Latest Civil war in Chad Stories

2005-10-10 01:17:01

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Darfur rebels have refused to release 18 African Union hostages and have kidnapped a rescue team in the western Sudanese region, the AU said on Monday.

2005-10-01 10:38:20

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The African Union accused the Sudanese government on Saturday of coordinating with Arab militias in attacks on civilians in Darfur, and said all parties to the conflict were violating ceasefire agreements.

2005-09-26 07:31:08

By Stephanie Hancock MBALLA, Chad (Reuters) - Forced by armed raiders to flee their home in Central African Republic, Monica and her four children slept under a tree in neighboring Chad for four weeks, living on peanuts and water.

2005-09-21 07:54:51

By Amil Khan KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Sudanese military official vowed on Wednesday that Sudan's armed forces would recapture a town seized by one of the two main rebel groups in the Darfur region. "Right now, the town is still under rebel control," the official told Reuters.

2005-09-20 16:50:26

By Amil Khan KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Rebels in the Darfur region of western Sudan said they captured the town of Sheiria from government forces in a surprise attack on Tuesday, killing more than 80 government soldiers.

2005-07-25 14:41:58

By Amil Khan KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese troops and helicopters killed seven civilians and wounded about 10 in attacks on villages in the western Darfur region, the rebel commander of the area told Reuters on Monday.

2005-07-03 16:06:10

By Opheera McDoom SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - Divisions among Darfur's rebelsare the biggest problem facing peace talks and rebel leadersare showing no desire to reach a political solution to the warin western Sudan, neighboring Chad said on Sunday.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.