Category Archives: Arab Militia

Northern Sudan’s occupation of Abyei “political adultery” – SPLM

From New Sudan Vision, May 24, 2011: An SPLM press conference this morning condemned the ongoing occupation of Abyei by Sudan Armed Forces in sharply worded statements. Antipas Nyok Kucha, SPLM Secretary for Political Affairs and Mobilization and Acting Deputy … Continue reading

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Over 100 orphans caught in S Sudan raid: officials

From Reuters Africa, March 14, 2011: More than 100 orphans were caught in the middle of gunfire in an attack on the capital of south Sudan’s oil-producing Upper Nile state that killed more than 42 combatants, aid and military officials … Continue reading

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UN Deplores New Clashes in Region Disputed By North And South

From allAfrica, March 3, 2011: A senior United Nations official today deplored renewed clashes in Sudan’s contested Abyei region, whose status North and South Sudan have pledged to solve by the end of March. Abyei, straddling northern and southern Sudan, … Continue reading

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Women, kids flee as Sudan violence kills 100

From CBS News, March 3, 2011: Women and children fled en masse from a disputed flashpoint town between north and south Sudan after fighting this week killed more than 100 people, officials said Thursday. Abyei has long been seen as … Continue reading

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Arab/Muslim response to South Sudan vote

Faith McDonnell reminds us that our jihadist enemies find the independence of South Sudan especially threatening to their worldview: There is the outrage and resistance to South Sudan’s independence from the Arab world and Islamic leaders, including from clerics at … Continue reading

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Interview with close advisor to North Sudan ruler Omar Bashir

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Jan. 18 (UPI) — Interview with Dr. Ghazi Salahuddin Atabani, adviser for the president of Sudan and leader of the parliamentary majority: Dealey: What has been the reaction in the North to the Southern referendum? Atabani: Ten years … Continue reading

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Sudan arrests opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi

NOTE: Turabi is not from Christian/animist South Sudan.  He is an Islamist leader from the North and has been associated with Darfurian rebels. Sudanese security forces arrested opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi and eight other party officials today after they called … Continue reading

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DAY 3: Ten South Sudanese murdered by Arab tribesmen

Ten people have been killed in an ambush of a convoy of south Sudanese civilians near the north-south border, a minister in the south has said. Internal Affairs Minister Gier Chuang said 18 people were hurt in Monday’s attack in … Continue reading

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Arab Tribesmen Kill 20 Sudanese Officers in Disputed Abyei Region

Report from FoxNews.com: JUBA, Sudan — Arab tribesmen and members of a former Khartoum-backed militia killed 20 policemen in Sudan’s disputed region of Abyei, a southern military spokesman said Monday, as the south carried out its weeklong independence referendum. A … Continue reading

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