arab Emirates/Cairo, EgyptReuters The leader of Sudanese paramilitary Rapid Support Forces Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo met on Monday with civilian pro-democracy politicians in Addis Ababa, the latest stop in a foreign tour as his troops take the upper-hand in a devastating nine-month war. The meeting comes as General Dagalo, known as Hemedti, has appeared […]

African mediators claim progress in efforts to end Sudan’s war

Families stop to register with international relief agencies at the border crossing in Adre, Chad after fleeing an ethnic purge led by the RSF and allied Arab militias against the ethnic African Masalit tribe in Ardamata, West Darfur, on 10th November, 2023.

Cairo, EgyptReuters An African regional body involved in efforts to mediate over the war in Sudan says it has secured a commitment from warring parties to implement a ceasefire and to hold a political dialogue aimed at resolving the conflict. There was no immediate comment from Sudan’s army or the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces, which […]

Sudan’s paramilitary RSF advances, seeks to cement control

Lieutenant General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, deputy head of the military council and head of paramilitary Rapid Support Forces, greets his supporters as he arrives at a meeting in Aprag village, 60 kilometers away from Khartoum, Sudan, on 22nd June, 2019

Cairo, Egypt Reuters The paramilitaries fighting the Sudanese army over the past six months have advanced and sought to consolidate their reach in the capital in recent weeks, eyewitnesses told Reuters. Fighting between the Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces erupted on 15th April over tensions linked to a planned transition to civilian […]

Sudan’s army chief says he favours negotiated settlement to war

Sudan President of the Transitional Sovereign Council Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan Abdelrahman Al-Burhan addresses the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York City, US, on 21st September, 2023

New York, US/Cairo, EgyptReuters Sudan’s army chief said on Friday he had not sought military support on a recent regional tour and that his preference was for a peaceful solution to the conflict that has killed thousands and displaced millions of civilians. General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan also said in an interview with Reuters that he […]

Amal Clooney, international leaders call for accountability in Sudan war

Amal Clooney, Special Advisor to the ICC prosecutor of the situation in Sudan, pauses while speaking at the UNGA High Level Event: Ensuring Collective action for securing Human Rights and Justice in Sudan, during the 78th United Nations General Assembly in New York City, US, on 21st September, 2023

New York, USReuters Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and world leaders on Thursday pleaded for more attention to be paid to the war in Sudan and for accountability in fighting that has killed thousands and displaced millions of civilians. “There are survivors around the world who see robust and concerted action on Ukraine, and … […]

RSF leader Hemedti calls for replacement of Sudan’s army leadership

Deputy head of Sudan's sovereign council General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo speaks during a press conference at Rapid Support Forces head quarter in Khartoum, Sudan, on 19th February, 2023.

Cairo, EgyptReuters Sudanese paramilitary leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, known as Hemedti, called for the replacement of army leadership on Friday in his first on-camera appearance since fighting broke out. Deputy head of Sudan’s sovereign council General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo speaks during a press conference at Rapid Support Forces head quarter in Khartoum, Sudan, on […]

Attacks and displacement spread in Sudan’s Darfur

Sudanese refugees gather as Doctors Without Borders teams assist the war wounded from West Darfur, Sudan, in Adre hospital, Chad, on 16th June, 2023 in this handout image.

Reuters The paramilitary force battling the army in Sudan has taken control of a town in South Darfur, triggering clashes, looting and a new wave of displacement, conflict monitors and a witness said on Monday. Clashes between the Rapid Support Forces and the army around the town of Kas had caused up to 5,000 households […]