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2006-06-23 07:41:51

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - In a rebel camp along the barren, windswept border between Sudan and Chad, dozens of trucks packed with dreadlocked fighters manning heavy machine guns are lined up.

2006-06-20 11:38:55

By Noel King KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan told visiting South African President Thabo Mbeki on Tuesday that it was out of the question for U.N. troops to deploy in the troubled Darfur region of western Sudan to replace an African Union (AU) force there.

2006-06-20 07:31:25

By Noel King KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir ruled out letting U.N. troops into the Darfur region, saying he would not permit such a deployment as long as he was in power, the state news agency said on Tuesday.

2006-06-15 06:51:23

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan said on Thursday the International Criminal Court did not have jurisdiction over crimes in the violent Darfur region and no officials would be interrogated by the court.

2006-06-10 23:24:26

By Evelyn Leopold CAMP GOUROUKOUN, Chad (Reuters) - Mohammed Ibrahim, 18, waited patiently in the boiling sun to show United Nations Security Council ambassadors the welts burned into his back and head by Sudan's marauding Janjaweed Arab militiamen.

2006-06-09 19:23:27

By Evelyn Leopold EL FASHER, Sudan (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council heard strong opposition on Friday to a robust United Nations force in Darfur and was told a recent peace pact had stoked violence within squalid camps for homeless war victims.

2006-06-09 05:39:03

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A rare high-level joint U.N. and African Union team arrived in Sudan on Friday hoping to convince Khartoum to accept U.N. peacekeeping troops in Darfur and plan for their deployment.

2006-06-06 12:11:24

Corrects date in first paragraph to June 6 from June 7.

2006-06-06 12:17:17

By Opheera McDoom DEBBIS, Sudan (Reuters) - Commanders of a Sudan Liberation Army faction said followers of rival Darfur rebel leader Minni Arcua Minnawi attacked their base and kidnapped fighters who refused to back a peace plan for the region.

2006-06-06 03:33:58

By Opheera McDoom FATA BORNO CAMP, Sudan (Reuters) - Signing a peace deal to end three years of fighting that some have called genocide would normally propel a rebel leader into the ranks of national hero.


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