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pawel.gaul/Getty Images (LONDON) — Humanitarian organizations are sounding alarm over the crisis in Sudan, warning the conflict has created “one of the worst humanitarian crises in recent memory.” Speaking at a briefing to the security council on the humanitarian situation in Sudan, Edem Wosornu, director of Operations and Advocacy at the United Nations Office for […]

A general view of an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp on Nov. 30, 2023 in Bentiu, South Sudan. (Luke Dray/Getty Images) (LONDON) — The United States’ new special envoy for Sudan is to travel to Africa and the Middle East in a regional tour as the diplomatic push for a cease-fire in Sudan intensifies. U.S. […]

Belongings at Malakal transit site in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State. CREDIT: Jadwiga Figula/Getty Images (LONDON AND NEW YORK) — After a missile struck her home in Khartoum, Sudan, last April, Dallia Mohamed Abdelmoniem said she was forced to flee and has not been back since. “I literally packed for a week thinking I’ll come […]

Armed Sudanese civilians wave weapons and chant slogans as they drive through the streets of Gedaref city in eastern Sudan on Jan. 1, 2024. (AFP via Getty Images) (LONDON) — Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces Chief Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo said the RSF is open to an “immediate” and “unconditional” cease-fire with the Sudanese army, as the […]

AFP via Getty Images (LONDON) — United Nations Humanitarian and Emergency Relief Chief Martin Griffiths has said half-a-year of war has plunged Sudan into “one of the worst humanitarian nightmares in recent history.” As battles continue between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF) paramilitary group, up to 9,000 people have […]

Abbas Hussein Eltoum (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — When electricity shortages closed the Ibrahim Malik Teaching Hospital where Dr. Mohamed Karrar worked, he packed a bag with any medical equipment and medicine he could carry. “I posted on Twitter that I am an emergency doctor in Al Mamoura available at any time for anyone who needs me for […]

Sudanese Red Crescent Society (LONDON) — Perturbed by the stench entering his family home in Bahri, Khartoum North, Dr. Noah Madni and his remaining neighbors decided to remove the bodies amassing in the street themselves. “No one from the military or health ministry was coming to pick the bodies up,” Madni told ABC News. He […]

State Department photo by Chuck Kennedy/ Public Domain (WASHINGTON) — After intense negotiations, the Sudanese Armed Forces & Rapid Support Forces had agreed to implement a 72-hour cease-fire across the country beginning at midnight Monday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement Monday afternoon in Washington. Blinken added that the U.S. would “coordinate […]

kdow/Getty Images (LONDON) — Fighting in Sudan between forces loyal to two rival generals has triggered a mass exodus of foreigners, while locals struggle to escape. A number of countries — including the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Japan, Italy, Germany, France and Canada — airlifted and evacuated diplomats, embassy staff […]

pawel.gaul/Getty Images (LONDON) — Deadly clashes in Sudan between forces loyal to two rival generals appeared to continue Friday, despite one side’s pledge to adhere to a three-day truce on humanitarian grounds. The Rapid Support Forces (RSF), a powerful Sudanese paramilitary group, released a statement on Friday morning announcing that it has agreed to a […]