SPLM-N Agar says Sudanese army attacked their positions in Blue Nile State

March 4, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North Malik Agar (SPLM-N Agar) Sunday said they repelled an attack by Sudanese government forces on their positions in the Blue Nile State.
In a statement released on Sunday, Mubarak Ardol, SPLM-N Agar spokesperson said the government forces violated the cessation of hostilities and attacked their positions in the Blue Nile State.
“On Saturday morning, March 3, 2018, at about 8:00 am, the SPLA-N managed to defeat government (…)


News

/
,

Read more

13,000 Sudanese refugees return from Ethiopia: governor

January 13, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Governor of the Blue Nile State Hussein Yassen Hamad said 13,000 out of 55,000 Sudanese refugees have returned to their home areas from Ethiopia.
He told the official news agency SUNA that his government in coordination with the Humanitarian Aid Commission has provided food, clothing and medicine to returnees after they settled in their villages of origin.
Hamad added that a number of rebel fighters have also laid down their arms and returned to the state (…)


News

/
,
,
,

Read more

SPLM-N Agar warns against renewed fighting with al-Hilu in Blue Nile

December 15, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N Agar) led by Malik Agar has warned against hostile moves by the SPLM-N al-Hilu faction that could usher in renewed fighting between the two groups in the Blue Nile state.
The SPLM-N is now divided into two factions: one led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu and the other led by Malik Agar. The rift emerged several months ago over the right of self-determination and other issues.
As a result of the rift between Agar and (…)


News

/
,
,
,

Read more

Sudanese army breaches ceasefire in Blue Nile again: SPLM-N Agar

December 10, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N Agar) led by Malik Agar Sunday accused the Sudanese government forces of breaking a unilateral cessation of hostilities in the Blue Nile State for the second time within a week.
Since two years the government and rebel group committed themselves to a unilateral cessation of hostilities in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan encouraged by the regional and international mediators and facilitators.
However, in (…)


News

/
,
,
,

Read more

Blue Nile state to kick off disarmament campaign next month

October 28, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The government of the Blue Nile has held a number of workshops in preparation to launch the disarmament campaign across the state in November.
The information minister of the Blue Nile Abdel-Muni’m Mohamed Abu al-Gasim said the native administration has welcomed the decision to collect illegal arms and expressed readiness to participate in the campaign.
He told the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) the government has held several involving the traditional (…)


News

/
,
,

Read more

SPLM-N Agar reports new clashes with Sudanese army in Blue Nile state

September 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army-North (SPLM/A) led by Malik Agar said on Thursday that their forces have once again clashed with the Sudanese army in Blue Nile state.
“On 16 September, SPLA forces managed to repel again the (government) force that attacked our positions in Taga, Ingessana Hills area of the Blue Nile state, which is a strategic area, located about 40 miles from the state capital Ed Damazin,” said Mubarak Ardol le SPLM-N AGar (…)


News

/
,

Read more

Sudanese army denies SPLM-N Agar claims over ceasefire breach

September 16, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudan Armed Forces (SRF) on Saturday has denied claims of attacking positions of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/North led by Malik Agar (SPLM-N Agar) in Blue Nile state.
On Thursday, SPLM-N Agar said its fighters have repulsed a government attack against afternoon at Taga area in the Ingessana Hills, Blue Nile state.
In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Saturday, SAF spokesperson Ahmed Khalifa al-Shami said the army didn’t violate the (…)


News

/
,
,
,

Read more