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August 13, 2023

Sudanese army attacks rebels in North Darfur  13/08-2008 04:14  (Reuters via Yahoo!)
Sudan's army has begun a massive operation to wipe out rebel bases in Darfur's far north, two Darfur rebel factions said on Wednesday. The army attacked with more than 200 vehicles in Wadi Atron, near the Sudanese-Libyan border on Tuesday and took control of areas which had for years been under the control...

Darfur rebels are no saints, says UN-AU military chief  12/08-2008 20:27  (Yahoo! Canada)
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - The military commander of the UN-African Union mission in Darfur on Tuesday urged the world community to put as much pressure on the fragmented insurgency in the war-torn Sudanese region as it does on the Khartoum government.

Sudan: US envoy 'hopeful' peacekeepers will deploy  12/08-2008 17:30  (International Herald Tribune)
The joint force has been on the ground since January, but it's under-equipped and operating at only a third of its planned size. Richard Williamson told reporters Tuesday in Khartoum that he blames Sudan and the United Nations for the slow pace.

Rape wrecking communities in Darfur, Myanmar: Nobelists  12/08-2008 03:29  (Yahoo! Singapore News)
AFP - Wednesday, August 13 WASHINGTON (AFP) - - Rape is increasingly being used as a tool of war in ethnic conflicts in Darfur and Myanmar, wrecking families and communities, two women Nobel peace laureates warned Tuesday.

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