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Sudan escalates diplomatic tensions with UAE, plans to file complaint to regional, International institutions
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Sudan escalates diplomatic tensions with UAE, plans to file complaint to regional, International institutions

January 21, 2024 (OMDURMAN) – Sudanese Sovereign Council member and Army Assistant Commander-in-Chief Yasir Al-Atta announced on Sunday that the government would file a complaint with regional organizations and escalate it to the UN Security Council against the UAE for its involvement in exacerbating the armed conflict in Sudan. A recent report by a UN...

The UAE Must Stop Sponsoring the RSF Militia in Sudan
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The UAE Must Stop Sponsoring the RSF Militia in Sudan

The UAE Must Stop Sponsoring the RSF Militia in Sudan. The UAE’s support for the RSF militia is a violation of foreign territorial sovereignty, prohibited under international law. In April 2023, war broke out in Sudan between the Sudanese National Army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), killing thousands and displacing millions. As the fighting...

Tensions between Sudanese Armed Forces, UAE reach boiling point
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Tensions between Sudanese Armed Forces, UAE reach boiling point

Since Nov. 2023, tensions between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF)—commanded by Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan—and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have risen. On Nov. 27, Lt. Gen. Yasser Al-Atta, the assistant commander-in-chief of the SAF, criticized the UAE for behaving like a “mafia state” in a speech at a military headquarters. Less than two weeks later, authorities in...

Sudan nears another breaking point
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Sudan nears another breaking point

The civil war in Sudan that erupted in April 2023 is spreading. With thousands killed and millions displaced, the troubled nation is in danger of further fragmentation.  is led by the nation’s actual ruler, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, while the RSF is commanded by General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, better known as Hemedti. The two men joined forces...

Reps. Omar and Jacobs Lead Letter on Preventing Atrocities in Sudan
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Reps. Omar and Jacobs Lead Letter on Preventing Atrocities in Sudan

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Sara Jacobs (D-CA) led a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken today seeking additional information about U.S. strategies for atrocity prevention and justice in Sudan. The signers specifically ask the status of the Department’s efforts to make atrocity determinations and its impact on U.S. policy. The letter is...

The UAE sows chaos around the world. Now it wants to own The Telegraph
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The UAE sows chaos around the world. Now it wants to own The Telegraph

Its government seems eager to exacerbate problems, only then to present itself as a reasonable arbiter. It is a fireman-arsonist. Who in their right mind would support Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, the camel-trading Sudanese general who rose through the ranks during the genocide in Darfur? What kind of government would provide arms to his Rapid Support...

Sudan declares 15 UAE diplomats persona non grata
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Sudan declares 15 UAE diplomats persona non grata

Sudan has declared 15 staff from the United Arab Emirates embassy persona non grata, ordering them to leave the country within 48 hours, the Sudanese state news agency said on Sunday. The news agency said Sudan’s foreign ministry summoned the acting UAE Chargé d’affaires and informed her of the decision. No further details were given....

Slavery and ethnic killing in Darfur. Again
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Slavery and ethnic killing in Darfur. Again

Ethnic slaughter is taking place in Darfur on a scale reminiscent of the genocide of 2003-5. Peace campaigners say that the Janjaweed, who were responsible for the killing of 400,000 of Sudan’s Black Africans two decades ago, have stepped up their efforts to eliminate non-Arab tribes, knowing the world’s attention is elsewhere. Vicky Ford MP,...

Sudan: With RSF backers UAE absent at peace talks, hope is dim
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Sudan: With RSF backers UAE absent at peace talks, hope is dim

A new genocide is underway in Darfur, with Hemeti’s RSF picking up where they left off in 2003. Without their backers the UAE at the table, peace talks look problematic. Just days after the Sudanese army accepted an invitation to resume talks, brokered by the US and Saudi Arabia, aimed at ending over six months...

UAE sends arms after a promise to send aid to Sudan
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UAE sends arms after a promise to send aid to Sudan

UAE sends arms after a promise to send aid to Sudan. UAE arms shipments support a war that has claimed more than 3,900 lives and work against efforts to put an end to the conflict. Early in June, a cargo plane landed at Uganda’s main airport. The flight records indicate that it had been sent...