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Chad Forces ‘Set to Enter Sudan’

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20 May 09 | AJE

Chad’s armed forces will soon enter Sudan to head off a planned assault by opposition fighters around its eastern border, the country’s interim defence minister says.


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20 May 2009 at 9:06 am

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Aftermath of Renewed Fighting in Eastern Chad

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9 May 09 | AJE and BBC

The UN Security Council has condemned an offensive by rebels fighting Chad’s government in the east of the country. Heavy fighting has been raging for the past two days near the town of Am-Dam as government forces seek to halt the advance of rebels from the Union of Resistance Forces (UFR). Al Jazeera’s Tarek Bazely has an exclusive report showing the aftermath of those battles. (2:34):

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9 May 2009 at 1:27 pm

Sudan-Backed Rebels Erupt in Chad

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6 May 09 | AJE

Chad has accused Sudan of backing a rebel group’s push into the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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6 May 2009 at 12:48 pm

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Legacy of Rwanda’s Genocide

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Analysis by Scott Baldauf

7 Apr 09 | CSM

Out of 800,000 deaths emerged a new system of justice and more peacekeepers. But will either prove effective or enduring?

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7 April 2009 at 9:03 pm

Was Israel’s Strike in Sudan an Exercise in Propaganda?

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by Gideon Levy

5 Apr 09 | Ha’aretz

Shhhhh, Israel has done it again. On the eve of the end of prime minister Ehud Olmert’s term, in what appeared like a suspicious coincidence, we heard the report from distant America about another covert, impressive Israeli operation. This time it was carried out by planes or unmanned aerial vehicles. Israel had struck again. Read the rest of this entry »

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4 April 2009 at 7:38 pm

Israeli Raid in Sudan, a Warning to Iran?

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31 Mar 09 | Press TV

Israel’s air raid in Sudan demonstrated that Tel Aviv can perform operations far away and without tactical support of the US, a report says.


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31 March 2009 at 3:00 pm

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Arab Leaders Snub al-Bashir Warrant

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30 Mar 09 | al Jazeera

The Arab League summit has often served to highlight the deep divisions between its members. But Arab leaders meeting in Qatar were able to agree on their support for Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese leader wanted for war crimes in the western Darfur region. al Jazeera’s Amr El-Khaky reports from Doha (3:29):

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31 March 2009 at 12:05 am