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They include 17 from Congo including the armed forces and national police, seven from Syria including the armed forces and intelligence services, six each from Central African Republic and South Sudan, five from Mali, four from Somalia, three from Sudan, one each from Iraq and Myanmar, and Boko ...
The official who was speaking to Voice of America under the cover of anonymity said: "concerned by reports of continued fighting in South Sudan, including military campaigns by the government around Nassir town in the country's northeast, and around Kajo Keji and Yei in the country's south".

The senior U.S. official added Washington was "concerned" by reports of continued fighting in South Sudan, including military campaigns by the government around Nassir town in the country's northeast, and around Kajo Keji and Yei in the country's south. The United Nations has also blamed rebels for ...
April 13, 2018 (JUBA) - Former South Sudan's army chief of staff and leader of the newly formed South Sudan United Front (SS-UF) Friday said he is preparing to form a new leadership structure after completing mass consultations. Gen Paul Malong Awan told Sudan Tribune that he has not formed the ...
When the third round of talks aimed at revitalising the chances of peace in South Sudan gets underway in Addis Ababa on 26 April, the country's influential former military chief wants to be at the table. Paul Malong's announcement on Tuesday, 10 April, that he was launching a new opposition party added ...
The South Sudanese presidential spokesperson was on Tuesday quoted saying the Central Bank of South Sudan was opened at night and Malong allegedly obtained the $5 million for military operations. “You can't transaction money at night so that you use it to fight the war in the morning that is a ...

Egypt and Sudan agreed during last month's 2+2 meeting of foreign ministers and chiefs of intelligence to discuss strategic matters related to Red Sea security measures and during their talks in Cairo on Monday Al-Sisi and Al-Bashir agreed in principle to resume security and military consultations soon.
Army spokesman, Brig. Gen. Lul Koang said Nasir town came under on Wednesday afternoon from three separate directions, but the attackers were repulsed after government forces in the areas used heavy artillery to thwart their attempts to gain control. The military spokesman did not, however, unveil ...
March 21, 2018 (JUBA)- South Sudanese government said Wednesday the visit of the former army chief of staff, Paul Malong Awan to the Sudanese capital; Khartoum will not affect relations between the two countries. Presidential adviser on security affairs told Sudan Tribune on Wednesdays that the visit ...
March 14, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The 27th meeting of the Sudanese-Ethiopian border military divisions on Wednesday has kicked off in Sudan's eastern state of Kassala. According to the commander of Sudan Armed Force's (SAF) 11th infantry division Lieutenant General Mahmoud Babiker Himad, the ...
Cairo - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has reshuffled his military command, naming a new chief of staff, as well as leaders of the ground, naval and air forces. His decree, carried by the state-run SUNA news agency late on Tuesday, says Lt. Gen. Kamal Abdul Maroof Al Mahi is replacing Lt. Gen.
KHARTOUM, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday made amendments in the command of the Sudanese Army, said army spokesman. "Limited change has been made in the Command of the Joint Staff of the armed forces besides promotion of a number of officers to ...
KHARTOUM: Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir on Tuesday fired his military chief of staff as part of a “major” shake-up, the official SUNA news ... Adawi had been military chief of staff since February 2016, when he replaced another lieutenant general, Mustafa Obeid Salim, as the army battled rebels in the ...
Sudan on Tuesday replaced several top military commanders, including its army chief-of-staff, according to the official SUNA news agency. SUNA reported that General Kamal Abdul-Marouf had been appointed new army chief-of-staff, replacing General Emad Eddin Adawi. The army has issued a statement ...
Mawien Makol, a spokesman for South Sudan's foreign ministry, said the government was willing to hold people to account. “The government will prosecute anyone responsible for any crimes. This is a responsible government,” he said. There have been very few prosecutions of South Sudanese military or ...
South Sudan's former military chief, Paul Malong, on Tuesday announced the formation of a new opposition party to challenge President Salva Kiir. Malong said the South Sudan United Front (SS-UF) was founded to "arrest the carnage" of South Sudan's ongoing civil war. In a statement, the former ally of ...
JUBA – South Sudan's former military chief said on Monday he had formed an organisation to challenge President Salva Kiir, accusing him of looting the country's resources and turning it into a failed state. Paul Malong was sacked early last year amid resignations by some generals who alleged abuses by ...

South Sudan's powerful ex-army chief on Monday announced the formation of a rebel movement to "arrest the carnage" in the country, saying President Salva Kiir could not be trusted to lead the nation to peace. Paul Malong, a hardline ethnic nationalist who fled into exile a few months after Kiir sacked him ...
United Nations investigators say they have identified more than 40 South Sudanese military officials accused of committing war comes and crimes against humanity. The investigators, who are from the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, interviewed hundreds of witnesses, used satellite ...
There was no change in command structure, retraining and demobilization in preparation for military service that goes with a modern state. This was the first failing of Southern Sudan. Similarly, Somalia, an African country is shamefully used as a strong-hold of the Arabic countries, a safe battle-field away ...
Few people graduating from the U.S. Air Force's Basic Military Training can claim the sort of life experiences that Airman 1st Class Guor Maker has had. A refugee from South Sudan, Maker was captured and enslaved twice during his early childhood years. After escaping Sudan and eventually making it to ...
Mawien Makol, a spokesman for South Sudan's foreign ministry, said the government was willing to hold people to account. “The government will prosecute anyone responsible for any crimes. This is a responsible government,” he said. There have been very few prosecutions of South Sudanese military or ...
"Japan recognizes that the peace and stability of South Sudan is important for the peace and stability of Africa, and that the international community needs to work cooperatively on this issue," it said, adding the national dialogue seeking the promotion of national reconciliation is currently being undertaken ...
The Sudanese Ministry of Defense has expressed its willingness to train Kuwaiti army officers in Sudanese military colleges and institutes in response to ... Sudanese Defense Minister Lieutenant General Awad bin Awaf said that relations between Sudan and Kuwait were witnessing steady development in ...
Sudan has allayed Egyptian fears that the allocation of the historical harbour island of Suakin to Turkey will allow the island to be used as a naval base, Arab News said . Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Ghandour told his Egyptian counterpart in Cairo that “There is no intention to establish a Turkish ...
During his trip, the Sudanese president also reportedly called for nuclear cooperation between the two countries. The Sudanese air force is mainly made up of Russian warplanes. In the past, Russia has been Sudan's main supplier of military equipment. In power since 1989, Omar al-Bashir is wanted by ...
According to Egyptian newspapers, Cairo's concerns about the Turkish presence expected on the island of Suakin in north-eastern Sudan are the reason behind the meeting of the officials. Cairo fears that the island, located on the western coast of the Red Sea, could become a Turkish military base under ...
... the collection of illicit arms as well as combating drugs and human trafficking. Also, Sudan shut down its border with Eritrea and declared popular mobilization in Kassala saying the deployment of troops along the Eritrean border came as result of military threats from Eritrea and Egypt against the country.
Oil-rich South Sudan became the world's youngest nation when it won independence from Sudan in 2011. Civil war broke out two years later, eventually forcing a third of the 12-million strong population to flee their homes. The conflict has spawned ethnic killings. Many top military chiefs are Dinka, the ...
Human rights groups say child recruitment continues, even as South Sudan's government says it has committed to ending the practice. "The continued recruitment and use of children by the military and opposing armed groups points to the utter impunity that reigns in South Sudan, and the terrible cost of ...
The African Union Commission should speed up the establishment of the proposed Hybrid Court for South Sudan to try the most serious crimes committed during the conflict, Human Rights Watch said. “The continued recruitment and use of children by the military and opposing armed groups point to the ...
She wasn't there to urge South Sudanese authorities to stop and investigate their serious violations in that country's abusive conflict. Instead she was there to reward South Sudan with a military cooperation agreement. The agreement will allow South African soldiers to train South Sudanese troops, who ...
One opposition governor blamed South Sudan's government for the increase in kidnappings, saying it's trying to create a wedge between the Murle and Nuer tribes to advance its military agenda. "It's happening more now because the government is instigating a rift and telling the youth to attack by ...
Egypt and Sudan also have a territorial dispute over the border region of Halayeb and Shalateen, which is currently under Egyptian control. In May 2017, Bashir accused Egypt of providing military support to the armed rebels in his country, which was strongly denied by Sisi. In early January, Khartoum ...
They should seize the opportunity to restore peace in South Sudan. The region especially IGAD countries, should also overcome their preferred interests on South Sudan and join the world to surmount significant pressure with possible consequences on South Sudanese military and political leaders in ...
"Civilians in Darfur, especially in Jebel Marra, continue to face chronic insecurity since suffering the unimaginable horror of the Sudan Armed Forces' latest brutal military campaign in 2016. The onslaught subjected men, women and children to indiscriminate bombing, unlawful killings, rape, forced ...
Nobody comes to us as witnesses because they are afraid of the military. There are other violations by the military against young people for the clothes they're wearing. If you don't dress properly you can be punished without trial. There's no personal freedom in Sudan.” Being a woman in Sudan is not easy, ...
Two days ago, Ibrahim Mahmoud, assistant of the Sudanese president, said that his country “faces (potential) military threats” from Egypt and Eritrea after claiming that there have been “military movements from Cairo and Asmara along the Sudanese eastern borders,” BBC reported. However, Eritrea has totally denied any ...
South Sudan Rebels Show Peace Gesture ... The rebels of the Sudan People's Army in Opposition (SPLA IO), loyal to Riek Machar, said they handed over 15 South Sudan government soldiers to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) at the ... SPLA IO deputy military spokesperson Col.
The SPLA was founded as a guerrilla movement in 1983 and was a key participant of the second Sudanese civil war. As of 2013, South Sudan military was estimated to have 210,000 soldiers, as well as an unknown number of personnel in the small South Sudan Air Force. In May 2017, it was reported that ...
Sudan and Ethiopia agreed recently to deploy joint military forces to secure their borders amid the "Blue Nile" dam row, according to a report released by an Egyptian newspaper. Referring to the Sudan-based English-language media outlet the Sudan Tribune, the report claimed that the joint deployment of ...
Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed recently to deploy joint military forces to provide protection to their borders and the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam ... the sake of suspending any hostile activity against the two countries, in addition to protecting the GERD that is being built on the Blue Nile near Sudan.
Ankara strongly condemned Egypt's military coup in 2013, which overthrew democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood. Political tension between the Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia has been rising for years over the use of the water of the Nile River and Ethiopia's decision to ...
Sudan announced, Sunday, the arrival of military reinforcements from the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) – a branch of the Army – to the province of Kassala near the border with Eritrea. The troops were received by State governor, Adam Jamaa, government officials and a large number of citizens, Sudanese ...
“Egypt has in its possession proof that there are Turkish military purposes behind [the deal] over the island. Turkey has built several military bases in Africa. To preserve its security, Egypt will not allow a Turkish military base to be built [in Sudan]," he said. While visiting Sudan in late December, Erdogan ...
South Sudan's government is accusing former military chief of staff Paul Malong of ordering opposition fighters to attack government positions across the country. Government spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny on Monday pointed to audio tapes leaked on social media, alleging that Malong was heard giving ...
The Assayha Sudanese newspaper quoted Ethiopian sources as saying that the government of the Ethiopian western region sent military reinforcements to the border triangle with Eritrea and Sudan. The same sources revealed details of Eritrean military reinforcements supported by Egypt, as well as rebel ...
South Sudan's army says it repulsed a rebel attack Thursday on the outskirts of the capital, Juba, that caused panic among residents who heard gunfire. Witnesses say the Kapuri military post west of Juba came under attack at about 11:30 p.m. local time. Army spokesman Brigadier General Lul Ruai Koang ...
January 1, 2018 (KHARTOUM) — President Omer al-Bashir confirmed that the Sudanese army would continue to take part in the military coalition led by Saudi Arabia against the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen. Following the recent visit Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Sudan, some Saudi ...
February 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) The Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Cavusoglu has reiterated denial that his country intends to establish a military naval base on Sudan's Red Sea coast island of Suakin. Cavusoglu has arrived in the Sudanese capital on Tuesday on a two-day visit to discuss the ...


 

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