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2014-07-28 Darfur Displaced 'Deprived' of Eid Celebration
[Radio Dabanga]Kass -Darfur's soaring prices and deteriorating security situation are taking away the joy of the final Ramadan celebration of the internally displaced people living in the camps, camp officials claimed.

2014-07-28 Rebel Front to Unify Opposition Forces
[Radio Dabanga]Paris -The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF, an alliance of the main rebel movements) will work towards unifying all opposition forces as a necessary measure to overthrow the regime, or reach a comprehensive peaceful solution to end war, and bring about democratic change in the country.

2014-07-28 Felix Ngoma Released in Sudan
[Zambia Reports]The Zambian citizen Felix Ngoma who had been abducted in South Darfur, Sudan on July 6 has finally been released today after almost 20 days in captivity.

2014-07-28 Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan
[State Department]Washington, DC -South Sudan now faces the worst food security crisis in the world. Violence has forced over 1.5 million people from their homes since mid-December, while more than 50,000 children under the age of five are at risk of dying from malnutrition this year. This is not a crisis caused by drought or flood: it is a calamity created by conflict. Unless the fighting ends and a peace agreement is concluded, the number of those at risk of starvation -- now as many as 3.9 million people, fully one-third of the populati

2014-07-28 Security Advisor Rice On Release of Meriam Ishag in Sudan
[State Department]Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag

2014-07-28 Kerry On Release of Meriam Ishag in Sudan
[State Department]Around the world, supporters of religious freedom celebrate the arrival of Meriam Ishag and her family in Rome. I am grateful to the Government of Italy for its role in working with the Government of Sudan to enable Ms. Ishag and her family to depart Sudan.

2014-07-29 Sudan Hit By Heavy Rains, Floods
[Radio Dabanga]Sudan -One citizen died, and 12 others were injured in the northern Sudanese River Nile State due to heavy rains last week. Torrential rains also caused severe damages to dozens of houses in localities of Shendi, Matamma, Damer, and Berber.

2014-07-28 Darfuris Pray for 'Justice and Dignity' At Eid El Fitr
[Radio Dabanga]Darfur / Eastern Chad -The Darfuri displaced and refugees congratulate all the Sudanese people in general and the Darfuris in particular, on the occasion of the Eid El Fitr on Monday, praying that peace and stability may prevail throughout Sudan.

2014-07-28 Amnesty for 200 Army Staff Prisoners
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The Sudanese Minister of Defence on Saturday announced amnesty for 200 army staff prisoners on the occasion of the Eid El Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

2014-07-28 Beja Veterans Occupy Ruling Party's Office in Port Sudan
[Radio Dabanga]Port Sudan -Demobilised Beja Congress fighters on Saturday occupied the premises of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) in Port Sudan, in protest against the non-implementation of the 2006 Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement (ESPA). On the same day, police forces raided the market of Port Sudan, as part of a campaign to "clean the city of street vendors".

2014-07-28 Proposal to Extent Security Measures in South Darfur's Capital
[Radio Dabanga]Nyala -The Commissioner of Nyala North proposed to verify the identity of all residents in the northern districts of South Darfur's capital.

2014-07-28 Unamid Organizes Football Tournament in Darfur During Ramadan
[Unamid]UNAMID, in collaboration with the local ministries of Youth and Sport, launched the Ramadan Football Tournament in different parts of Darfur. The tournament brings together teams from different communities across the region and celebrates peaceful coexistence during the holy month of Ramadan. The month-long event is targeted at enhancing the role of sport in disseminating the culture of peace across the region; it concluded last Thursday in El Fasher, North Darfur.

2014-07-28 Amb. Power On Release of Meriam Ishag in Sudan
[State Department]Statement by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag, July 24, 2014

2014-07-28 Army Commander Slams Sanctions On Military Officers
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -A top military officer has warned the South Sudanese army (SPLA) not to be deterred by the threat of sanctions, saying it must remain focused on its constitutional duties and responsibilities to defend the country.

2014-07-28 Message From the Head of Unamid On the Occasion of Eid Al-Fitr
[Unamid]El Fasher -On behalf of the African Union - United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), I would like to extend my best wishes to the people and Government of Sudan on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. Eid Mubarak.

2014-07-28 Minister Urges Al-Baraka Bank to Expand its Activities in Sudan
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudanese minister of finance, Badr al-Din Mahmoud Abas, has called on the Bahraini Al-Baraka Islamic Bank to extend its activities in the country, as well as provide import facilities.

2014-07-28 Khartoum and Cairo Agree to Apply Additional Measures to Secure Joint Borders
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan and Egypt have agreed to promote military coordination in order to protect the countries' joint borders against smuggling rings, as wellas economic and security threats.

2014-07-28 Sudan Releases 200 Army Personnel Prisoners
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudanese defence minister Abdel-Rahim Mohamed Hussein announced on Saturday that 200 army personnel prisoners, who had spent a lengthy stint behind bars, would be released.

2014-07-28 'Hamza Combat Group Does Not Exist' - Editor-in-Chief Sudan's El Tayyar
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The editor-in-chief of El Tayyar daily newspaper who was attacked by a group of masked gunmen in his office in Khartoum last Saturday, said that the group claiming responsibility for the assault does not exist.

2014-07-28 Localities' Staff Salaries Deducted in East Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Ed Daein -The Labour Union branches of Adila and Abu Karinka, East Darfur State, protests the large deductions from the staff salaries taken by the state and locality authorities.

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