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Sudan Conflict

An Intimate Part of the Conflict

Belkys Lopez | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Belkys Lopez

South Sudanese women are intricately woven into a social and political fabric that has become increasingly more vulnerable to conflict. War and security are assumed to be the domain of men, while women are cast as the victims.

Obama Deploys Small Military Group To South Sudan

AP | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has deployed a small military contingent to South Sudan to help bolster security at the U.S. Embassy amid e...

Sudan, South Sudan Strike Oil Deal

AP | KIRUBEL TADESSE and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 10.04.2012 | World

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — South Sudan and Sudan said Saturday they struck a deal over the south's exportation of oil through Sudan's pipelines and...

Sudan Declares State Of Emergency

AP | MOHAMMED SAEED | Posted 06.29.2012 | World

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan declared a state of emergency Sunday in areas bordering South Sudan, giving authorities wide powers of arrest a day afte...

Around The World In 10 Photos

Posted 04.28.2012 | World

From Argentina to Zimbabwe, the monumental to the day-to-day, each week, HuffPost World will present some of the most remarkable images from across th...

Official: Sudan Continues Bombardment

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 06.24.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — South Sudan's president said its northern neighbor has "declared war" on the world's newest nation, just hours after Sudanese j...

Border War Between Sudan And South Sudan

AP | MICHAEL ONYIEGO | Posted 06.17.2012 | World

HEGLIG, Sudan — The road to Heglig, an oil town that South Sudan and Sudan are fighting over, is lined with discarded furniture, destroyed buses...

'Terrible Escalation': Worst Hostilities Since Independence

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 06.16.2012 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda — Sudan shelled a disputed border town seized by South Sudan, a southern military official said Monday, as clashes spread near t...

A New Wave Of Mass Crimes In Sudan?

The New Republic | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

As the July 9 date for the secession of South Sudan approaches, something very ugly is happening in Sudan. Northern Sudan has initiated a series of vi...

Land Mines Return To Southern Sudan, Reverse Progress

AP | By MAGGIE FICK | Posted 08.04.2011 | World

JUBA, Sudan -- An increase in military battles in Southern Sudan has resulted in the laying of new land mines, reversing the time-consuming progress d...

Sudan Fighting Displaces 35,000 Children

AP | Posted 07.29.2011 | World

LONDON — A leading charity has warned that a new wave of violent conflict has displaced up to 35,000 children in Sudan's contested border region...

Sudan President Approves Attacks On South If Provoked

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 07.25.2011 | World

JUBA, Sudan — Sudan's president gave northern troops a "green light" to attack southern forces if provoked, while gunmen from an Arab tribe fire...

The Council On Foreign Relations Religion And Foreign Policy Series: Sudan And The Bitter National Muslim-Christian Marriage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

For five long years, the people of Southern Sudan have looked forward to the day when they could create their own civil order, one in which their demand for freedom of conscience did not relegate them to second-class citizenship, or worse.