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Paramilitary RSF say they have seized Sudan’s second city

Chadian cart owners transport belongings of Sudanese people who fled the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region, while crossing the border between Sudan and Chad in Adre, Chad, on 4th August, 2023

Cairo, EgyptReuters The paramilitary Rapid Support Forces that have been battling Sudan’s army for control of the country said they had seized Nyala, its second largest city, on Thursday. The seizure of the capital of South Darfur state in the west of the country could mark a turning point in Sudan’s six-month war, and comes […]

Civilians killed in crossfire in Sudan’s second city as war spreads

People place bodies into a mass grave in the aftermath of a strike near a bridge that killed dozens of people, in Nyala, Sudan, on 23rd August, 2023

Reuters As shells rained down on her neighbourhood in Sudan’s Nyala city on 23rd August, Mahla Adam decided to rush home instead of sheltering under a nearby bridge as she and many others had done during countless clashes. But this time, a projectile hit next to the bridge, and when she returned she said she […]

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 […]

Air strikes and clashes puncture Eid truce pledges in Sudan’s capital

Sudanese men attend Eid al-Adha prayer following the crisis in Sudan's capital Khartoum, in the Sudanese state of al-Qadarif, Sudan, on 28th June, 2023.

Reuters Air strikes and anti-aircraft fire rattled parts of Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Wednesday, residents said, despite both the military factions that have been battling each other since mid-April declaring truces for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Sudanese men attend Eid al-Adha prayer following the crisis in Sudan’s capital Khartoum, in the Sudanese state […]

Heavy fighting in Sudan’s capital as food aid needs grow; witnesses recount church attack

Halime Adam Moussa, a Sudanese refugee who has fled the violence in her country for the second time, walks in line to receive her food portion from World Food Programme (WFP), near the border between Sudan and Chad in Koufroun, Chad, on 9th May, 2023.

Khartoum, SudanReuters Heavy air strikes pounded southern areas of Sudan’s capital on Thursday as clashes flared near a military camp, witnesses said, in fighting that has displaced nearly one million people and left residents of Khartoum struggling to survive. Air strikes by the army targeting the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces were heard across several residential […]