Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Sudan

Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Sudan

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Apr. 16: Umdurman radio reported that government forces clashed with Ugandan forces "on the Nimule route," killing 300 Ugandan soldiers. [4/18 FBIS]

Apr. 21: Several opposition factions signed a peace agreement with the government, including the Bahr al-Ghazal faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), the South Sudan Independence Movement (SSIM) faction led by Riak Machar, the Bor Independence group, the Union of Sudan African Parties (USAP), the Equatoria Defense Force, and the Nuba Mountains faction of the SPLM. [4/23 FBIS]

Apr. 22: Eritrean radio reported that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) forces had captured the Togan military post, near the Eritrean border, from government forces. [4/24 FBIS]

Apr. 24: Eritrean president Isayas Afewerki announced that Eritrean troops were aiding Sudanese opposition forces in clashes with the Sudanese government forces. He called for the overthrow of Sudanese president 'Umar Hasan al-Bashir's government. [4/25 FBIS]

Apr. 25: Sudanese officials reported clashes between Sudanese and Eritrean forces in Sudan's Red Sea State. The report said the Eritreans sustained heavy casualties. [4/28 FBIS]

May 7: Sudenese People's Liberation Army (SPLA) sources reported that Iranian, Iraqi and Hutu soldiers were fighting alongside Sudanese government forces. The SPLA said that several of these fighters had been killed or captured. [5/8 FBIS]

May 22: Government sources reported fighting between government and SPLA forces in the southwestern province of Bahr al-Ghazal. …

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