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February 5 , 2008

Chad Rebels Threaten New Attack  05/02-2008 09:11  (
N'DJAMENA, Chad - Chad's capital was mostly quiet Tuesday but rebels seeking to oust the president kept to the fringes of the city and threatened a fresh attack.

Chad Rebels Agree to Cease-Fire as Mediation Starts (Update1)  05/02-2008 08:18  (Bloomberg)
By Patrick Donahue Feb. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Rebel fighters in Chad agreed to a cease-fire amid attempts by African negotiators to quell violence aimed at toppling President Idriss Deby.

Sudan opposition leader warns of Chad conflict fallout  05/02-2008 06:58  (ReliefWeb)
KHARTOUM, Feb 5, 2023 (AFP) - A Sudanese opposition figure warned on Tuesday that the coup attempt in Chad by rebels allegedly backed by Khartoum could impact negatively on Sudan and its troubled Darfur region.

Mediators to Meet Both Sides in Chad  05/02-2008 06:38  (Yahoo! Singapore News)
By TOM MALITI,Associated Press Writer AP - 39 minutes ago N'DJAMENA, Chad - Rebels seeking to oust Chad's president kept to the fringes of the capital Tuesday amid sporadic gunfire, an exodus of hundreds of thousands, and hopes that incoming mediators could resolve the bloody latest chapter in the oil-rich...

Sudan delays signing Darfur force deal  05/02-2008 05:56  (Reuters South Africa)
[-] Text [+] KHARTOUM, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Sudan delayed the signing of an technical agreement necessary for a joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force for its western Darfur region on Tuesday, but said there was no issue with its content.

Editorial: Unending Strife  04/02-2008 20:26  (Arab News)
5 February 2023 The tragic irony of the latest civil strife in Chad is that just as some 250,000 Sudanese fled west into Chad from Darfur, so now many thousands of Chadians are themselves fleeing west from their capital N’Djamena, this time into neighboring Cameroon, whose border is close to the Chadian...

UN backs French help against Chad rebels  04/02-2008 19:38  (Yahoo News USA)
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council on Monday strongly condemned the rebel attack on Chad and gave a green light for France and other countries to help the government repel the rebel force.

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