Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Sudan / Syria / Tunisia

Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Sudan / Syria / Tunisia

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See also, Regional Affairs, Egypt


July 19: According to Agence France-Presse, at least 1,000 people were killed and thousands fled following fighting between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and SPLA-United in the Bahr al-Ghazal region in the south. [7/20 FBIS]

The third session of the Sudanese peace talks, under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development, resumed in Nairobi. The Sudanese government was represented by the speaker of the National Transitional Assembly, Muhammad al-Amin Khalifah, the Minister for Regional Government, Dr. Ali al-Hajj Muhammad, and the Minister of State, Nafi al-Nafi. The Sudanese People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) was represented by Salva Kiir Mayar Dit and Yusuf Kuwamakki, and the SPLM-U was represented by Dr. Richard Mula. [7/21 FBIS]

July 22: The government declared a cease-fire effective 23 July. [7/25 FBIS]

July 23: Spokesman for the SPLA declared that the government had not honored their cease-fire and had launched ground and air attacks north of Nimule near the Ugandan border. [7/25 FBIS]

July 27: The SPLM, led by John Garang, announced a cease-fire. [7/28 FBIS]

July 28: President Umar al-Bashir announced that the state council elections would be delayed until at least March 1995. [7/29 FBIS]

Aug. 3: Muhammad Abdullah Abd al-Rahman al-Khulayfi and Muhammad al-Mahi Muhammad Ahmad were sentenced to death for the 4 February shootings at the mosque in al-Thawarah in Omdurman. …

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