Clashes between powerful paramilitary and regular army leave at least 27 people dead and 170 wounded, doctors' group says, sparking global calls for calm in the African country which has seen decades of unrest.
Huge crowds blocked main roads and marched in Sudan's several cities, facing heavy tear gas fired by the security forces and many were seen breaking their Ramadan fasts in the street.
Clashes break out in El Geneina, capital of West Darfur, residents and aid groups say, as fighting that killed scores of people in a nearby town over the weekend spreads.
Clashes in western Darfur town of Kreinik leave 168 people dead and nearly 100 wounded, a refugee aid group says, blaming Janjaweed militias for the attack.
Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman faces 31 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in a conflict almost 20 years ago.
Clashes between members of Massalit and Arab communities since Saturday in El Geneina city have displaced thousands in the latest outbreak of violence since January.
Phased withdrawal of the United Nation mission’s approximately 8,000 armed and civilian personnel will begin in January and be completed within six months.
UN envoy Stephanie Williams calls the situation in Libya a “serious crisis”.
Despite its role in ousting military dictator Omar Bashir, the army is now beholden to the whims of unstable militias it once relied on to keep the Darfur region in check.
One of the country’s most controversial military figures, Dagalo is now the interim vice president and holds real power in a country mired in chaos since the ousting of his mentor and Sudan’s long-standing ruler, Omar al Bashir, in April.
With the apparent support of Saudi Arabia and the UAE, the military has launched a crackdown on peaceful protesters in recent days, leaving at least 100 dead.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia offered around $10,000 to families in Darfur, Sudan affected by the Sudanese civil war to send their children to fight in Yemen, the New York Times reported on Friday. The Saudi-led coalition has denied the accusations.
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