Category Archives: Sudan

In East Darfur, UN refugee chief urges international support for Sudan

The United Nations refugee chief has called for international solidarity and resources to aid Sudan, which is one of the major hosting countries for refugees fleeing the conflict in South Sudan.

“Sudan’s generosity must be matched with international solidarity and resources. Much more donor support is required – and urgently – so that we can help the hundreds of thousands of refugees in the country and the communities that are hosting them,” UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said yesterday wrapping up his first visit as the head of UNHCR to Sudan.

Explainer: World reaction to Iran-Saudi hostilities

Diplomatic row between Mideast heavy weights has triggered various global responses – here’s what they’re saying:

Diplomatic tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran began with the kingdom’s execution of 47 people convicted of terrorism charges – including a prominent Shia cleric – and later saw attacks on Saudi diplomatic posts in the Islamic Republic.

USA | Hundreds of Sudanese troops arrive in Yemen’s Aden

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Hundreds of Sudanese troops arrived in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on Saturday, the first batch of an expected 10,000 reinforcements for the Saudi-led coalition fighting the country’s Shiite Houthi rebels, security officials said.